Red Funnel christens first freight-only Ro-Ro


Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel has christened its first freight-only Ro-Ro, the 74-metre-long Red Kestrel.

The Cammell Laird-built vessel is set to begin operational sailing in May by plying the ferry route between Southampton and the Isle of Wight.

As a freight-only vessel, Red Kestrel is limited to 12 passengers besides having 265 lane metres of roll-on/roll-off freight capacity.

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