Austal wins contract for Canary Islands trimaran ferries

The 127m ‘Benchijigua Express’ was designed and built by Austal for Fred Olsen SA in 2005. (Image: Austal)

Australian shipbuilder Austal says its latest contract announcement for two 117 metre high speed vehicle passenger ferries, for Fred Olsen SA, sends a strong signal to the international market that ‘fast ferries are back’.

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