Ferry news

Grandi Navi Veloci converts ferry into floating hospital

Grandi Navi Veloci converts ferry into floating hospital
By Alex Smith | 27 March 2020

Splendid has been equipped to assist patients with Covid-19 in Genoa, Italy

Ship of the Year 2020: And the winners are…

Ship of the Year 2020: And the winners are…
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 March 2020

We reveal the vessels that have taken top spot in our first-ever passenger ship awards

Stena Edda sails maiden voyage across the Irish Sea

Stena Edda sails maiden voyage across the Irish Sea
By Alex Smith | 13 March 2020

Ferry is the largest ever to sail on the Belfast to Liverpool route

MAN Energy Solutions to supply engines for Tallink Grupp newbuild

MAN Energy Solutions to supply engines for Tallink Grupp newbuild
By Alex Smith | 12 March 2020

Dual-fuel engines will power MyStar when she enters service in 2022

Brittany Ferries acquires part of Condor Ferries

Brittany Ferries acquires part of Condor Ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 March 2020

Operator will continue to provide services between Guernsey, Jersey, the UK and St Malo in France

Stena Edda arrives in Northern Ireland

Stena Edda arrives in Northern Ireland
By Alex Smith | 03 March 2020

The ferry undertook final trials in Belfast Harbour before she enters service

Austal reveals Queen Beetle trimaran ferry

Austal reveals Queen Beetle trimaran ferry
By Alex Smith | 28 February 2020

The 83-metre vessel is under construction for Japanese operator JR Kyushu Jet Ferry

BC Ferries christens Island-class ferries

BC Ferries christens Island-class ferries
By Alex Smith | 21 February 2020

Island Discovery and Island Aurora will enter service in mid-2020

DFDS reveals new features in Dunkerque Seaways refit

DFDS reveals new features in Dunkerque Seaways refit
By Alex Smith | 18 February 2020

Ferry is the first of three to be refurbished in a £3.9 million (US$5.07 million) investment

Austal launches 109-metre catamaran ferry

Austal launches 109-metre catamaran ferry
By Alex Smith | 14 February 2020

New Fjord Line vessel is the largest by volume ever constructed by the shipbuilder

Damen to build five coastal ferries for Zanzibar Government

Damen to build five coastal ferries for Zanzibar Government
By Alex Smith | 14 February 2020

Vessels will carry tourists visiting Pemba Island in the Zanzibar Archipelago from July 2020

Irish Ferries signs agreement with Hogia Ferry Systems

Irish Ferries signs agreement with Hogia Ferry Systems
By Alex Smith | 11 February 2020

Software developer will deliver its BOOKIT system for the line’s passenger and freight vessels

Austal Australia launches Bajamar Express

Austal Australia launches Bajamar Express
By Alex Smith | 06 February 2020

Trimaran ferry will operate for Fred. Olsen Express in the Canary Islands

Stena Line opens new ferry route between Denmark and Sweden

Stena Line opens new ferry route between Denmark and Sweden
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 February 2020

Stena Nautica began providing two daily departures between Grenaa and Halmstad this February

BC Ferries awards contract for new Salish-class vessel

BC Ferries awards contract for new Salish-class vessel
By Alex Smith | 03 February 2020

Remontowa Shipbuilding will build an additional LNG-fuelled ferry to enter service in 2022

Austal to construct catamaran for STGM Mauritius

Austal to construct catamaran for STGM Mauritius
By Alex Smith | 30 January 2020

Contract for 41-metre high-speed vessel is worth US$10.7 million

P&O Ferries reveals renders of new super ferries

P&O Ferries reveals renders of new super ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2020

Images show double-ended design, panoramic windows and a revolutionary hull shape

Turku Repair Yard starts renovation on Tallink Grupp cruise ferry

Turku Repair Yard starts renovation on Tallink Grupp cruise ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2020

Team will revitalise several passenger areas and perform technical upgrades on Silja Europe

Schottel to provide propulsion units for BC Ferries’ Island Class vessels

Schottel to provide propulsion units for BC Ferries’ Island Class vessels
By Richard Humphreys | 24 January 2020

Road ferries will be equipped with two Schottel Twin Propellers and a pair of electric motors

Ferry Safety and Technology Conference returns to New York

Ferry Safety and Technology Conference returns to New York
By Alex Smith | 23 January 2020

Sixth annual conference will cover developments in the local ferry market alongside global events

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