BC Ferries Awards Contract for 3 New Vessels

CFOA member BC Ferries has announced Remontowa Shipbuilding of Poland as the winner of a $165 million contract to build 3 new intermediate-class ferries capable of operating with LNG or diesel fuels. The vessels will replace the 49-year old Queen of Burnaby and the 50-year old Queen of Nanaimo. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2016-17.