Ferry news

BC Ferries orders four more hybrid ferries from Damen Shipyards

BC Ferries orders four more hybrid ferries from Damen Shipyards
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 8, 2019

Ferries will be able to sail as electric vessels in future when electric charging technology has matured

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2019

Bajamar Express and Bañaderos Express are currently under construction at Austal’s shipyard

Stena Line pilot shows AI technology cuts fuel consumption

Stena Line pilot shows AI technology cuts fuel consumption
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 6, 2019

New software allows captains to find optimal route and performance set-up for each ferry trip

ExxonMobil to supply engine and stabiliser oils for Color Hybrid

ExxonMobil to supply engine and stabiliser oils for Color Hybrid
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, November 6, 2019

MobilGard ADL 40 engine oil will enhance engine cleanliness and reduce oil consumption

How Serco NorthLink is providing a Northern Isles lifeline

How Serco NorthLink is providing a Northern Isles lifeline
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Justin Merrigan asks Stuart Garrett about the growth of Serco NorthLink and how its ferries provide community support on services from mainland Scotland to Orkney and Shetland

Stuart Garret discusses the growth of Serco NorthLink and the community support its ferries provide

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials in China

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials in China
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 31, 2019

New ferry will begin service on the Dublin to Holyhead route in the Irish Sea in early 2020

Austal to build new catamaran for Molslinjen

Austal to build new catamaran for Molslinjen
By Alex Smith | Monday, October 28, 2019

High-speed ferry will be the largest Austal has ever built

Blue Jet Zhuhai Fast Ferries takes delivery of its fastest passenger ferry

Blue Jet Zhuhai Fast Ferries takes delivery of its fastest passenger ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 25, 2019

Newbuild was designed by CoCo Yachts and built by Plenty Shipbuilding Industry

How Loch Ness by Jacobite is showcasing Loch Ness at its best

How Loch Ness by Jacobite is showcasing Loch Ness at its best
By Justin Merrigan | Friday, October 25, 2019

There’s a great deal more to Scotland’s Loch Ness than dear old ‘Nessie’, as Loch Ness by Jacobite’s owner Freda Newton explains to Justin Merrigan

Ferry company's owner Freda Newton explains why there's more to Loch Ness than ‘Nessie’

Siemens to help Washington State Ferries with hybrid conversion

Siemens to help Washington State Ferries with hybrid conversion
By Alex Smith | Friday, October 25, 2019

German company will help US operator to electrify three ferries to reduce their emissions

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group is broadening its horizons by becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries, creating bespoke equipment along the way

Damen Shipyards Group is becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries

Interferry conference highlights zero-emissions goal

Interferry conference highlights zero-emissions goal
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Delegates discussed the innovations driving the global ferry industry towards a lower carbon future

Copenhagen Malmo Port and DFDS to establish shore power facility

Copenhagen Malmo Port and DFDS to establish shore power facility
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Project will significantly reduce emissions from ferries calling at the Danish city

Deltamarin provides RMC with design services for Tallink ferry

Deltamarin provides RMC with design services for Tallink ferry
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The company will produce designs for the hull, machinery and electrical systems for new vessel

Merima partners with Rauma Marine Constructions for ferry projects

Merima partners with Rauma Marine Constructions for ferry projects
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 10, 2019

Design company will build interiors for Wasaline’s and Tallink’s new ferries

Austal launches new MarineLink-Fleet vessel monitoring product

Austal launches new MarineLink-Fleet vessel monitoring product
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Solution will provide operators a live view of their ships’ locations, schedules and local weather

Rising to the innovation challenge in the ferry sector

Rising to the innovation challenge in the ferry sector
By Simon Johnson | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

ICFR’s expert ferry advisor Simon Johnson asks three ferry executives to discuss the greatest opportunities and challenges facing the global ferry sector

Three ferry executives discuss opportunities and challenges in the ferry sector with Simon Johnson

Majestic Ferries debuts new passenger ferry

Majestic Ferries debuts new passenger ferry
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Brilliance of Majestic is the first of the new, higher capacity Incat Crowther 42 class

A global approach to domestic ferry safety

A global approach to domestic ferry safety
By Johan Roos | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Interferry’s Johan Roos explains why the global industry must focus on helping developing nations

Interferry’s Johan Roos explains why the global industry must focus on helping developing nations

Operators worldwide order fast, smart and sustainable ferries

Operators worldwide order fast, smart and sustainable ferries
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, September 27, 2019

A glance at the global ferry order book tells the story of a buoyant sector with an appetite for innovative solutions. Jacqui Griffiths reports

The global ferry order book tells the story of a buoyant sector with an appetite for innovation

Theme picker