The Letter of Intent for two Fast Passenger Day Ferries signed on 2 November by Aker Yards and Color Line will today be confirmed as a firm contract worth approx. EUR 250 million.
The contract will be signed at a ceremony onboard M/S Color Fantasy in Oslo today, 11 am.
The vessels to be delivered during 2007-2008 are intended for the Denmark
. The working title "Color Superspeed" indicates that the ferry is designed for a high service speed of 27 knots.
The ca. 211 m long and 26 m wide vessels will each have 2,000 lane metres of vehicle space and take 1,800 passengers.
The vessels will be built in Finland
, at Aker Yards, Rauma, and means 1,600 man years of work for the shipyard.