Ferries
The Board of Directors of the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) has unanimously voted to oppose enactment of a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow foreign-flagged passenger vessels to directly compete with…
SkipperLiner, LaCrosse, Wis., recently delivered the vehicle ferry Pride of Cassville to the city of Cassville, Wi. The ferry comprises a passenger/vehicle barge and a towboat.The ferry will transport vehicles and passengers across the Mississippi…
The first two of a new class of vessels designed by Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) and built for the Port Aransas Ferry Service by Southwest Shipyard LP went into operation July 1.…
Small ship cruise specialist American Cruise Lines reports that it has been awarded a contract by the Glacier Bay National Park to operate in the famed Alaskan park, making the line one of only several…
In partnership with Fleetway, Inc., Denmark's Knud E. Hansen A/S  recently signed a contract with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada for the basic design of a series of six ferries for operation…
Austal has handed over the largest catamaran it has thus far built, the 113 m "Leonora Christina," to Danish company Faergen (formerly Nordic Ferry Services) and is due to depart Austal's Henderson, Australia, shipyard for…
STX Finland Oy and Finferries have signed a contract for the construction of a double ended ferry. The ship will be built at the STX Rauma shipyard and will be delivered at the end of…
Deltamarin and Wärtsilä have developed a series of new IMC (Integrated Modular Customized) ferry designs that will undergo extensive model testing. The aim is to achieve considerable cost savings, both in building the ships and…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday released a report that, he says, "will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating and further strengthening the nation’s marine highways" Prepared by Marad, the report  is…
Alaska Ship & Drydock, Inc. and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough are preparing to christen the double-ended ferry M/V Ken Eichner 2 on Saturday. The vessel will be the borough's second ferry providing service to the…
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