Ferry news

Wasaline's new ro-pax ferry fitted with ABB Azipods

Wasaline's new ro-pax ferry fitted with ABB Azipods
ABB Marine & Ports
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2020

Technology will cut fuel consumption, while maximising vessel manoeuvrability

Discover Ferries appoints new leadership team

Discover Ferries appoints new leadership team
Discover Ferries
By Alex Smith | 14 September 2020

The industry body has appointed Abby Penlington as director and Nigel Wonnacott as chair 

Wight Shipyard Company completes largest-ever ferry export order

Wight Shipyard Company completes largest-ever ferry export order
Wight Shipyard Company
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 September 2020

Isle of Wight-based shipbuilder delivers four ferries to Maltese tour operator Captain Morgan

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Review out now!

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Review out now!
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 September 2020

The magazine is packed with exclusive insights from stakeholders across the passenger shipping industry

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association revises competition rules

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association revises competition rules
Unsplash/Michel Paz
By Alex Smith | 12 August 2020

The teams in the student design competition will now have to consider the impact of Covid-19

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers launches in London

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers launches in London
Uber by Thames Clippers
By Alex Smith | 05 August 2020

Passengers will be able to book tickets for the service on the Uber app

Uber partners with Thames Clippers to offer commuter ferry service

Uber partners with Thames Clippers to offer commuter ferry service
Thames Clippers
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 July 2020

Londoners will be able to purchase advance ferry tickets via the Uber app from summer 2020

Damen delivers zero-emission ferries to Arriva

Damen delivers zero-emission ferries to Arriva
Damen Shipyards Group
By Alex Smith | 08 July 2020

The five vessels will provide public transport in Copenhagen, Denmark

Targeting innovation to reduce emissions

Targeting innovation to reduce emissions
By Carlos Tuulik | 08 July 2020

The challenging prospect of global emissions targets will need to be met with cooperation and innovative new technologies

Challenging targets will need to be met with cooperation and innovative new technologies

Wärtsilä to design and equip battery-powered ferries

Wärtsilä to design and equip battery-powered ferries
Wärtsilä
By Alex Smith | 23 June 2020

Zero-emission ships will be built for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö

Interferry prepares for post-Covid-19 ferry travel

Interferry prepares for post-Covid-19 ferry travel
Interferry
By Alex Smith | 18 May 2020

European Commission guidance suggests gradual relaxation of restrictions ahead of summer season

Damen Shipyards Group marks 20 years of ferry construction

Damen Shipyards Group marks 20 years of ferry construction
Damen Shipyards Group
By Alex Smith | 11 May 2020

Shipbuilders ferry department was first formed at the start of the millennium

Interferry cancels conference for first time in 45 years

Interferry cancels conference for first time in 45 years
Interferry
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 April 2020

Covid-19 travel restrictions mean Australia will now host the event in 2023 rather than 2020

Spirit of Tasmania to move Victorian port operations to Geelong

Spirit of Tasmania to move Victorian port operations to Geelong
Spirit of Tasmania
By Rebecca | 27 April 2020

Ferry operator to relocate from Port Melbourne to avoid operational issues caused by congestion 

Porto Santo Line expedites booking process with Carus system

Porto Santo Line expedites booking process with Carus system
Porto Santo Line
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 April 2020

Ferry line implements CarRes to manage bookings for passengers and freight customers

NYC Ferry receives new catamaran ferries

NYC Ferry receives new catamaran ferries
Incat Crowther
By Alex Smith | 20 April 2020

H401 and Curiosity produce 90 per cent less particulate matter and nitrogen oxide emissions

Incat Tasmania to build new Seaworld Express Ferry

Incat Tasmania to build new Seaworld Express Ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 April 2020

The 700-passenger catamaran will start service in South Korea in early 2022

World’s first methanol-powered ferry turns five

World’s first methanol-powered ferry turns five
By Alex Smith | 15 April 2020

Stena, Wärtsilä, and the Methanex Corporation have marked the launch of Stena Germanica

Flying the flag for Tasmania's ferry industry

Flying the flag for Tasmania's ferry industry
By Justin Merrigan | 08 April 2020

Spirit of Tasmania CEO Bernard Dwyer talks with Justin Merrigan about hosting the 45th Annual Interferry conference in Hobart in October 2020

Bernard Dwyer discusses hosting the 45th Annual Interferry conference in Hobart in October 2020

Supporting the ambitions of the ferry industry

Supporting the ambitions of the ferry industry
By Mike Corrigan | 03 April 2020

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains the global trade association’s wide-ranging new vision for helping to shape the ferry industry’s future

Mike Corrigan explains Interferry’s wide-ranging new vision to help shape the ferry industry’s future

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