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24 April 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 01:54 GMT+2



December 13, 2018

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Irish Continental Group has taken in delivery first of the two cruise ferry ordered to the German ship yard Flensburger

The ship can transport 2,8 linear kilometers of rotabili and 1,885 people

Previewed originally in delivery in May 2018, delivery that then is postponed to the september month, finally yesterday the group Irish Continental Group (ICG) has been able to take possession of new cruise ferry the W.B. Yeats that the Irish company has ordered to half 2016 to the German ship yard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. (FSG) with a contract of the value of 144 million euros.

The new ship, of 54.975 tons of tonnage, is long 194,8 meters, wide 31,6 meters and can transport 2,8 linear rotabili cargo kilometers for staff (165 trucks and 300 motors vehicle) let alone 1,885 people between passengers (1,800) and crew accommodated in 455 cabins for the passengers and 60 cabins of edge. The W.B. Yeats is equipped of scrubber for the cleansing of drainage gases, systems whose cost of supply and installation was not comprised in the contractual price.

The W.B. Yeats will be employed by the company Irish Ferries of group ICG beginning from the next January on the Dublino-Holyhead route, for being then transferred beginning from March on the connections between Dublino and France.

Group ICG has ordered a second cruise ferry to the yard FSG that is previewed will be taken in delivery in 2020(on 2 January 2018).

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