A typical line up of ferries at the Italian port of Civitavecchia on 13th April 2017. From left to right are the Cruise Roma of Grimaldi Lines, the Bithia of Tirrenia de Navigatione SpA and the Moby Tommy of Moby Lines.
The 63,742gt Cruise Roma was built in 2008 by Fincantieri Italiani at Castellammare. She operates on the Civitavecchia to Barcelona service.
The 35,736gt Bithia was built in 2001, also by Fincantieri Italiani at Castellammare. She serves the Civitavecchia to Olbia, Sardinia route.
The 32,302gt Moby Tommy was built in 2002 by Samsung at Koje as the Ariadne Palace for Minoan Lines. She joined Moby in 2006. She also operates on the Civitavecchia to Olbia service.
Photo: Nigel Lawrence