Brace yourselves Cebuanos for sea travel will get easier with the new 2GO passenger vessel plying through the route Manila-Cebu-Cagayan De Oro.
The new addition named “MV 2Go Maligaya” is a state-of-the-art passenger vessel which is perfect for those who are on a budget. Being one of their modernization efforts, it might not be the fastest but it is reliable, convenient and safe.
The vessel is also expected to speed up movement of cargo goods by being the fastest cargo vessel in the country today with a travel time of just 17 hours from Manila to Cebu.
Its launch and name symbolize hope and optimism for the sea travel industry during these hard times.
“’Masaya’ is a happy feeling, but ‘Maligaya’ has a sense of deep joy and youthfulness.”- Blessie Cruz, 2GO Assistant Vice President for Marketing
Like its name, Maligaya brings happiness to its passengers by being the most technologically advanced roll-on roll-off passenger ship that has set sail in the Philippines.
Maligaya Vessel notable features are:
- integrated navigation and control system
- advanced fire alarms systems
- multiple collision bulkheads as a collision mitigating support
- bigger capacity, carrying 40% more twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of cargo
- built by Japanese shipbuilders
- German main engine
Its interiors are even elevated with it having a state room, Horizon cafe, and a lobby.