Ferry news

Spirit of Tasmania to host annual Interferry conference in 2020

Spirit of Tasmania to host annual Interferry conference in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 2, 2018

Global ferry association's event will return to Australia for the third time

Irish Continental Group to sell Jonathan Swift ferry

Irish Continental Group to sell Jonathan Swift ferry
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 1, 2018

Vessel will be delivered to Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas in April 2018

HASYTEC system makes Scandlines ferry greener

HASYTEC system makes Scandlines ferry greener
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Solution uses ultrasound to prevent a build-up of biofilm, which is the basis of marine growth

Palumbo Group to renovate eight ro-pax ferries for Tirrenia

Palumbo Group to renovate eight ro-pax ferries for Tirrenia
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Italian shipbuilder has completed three vessels and will work on the remaining five in 2018 and 2019

New Ferry Shipping Summit to take place this March

New Ferry Shipping Summit to take place this March
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 29, 2018

Conference aims to help operators boost customer loyalty, business profitability and sustainability

Gerflor transforms public areas onboard ANEK Lines ferry

Gerflor transforms public areas onboard ANEK Lines ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 22, 2018

Greece-based ferry now boasts decorative and functional flooring

Irish Ferries names W.B. Yeats during float-out ceremony

Irish Ferries names W.B. Yeats during float-out ceremony
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 22, 2018

New cruise ferry is currently under construction at Germany's Flensburger Schiffbau–Gesellschaft yard

Brittany Ferries to launch first-ever direct ferry link from Ireland to Spain

Brittany Ferries to launch first-ever direct ferry link from Ireland to Spain
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New service will connect Cork to Santander from April 2018, boosting tourism and freight traffic

A&P Falmouth on track to complete Condor Ferry refit project

A&P Falmouth on track to complete Condor Ferry refit project
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 15, 2018

UK-based company has carried out refit, repair and overhaul works on four passenger ferries

Viking Line hit record passenger high in 2017

Viking Line hit record passenger high in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 5, 2018

More than 6.8 million passengers boarded the line's cruise ferries to sail in the Nordic countries last year

BC Ferries to upgrade Northern Sea Wolf

BC Ferries to upgrade Northern Sea Wolf
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Newest vessel to undergo refit in preparation for service in summer 2018 

Baleària takes delivery of first new eco fast ferry

Baleària takes delivery of first new eco fast ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, December 15, 2017

Astilleros Gondán will now focus on building three more eco fast ferries for Spanish operator

Fosen Yard completes Stavangerfjord refit in Norway

Fosen Yard completes Stavangerfjord refit in Norway
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Fjord Line ferry fitted with new passenger cabins and a Winter Garden restaurant

Spirit of Tasmania to order two ro-pax vessels in 2018

Spirit of Tasmania to order two ro-pax vessels in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, December 11, 2017

Australian operator will replace its existing fleet with larger ferries by 2021

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism
By Guest | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Alan Klanac gives Sandra Speares a heads-up on Croatian operator Jadrolinija’s major expansion programme to cater for growing tourism in the Adriatic

Alan Klanac gives us a heads-up on the Croatian operator’s major expansion programme 

Setting an example in the ferry industry

Setting an example in the ferry industry
By Guest | Monday, November 27, 2017

Max Tan tells Charlie Bartlett why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster and safer than other Singaporean operators

Max Tan explains why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster

Ferguson Marine launches UK’s first LNG passenger ferry

Ferguson Marine launches UK’s first LNG passenger ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The 1,000-guest newbuild will join CMAL's Scotland-based fleet in winter 2018-2019

Wärtsilä to supply engines and systems for Viking Line’s LNG ferry

Wärtsilä to supply engines and systems for Viking Line’s LNG ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Firm will deliver solutions for navigation, ballast water management and LNG fuel storage

Ontario government awards ferry contract to Damen

Ontario government awards ferry contract to Damen
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New hybrid-ready vessels will offer faster crossings from Kingston to Wolfe Island and Amherst Island

Irish Ferries is ready for continued success post-Brexit

Irish Ferries is ready for continued success post-Brexit
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Andrew Sheen tells Justin Merrigan that Ireland’s Irish Ferries is well prepared to meet whatever challenges may emerge for Britain’s closest trading neighbour

Andrew Sheen explains how Ireland’s Irish Ferries is prepared to meet future challenges for Britain