Ferry news

New Gotland Hydrocat concept ferry will be powered by hydrogen

New Gotland Hydrocat concept ferry will be powered by hydrogen

Gotland Company

By Alice Chambers | 06 October 2022

The vessel will only emit water and will be available to order by 2025

Port of Dover hosts more than 1.7 million passengers this summer

Port of Dover hosts more than 1.7 million passengers this summer

UnSplash/Randy Bailey

By Rebecca Gibson | 04 October 2022

UK port makes major progress towards recapturing its pre-pandemic tourist business

Hong Kong shipyard to build nine new Bureau Veritas-classed ferries

Hong Kong shipyard to build nine new Bureau Veritas-classed ferries

Cheoy Lee Shipyard

By Alice Chambers | 03 October 2022

The hybrid-electric vessels will produce zero emissions and will be built by Cheoy Lee

Austal Philippines launches shipbuilder’s largest ever ferry

Austal Philippines launches shipbuilder’s largest ever ferry

Austal

By Alex Smith | 27 September 2022

Express 5 is a 115-metre high-speed catamaran under construction for Danish operator Molslinjen

A dedicated team effort for sustainable operation

A dedicated team effort for sustainable operation
By Justin Merrigan | 20 September 2022

Justin Merrigan asks Carsten Nørland how Scandlines is progressing on the path to normality and delivering improved environmental performance even with the challenging marketplace

Carsten Nørland explains how Scandlines is delivering improved environmental performance

Telenor Maritime to provide connectivity for Polferries

Telenor Maritime to provide connectivity for Polferries

Telenor Maritime

By Alice Chambers | 15 September 2022

The company will deliver wi-fi, mobile services and ship-to-shore connectivity for the operator

Rolls-Royce to supply engines for nine new Liberty Lines ships

Rolls-Royce to supply engines for nine new Liberty Lines ships

Liberty Lines

By Alice Chambers | 14 September 2022

The vessels will be built at Armon shipyard and enter service between 2023 and 2026

Deltamarin to develop a new concept for Estonian ferry

Deltamarin to develop a new concept for Estonian ferry

Deltamarin

By Alex Smith | 09 September 2022

The ferry will travel between the country’s mainland and islands

SFK takes delivery of fifth battery-powered ferry Wellingdorf

SFK takes delivery of fifth battery-powered ferry Wellingdorf

Est-Floattech

By Alice Chambers | 08 September 2022

The vessel is part of the operator’s plan to renew its fleet and reduce its environmental impact

Shifting into high gear to deliver revitalised transport

Shifting into high gear to deliver revitalised transport
By Philippe Holthof | 06 September 2022

Patty Rubstello explains to Philippe Holthof how Washington State Ferries, the USA’s premier ferry operator, is preparing to rejuvenate its fleet and implement hybrid-electric propulsion, despite facing staffing challenges

Patty Rubstello explains how Washington State Ferries is preparing to rejuvenate its fleet

Scandlines celebrates construction milestone for new ferry

Scandlines celebrates construction milestone for new ferry

Scandlines

By Alice Chambers | 05 September 2022

The zero-emission vessel, PR24, will operate on the line’s Puttgarden-Rødby route from 2024

Power and people – ensuring the future success of ferries

Power and people – ensuring the future success of ferries
By Mike Corrigan | 26 August 2022

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan outlines the key challenges being addressed by the global trade association in an intensive lobbying campaign and conference programme

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan outlines the key challenges being addressed by the association

ReFlow to develop life cycle assessment for Scandlines’ new ferry

ReFlow to develop life cycle assessment for Scandlines’ new ferry

Scandlines

By Alice Chambers | 22 August 2022

The company will use digital twins to calculate the impact of the vessel on the environment

Stena Line's new E-Flexer to start service in September

Stena Line's new E-Flexer to start service in September

Stena Line

By Rebecca Gibson | 18 August 2022

Stena Estelle will offer crossings on the route between Karlskrona, Sweden and Gdynia, Poland

Fjord1, Corvus Energy and VesselMan launch Smart Maintenance project

Fjord1, Corvus Energy and VesselMan launch Smart Maintenance project

Fjord 1

By Alex Smith | 12 August 2022

Collaboration aims to develop a digital service process and workflow for inter-company interactions

East by West Ferries orders second electric vessel from WEBBCo

East by West Ferries orders second electric vessel from WEBBCo

Simon Hoyle, Southlight, for WEBBCo

By Alex Smith | 12 August 2022

New Zealand operator has achieved a 82 per cent reduction in route energy cost with previous ship

Schottel fits new propulsion systems onboard Temesa’s Sengerema

Schottel fits new propulsion systems onboard Temesa’s Sengerema

Schottel

By Alice Chambers | 08 August 2022

The 1985-built ferry operates on Lake Victoria in East Africa and will now run more efficiently

Deltamarin to design new vessel for operator Finferries

Deltamarin to design new vessel for operator Finferries

Visit Finland/Jaakko Kivela

By Alice Chambers | 05 August 2022

The new ferry will be built at shipyard HL-Metal and will operate between Finnish archipelagos

Stena Line introduces second large E-Flexer to fleet

Stena Line introduces second large E-Flexer to fleet

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 08 July 2022

Stena Ebba will enter service on the Karlskrona-Gdynia route in December 2022

Senesco Marine starts building Casco Bay Lines ferry

Senesco Marine starts building Casco Bay Lines ferry

Elliot Bay Design Group

By Alice Chambers | 07 July 2022

Hybrid-electric vessel was designed by Elliot Bay Design Group and will feature technology from ABB

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