[Press Release] DNV GL Class for new GAS READY Stena RoPax newbuildings

Artists rendering of the new Stena Ro-pax's to be built in China and classified by DNV GL. Credit: DNV GL.

DNV GL announced today at the Posidonia trade fair that it has signed a contract to provide classification services for Stena Line’s new RoPax ferries, to be constructed at AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China. “These ships will be the most fuel efficient ferries in the world and will set a new industry standard when it comes to operational performance, emissions and cost competitiveness, positioning Stena Line to support its customers in the next decades”, says Carl-Johan Hagman, Managing Director of Stena Line. “During the course of the past 24 months our engineering staff has managed to develop a designthat is not only 50 per cent larger than today’s standard RoPax vessels, but more importantly, incorporates the emission reduction and efficiency initiatives that have been developed throughout the Stena Group during the past years.” “We are very proud to have been selected by Stena Line for this exciting new project,” says … Read more