Ferries
MAY 5, 2015 — Alaska Marine Highway System's fast vehicle ferry Chenega has successfully completed two days of sea trials in Puget Sound after being repowered with four new MTU Series 4000 engines at the…
APRIL 16, 2015 — Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, a Vigor Industrial Company, was recently awarded a shipbuilding contract by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), San Francisco, CA, for the design and construction of…
APRIL 15, 2015 — U.K. ferry operator Condor Ferries seems to have been experiencing a series of unfortunate events with Condor Liberation, the 102 m Austal trimaran it acquired last year (see previous story). The…
APRIL 13, 2015—The $126-million Samish, the second of three 144-car ferries, was recently accepted by Washington State Ferries (WSF), Seattle, WA, following its delivery from Vigor Industrial. Following two months of sea trials and crew…
APRIL 3, 2014 — Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri reports that the first LNG fueled ferry built in Italy, the F.-A.-Gauthier, departed its shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia, Naples, April 1, after successfully completing LNG sea trials.…
MARCH 30, 2015 — In a keel laying ceremony held in celebration of the 70th anniversary year of New York City's Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts, Inc., Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, recently began construction of the…
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — Hy-Line Cruises, a division of Hyannis Harbor Tours, Inc., Hyannis, MA, has ordered a new 493-passenger, high-speed catamaran from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, the Duclos Corporation, for delivery in 2016. It will be…
FEBRUARY 24, 20015 — Nichols Brothers Boatbuilders, Freeland, WA, has completed construction of the 115 ft x 47.6 ft, 23 car, 100 passenger ferry M/V Oscar B. Designed by Seattle's Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG)…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — The two 148.9 dual fuel ferries ordered by Seaspan Ferries Corporation from Turkey's Sedef Shipyard (see earlier story) will, in fact, be battery hybrid vessels. Under a contract just announced by…
FEBRUARY 12, 2015 — GE Marine reports that Norwegian ferry operator Bastø Fosen will be among the first North European customers to operate the new GE diesel engines that meet IMO Tier III emissions without…
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