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Stena Line to reduce carbon emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Stena Line to reduce carbon emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 07 April 2021

Shipping company plans to launch fossil fuel-free Stena Elektra and two more E-flexer vessels

Why the ferry's industry's pandemic response fuels hopes for future

Why the ferry's industry's pandemic response fuels hopes for future

Archipelago Philippines Ferries/FastCat

By Mike Corrigan | 31 March 2021

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan suggests that the global trade association and its members can draw some comfort from the evolving reactions to unprecedented challenges

Interferry's members can draw comfort from the evolving reactions to unprecedented challenges

Wight Shipyard Co completes Red Funnel ferry project

Wight Shipyard Co completes Red Funnel ferry project

Wight Shipyard Co

By Rebecca Gibson | 31 March 2021

Shipyard carried out an annual service, planned maintenance and selected upgrades

Irish Ferries to start new Dover-Calais service in June

Irish Ferries to start new Dover-Calais service in June

Justin Merrigan

By Rebecca Gibson | 30 March 2021

Isle of Inishmore will initially operate the route and extra capacity will be added in the near future

TS Laevad reduces emissions with Blueflow system

TS Laevad reduces emissions with Blueflow system

DEIF

By Alex Smith | 22 March 2021

The energy management system provides recommendations to lower fuel consumption

Wightlink prepares fleet for summer restart

Wightlink prepares fleet for summer restart

Wightlink

By Alex Smith | 12 March 2021

The ferry operator is completing a £5 million refit and maintenance programme

ABB to provide power and propulsion solution for Casco Bay Line ferry

ABB to provide power and propulsion solution for Casco Bay Line ferry

ABB

By Alex Smith | 12 March 2021

The operator’s new vessel will operate on the Portland to Peaks Island route along the Maine coast

Trimline provides new catering areas for P&O Ferries’ Spirit of Britain

Trimline provides new catering areas for P&O Ferries’ Spirit of Britain

Trimline

By Alex Smith | 25 February 2021

The interior outfitter installed Covid-safe self-service and Grab & Go areas

Brødrene Aa to build three new ferries for Attica Group

Brødrene Aa to build three new ferries for Attica Group

Attica Group

By Rebecca Gibson | 08 February 2021

Vessels will be delivered in early 2022 and will operate on routes between Greece's Saronic islands

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem De Vlamingh enters service

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem De Vlamingh enters service

Rederij Doeksen

By Alex Smith | 29 January 2021

The LNG-powered catamaran will sail between Vlieland and Terschelling in the Netherlands

ABB to provide power solutions for South Korea's first zero-emission ferry

ABB to provide power solutions for South Korea's first zero-emission ferry

ABB

By Rebecca Gibson | 29 January 2021

Company's battery technology will enable ferry to make four return trips per day

Viking Glory launched at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry shipyard

Viking Glory launched at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry shipyard

Viking Line

By Alex Smith | 27 January 2021

Viking Line’s new ferry will enter service on the Baltic Sea in early 2022

Austal launches new series of electric-powered ferries

Austal launches new series of electric-powered ferries
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2021

Passenger Express 46V is the first to feature the Volta high-speed ferry solutions

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

The vessel will sail on routes between the Scottish towns of Gourock, Dunoon and Kilcreggan

Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 05 January 2021

Stena Embla is the third E-Flexer ferry to be added to Irish Sea routes

Is the UK's proposed Irish Sea bridge a bridge too far?

Is the UK's proposed Irish Sea bridge a bridge too far?

Google Maps

By Michael Grey | 23 December 2020

Michael Grey outlines why ferry services offer a more flexible and cost-effective option for transporting people between Northern Ireland and Scotland than UK Government’s proposed bridge across the Irish Sea

Why ferry services offer a better option for travel between Northern Ireland and Scotland

Time for the ferry industry to build on good intentions

Time for the ferry industry to build on good intentions
By Johan Roos | 07 December 2020

With fast-approaching International Maritime Organization deadlines on greenhouse gas reductions, the ferry industry needs to act now

Operators needs to act now to meet fast-approaching International Maritime Organization deadlines

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Embla

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Embla

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 03 December 2020

The third E-Flexer ferry was handed over at a ceremony at CMI Jinling Weihai shipyard

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge
By Sandra Speares | 02 December 2020

Sandra Speares asks Amy Scarton how Washington State Ferries is continuing to pursue its long-term goals despite the challenging times

Amy Scarton explains how the ferry operator is continuing to pursue its long-term goals

Brittany Ferries christens Galicia in virtual ceremony

Brittany Ferries christens Galicia in virtual ceremony

Brittany Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

New ferry will make her first commerical journey between Spain and England on 2 December 

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