Ferries
In a recently released video, CubaKat CEO Pedro Baez talks about the company's plans to begin operating high-speed ferry service  between Marathon, FL, to Havana, Cuba, in 13 months. As we reported on January 4,…
Foss Maritime Company is joining with Washington State and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to build a replacement for a 63-year-old cross-Columbia River ferry.The partnership between Foss and the Washington State Department of…
Survitec Zodiac escape slides have been selected for two 47 m fast ferries, Perle Express and Liberty, recently completed at Austal's Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard. The ferries entered service in October with L'Express des Iles…
Kona Catamaran, LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL, has reportedly signed a deal with CubaKat, Inc. to build three high speed catamarans that will operate between Marathon, Florida and Havana, Cuba. The ferries will be designed to…
The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded an $8.23 million fixed-price contract to Austal Hull 130 Chartering, L.L.C., Mobile, Ala., to charter the 101-meter Westpac Express to support the Marine Corps Third Marine Expeditionary…
Rotterdam headquartered Imtech Marine is to supply the hybrid propulsion systems for the world's first diesel electric, hybrid seagoing ferries.Owned by Scottish company Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL), the two vehicle and passenger RO/RO ferries…
As widely predicted, the two AustalUSA  built former Hawaii Superferries, Huakai, and Alaka, are at last going to wind up under Navy control. Shipbuilding guru Tim Colton has found the following tucked away in the…
Vigor Industrial today released details of the "build in Washington team" that will build a 144 car ferry for the State of Washington under an agreement signed November 1 by Washington State Ferries with Vigor…
Germany's Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) reports that it has received an order from a Canadian customer for what, says the shipbuilder, will be one of the world's most environmentally friendly and innovative ConRo ferries.The 210…
In a ceremony at Fiskerstrand Shipyard in Ålesund, Western Norway, ferry operator Fjord1 yesterday named the world's largest gas-fueled ferry, MF Boknafjord, The new eco-friendly ferry, will serve the Arsvågen-Mortavika route on the Boknafjord in…
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