Ferries

SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 — Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) reports that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has selected Southwest Shipyard of Houston to build the third vessel in a class of EBDG designed 28-car…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 — Turku, Finland, headquartered Deltamarin has unveiled a new ferry design. Called DeltaLinx, the compact 800 passenger, 80 m ferry is designed for short coastal routes to link small neighboring towns and…
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 — Remember the Susitna? It's the multipurpose ferry built at Alaska Ship and Drydock's Ketchikan Shipyard (now Vigor Alaska) for Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Borough with the help of Defense budget earmarks put in…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 — Espoo, Finland, headquartered Valmet Corporation will supply an automation system for the LNG-powered fast ferry ordered by Estonia's AS Tallink Grupp at shipbuilder Meyer Turku Oy for its Tallinn-Helsinki route shuttle…
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 — Spain's Baleària Group has reached an agreement with shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte – La Naval for the construction of two natural gas fueled ferries. The agreement is expected to be…
AUGUST 26, 2015—BC Ferries’ cable ferry, the 150-passenger, 50-vehicle Baynes Sound Connector, was expected to be towed from Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards in North Vancouver last night to arrive this morning at Buckley Bay on Vancouver…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — Canadian broadcaster CBC reports that the first of two new $50-million Ropax ferries ordered by the Government of Newfounland and Labrador service is returning to Damen Shipyards, Galati, Romania, shipyard in…
AUGUST 22, 2015 — The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) has launched its latest competition for a Safe Affordable Ferry. Entries are being sought from naval architectural students from all over the world. "The goal…
AUGUST 17, 2015 — Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte – La Naval has launched the 135 m ferry Texelstroom for Netherlands operator Royal N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming (TESO). The 1,750 passenger, 350 vehicle…
AUGUST 6, 2015 — Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that its Philippines shipyard has delivered the first of two high speed catamaran ferries to the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The contract for two 45…
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