Ferry news

Destination Plymouth and Brittany Ferries to promote sustainable travel

Destination Plymouth and Brittany Ferries to promote sustainable travel

Destination Plymouth

By Alice Chambers | 26 January 2023

Partnership will encourage more people to take the ferry between Plymouth and Normandy, France

Incat Tasmania builds world’s largest zero-emission ferry for Buquebus

Incat Tasmania builds world’s largest zero-emission ferry for Buquebus

Incat Tasmania

By Alice Chambers | 16 January 2023

The battery-powered vessel will be delivered in 2025 and accommodate 2,100 passengers

Stena Line officially names new E-Flexer ferry Stena Ebba

Stena Line officially names new E-Flexer ferry Stena Ebba

Stena Line

By Alice Chambers | 12 January 2023

The vessel operates between Karlskrona in Sweden and Gdynia in Poland

Rauma shipyard begins construction on second ferry for Spirit of Tasmania

Rauma shipyard begins construction on second ferry for Spirit of Tasmania

Rauma Marine Constructions

By Amber Hickman | 21 December 2022

The two ferries will operate on the world’s southernmost open sea route

Eckerö Group to improve crew scheduling with Adonis HR

Eckerö Group to improve crew scheduling with Adonis HR

Adonis

By Alice Chambers | 05 December 2022

Finnish ferry brand will use the system to consolidate HR processes across all business units

Nowhere Networks to provide connectivity for Stena Line

Nowhere Networks to provide connectivity for Stena Line

Nowhere Networks

By Alice Chambers | 01 December 2022

A long-distance internet solution is being implemented across 32 of the brand’s 38 ferries

Liberty Lines vessels to be powered by EST-Floattech and Rolls-Royce

Liberty Lines vessels to be powered by EST-Floattech and Rolls-Royce

Liberty Lines

By Alice Chambers | 28 November 2022

The nine new hybrid fast ferries will operate between Sicily and Croatia from 2023

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Echandia 

By Alice Chambers | 21 November 2022

Echandia has supplied the batteries for the ferries, which were designed by OSK-ShipTech

UK ferry industry to introduce 11 new hybrid-powered vessels by 2027

UK ferry industry to introduce 11 new hybrid-powered vessels by 2027

Discover Ferries

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2022

Further investments will add to the six ferries that have entered service in the past two years

Torghatten Trafikkselskap cuts energy use with Schottel EcoPellers

Torghatten Trafikkselskap cuts energy use with Schottel EcoPellers

Torghatten Trafikkselskap

By Amber Hickman | 16 November 2022

Norwegian line records 25 per cent drop in energy usage on ferry after propulsion system upgrade

How Incat Crowther and Astilleros Armon are meeting fast ferry demand

How Incat Crowther and Astilleros Armon are meeting fast ferry demand
By Alice Chambers | 16 November 2022

Incat Crowther’s Dan Mace and Astilleros Armon’s Ricardo Garcia tell Alice Chambers how their companies are working together to meet the increasing need for fast ro-pax ferries

The firms are working together to improve the speed and quality of ro-pax ferries

The value of investing in efficient ferry links

The value of investing in efficient ferry links
By Michael Grey | 14 November 2022

Many people regard ferry services as merely a mode of transport, but stakeholders should consider how they can be used to drive socio-economic improvements for the communities at both ends of the service

Michael Grey discusses how recognising the value of ferry services can benefit the wider community

Almaco to build cabins for TT-Line’s new Spirit of Tasmania ferries

Almaco to build cabins for TT-Line’s new Spirit of Tasmania ferries

Almaco

By Alice Chambers | 08 November 2022

The sister ships are currently under construction at RMC in Finland and are due to debut in 2024

Rauma Marine Constructions lays keel for Spirit of Tasmania IV

Rauma Marine Constructions lays keel for Spirit of Tasmania IV

Rauma Marine Construction

By Rebecca Gibson | 01 November 2022

New ferry will be delivered to TT-Line Company in 2024 and operate between Australia and Tasmania

Belfast Harbour and Stena Line open new passenger terminal

Belfast Harbour and Stena Line open new passenger terminal

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 26 October 2022

Victoria Terminal 2 has undergone a £3 million extension and upgrade to add additional facilities

Propeller blade upgrade cuts Stena Danica fuel consumption

Propeller blade upgrade cuts Stena Danica fuel consumption

Berg Propulsion

By Alex Smith | 12 October 2022

The replacement by Berg Propulsion has addressed a persistent issue with machinery vibrations

Steel cut at Cemre Marin Endustri shipyard for new Islay ferries

Steel cut at Cemre Marin Endustri shipyard for new Islay ferries

CMAL

By Alex Smith | 07 October 2022

The milestone marks the beginning of construction for the two new vessels being built for CMAL

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

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