The shipment is a truly international logistics exercise involving leading aluminium shipbuilder Austal; Singapore-based project and heavy lift shipping specialist Coli Shipping (S); SAL, the German owners of “Maria”; and the Yemen Ministry of Defence …Read full article » Yemen: Sunday, February 13 - 2005 @ 09:40
With a top speed in excess of 50 knots (93 km/hr), the vessels will be the fastest diesel powered vehicle ferries ever built.
Scheduled for delivery in 2008, the two catamarans will provide a new …Read full article » Oman: Thursday, September 27 - 2007 @ 12:15
Scheduled for delivery later this year, the two catamarans will provide a new tourism service to Oman’s rugged Musandam Peninsular and will be the flagship in the Sultanate’s expanded marine transport network.
Sister vessel “Shinas” achieved …Read full article » Oman: Wednesday, May 07 - 2008 @ 10:30
The vessel’s arrival was a proud moment for the Austal team, who have successfully delivered to Oman a world-class vessel which will set new marine transport standards for the region.
The vessel made the journey under …Read full article » Oman: Wednesday, June 04 - 2008 @ 13:01
With the capacity to carry 650 passengers, 50 cars and 15 trucks, the two aluminium catamarans are part of a group of four Austal vehicle-passenger ferries ordered by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance in …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Wednesday, April 15 - 2009 @ 13:26
The remaining four 37.5 metre vessels are at various stages of construction within Austal’s enclosed shipbuilding facilities in Henderson, Western Australia and the project is on schedule for completion by the end of the year.
Based …Read full article » Yemen: Wednesday, June 09 - 2004 @ 11:47
Ordered by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance in 2007, the vessels are a gift to the Egyptian Government, and will assist in improving the standard of ferry services across the Red Sea.
Operating on a …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Tuesday, December 09 - 2008 @ 07:39
The vessels were launched three months ahead of schedule and met all performance criteria on sea trials in Australian waters prior to being shipped to the Gulf region. They arrived on schedule in March this …Read full article » Kuwait: Wednesday, June 09 - 2004 @ 12:49
Work will be performed by Austal at various regional ports within the Sultanate of Oman, including the capital city, Muscat. The initial contract, valued at approximately AUD$4.4m, is for a one year term and includes …Read full article » Oman: Thursday, April 01 - 2010 @ 12:39
The important milestone was achieved on the back of Austal’s recent award of a technical management and maintenance contract for the two catamaran ferries.
Each 88-metre vessel now performs six return trips per week, operating on …Read full article » Egypt: Tuesday, September 01 - 2009 @ 09:41