Cammell Laird launches new Ro-Ro for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird has launched Red Kestrel, a new £10 million (US$13 million) Ro-Ro vessel being built for Isle of Wight operator Red Funnel.

The freight-only Ro-Ro vessel will operate between Southampton and the Isle of Wight upon entering service in May following a trials and training period.

Red Kestrel has a length of 74 metres and a freight capacity of 265 lane metres. It will be the first dedicated Ro-Ro freight ship to join the Red Funnel fleet.

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