The ship is insulated with isover's glasswool, stonewool and ultimate®. Such modern insulation solutions help meeting the requirements of the marine industry for fire protection as well as for thermal and acoustic insulation. The construction of mein schiff 3 started in 2012 and the float-out of the ship took place in november 2013. The ship is scheduled to be completed in may 2014.
The cruise ferry is about 210 metres in length with a gross tonnage of 57 000. The ship, which has a top speed of close to 23 knots, is planned to hold 2800 passengers and will be operated by a 200-member crew. The vessel, which is full of innovative and new solutions, has 870 passenger cabins. It has almost 1300 lane-metres for trucks and a separate car deck with approximately 500 lane-metres for passenger cars. Additional room for passenger cars can be found on the hoistable car decks. The cruise ferry will operate on a route between Turku and Stockholm.