THE MARINE LOG FEATURES CALENDAR FOR 2003
April 4, 2003
Fincantieri gets cruise ferry orders
Italy's Fincantieri has signed a contract with Tirrenia di Navigazione for construction of two cruise ferries due for delivery in June 2004 and February 2005.
The contract for the two ships guarantees continuity of production at Fincantieri's Castellammare di Stabia shipyard.
Equipped with four diesel engines each capable of generating 12,840 kW the vessels will reach top speeds of over 31 knots and maintain an operating speed of 29 knots.
The vessels will be fitted out to the same high standards as cruise ships,