Kvarken Link Oy have signed a contract for the construction of one of the most innovative and environmentally friendly ferries ever built with RMC in January 2018. The ferry will be built for the route Vaasa-Umeå with delivery April 2021. NLC Ferry as operator on behalf of Kvarken Link Oy will continue the collaboration with DNVGL also for this new ferry.20.3.2019
The construction of the new ferry for Kvarken Link has started at the Rauma Marine Constructions shipyard during a traditional launch ceremony.
Kvarken Link organized a naming contest in which almost 2,500 names were submitted. The name for the new RoPax ferry for Wasaline, will be called Aurora Botnia. Denny Westerlund won the first prize in the naming contest
A traditional ceremony was held to celebrate the keel laying of Rauma Marine Constructions’ newbuilding, NB6002 for Wasaline, on Thursday February 13 at the Rauma shipyard.
A Hybrid event was held where the ceremony could be watched on line. You can follow the ceremony here