Deltamarin designs and supports construction of Stena ferry to be built in China

Deltamarin designs and supports construction of Stena ferry to be built in China

Ro-pax ferry for Stena Line

Deltamarin Group is proud to announce its first project to deliver a comprehensive engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) package for Stena’s ro-pax ferry newbuilds to be built at AVIC Weihai Shipyard. Stena RoRo, a subsidiary of the Swedish ship owner Stena AB, and AVIC International Ship Development (China) Co. Ltd. have signed a contract, subject to Board approval, for 4 vessels including option for another 4. These will be one of the first ro-pax ferries to be built in China for a western owner.

Deltamarin will work in the project not only as a designer but also as a provider of comprehensive project management services to support AVIC SHIP and AVIC Weihai Shipyard in the vessel construction. Deltamarin’s engineering package includes approval design, support in procurement handling and detail design. Deltamarin Floating Construction will carry out the construction management in close co-operation with AVIC, and supplement the construction team with long passenger ship building experience. The project management services also include master planning, procurement of the project materials and material management, project information management and site supervision.

Deltamarin developed the concept of the vessel at an earlier stage in close collaboration with the owner Stena. It is designed for Stena Line’s North European routes and complies with the latest rules and regulations for safety and environment. In the design special attention has been paid to the vessels’ fuel efficiency as well as maximising the cargo space.

The vessels will have a capacity of more than 3,000 lane meters in a drive-through configuration. They will also accommodate about 1,000 passengers and offer a full range of passenger services.  The main engines will be “gas ready”, prepared to be fuelled by either methanol or LNG.

We are proud to be involved in this high-performance next-generation ro-pax ferry construction in China. This will be the first time we combine the wide passenger vessel experience of Deltamarin Group with the best cost construction to satisfy the desires of a premium internationally-operating shipowner”, says Deltamarin Managing Director Mr Mika Laurilehto.

For more information please contact

Janne Uotila Deltamarin
Janne Uotila
Managing Director
Tel. +358 2 4336 377
Mobile +358 40 7739 780

About Deltamarin:
Deltamarin is a ship design, offshore engineering and construction Group operating in the marine and offshore industries worldwide. Its services include the full range of consulting, design and engineering as well as procurement, construction and installation. The Group employs around 400 experts in its own and associated companies located in Europe and Asia. Deltamarin is a subsidiary of AVIC International Maritime Holdings Limited.

Read more about Deltamarin Floating Construction’s Project Management Services.

AVIC SHIP designs and manufactures ships such as bulk carriers, container vessels, multi-purpose vessels, crude oil tankers, liquid gas carriers and chemical tankers. AVIC SHIP also provides domestic and international customers with integrated services such as trade agent, supply chain management, financing, monitoring managing, joint investment, ship leasing, shipyards establishment and EPC projects.
The headquarter of AVIC SHIP is located in Shanghai and it owns two shipyards namely AVIC Weihai Shipyard Co., Ltd. and AVIC DingHeng Ship Building Co., Ltd.

About Stena Line:
Stena Line is one of Europe’s leading ferry companies with 35 vessels and 22 routes in Northern Europe. Stena Line is an important part of the European logistics network and develops new intermodal freight solutions by combining transport by rail, road and sea. Stena Line also plays an important role for tourism in Europe with its extensive passenger operations. The company is family-owned, was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Gothenburg. Stena Line is part of the Stena Sphere, which has about 20 500 employees and an annual turnover of over 50 billion SEK.


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