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Sefine Shipyard successfully launches ferry

Sefine Shipyard successfully launches ferry
Sefine Shipyard in Turkey has successfully launched a car and passenger ferry Leiger being built for the Port of Tallinn, Estonia from a floating dock on 29 February.

The vessel is the first of the two double-ended car and passenger ferries under construction at the yard for the Port of Tallinn.

The ferries are 114 m in length overall and 19.2 m in breadth moulded with maximum 700 passenger and 150 car units, 12 trailers capacity and equipped in compliance with DNV-GL classed, ICE-1A.

The Leiger is expected to be delivered in second half of 2016 and will be deployed on the Rohuküla-Heltermaa route.