April 7, 2022

Mid-March, Cemre shipyard was announced as the preferred bidder for a contract to build two new ferries for Islay, Scotland. [FerryShippingNews]

The contract has now been signed.

  • 95m long | 275 lane metre on main deck | 107 cars on both main and hoistable decks.
  • Diesel/hybrid propulsion system
  • The conceptual design developed by naValue together with the Owner’s design team for the tender process.
  • For the design and development of the vessels, Cemre cooperates with LMG Marin.
  • The first vessel is expected to be delivered by October 2024 and will enter service following sea trials and crew familiarisation. The second vessel will follow in early 2025.