Austal Australia has delivered Hull 394, BAJAMAR EXPRESS, to Fred. Olsen Express at a ceremony held at the Company’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia.
The 118 metre high-speed trimaran ferry is the first of two identical vessels ordered by Fred. Olsen Express in a EUR 126 million contract in October 2017.
The second vessel, Bañaderos Express (Austal Hull 395), is under construction at Austal Philippines shipyard in Balamban, Cebu, and is scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2021.
Austal Chief Operating Officer Patrick Gregg and Master Captain Cristobal Amador of Fred. Olsen Express, signing the handover documentation for BAJAMAR EXPRESS on 7 July 2020. (image: Austal)