Danish naval architecture company OSK-ShipTech provided the concept design for 4 new Ro-Pax ferries, which will be constructed by China-based GSI (Guangzhou Shipyard International) for MSC Group and Onorato Armatori Srl in the biggest ferry shiporder to date.
Image: Guangzhou-Nansha Port (China)
All four 2500-passenger ro-pax ships will have 536 cabins and 3765 lanemetres (for storing freight units). Onboard areas and cabins will be spacious, innovative, with modern amenities.
The new ferries will be LNG-ready as well as fitted with the latest energy optimization technologies.
The shipbuilding contract includes an option for 4 additional ferries of the same type.
The first of the 4 ferries is due for delivery to GNV in 2021.