Ferry news

REIDsteel completes steelwork on new Wightlink ferry terminal

REIDsteel completes steelwork on new Wightlink ferry terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 7, 2017

Company has designed and erected steelwork for the terminal at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth

SRC increases passenger capacity on Tallink’s Regal Star

SRC increases passenger capacity on Tallink’s Regal Star
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, August 4, 2017

Ro-pax ferry now has 10 additional passenger cabins spread over two decks

Viking Line hit a passenger record in July 2017

Viking Line hit a passenger record in July 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 3, 2017

More than one million people travelled on the line's ferries in Sweden, Finland and Tallinn

Salish Raven to start service for BC Ferries on 3 August 2017

Salish Raven to start service for BC Ferries on 3 August 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 2, 2017

New dual-fuel ferry will launch earlier than planned due to mechanical issues with her predecessor

Building on 165 years of success

Building on 165 years of success
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Speaking to Justin Merrigan, Martin Dorchester reflects on CalMac’s plans for improving services after securing an operating contract on Scotland’s west coast

Speaking to Justin Merrigan, Martin Dorchester reflects on CalMac’s plans for improving services 


OSK-ShipTech to help The Ferry Company Læsø plan a new ferry

OSK-ShipTech to help The Ferry Company Læsø plan a new ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 31, 2017

Passenger vessel will operate between the island of Læsø and Frederikshavn in Denmark

Stena Line records 4% rise in passenger numbers on Belfast routes

Stena Line records 4% rise in passenger numbers on Belfast routes
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 28, 2017

The ferry line provides up to 14 daily crossing on its three services from Belfast Harbour to Britain

CMAL to start sea trials for new passenger ferry this August

CMAL to start sea trials for new passenger ferry this August
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Malakoff shipyard preparing to outfit the newbuild before she starts service in Scotland

Elliott Bay Design Group and Blount Boats to build new NYC ferry

Elliott Bay Design Group and Blount Boats to build new NYC ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 27, 2017

The 400-passenger ferry will operate between Lower Manhattan and Governors Island

Breaking records in Alaska's ferry industry

Breaking records in Alaska's ferry industry
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

With construction well underway on two of the largest vessels ever built in Alaska, the state’s ferry business looks bright. Captain Michael Neussl from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities speaks to Lindsay James

Captain Michael Neussl tells us about Alaska Marine Highway System’s new ferries

Better than the competition

Better than the competition
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, July 21, 2017

MBNA Thames Clippers’ Sean Collins is a third-generation waterman, but the first to build a sustainable ferry business on the Thames that’s appreciated by passengers and investors alike. Jon Ingleton reports

Sean Collins is the first to build a sustainable ferry business on the Thames. Jon Ingleton reports

Stena Line acquires Superfast VII and Superfast VIII from Tallink Grupp

Stena Line acquires Superfast VII and Superfast VIII from Tallink Grupp
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ferries have operated on Stena Line's Cairnryan-Belfast route since November 2011

Deltamarin secures contract for Viking Line’s new LNG ro-pax ferry

Deltamarin secures contract for Viking Line’s new LNG ro-pax ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 7, 2017

Firm will provide Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry with engineering and construction support services

Seaspovill launches new passenger catamaran ferry SeaStar 11

Seaspovill launches new passenger catamaran ferry SeaStar 11
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ferry was designed by Incat Crowther, built by Austal Philippines and will operate in South Korea

Oliver Design upgrades Trasmediterránea ferry in record time

Oliver Design upgrades Trasmediterránea ferry in record time
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ciudad de Ibiza was upgraded with 1,000 square metres fo new interiors in just 20 days

Damen to build new SeaBus for TransLink in Canada

Damen to build new SeaBus for TransLink in Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 30, 2017

Newbuild will operate between downtown Vancouver and North Vancouver in British Columbia from 2019

Viking Line records 30% passenger growth on Helsinki-Tallinn route

Viking Line records 30% passenger growth on Helsinki-Tallinn route
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Operator to add extra sailings and two vessels to meet demand for the summer season

Brittany Ferries confirms order for new LNG passenger ferry

Brittany Ferries confirms order for new LNG passenger ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Honfleur will be built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellshaft and sail from Portsmouth in June 2019

Mercury Clipper heads to new MBNA Thames Clippers' base in London

Mercury Clipper heads to new MBNA Thames Clippers' base in London
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Passenger ferry leaves Wight Shipyard Co. ahead of her launch on the Thames this June

CroisiEurope's African Dream to debut this August

CroisiEurope's African Dream to debut this August
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ship built at a yard in Harare will sail on the Chobe and Zambezi rivers in Botswana