February 19, 2007
Austal wins new ferry order
Austal has won a furtrher order from Hong Kong's New World First Ferry Services Limited (Macau).
It is for two 47.5 m high speed aluminum ferries for delivery in the second half of 2008.
The value of the order is approximately Australian $36 million (US$28.3 million) and follows the earler successful delivery of five similar ferries to New World..
The ferries will operate on the Hong Kong--Macau route.
Austal says that this order is not related to its earlier announcement of "multiple" orders for an undisclosed customer.