Ferries
JULY 16, 2014—Lloyd’s Register has been selected by BC Ferries to class its new Intermediate Class LNG-fueled ferries. Earlier this month, BC Ferries awarded a contract worth about $165 million to Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of…
JULY 7, 2014 — L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) is to provide advanced automation, navigation, communications and electrical propulsion facilities for Samsø Færgen, a new 100 m double-ended passenger/car ferry to be built by…
JULY 4, 2014—Canada’s BC Ferries has awarded contracts worth $165 million to Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A., Gdansk, Poland, to build three new dual-fuel intermediate class vessels. The three 105 meter, 145-vehicle, 600-passenger vessels will be able…
JULY 2, 2014—Lloyd’s Register will class a new eco-friendly double-ended Dutch ferry that will most burn Compress Natural Gas as fuel and incorporate solar panels. To be called the Texelstroom, the 1,750-passenger, 350-vehicle, double ended…
JULY 1, 2014 — Now operating in Sydney Harbor, Australia, the Incat Crowther designed 450 passenger dinner cruise vessel M/V Epicure has been delivered to Spotless Group's Epicure subsidiary by Aluminium Boats of Queensland after…
JULY 1, 2014 — An investigation into an LNG spill involving Fjord Lines LNG-fueled 1,500-passenger ferry Bergensfjord has concluded. The incident occurred May 9 during truck-to-ship bunkering of the vessel at Skangass's Risavika, Norway, terminal.…
JUNE 24, 2014 — Corvus Energy and Scandlines have completed the conversion of three more ferries to hybrid operation — the M/V Deutschland, M/V Schleswig-­‐Holstein and M/V Prins Richard. Based on the success of Scandline's…
JULY 11, 2014 — HMS Ferries, Inc., Bainbridge Island, WA, says that two different projects with which it is associated were awarded state and federal grants for capital improvements, equaling a combined total of nearly…
JUNE 10, 2014 — A 181 m x 26.6 m LNG-fueled RoRo ferry ordered at German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) will be fueled by taking mobile LNG tanks on board during regular ship loading…
JUNE 5, 2014—Vigor Fab has delivered the M/V Tokitae, the the first of three funded Olympic class vessels, to Washington State Ferries, Seattle, WA. Designed by Seattle-based Guido Perla & Associates, Inc., the Olympic Class…
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