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World's longest cable ferry to go in operation this fall

AUGUST 26, 2015—BC Ferries’ cable ferry, the 150-passenger, 50-vehicle Baynes Sound Connector, was expected to be towed from Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards in North Vancouver last night to arrive this morning at Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island. When it...

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AUGUST 26, 2015—BC Ferries’ cable ferry, the 150-passenger, 50-vehicle Baynes Sound Connector, was expected to be towed from Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards in North Vancouver last night to arrive this morning at Buckley Bay on Vancouver…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — Canadian broadcaster CBC reports that the first of two new $50-million Ropax ferries ordered by the Government of Newfounland and Labrador service is returning to Damen Shipyards, Galati, Romania, shipyard in…
AUGUST 22, 2015 — The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) has launched its latest competition for a Safe Affordable Ferry. Entries are being sought from naval architectural students from all over the world. "The goal…
AUGUST 17, 2015 — Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte – La Naval has launched the 135 m ferry Texelstroom for Netherlands operator Royal N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming (TESO). The 1,750 passenger, 350 vehicle…
AUGUST 6, 2015 — Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that its Philippines shipyard has delivered the first of two high speed catamaran ferries to the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The contract for two 45…
AUGUST 5, 2015 — GE Marine reports that it will provide Buquebus, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a customized service agreement for the two GE LM2500 gas turbines that power the 99 m LNG fueled Incat…
AUGUST 4, 2015 — The start of production of Estonian operator Tallink's new generation LNG fueled fast ferry for the Tallinn, Estonia-Helsinki, Finland, route began today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. The new…
JULY 30, 2015 —The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday said that it will provide $500,000 towards the development of a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station (see earlier story). The project…
JULY 28, 2015 — Sandia National Laboratories and San Francisco's Red and White Fleet are partnering to develop a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station. "Everyone is talking about reducing emissions by 20 percent,…
JULY 23, 2015 — Spain's LaNaval Shipyard (Construcciones Navales del Norte, S.L.) is next week set to launch what promises to be one of the world's most environmentally ferries. The 1,750-passenger, 350-vehicle, double ended ferry…
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