Fincantieri Signs High Speed Ferry Contract

Monday, November 01, 1999
Fincantieri has singed contracts with Minoan Lines for two new high-speed ferries to be delivered in fall 2001 and spring 2002 for a price of about $105 million each. With a gross tonnage of approximately 36,000 tons and overall length of 702 ft. (214 m), the vessels will travel in fully loaded conditions at a speed of 29.5 knots. Passenger capacity is 2,000 with garage space for 110 cars and 120 trailers. These are the third and fourth vessels that Minoan will have on order at Fincantieri. The first two vessels, which will be named Knossos Palace and Festos Palace, will be sent off in 2000 and 2001.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter March 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Great Lakes Inks M.E., N.C. Coastal Protection Project Deals

Great Lakes Announces $55 Million in Subcontract Work in the Middle East and Award of $38 Million for a Domestic Coastal Protection Project Great Lakes Dredge

Olympic Subsea Vessel Bags Contract

Olympic Shipping has secured a contract for Olympic Delta, an inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel, with an international client  to work on a renewable energy project.

Asia Tankers-VLCCs Rates Ease as Tanker Jams Fade

Port congestion eases at Basra and Chinese ports; tanker demand set to expand on lower oil prices. Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs), hurt by slower-than-usual release of cargo,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0677 sec (15 req/sec)