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Incat Crowther cat now operating 21 mile Honduras route JANUARY 28, 2016 — Utila Dream, a 244 passenger Incat Crowther design catamaran ferry built by Midship Marine's Harvey, LA, shipyard is now operating in Honduras after delivery from the shipbuilder on its own bottom. Designed specifically for rough water operation, the 30 m Utila Dream serves a 21 mile…
FEBRUARY 4, 2016—Rolls-Royce and the local public utility in Constance, Germany, Stadtwerke Konstanz, have teamed up to develop a liquid natural gas (LNG) propulsion system based on MTU engines for a new Lake Constance ferry.…
FEBRUARY 1, 2016 — The North Carolina Department of Transportation says that at approximately 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, the Ferry Division vessel M/V Roanoke ran soft aground on its way from Ocracoke to…
JANUARY 29, 2016—For a second consecutive year, a seven-man crew, led by Joseph Craine, owner and president of Lake Erie Ship Repair and Fabrication (LESR) based in Jefferson, OH, has repowered a Maid of the…
JANUARY 29, 2016 — Denia, Spain, headquartered ferry giant Baleària is to build a 232.2 m x 30.4 m LNG fueled "smart ship" at Spain's LaNaval shipyard. It will be the largest ferry operating in…
JANUARY 28, 2016 — Utila Dream, a 244 passenger Incat Crowther design catamaran ferry built by Midship Marine's Harvey, LA, shipyard is now operating in Honduras after delivery from the shipbuilder on its own bottom.…
JANUARY 21, 2016 — CoCo Yachts, Gorinchem, Nethelands, and China's AFAI Southern Shipyard have won a contract from Peng Xing Shipping Company for two high speed aluminum ferries.
JANUARY 19, 2016 — Flensburg, Germany, based ferry operator FRS (Förde Reederei Seetouristik mbH) has acquired a majority interest in Seattle, WA, based Clipper Navigation, Inc., whose Clipper Vacations operates the Victoria Clipper passenger ferry…
JANUARY 14, 2016 — New Zealand builder Q-West's Wanganui shipyard has started construction of two 34 m catamarans. They represent a NZ$16 million (about US$10.3 million) investment by operator Fullers Group Ltd which says the…
JANUARY 7, 2016 — Germany's first LNG-fueled ferry, the MS Ostfriesland, has now been operating for AG Ems between Emden and Borkum Island on the ecologically sensitive Wadden Sea, since June 2015. Originally built in…
DECEMBER 28, 2014 — Washington State Ferries is starting off the New Year with construction of a new Olympic Class ferry.
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