Ferry news

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 

Choosing the ideal lubricant for a cruise ship

Choosing the ideal lubricant for a cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cruise and ferry lines should consider the performance and environmental qualities of oils, says Phil Cumberlidge, business development manager of GreenMarine at Panolin International

Cruise and ferry lines should consider the performance and environmental qualities of oils

ABB to provide Azipod propulsion system for new Viking Line newbuild

ABB to provide Azipod propulsion system for new Viking Line newbuild
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This project marks the first time that an Azipod will be installed in a cruise ferry

Irish Ferries to christen new cruise ferry W.B. Yeats

Irish Ferries to christen new cruise ferry W.B. Yeats
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The €144million cruise ferry will be named in honour of Irish poet when she debuts in summer 2018

Interferry works together with its members for growth

Interferry works together with its members for growth
By Guest | Thursday, October 5, 2017

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains the motivation driving the trade association’s far-reaching strategy

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains the motivation driving the trade association’s far-reaching strategy  

Canadian Ferry Association conference to focus on technology

Canadian Ferry Association conference to focus on technology
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

2017 event will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 24-26 September

Irish Ferries lays keel for new cruise ferry in Germany

Irish Ferries lays keel for new cruise ferry in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New €144 million vessel will be delivered by Flensburger in July 2018 

P&O Ferries improves passenger services for freight drivers

P&O Ferries improves passenger services for freight drivers
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Free Commercial Drivers Club gives drivers access to refreshments, cabins and discounts

Interferry to cover safety, customer experience and new technologies

Interferry to cover safety, customer experience and new technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Conference will highlight the key challenges and opportunities facing the ferry industry

Are mobile payments safe for ferry operators?

Are mobile payments safe for ferry operators?
By Guest | Monday, September 11, 2017

Corethree CEO Ashley Murdoch highlights how mobile ticketing can improve ferry lines’ business

Corethree CEO Ashley Murdoch highlights how mobile ticketing can improve ferry lines’ business

BC Ferries to name newly acquired passenger ferry Northern Sea Wolf

BC Ferries to name newly acquired passenger ferry Northern Sea Wolf
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 1, 2017

Ferry will serve the new direct route from Port Hardy to Bella Coola in British Columbia in summer 2018

Making history on the Solent

Making history on the Solent
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Keith Greenfield talks to Rebecca Gibson about the investments Wightlink is making to ensure its fleet remains fresh and environmentally friendly

Keith Greenfield discusses how Wightlink ensures it remains environmentally friendly 

AVIC Weihai Shipyard cuts steel for first Stena Line ro-pax ferry

AVIC Weihai Shipyard cuts steel for first Stena Line ro-pax ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Chinese yard will build and deliver four vessels for European operator between by 2020

Investing in green ferries

Investing in green ferries
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, August 28, 2017

Paul Melles talks to Jon Ingleton about Rederij Doeksen’s order for two new eco-friendly 70-metre aluminium catamarans from Strategic Marine

Paul Melles talks about Rederij Doeksen’s order from Strategic Marine

Wight Shipyard Co delivers second MBNA Thames Clippers ferry

Wight Shipyard Co delivers second MBNA Thames Clippers ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Delivery marks the completion of the largest fast-ferry contract for a UK shipyard in over 20 years

Red Funnel orders high-speed ferry from Wight Shipyard Co

Red Funnel orders high-speed ferry from Wight Shipyard Co
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Order for new passenger catamaran follows the successful delivery of Red Jet 6 in 2016

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