Ferries
AUGUST 28, 2014 — German ferry operator Norden-Frisia AG has again chosen Voith Schneider propulsion for a slightly longer sister to its double-ended ferry MS Frisia IV. Under construction at shipbuilder Cassens Werft GmbH in…
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has completed the sale of the 102 m trimaran stock vessel Austal Hull 270 to Channel Islands ferry operator Condor Ferries for A$61.5 million. Condor Ferries has been…
AUGUST 13, 2014 — Hornblower Cruises & Events, San Francisco, CA, has hired Scott Keever as Manager, Special Events. Mr. Keever comes to Hornblower with seven years of maritime experience at Chevron Shipping After graduating…
AUGUST 12, 2014 — Two more 24 m Incat Crowther design catamaran passenger ferries have joined the fleet of Australia's Captain Cook Cruises. Built by Tasmanian shipyard Richardson Devine Marine, the vessels — the Mary…
AUGUST 8, 2014 — Woodinville, WA, headquartered Wesmar (Western Marine Electronics, Inc.), reports that another ferry, the 70 passenger, 20 car MV Norcon Galatea, has installed Wesmar commercial bow thrusters. The 387-ton, 125-foot Ro-Ro passenger…
AUGUST 6, 2014 — Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG says it has won an order for six MTU diesel engines that will be used to propel three double-ended Turkish ferries. The order with MTU marks a…
AUGUST 4, 2014 — Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a leading naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, has been selected by the New York Department of…
AUGUST 4, 2014 — Wärtsilä has been selected to design a new ferry that will be a key part of an EU sponsored project intended to strengthen transportation links between Finland and Sweden. The ferry…
JULY 22, 2014 — South Korea's National Police Agency says that a badly decomposed body found June 12 is that of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the ferry Sewol. Police have been searching for…
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…
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