Ferries
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — A Scottish shipyard has won its first newbuilding order since being bought from bankruptcy administrators earlier this month by private equity investor Clyde Blowers. Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today…
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 — The new sulfur limits that will apply within the North European SECA area from January 1, 2015, are good news for the environment but pose a particular challenge to Gothenburg, Sweden,…
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 — Alaska Governor Sean Parnell announced Saturday that the State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at the Vigor Alaska shipyard in Ketchikan.…
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 — South Korea's Seaspovill has signed its second fast ferry contract with Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group. To be named Sea Star 5, the Damen Fast Ferry 4212 will operate between Mookho…
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014—The Staten Island Ferry got a big boost today in the form of a $191.6 million federal grant that will fund the construction of two new 4,500–passenger ferries, harden ferry facilities against flood…
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 — Lake Champlain Transportation Company, which operates ferry boat services for passengers and vehicles between Vermont and New York, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection under which it will…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 — Caterpillar Marine and Cat Dealer Pon Power report that the first Cat 3512C marine generator sets with Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) have been selected to power the series of seven 78…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 — Seaspan's Vancouver Shipyards (VSY), North Vancouver, BC, Canada, yesterday officially started construction on the new cable ferry it is building under a $15 million contract from BC Ferries (see earlier story).…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) reports that the repower of the M/V Columbia has been completed. EBDG provided design services and ongoing owner support services…
AUGUST 28, 2014 — German ferry operator Norden-Frisia AG has again chosen Voith Schneider propulsion for a slightly longer sister to its double-ended ferry MS Frisia IV. Under construction at shipbuilder Cassens Werft GmbH in…
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