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April 29, 2004

Schat Harding wins Ultra Voyager contract

Schat-Harding has been chosen by RCCL to supply the lifeboats and davits for the Ultra Voyager project.which will be the largest passenger ship in the world when delivered in 2006.

Now building at Finland's Kvaerner Masa Yards, the Ultra Voyager is a lengthened version of the successful RCCL Voyager class, of which five have been built at the same yard, all with Schat-Harding lifesaving equipment. The 340 m vessel will carry 5,740 passengers and crew and when completed in 2006 will be the world's largest passenger ship.

Under a turnkey installation testing and training programme Schat-Harding will supply thirty MPC32 lifeboats, with VIP24FD davits, plus two fast rescue boats and davits and ten liferaft davits for 35 man rafts.

Schat-Harding has also recently been contracted by Princess Cruises for a refit project on Pacific Sun, for delivery this autumn. Four CTL 38 cruise tenders and davits will be supplied.

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