Ferry news

Eckerö Linjen to deploy Hogia and Visit Group booking systems

Eckerö Linjen to deploy Hogia and Visit Group booking systems
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Passengers will be able to more easily book ferry and bus travel, and accommodation and activities in Åland

A successful step into the unknown in the ferry industry

A successful step into the unknown in the ferry industry
By David Mott | Friday, May 11, 2018

David Mott speaks to Amy Scarton to see how the US transport expert has adapted to her new role at Washington State Ferries

Amy Scarton explains how she has adapted to her new role at Washington State Ferries

New Red Funnel ferry to leave building dock at the end of May

New Red Funnel ferry to leave building dock at the end of May
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 11, 2018

Wight Shipyard Co will float out Red Jet 7 to commission her equipment and carry out sea trials

Stena Line cuts greenhouse gas emissions and plastic use

Stena Line cuts greenhouse gas emissions and plastic use
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

European ferry operator makes significant progress towards achieving its sustainability targets

The Fjords takes delivery of first zero-emission passenger ferry

The Fjords takes delivery of first zero-emission passenger ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 4, 2018

New all-electric Future of The Fjords will make 700 yearly roundtrips between Flåm and Gudvangen

Red Funnel trialling Green Biofuels’ fossil-free fuel on ro-pax ferries

Red Funnel trialling Green Biofuels’ fossil-free fuel on ro-pax ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

UK operator hopes to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by using the new biofuel

Irish Ferries launches new ferry on Dublin-Holyhead route

Irish Ferries launches new ferry on Dublin-Holyhead route
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 30, 2018

High-speed Dublin Swift features a larger car and guest capacity than her predecessor

Damen launches new ro-pax ferry for TMA Express

Damen launches new ro-pax ferry for TMA Express
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, April 27, 2018

Vessel will operate on Angola’s Atlantic coastline between the capital Luanda and Cabinda

OSK-ShipTech to design ro-pax ferry for Algerian operator ENTMV

OSK-ShipTech to design ro-pax ferry for Algerian operator ENTMV
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ferry will be built by GSI and operate between Algeria and several of Southern Europe’s large cities

Fran Collins named CEO of Red Funnel

Fran Collins named CEO of Red Funnel
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Former Condor Ferries executive will take the helm of the Isle of Wight-based ferry operator from June 2018

Brittany Ferries marks 40 years of UK-Spain ferry services

Brittany Ferries marks 40 years of UK-Spain ferry services
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 23, 2018

The line’s ferries have carried around 5.5 million passengers during more than 4,000 calls since 1978

Rolls-Royce to equip six Hurtigruten ferries with hybrid engines

Rolls-Royce to equip six Hurtigruten ferries with hybrid engines
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 23, 2018

Norwegian coastal operator to replace diesel engines in bid to reduce harmful emissions 

Wärtsilä signs five-year maintenance agreement for Viking Grace

Wärtsilä signs five-year maintenance agreement for Viking Grace
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Finnish firm to provide optimised maintenance for Viking Line ferry's gas system 

Singapore Collaborative wins WFSA ferry design competition

Singapore Collaborative wins WFSA ferry design competition
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Three universities develop a safe and affordable ferry for use on the Singapore Strait

Interferry calls for conference papers on security, safety and environment

Interferry calls for conference papers on security, safety and environment
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Best submissions will be used as presentations during association's its annual event this October

Stena Line chooses Corvus battery for Stena Jutlandica

Stena Line chooses Corvus battery for Stena Jutlandica
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Ro-pax ferry will be retrofitted with lithium ion-based energy storage system to reduce emissions

Fincantieri to lengthen and refurbish two Grimaldi Group ferries

Fincantieri to lengthen and refurbish two Grimaldi Group ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Two cruise ferries will be able to offer more passenger cabins, public spaces and parking

Seastreak to adopt online reservation platform from Hogia Ferry Systems

Seastreak to adopt online reservation platform from Hogia Ferry Systems
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 30, 2018

US-based fast ferry operator aims to improve ticketing services for passengers 

Why Interferry is joining forces with ferry lines

Why Interferry is joining forces with ferry lines
By Guest | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan says strength from unity is key to the trade association’s mounting influence

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan says strength from unity is key to the trade association’s mounting influence

Damen to build two electric ferries for Ontario Government

Damen to build two electric ferries for Ontario Government
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Vessels will reduce emissions by the equivalent of seven million kilogrammes of carbon dioxide per year