Ferries
JANUARY 13, 2015 — Boston Harbor Cruises is to drydock its Provincetown Ferry, the high speed catamaran Salacia, at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset, MA, for a $2.6 million dollar engine refit. The 600 passenger Salacia is…
DECEMBER 1, 2014 — Energy utility FortisBC announced today that it will provide Canadian $5 million in incentive funding toward two new vessels for Seaspan Ferries that will be able to run on liquefied natural…
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 — Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC), Delta, B.C., Canada, has awarded Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey a contract for the construction of two new dual-fueled (diesel and liquefied natural gas) ferries. The 148.9…
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 — One of the world's biggest ferry companies, Sweden's Stena Line, says it is to become the first operator in the world to run a large 1,500 passenger ferry on methanol, drastically…
NOVEMBER 17, 2014 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has secured a contract for the supply of four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical propulsion of two passenger ferries for Chinese shipping companies, Huadong Ferry and Dadong…
NOVEMBER 14, 2014 — Sweden's Rederi AB Gotland has signed a contract worth SEK 1 billion (about US $134.7 million) with China's Guangzhou Shipyard International for an LNG fueled passenger/cargo ferry. On delivery in 2017,…
OCTOBER 31, 2014 — Estonian state-owned ports corporation Tallinna Sadam has placed orders for four ferries that two subsidiary companies will operate between the Estonian mainland and the islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa. The 114…
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — The Canadian Government has signed an agreement with Attica Holdings S.A. of Greece to acquire the RoPax ferry Blue Star Ithaki tfor a total cash consideration of EUR 31.2 million (about…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Shipbuilder Japan Marine United Inc.has received an order from MOL Ferry Co., Ltd. for two large, eco-friendly ferries. With a capacity of 620 passengers, 160 trucks and 113 autos, the 14,000…
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Amon has delivered the 30 m catamaran ferriers Macôco and Panguila to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola for operation by subsidiary TMA Express. The two ferries are…
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