Collided ferries both have Danish past
The two Italian flagged ferries that were involved in the collision in the Port of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples this weekend both have a Danish past. They have both sailed short routes over Øresund from the Danish cities Copenhagen, Dragør, and Kastrup, and from Limhamn and Malmø in Sweden.
Benito Buono was build at Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co.KG in 1968 for the shipping company Rederi AB Öresund and was named Hamlet. The ferry sailed the route between Malmö and Copenhagen from February 17 1969 to June 1969. after this, it sailed the between Limhamn and Dragør for more than 27 years from July 1 1969 to November 4 1996.
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