Ferry news

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

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

Astilleros Gondan floats out first of Baleària’s four new eco fast ferries

Astilleros Gondan floats out first of Baleària’s four new eco fast ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 6, 2017

Four new passenger catamarans will provide short crossings in the Balearic Islands

BC Ferries prepares for the arrival of Northern Sea Wolf

BC Ferries prepares for the arrival of Northern Sea Wolf
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 6, 2017

New ferry will undergo upgrades in Canada before beginning regular service in summer 2018

BC Ferries makes changes to be more environmentally friendly

BC Ferries makes changes to be more environmentally friendly
By Guest | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Captain Jamie Marshall explains to Sam Ballard why the changes BC Ferries is making will secure its future and create a better world for everyone

Captain Jamie Marshall explains how BC Ferries is creating a better world for everyone

An iconic expansion for MBNA Thames Clippers

An iconic expansion for MBNA Thames Clippers
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sean Collins explains to Rebecca Gibson how the cruise line's new vessels and routes will help it to boost passenger traffic on the Thames

Sean Collins shares how new vessels and routes will help the line boost passenger traffic on the Thames

Viking Line takes a sustainable step in the right direction

Viking Line takes a sustainable step in the right direction
By Guest | Monday, October 30, 2017

Jans Hanses explains to Sandra Speares how Viking Line is reducing the environmental impact of its operations

Jans Hanses explains to Sandra Speares how Viking Line is reducing their environmental impact 

Keeping customers happy in the ferry business

Keeping customers happy in the ferry business
By Guest | Friday, October 27, 2017

Michael Grey explores how well-trained, knowledgeable and friendly staff can help ferry lines to drive customer loyalty

Michael Grey explores how well-trained and friendly staff can help ferry lines drive customer loyalty

Catch up with presentations from Interferry’s Annual Conference

Catch up with presentations from Interferry’s Annual Conference
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Highlights include Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan addressing delegates at event in Croatia

Setting high ferry standards in Scandinavia

Setting high ferry standards in Scandinavia
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, October 16, 2017

Rikard Ternblom explains to Justin Merrigan how Fjord Line is building on its recent successes to remain a serious player in Scandinavia’s cruise ferry sector

Rikard Ternblom explains how Fjord Line is building on its recent successes