Financially troubled Spirit of Tasmania shipbuilder bailed out by new investor

Emily Jarvie
Updated February 16 2019 - 9:59am, first published February 15 2019 - 6:00pm
DEAL: Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaf secured the $700 million contract for two new Spirit of Tasmania vessels in May 2018 when TT-Line endorsed the shipyard over other shortlisted builders.
DEAL: Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaf secured the $700 million contract for two new Spirit of Tasmania vessels in May 2018 when TT-Line endorsed the shipyard over other shortlisted builders.

The financially troubled shipbuilder contracted to deliver two new Spirit of Tasmania vessels has been bailed out by a new investor. 

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Emily Jarvie

Emily Jarvie

Journalist

Emily Jarvie is a political journalist at The Advocate and The Examiner newspapers based in Hobart, Tasmania. Contact: emily.jarvie@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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