Saimaa Travel

M/S Carelia ship info

M/S Carelia sails under the Finnish flag, has Finnish staff and can take approximately 200 passengers. The cruising season for visa-free cruises to Russia is normally from May to September.

The ship has two inner decks and a sun deck. Our cruise hostess on board serves you in all questions and tells you about the history of the Saimaa Canal with announcements during the cruise. In addition, you can enjoy music, lottery and other activities.

On board there are two cozy restaurants: buffet restaurant Monrepos and music restaurant Knut Posse.

There is also a tax-free shop where you can buy sweets, cigarettes and alcoholic beverages at a reasonable price. The tax-free shop has a small collection of perfumes, cosmetics and souvenirs and it serves as a currency exchange office.

Technical information:

Built in 1969, Husum Germany (former M/S Ostsee)
Homeport since 1986 - Lappeenranta
Main engines 2 x 375kW
Speed 14 kn
393 BT
Draught 2,30 m
Length 41 m
Beam 8,5 m
Owner: Lappeenrannan Laivat Oy

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