The Vigo-based shipyard Hijos de J. Barreras has announced that it will finalise the contract for three ferries this summer.Two are for Norwegian Havila Kystlink, as reported last week.It appears Naviera Armas will confirm their order on 20 June.
The Barreras shipyard in Vigo has entered into a preliminary agreement to build two of the new vessels for Havila, the company that is going to operate a part of the Norwegian coastal express service, now run by Hurtigruten.
Two other ships will be built by the group’s own shipyard Havyard in Norway.
The ships have to be ready in 2021.
Barreras states in a newsletter that the contract price for the LNG-powered ships is around €200 million per ship.