Ferry news

Interferry team to prepare best practice guide for ferry safety

Interferry team to prepare best practice guide for ferry safety
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 10, 2019

Report will be based on findings from the Philippines, which has significantly reduced ferry incidents 

ABB to convert Italian ferry into hybrid vessel

ABB to convert Italian ferry into hybrid vessel
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 7, 2019

San Cristoforo will also be able to operate in zero-emission mode as she sails on Italy’s Lake Maggiore

New platform launched to boost sea tourism in Adriatic

New platform launched to boost sea tourism in Adriatic
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Adriatic Sea Tourism Agenda enables cruise and ferry operators to share ideas and initiatives

Red Funnel reduces plastics, waste and energy consumption

Red Funnel reduces plastics, waste and energy consumption
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Isle of Wight-based ferry line making great strides with the environmental strategy it launched in 2018

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Operator plans to convert fiver ferries to dual-fuel to comply with sulphur cap

How is P&O Ferries transforming onboard experiences?

How is P&O Ferries transforming onboard experiences?
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, May 10, 2019

Dan Bridgett tells Jacqui Griffiths how the company’s recent agreement with Dufry contributes to a comprehensive customer experience strategy

Dan Bridgett explains how the firm’s agreement with Dufry will help its customer experience strategy

Talking to an innovative ferry industry trailblazer

Talking to an innovative ferry industry trailblazer
By Guest | Thursday, May 2, 2019

David Gudgel explains to Sandra Speares how Clipper Navigation has gone from strength to strength since becoming the first to operate a high-speed catamaran in North America 32 years ago

David Gudgel on how Clipper Navigation has grown since it started using high-speed catamarans

Red Funnel trials new Azurtane vessel positioning system

Red Funnel trials new Azurtane vessel positioning system
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tool accelerates berthing process by putting ferries within four centimetres of the wharf 

Increasing ferry capacity on the Irish Sea

Increasing ferry capacity on the Irish Sea
By Justin Merrigan | Monday, April 29, 2019

Andrew Sheen talks with Justin Merrigan about Irish Ferries’ investment in new ships, as well as its improved services and routes to Britain and France

Andrew Sheen speaks about Irish Ferries’ investment in new ships, services and routes 

Exploring the reasons behind the fight over the ferry berth

Exploring the reasons behind the fight over the ferry berth
By Guest | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Maritime journalist Michael Grey weighs up the pros and cons of cabotage in oceans around the world

Michael Grey weighs up the pros and cons of cabotage in oceans around the world

Working to make a difference in the ferry industry

Working to make a difference in the ferry industry
By Guest | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan reflects on a hectic round of activity devoted to crucial industry issues

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan reflects on a hectic round of activity devoted to crucial industry issues

DFDS chooses broadband from Nowhere Networks

DFDS chooses broadband from Nowhere Networks
By Rebecca Gibson | Sunday, April 14, 2019

New internet solution will be rolled out to all ferries on the English Channel routes by summer 2020

Wightlink forms partnership with Grace's Bakery

Wightlink forms partnership with Grace's Bakery
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

UK operator to provide ferry customers with sandwiches made from locally sourced ingredients

How DFDS is staying confident in uncertain times

How DFDS is staying confident in uncertain times
By David Mott | Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Niels Smedegaard tells David Mott how preparing for a no-deal Brexit will help the firm improve services for both its passenger and freight businesses

Niels Smedegaard tells David Mott how preparing for a no-deal Brexit will help the firm improve services

An uncertain future for the ferry industry

An uncertain future for the ferry industry
By Guest | Monday, April 8, 2019

HFW’s William MacLachlan comments on the impact of Brexit on the many operators serving the UK and Ireland

HFW’s William MacLachlan explores how Brexit will affect operators serving the UK and Ireland

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 5, 2019

Shipbuilder will construct seven fully electric ferries for use in Copenhagen, Denmark

Ferry operators are moving to cleaner power

Ferry operators are moving to cleaner power
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 4, 2019

European lines are leading the way in environmentally friendly operations as they order dual-fuel and battery-powered ferries. Rebecca Gibson reports

European brands are leading the way in green operations as they order dual-fuel and battery ferries

How are ferry operators ensuring a sustainable future?

How are ferry operators ensuring a sustainable future?
By Guest | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Simon Johnson, director of Shipshape Consulting, asks four ferry operators to outline the initiatives they have put in place to reduce the environmental impact of their fleets

BC Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Red Funnel and Stena outline their environmental initiatives

Rauma Marine to build new shuttle ferry for Tallink

Rauma Marine to build new shuttle ferry for Tallink
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 29, 2019

LNG ship will sail between Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia when it enters service in 2022

Brittany Ferries confirms fourth new cruise ferry

Brittany Ferries confirms fourth new cruise ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 28, 2019

AVIC Weihai Shipyard will build the ship which will sail from the UK to Spain powered by LNG