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Kongsberg nets £14.4m contract for work on under-construction Clyde-Hebrides ferries


Marine technology specialist Kongsberg Maritime has started work on a contract worth £144million to install electrical systems on two new ferries being built for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service. Norwegian headquartered Kongsberg was handed the contract by shipbuilder Ferguson Maritime Engineering (FMEL), which is constructing the vessels at its yard on the Clyde. The 330ft long ferries will be capable of carrying 127 cars or HGVs and up to 1,000 passengers.