July 28, 2010
DSME books $262 million ferry order
Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has won a $262 million order from Tunisian state-owned COTUNAV (Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation) for an overnight car passenger ferry with a length of 210 m, beam of 50 m and capacity of 3,200 passengers and 1,060 cars.
Cruise ship style passenger facilities include shopping, childrens' play area, restaurants, swimming pools, night clubs and internet cafes.
Delivery is set for the first half of 2012.