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Austal Hull 394 - 'Bajamar Express' Trimaran Rollout

11 Mar 2020

View the superstructure lift and rollout of Austal's latest trimaran, Hull 394 for Fred. Olsen SA - the Bajamar Express. The 118 metre trimaran is under construction at Austal Australia's shipyard in Henderson Western Australia.

Austal was awarded the contract for two 118 metre trimarans, worth over A$190 million, in October 2017 and construction of the first vessel commenced in September 2018. The vessel is on schedule for delivery in the second quarter of CY2020.

Capable of transporting more than 1,100 passengers and 276 cars at speeds up to 38 knots, the new ferries for Fred. Olsen Express feature Austal’s latest, optimised trimaran hull form and will be fitted with Austal’s industry-leading Motion Control technology that delivers a smoother ride and an enhanced on board experience for both customers and crew.

The highly anticipated ships will feature class-leading interior amenities and facilities, including multiple bars, kiosks, a retail shop and children’s play area and will operate on Fred. Olsen Express’ Santa Cruz, Tenerife and Agaete, Las Palmas routes in the Canary Islands, Spain.

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