Ferries
FEBRUARY 5, 2015 — In his State of the City Address this week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a major expansion of ferry routes serving the city. Here's what he said: "Today,…
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Poland's Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. last week held a steel cutting ceremony at its Gdansk shipyard to mark the start of construction of three new LNG fueled intermediate class ferries (ICF) for…
JANUARY 23, 2015 — CoCo Yachts B.V., Gorinchen, Netherlands, has won another order for one of its Coastal Cruiser high speed ferries. In December, China's Xunlong Shenzhen Ferry Company signed a contract with Coco and…
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…
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