Shipyard stages ‘float-off’ of new £10m ferry

Cammell Laird and Red Funnel representatives observe the float-off
Birkenhead shipbuilder Cammell Laird has today (february 19) staged the 'float-off' for a new £10m ferry it has built for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo vessel, will operate between Southampton and Isle of Wight. The vessel will officially join the fleet on arrival in Southampton, and enter service in May, following a trials and training period. The launch event marks the debut of Red Funnel's first dedicated RoRo freight ship since the company’s inception almost 200 years... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...