Solarglide supply cassetted bridge solar screens to two Superstar ro-pax vessels

Operating from Finland to Sweden and Åland Islands, the Finnlines superstar vessels Finnsirius and Finncanopus have each been fitted with 33 cassetted type approval bridge solar screens.

The Challenge

As an internationally recognised marine company, Solarglide are experienced in supplying large vessels with state of the art solar screens renowned for allowing seafarers to continue working during extreme heat and eradicating glare. 

All the marine Solar Screens are Lloyds Registered Type Approved, manufactured in the UK and include a seven year warranty.

The Solution

Solarglide Solar Screens are fully compliant with SOLAS bridge navigational safety regulations, the solar screens will also reduce your air conditioning costs while keeping your officers and crew safe and comfortable while working on the bridge and reducing internal temperatures by to 10ºc. Soalrglide Solar Screens also reduce solar glare, improve navigation for crew and passengers, deduce maintenance costs, improve productivity and clear visibility during extreme solar conditions.

The Results

Finnsirius and its sister vessel Finncanopus will operate on the Finland–Sweden route where Finnlines has sailed since 1997. The ports of call are Naantali in mainland Finland, Långnäs on the Åland Islands and Kapellskär in Sweden.

The combined freight-passenger vessel will have capacity for about 300 lorries, 200 cars and 1,100 passengers. The vessels are 235 metres long and they utilise the latest innovative technologies.

To find out more about our solar screens visit https://solarglide.com/products/marine-solar-screens/