Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New ships for Fogo and Bell Island Runs

Local news is reporting today in St. John's. A Dutch company called Damen Shipyards has been awarded the $51 million and the new ship will be able to carry 200 passengers, 60 cars, and will be 80 meters long and will be delivered 2015.

They also announced plans to purchase a 80 meter ferry for the Bell Island run. They will also spent $10 million is wharf improvements at Bell Island and Portugal cove to handle the larger new ferry.

1 comment:

JEM said...

I believe that is the same shipyard that is to build the tugs for Atlantic Towing's upcoming partnership operating in Trinidad and Tobago.