Austal Australia, the Australian operation of Perth international ship builder Austal Ltd, had launched the first of two 118 metre high-speed trimaran ferries under construction.
Th vessel, to be known as #BajamarExpress (pictured). is being built for Fred Olsen.SA of the Canary Islands at the company’s Henderson yard south of Perth.
It is the 394th large vessel build by Austal.
Austal Australia has successfully launched Hull 394, the first of two 118 metre high-speed trimaran ferries currently under construction for Fred Olsen.SA of the Canary Islands.
The February 2020 launch was revealed on social media and allows the final stages of fit out, prior to delivery in the second half of the year.
Austal now has the capability to build two and three hulled aluminium ferries in Australia and the Philippines, and naval vessels at its yard in Mobile Alabama and Perth.
Pictures: Austal Australia
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