P&O ferry

Production of the biggest ferry in the English Channel started

The production of the first of the two huge ferries ordered by P& O Ferries has started by cutting its first steel plate on STX Europe’s yard in Rauma, Finland.

 Becoming the largest ferry in the English Channel means a 49,000 GT vessel with the length of 210 metres and having 2,700 lane metres of vehicle space.

The roro-passenger ferries to carry freight and cars are scheduled for delivery in 2010 and 2011 for entering into Dover-Calais service.

Shipbuilding
Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore
Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore