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2016-09-30 08:02 CEST
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Irish Continental Group plc : Westpac Express Charter Extension

Irish Continental Group PLC ("ICG") is pleased to announce that, further to the announcement issued on 2 June 2016, the Charter to Sealift LLC of the High Speed Craft "Westpac Express" has been fixed for a further period of 12 months to October 2017. Sealift LLC in turn have chartered the Vessel to Military Sealift Command, a U.S government organisation. The charter is subject to usual US government procurement regulations.

The vessel was built in 2001 by Austal Ships, Australia. It has a gross tonnage of 8,403 tonne, passenger capacity of 900 and a car carrying capacity of 182 units.


30 September 2016


Eamonn Rothwell Chief Executive Officer +353 1 607 5628
David Ledwidge Chief Financial Officer +353 1 607 5628