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|