Ferry news

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 

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

The two vessels will undergo dry dock work at Trafalgar Shipyard before resuming service in 2021

Sailing is a family affair with Pentland Ferries

Sailing is a family affair with Pentland Ferries
By Sandra Speares | 27 November 2020

Sandra Speares asks Kathryn Scollie about Pentland Ferries’ essential service, which links St Margaret’s Hope in Orkney with Gills Bay in Caithness, Scotland

Kathryn Scollie discusses the ferry operator’s essential service linking Orkney and Caithness

DFDS to develop pioneering hydrogen-powered ferry

DFDS to develop pioneering hydrogen-powered ferry

Knud E. Hansen

 

By Rebecca Gibson | 27 November 2020

Operator has joined forces with several other partners to design and build the vessel

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry

By Alex Smith | 25 November 2020

The research is intended to ensure that ferries can comply with new IMO regulations

How Jadrolinija is looking to the future

How Jadrolinija is looking to the future
By Justin Merrigan | 20 November 2020

Jadrolinija’s David Sopta tells Justin Merrigan how Croatia’s national ferry line is steering a steady course

David Sopta tells Justin Merrigan how Croatia’s national ferry line is steering a steady course

Maintaining lifeline services during a pandemic

Maintaining lifeline services during a pandemic
By Justin Merrigan | 16 November 2020

Robbie Drummond tells Justin Merrigan about CalMac’s Covid-19 response and how it has continued to provide vital services to the island communities on Scotland’s west coast

Robbie Drummond tells Justin Merrigan about CalMac’s Covid-19 response

Leading the way in safeguarding passengers

Leading the way in safeguarding passengers
By Justin Merrigan | 10 November 2020

Red Funnel CEO Fran Collins tells Justin Merrigan about the operator’s response to Covid-19 and its new measures to safeguard passengers and staff

Red Funnel CEO Fran Collins tells Justin Merrigan about the operator’s response to Covid-19

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