Ferry news

Wightlink's new flagship ferry gets royal seal of approval

Wightlink's new flagship ferry gets royal seal of approval
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 21, 2018

HRH Countess of Wessex officially christens new Victoria of Wight on the Isle of Wight

Miller Boat Line orders new ferry for Ohio's Lake Erie

Miller Boat Line orders new ferry for Ohio's Lake Erie
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 20, 2018

US-based company Fraser Shipyards will build the passenger-vehicle vessel and deliver her in 2019

Interferry reveals key topics for its upcoming conference

Interferry reveals key topics for its upcoming conference
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sessions to focus on cybersecurity, ship recycling, safety, hydrogen power and more

HRH The Countess of Wessex to name new Wightlink ferry

HRH The Countess of Wessex to name new Wightlink ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Line's first hybrid battery-powered ferry will operate between the UK and Isle of Wight 

Red Funnel introduces new environmental strategy

Red Funnel introduces new environmental strategy
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 17, 2018

Ferry line's green initiatives will improve air quality, cut fuel consumption, reduce waste and more

Smooth sailing towards a low-carbon future

Smooth sailing towards a low-carbon future
By Guest | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Norsepower CEO Tuomas Riski outlines why wind-assisted rotor sails provide a cost-effective solution for cruise and ferry lines who want to reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact

Norsepower's Tuomas Riski on why wind-assisted rotor sails are ideal for cruise ships and ferries

Stena and Hitachi trial new AI technology on ro-pax ferry

Stena and Hitachi trial new AI technology on ro-pax ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 10, 2018

System provides bridge officers with accurate predictions about variable operating conditions

Why experience counts in the cruise and ferry industry

Why experience counts in the cruise and ferry industry
By Sean Dudley | Monday, August 13, 2018

Australian trimaran hull design technology company Austal has recently enhanced its relationship with Fred. Olsen. Sean Dudley reports

Trimaran hull design technology company Austal enhances relationship with Fred. Olsen

Why BC Ferries is going green for its latest newbuilds

Why BC Ferries is going green for its latest newbuilds
By Guest | Thursday, August 9, 2018

Many would be tempted to rest on their green laurels after switching to cleaner burning LNG, but not BC Ferries’ Corrine Storey. Charlie Bartlett finds out why

Corrine Storey shares the Canadian ferry line's environmental sustainability strategy 

Strengthening the spirit of success at P&O Ferries

Strengthening the spirit of success at P&O Ferries
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, August 8, 2018

After taking the helm as CEO of P&O Ferries, Janette Bell discusses how she plans to take the brand forward

After taking the helm as CEO, Janette Bell discusses how she plans to take the brand forward

Why ferry operators have little margin for error for in the Baltic

Why ferry operators have little margin for error for in the Baltic
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 6, 2018

Compliance with strict regulations in the North and Baltic seas is expensive. Charlie Bartlett asks Færgen’s John Steen-Mikkelsen if ferry operators can keep it together

Færgen’s John Steen-Mikkelsen talks about compliance in the North and Baltic seas

Ultramar takes delivery of new passenger ferry in Mexico

Ultramar takes delivery of new passenger ferry in Mexico
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 2, 2018

Vessel was designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine 

BC Ferries to build five new eco-friendly passenger ferries

BC Ferries to build five new eco-friendly  passenger ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 27, 2018

Canadian operator opens contract bidding process to local, national and international shipyards

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall names Red Jet 7

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall names Red Jet 7
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 26, 2018

The newbuild is the greenest high-speed ferry in Red Funnel's Isle of Wight-based fleet

Remontowa to build two hybrid ferries for Norled

Remontowa to build two hybrid ferries for Norled
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The vessels were designed by LMG Marin and will primarily operate on electric battery power

Wightlink prepares to welcome first hybrid battery ferry

Wightlink prepares to welcome first hybrid battery ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Victoria of Wight has left Cemre shipyard in Turley and will arrive in her new UK home early this August

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to christen Red Jet 7

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to christen Red Jet 7
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Red Funnel's new high-speed ferry will be inaugurated on the Isle of Wight on 24 July 2018

How Finnlines is making its ferries fit for the future

How Finnlines is making its ferries fit for the future
By Guest | Monday, July 16, 2018

Emanuele Grimaldi discusses Finnlines’ vessel upgrades, environmental efforts and recent successes with Sandra Speares

Emanuele Grimaldi discusses vessel upgrades, environmental efforts and recent successes

WETA debuts new aluminium passenger ferry in California

WETA debuts new aluminium passenger ferry in California
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 13, 2018

Eco-friendly vessel is part of a series of vessels designed by Incat Crowther and built by Vigor

Providing ferry services to cruise passengers in Mexico

Providing ferry services to cruise passengers in Mexico
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 13, 2018

German Orozco talks to Rebecca Gibson about how Ultramar ferries play an important role in helping cruise guests to make the most of their time in Mexico

German Orozco explains how Ultramar is helping cruise guests enjoy their time in Mexico