Ferry news

NYC Ferry launches first of 20 new passenger catamarans in New York

NYC Ferry launches first of 20 new passenger catamarans in New York
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Recently christened vessel is part of the governments' new, affordable city-wide ferry service

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

FRS orders new high-speed ferry for Hamburg to Helgoland route

FRS orders new high-speed ferry for Hamburg to Helgoland route
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 18, 2017

New catamaran to be built by Austal and feature MTU engines and Rolls-Royce waterjets

University of Liege designs safe and affordable ferry for Thailand

University of Liege designs safe and affordable ferry for Thailand
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Aluminium catamaran developed as part of Worldwide Ferry Safety Association competition

BC Ferries to start operating first dual-fuel ferry on 16 May

BC Ferries to start operating first dual-fuel ferry on 16 May
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Salish Orca will serve the Comox – Powell River route in British Columbia, Canada

Harland & Wolff completes £5 million refit on seven Stena ferries

Harland & Wolff completes £5 million refit on seven Stena ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 4, 2017

Irish Sea North fleet fitted with new livery and upgraded passenger facilities

Condor Ferries celebrates 30 years of passenger services in the UK

Condor Ferries celebrates 30 years of passenger services in the UK
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Line has transported 14 million passengers between UK and the Channel Islands since April 1987

MBNA Thames Clippers reveals names of new London ferries

MBNA Thames Clippers reveals names of new London ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 28, 2017

Newbuilds will make the line the biggest commercial passenger fleet operating in English waters

A long life for the global ferry fleet

A long life for the global ferry fleet
By Guest | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success, despite an increase in ships being scrapped in other marine markets

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success

Corvus Energy signs 10-year service deal for Scandline’s hybrid ferries

Corvus Energy signs 10-year service deal for Scandline’s hybrid ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 21, 2017

Agreement covers Corvus Energy’s lithium ion-based energy storage systems across the fleet

Wärtsilä to provide waterjets for Virtu Ferries’ new ferry

Wärtsilä to provide waterjets for Virtu Ferries’ new ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 20, 2017

High-speed catamaran is currently under construction at Incat Tasmania

Flensburger cuts steel for Irish Ferries' newbuild

Flensburger cuts steel for Irish Ferries' newbuild
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

New €144 million cruise ferry is scheduled for delivery in mid 2018

Risposte Turismo gears up to host third Adriatic Sea Forum

Risposte Turismo gears up to host third Adriatic Sea Forum
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 14, 2017

Event will explore key opportunities and challenges facing the cruise and ferry industries in the region

Multi Maritime to design two passenger ferries for Torghatten Nord

Multi Maritime to design two passenger ferries for Torghatten Nord
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Newbuilds will be constructed at Vard Brekvik in Norway and be delivered in late 2018

FosenNamsos Sjø chooses Rolls-Royce Automatic Crossing System

FosenNamsos Sjø chooses Rolls-Royce Automatic Crossing System
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Two new hybrid ferries will use system as they cross the fjord between Flakk and Rørvik in Norway

Stena Line decreases fuel consumption and emissions

Stena Line decreases fuel consumption and emissions
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 10, 2017

Ferry operator focused on clean energy, sustainable consumption, life below water, and employee well-being

Ferry Order Book: Big ferries stay popular

Ferry Order Book: Big ferries stay popular
By David Mott | Thursday, April 6, 2017

Future Brexit uncertainty is not stopping European ferry operators from modernising their fleets with new tonnage. David Mott looks at the 2017 order book

Brexit uncertainty is not stopping ferry operators from modernising their fleets with new tonnage

Forward-thinking environmentalists

Forward-thinking environmentalists
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Søren Poulsgaard Jensen explains to Rebecca Gibson how Scandlines is reducing its environmental footprint by investing in hybrid ferries and scrubbers

Søren Poulsgaard Jensen explains how Scandlines is reducing its environmental footprint

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety
By Guest | Friday, March 31, 2017

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association’s Roberta Weisbrod shares some of the highlights delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference in May

Roberta Weisbrod highlights what delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference

Scandlines offers Starbucks products on new hybrid ferries

Scandlines offers Starbucks products on new hybrid ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ferry line expands partnership to two more ferries on the Puttgarden-Rødby route