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Interislander order two new ferries on: December 22, 2020, 07:30:07 pm
Interislander have signed a letter of intent for two new ferries to replace their current fleet of three, order to be placed with Hyundai Mipo in Korea

https://www.shippax.com/en/news/kiwirail-signs-loi-with-hmd-to-build-two-new-rail-enabled-interislander-ro-paxes.aspx

Vessels to be replaced include the former Isle of Innisfree - Kaitaki, the former Stena Allegra - Kaiarahi and the purpose built Aratare.

Hyundai are also building the new Isle of Man ferry - Manxman due in 2023.



Re: Interislander order two new ferries Reply #1 on: December 24, 2020, 06:39:49 pm



Re: Interislander order two new ferries Reply #2 on: July 01, 2021, 08:42:21 pm
KiwiRail and Korean shipyard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard have signed a binding contract for the delivery of two new, state-of-the-art ferries, with the first to arrive in 2025 and the second in 2026. More here on the KiwiRail website

https://www.kiwirail.co.nz/media/interislander-signs-up-for-a-new-era-of-cook-strait-ferries/