August 2, 2001
Portuguese order for Austal
Australia's Austal Limited has signed a contract worth A$10 million (about $US5 million) with Portuguese ferry operator Transtejo for two (2) low wash river catamarans.
The vessels are a new 37 m, 292 passenger River Cat design. They will operate between the ports of Parque Das Nacoes and Barriero on the River Tejo in Lisbon.