Ferries
JULY 17, 2014 — BC Ferries two newbuilds at Poland's Remontowa Shipbuilding will not be the only LNG fueled vessels in its fleet. BC Ferries is to conduct mid-life upgrade modifications on its two Spirit-Class…
JULY 17, 2014 — The Government of Canada is investing $58 million over two years to support interprovincial ferry services in Eastern Canada. It says that investment will allow for continued ferry services between Saint…
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…
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