Kongsberg Gets EPCI Deal for ICG’s RoPax Ferry
Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft that includes engineering and maritime technology deliveries to a RoPax ferry for Irish Continental Group (ICG).
The project, worth NOK 120 million (USD 14.16 million), will be executed by Kongsberg Maritime and its wholly owned subsidiary Kongsberg Maritime Engineering (KME).
The contract covers supply and integration of the electrical, telecom and integrated control systems, project management, interface management and engineering services at all stages. The engineering and construction phase is estimated to be two years.
The RoPax ferry will have a 194.8 meters length overall and 31.6 meters beam with a cargo capacity of 2,800 lane meters and an additional dedicated car deck for 300 cars. The ship will be able to accommodate 1,900 passengers.