Ferry news

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A report from findings of ferry operations in the Philippines aims to help developing nations

Wight Shipyard Co delivers newest ship to MBNA Thames Clippers

Wight Shipyard Co delivers newest ship to MBNA Thames Clippers
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 11, 2019

Venus Clipper is a light-weight, fast ferry that will operate as a river bus in Central London

Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage costs and compliance

Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage costs and compliance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 7, 2019

Project includes refit and maintenance programme of the navigation systems of two cruise-ferries

Incat Crowther to design ro-pax ferry for Fujian Strait Shipping Co

Incat Crowther to design ro-pax ferry for Fujian Strait Shipping Co
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The 1,000-passenger vessel will use technology from Rolls-Royce and Caterpillar

Fjord1 chooses Norwegian Electric Systems for hybridisation

Fjord1 chooses Norwegian Electric Systems for hybridisation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 1, 2019

Electrical and hybrid propulsion specialists will modify ferry to operate on fully electric power

Irish Ferries launches award-winning W.B. Yeats

Irish Ferries launches award-winning W.B. Yeats
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, February 28, 2019

The cruise-ferry will sail between Dublin and Cherbourg four times a week starting 14 March

ABB technology to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

ABB technology to power Iceland’s first electric ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vessel will run on a large battery pack and recharge when docked in a harbour

Condor Ferries pledges to reduce single use plastics

Condor Ferries pledges to reduce single use plastics
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, January 28, 2019

Guernsey-based ferry operator plans to replace the disposable products with compostable alternatives

Wightlink will bid farewell to St Cecilia in January 2019

Wightlink will bid farewell to St Cecilia in January 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Ferry will reposition to Sardinia and join sister ships in Italian ferry company Delcomar’s fleet

Rauma Marine Constructions to build new Kvarken Link ferry

Rauma Marine Constructions to build new Kvarken Link ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Car and passenger vessel will operate between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden from 2021

Work begins on London’s Royal Wharf Pier designed by Nex—

Work begins on London’s Royal Wharf Pier designed by Nex—
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 11, 2019

New riverboat terminal is part of Royal Wharf regeneration project in London’s Royal Docks

Worldwide Ferry Safety Conference to take place in February

Worldwide Ferry Safety Conference to take place in February
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Convention aims to explore how technology and digitalisation can improve ferry safety and efficiency

WFSA selects 2019 ferry design competition winners

WFSA selects 2019 ferry design competition winners
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, December 21, 2018

Contestants were tasked with designing a passenger ferry for the Pasig River in Manila

Helsinki City Transport trials remotely operated ferry

Helsinki City Transport trials remotely operated ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

ABB technology enables exploration of autonomous shipping to enhance marine safety

Incat Crowther designs double-ended ro-pax ferry

Incat Crowther designs double-ended ro-pax ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sealink Travel Group will operate the vessel to Bruny Island in Tasmania

Stena Line’s Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now under construction

Stena Line’s Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now under construction
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 30, 2018

All the ships are set to enter service in 2020 and 2021 after being built by AVIC Wehai in China

Havila Kystruten names its four new environmentally friendly ships

Havila Kystruten names its four new environmentally friendly ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Norwegian coastal operator will sail its new vessels between Bergen and Kirkenes from 2021

BC Ferries reveals indigenous artwork on Northern Sea Wolf

BC Ferries reveals indigenous artwork on Northern Sea Wolf
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The designs will be displayed on the interior and exterior of the vessel

Brittany Ferries launches new logo to reflect the service’s experience

Brittany Ferries launches new logo to reflect the service’s experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 22, 2018

The new design comes as part of multi-million euro investment to future-proof the company

ForSea completes all-electric ferry conversions to reduce emissions

ForSea completes all-electric ferry conversions to reduce emissions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 15, 2018

The diesel engines on Tycho Brahe and Aurora have been replaced with batteries