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Shipyard on a parking lot: building a new vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises

Published by Damen Shipyards Group on 25 August 2019

Shipyard on a parking lot: building a new vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises

MV Swift will be the latest addition to the fleet of Windermere Lake Cruises. When it hits the water in 2020 it will the first vessel of this size in more than 80 years to be launched on Lake Windermere.Building a vessel on this Unesco heritage site is a challenge, especially without the availability of modern shipbuilding facilities.Damen took up the challenge and will build a new vessel on a parking lot on the shores of the lake.

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Damen Shipyards Group. Video - Shipyard on a parking lot: building a new vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBMntVmKZYc. [Date Accessed: 25/08/2019].