Ferry news

Scandlines to install Norsepower Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry Berlin

Scandlines to install Norsepower Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry Berlin

Scandlines

By Alex Smith | 15 October 2021

The solution uses wind to provide the power for a vessel to maintain speed

Ferry industry worth $60 billion to world GDP, says Interferry study

Ferry industry worth $60 billion to world GDP, says Interferry study

Interferry

By Alex Smith | 13 October 2021

The research into pre-Covid figures was presented at Interferry’s 45th annual conference

Fassmer and Torqeedo develop new Fassmer CIT-E ferry concept

Fassmer and Torqeedo develop new Fassmer CIT-E ferry concept

Fassmer/Torqeedo

By Alex Smith | 07 October 2021

The battery-powered vessel would operate for up to 14 hours on a single charge

Sustainability headlines the agenda for ferry operators at Interferry

Sustainability headlines the agenda for ferry operators at Interferry

CFR

By Jon Ingleton | 06 October 2021

Jon Ingleton shares highlights from the annual Interferry Conference, which took place in Santander, Spain from 2-6 October 2021

A review of highlights from the Interferry Conference, which took place in Santander from 2-6 October 2021

Austal Philippines delivers Bañaderos Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Austal Philippines delivers Bañaderos Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Austal

By Alex Smith | 06 October 2021

The delivery marks the completion of the A$190 million contract for two trimaran ferries

Incat Tasmania delivers new catamaran ferry to Naviera Armas

Incat Tasmania delivers new catamaran ferry to Naviera Armas

Incat Tasmania

By Alex Smith | 01 October 2021

Volcán de Taidía will sail between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Stena Line to introduce two new E-Flexer ferries to Baltic Sea

Stena Line to introduce two new E-Flexer ferries to Baltic Sea

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 27 September 2021

The vessels will operate on the route between Nynasamn in Sweden and Ventspils in Latvia

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers receives funding for sustainability

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers receives funding for sustainability

Uber Boats by Thames Clippers

By Alex Smith | 27 September 2021

Initiatives will focus on new power and propulsion technologies and emissions-reducing solutions

Stena Line and Frederikshavn sign agreement for fossil fuel-free ferries

Stena Line and Frederikshavn sign agreement for fossil fuel-free ferries

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 22 September 2021

Two battery-powered Stena Elektra vessels will be launched on route to Gothenburg by 2030

Tersan Shipyard delivers electric ferry to Fjord1

Tersan Shipyard delivers electric ferry to Fjord1

Tersan Shipyard

By Rebecca Gibson | 16 September 2021

Rødvenfjord was designed by Multi Maritime and will transports cars and passengers on routes in Norway

First hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferry launched by All-American Marine

First hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferry launched by All-American Marine

All American Marine

By Alex Smith | 15 September 2021

The zero-emission, high-speed vessel is being built for Switch Marine

Damen Shipyards completes North America’s first all-electric ferries

Damen Shipyards completes North America’s first all-electric ferries

Damen Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 14 September 2021

Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV will operate on Lake Ontario in Canada

Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia christened in Finland

Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia christened in Finland

RMC/Antti Lehto

By Alex Smith | 26 August 2021

The new vessel will sail daily between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

Tallink Grupp

By Alex Smith | 25 August 2021

Installation onboard the LNG-powered ferry is scheduled take place in January 2022

CMAL appoints consultancy for small vessel replacement programme

CMAL appoints consultancy for small vessel replacement programme

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

By Alex Smith | 24 August 2021

Navalue will investigate the feasibility of designing low-emission ferries in line with government targets

Deltamarin to design three new Stena E-Flexer ferries

Deltamarin to design three new Stena E-Flexer ferries

Stena RoRo

By Alex Smith | 23 August 2021

The vessels will be chartered from Stena RoRo by operators Marine Atlantic and Brittany Ferries

Port Authority of Valencia begins new passenger terminal project

Port Authority of Valencia begins new passenger terminal project

Port Authority of Valencia

By Alex Smith | 19 August 2021

The facility will be built on the site of a former shipyard at the port with a €900,000 budget

Holland Shipyards Group to build additional electric ferry for Kiel

Holland Shipyards Group to build additional electric ferry for Kiel

Holland Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 18 August 2021

The new vessel is part of Schlepp- und Fährgesellschaft Kiel’s fleet renewal programme

Austal to build catamaran ferry for French Polynesia

Austal to build catamaran ferry for French Polynesia

Austal

By Alex Smith | 12 August 2021

Work on the high-speed vessel will begin in August 2021 at Austal Vietnam shipyard

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

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