Austal begins building second trimaran ferry for Fred. Olsen Express

Austal has commenced construction of Bañaderos Express, the second of two 118-metre high-speed passenger trimaran ferries for Fred. Olsen Express in the company’s Philippine shipyard.

The vessel is due to be delivered by the end of 2020 as part of a A$190 million (US$136 million) contract.

Bañaderos Express will have capacity for 1,100 passengers and will serve the Canary Islands upon entering service.

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