Monday, December 19, 2005

New Super Ferries For Color Line

Aker Yards and Color Line have signed a firm contract for two superspeed passsenger ferries worth approx. EUR 250 million. The vessels are intended for the Denmark-Norway services.
Color Line Superspeed
The vessels to be delivered during 2007-2008 are intended for the Denmark-Norway services. The working title "Color Superspeed" indicates that the ferry is designed for a high service speed of 27 knots, according to the company. 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.

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