Contributor: Justin Merrigan

Justin has worked for Stena Sealink Line and in port agency services at Dublin Port. His ferry industry experience includes 10 years in PR for Incat in Tasmania.

Capturing the Tasmanian Spirit

Capturing the Tasmanian Spirit
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, May 29, 2017

Bernard Dwyer tells Justin Merrigan how Spirit of Tasmania is helping the economy of Australia’s island state to grow

Bernard Dwyer shares how Spirit of Tasmania is helping Australia’s island state to grow

A successful past, a positive future for DFDS

A successful past, a positive future for DFDS
By Justin Merrigan | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Max Foster tells Justin Merrigan how service investments, new ferries and hard work are helping DFDS to grow despite a challenging market

Max Foster explains how service investments, new ferries and hard work are helping DFDS to grow

In with the new at Wightlink

In with the new at Wightlink
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, June 20, 2016

Wightlink has had a busy year, marked by changes in ownership and management. Justin Merrigan chats to interim chief executive John Burrows

John Burrows highlights the operational changes at Wightlink over the past year

The power of speaking with one voice

The power of speaking with one voice
By Justin Merrigan | Friday, June 3, 2016

Following acquisition and rebranding, DFDS runs the largest fleet on the Dover Strait. Justin Merrigan talks to senior vice president Carsten Jensen

Following acquisition and rebranding, DFDS runs the largest fleet on the Dover Strait, says Carsten Jensen

That’s the Spirit!

That’s the Spirit!
By Justin Merrigan | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The two vessels operated by Tasmania’s TT-Line offer travellers a relaxing and unique experience as they journey to and from the mainland. Justin Merrigan talks to the line’s CEO, Bernard Dwyer

Bernard Dwyer tells us about TT-Line's two Tasmania, Australia-based passenger vessels

Holding the line with an eye to the future

Holding the line with an eye to the future
By Justin Merrigan | Thursday, January 28, 2016

CalMac Ferries managing director Martin Dorchester tells Justin Merrigan how he is positioning the operator for success as its contract comes up for renewal in 2016

CalMac Ferries' Martin Dorchester tells us how he is positioning the operator for success

A London commute that is actually fun

A London commute that is actually fun
By Justin Merrigan | Thursday, January 14, 2016

Justin Merrigan chats to co-founder and CEO of MBNA Thames Clippers, Sean Collins

Justin Merrigan chats to co-founder and CEO of MBNA Thames Clippers, Sean Collins

Fleet growth and renewal for Croatian stalwart

Fleet growth and renewal for Croatian stalwart
By Justin Merrigan | Thursday, December 24, 2015

Jadrolinija is Croatia’s largest passenger shipping company. Justin Merrigan chats to CEO and president of the management board, Alan Klanac

We chat to Alan Klanac about Jadrolinija, Croatia’s largest passenger shipping company

Ferry operators seek the upside of change

Ferry operators seek the upside of change
By Justin Merrigan | Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Ferry companies in several regions have done their best to manage geopolitical developments in recent months, some more successfully than others. Justin Merrigan reports

We find out how ferry companies in several regions have managed geopolitical developments

A vital replacement and a very iconic vessel

A vital replacement and a very iconic vessel
By Justin Merrigan | Thursday, June 18, 2015

Mark MacDonald, chairman and CEO of Atlantic Ferries Holdings Limited, explains to Justin Merrigan what a new ship will mean to subsidiary Bay Ferries

Mark MacDonald from Atlantic Ferries Holdings explains what a new ship will mean to Bay Ferries

Sale of ferry route brings clarity to Scandlines

Sale of ferry route brings clarity to Scandlines
By Justin Merrigan | Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Søren Poulsgaard Jensen, CEO of Scandlines, discusses the impact of recent events with Justin Merrigan

Søren Poulsgaard Jensen, CEO of Scandlines, discusses the impact of recent events 

New sulphur regulations puts model operator under pressure

New sulphur regulations puts model operator under pressure
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, May 4, 2015

Ferry operators affected by new sulphur emission regulations are facing hard choices, as Brittany Ferries’ deputy MD, Christophe Mathieu, explains to Justin Merrigan

Ferry operators are facing hard choices, says Brittany Ferries’ Christophe Mathieu

Plenty of reasons for optimism in the fast-ferry market

Plenty of reasons for optimism in the fast-ferry market
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Seasoned figures in the sector tell Justin Merrigan that the future looks bright

The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman
By Justin Merrigan | Friday, October 31, 2014

ICFR speaks to Sea Transport Solutions' chairman

In it for the long haul

In it for the long haul
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, October 13, 2014

Irish Ferries'Eamonn Rothwell explains about its ro-pax ferry

New Zealand's vital link

New Zealand's vital link
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Interislander talks about its strategic investments

Growth still on the cards

Growth still on the cards
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, April 7, 2014

DFDS CEO outlines line's future plans

Leading the fast ferry way

Leading the fast ferry way
By Justin Merrigan | Friday, March 21, 2014

Buquebús president talks about line's new LNG ferry

A hands-on approach

A hands-on approach
By Justin Merrigan | Saturday, December 21, 2013

David Moseley talks about WSF's two new ferries