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Stena Line’s Stena Scandica completes her maiden voyage

Stena Line’s Stena Scandica completes her maiden voyage

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 29 July 2021

The ship has 70 per cent more cabins compared to existing vessels on Ventspils - Nynäshamn route

Marine Atlantic to add new dual-fuel ro-pax ferry to fleet in 2024

Marine Atlantic to add new dual-fuel ro-pax ferry to fleet in 2024

Marine Atlantic

By Rebecca Gibson | 23 July 2021

Vessel will be chartered from Stena RoRo for and operate on the Port aux Basques and Argentia routes

Brittany Ferries charters two hybrid LNG-electric vessels from Stena RoRo

Brittany Ferries charters two hybrid LNG-electric vessels from Stena RoRo

Brittany Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2021

Ferries will replace the brand's oldest ships on routes between UK and France from 2022 and 2023

Holland Shipyards Group delivers electric ferry to Brevik Fergeselskap

Holland Shipyards Group delivers electric ferry to Brevik Fergeselskap

Holland Shipyards Group

By Rebecca Gibson | 19 July 2021

New vessel Sandøy will operate emission-free on Eidangerfjorden in Norway

WFSA announces winners of Student Design Competition

WFSA announces winners of Student Design Competition

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association

By Alex Smith | 15 July 2021

Twelve teams from across the world submitted their designs for a 300-passenger ro-pax ferry

Fjord1 contracts Norwegian Electric Systems for ferry conversions

Fjord1 contracts Norwegian Electric Systems for ferry conversions

Norwegian Electric Systems

By Alex Smith | 14 July 2021

Three of the operator’s vessels will be converted to operate on battery power

Tallink’s new ferry MyStar to be christened in August

Tallink’s new ferry MyStar to be christened in August

Rauma Marine Constructions

By Alex Smith | 13 July 2021

The vessel will be sponsored by the president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 12 July 2021

Seven Stena Line vessels now operate with the aid of Stena Fuel Pilot

AmaWaterways and Metropolitan Touring to launch river cruises

AmaWaterways and Metropolitan Touring to launch river cruises
By Alex Smith | 09 July 2021

A new, custom-built ship will begin sailing on the Magdalena River in Colombia in December 2023

TT-Line to add two new Spirit of Tasmania ferries to fleet

TT-Line to add two new Spirit of Tasmania ferries to fleet

Spirit of Tasmania

By Alex Smith | 09 July 2021

The vessels will be built at the Rauma Marine Constructions shipyard in Finland

Trasmapi purchases third fast ferry for Balearic Islands

Trasmapi purchases third fast ferry for Balearic Islands

Trasmapi

By Rebecca Gibson | 08 July 2021

High-speed craft previously sailed as Condor Rapide for UK-based operator Condor Ferries

Tallink Grupp’s Silja Europa and Baltic Queen switch to shore power

Tallink Grupp’s Silja Europa and Baltic Queen switch to shore power

Raul Mee

By Alex Smith | 05 July 2021

The ferry operator estimates that each vessel will save 100 tonnes of carbon dioxide per month

Stena Line becomes first to use recycled methanol to power a ferry

Stena Line becomes first to use recycled methanol to power a ferry

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 28 June 2021

Stena Germanica achieved a world first by using ‘blue methanol’ to travel from Sweden to Germany

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Scandica after refit

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Scandica after refit

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 21 June 2021

The vessel will operate on the Nynäshamn to Ventspils route from the beginning of July

Port of Kiel inaugurates shore power plant

Port of Kiel inaugurates shore power plant

Port of Kiel

By Alex Smith | 18 June 2021

The new system will save approximately 8,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year

Brittany Ferries explores electric flying ferry concept

Brittany Ferries explores electric flying ferry concept

Brittany Ferries

By Alex Smith | 18 June 2021

The ‘seaglider’ is currently under development by US-based start-up REGENT

Aurora Botnia successfully completes first sea trials

Aurora Botnia successfully completes first sea trials

Rauma Marine Constructions

By Rebecca Gibson | 10 June 2021

RMC will soon deliver the vessel to Wasaline ahead of her starting service between Finland and Sweden

Creating ferry interiors with long-lasting appeal

Creating ferry interiors with long-lasting appeal

Tallink Grupp

By Rebecca Gibson | 10 June 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks four ferry executives how they design vessel interiors that enable them to deliver an exceptional onboard experience and achieve their business goals

Four executives explain how they design vessels that will deliver exceptional onboard experiences

Damen and Hydromaster develop new ferry thruster for Blue Amigo

Damen and Hydromaster develop new ferry thruster for Blue Amigo

Damen

By Rebecca Gibson | 09 June 2021

Thruster will improve manoeuvrability of six newbuilds for inter-city routes in the Netherlands

Fjord1 orders two eco-friendly ferries from Tersan

Fjord1 orders two eco-friendly ferries from Tersan

HAV Design

By Rebecca Gibson | 09 June 2021

New vessels will be able to operate in either fully electric, hybrid or diesel-electric mode

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