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Work starts on Irish Sea giant

[ April 10, 2017   //   ]

Irish Continental Group chief executive, Eamonn Rothwell and managing director of its Irish Ferries, arm Andrew Sheen, cut the first metal for a new cruise ferry at the Flensburger shipyard on 7 April. The €144million vessel is scheduled for delivery in mid 2018 and will have space for 2,800 lane metres of freight (165 vehicles).

(L-R) Eamonn Rothwell,  Irish Continental Group; Rüdiger Fuchs, CEO Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft; Andrew Sheen, Irish Ferries and David Ledwidge, chief financial officer, Irish Continental Group.


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