Ferries

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…
AUGUST 5, 2015 — GE Marine reports that it will provide Buquebus, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a customized service agreement for the two GE LM2500 gas turbines that power the 99 m LNG fueled Incat…
AUGUST 4, 2015 — The start of production of Estonian operator Tallink's new generation LNG fueled fast ferry for the Tallinn, Estonia-Helsinki, Finland, route began today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. The new…
JULY 30, 2015 —The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday said that it will provide $500,000 towards the development of a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station (see earlier story). The project…
JULY 28, 2015 — Sandia National Laboratories and San Francisco's Red and White Fleet are partnering to develop a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station. "Everyone is talking about reducing emissions by 20 percent,…
JULY 23, 2015 — Spain's LaNaval Shipyard (Construcciones Navales del Norte, S.L.) is next week set to launch what promises to be one of the world's most environmentally ferries. The 1,750-passenger, 350-vehicle, double ended ferry…
JULY 22, 2015 — Gorinchem, Netherlands, based CoCo Yachts and China's AFAI Southern Shipyard Guangzhou Panyu have been awarded a contract by Cosco Xiamen. It covers design and construction of a Coastal Cruiser 322 aluminum…
JULY 21, 2015 — Spain's Baleària Group has obtained a U.S. Treasury Department license to operate a ferry service between the U.S. and Cuba, following its application to the Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control…
JULY 19, 2015—The first of dual fuel ferry ever built for North America was launched yesterday at Chantier Davie Canada Inc. in Levis, Quebec. The MV Armand-Imbeau II is the first of two dual fuel…
JULY 13, 2015 — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday christened the newest addition to the Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry fleet, the $3.8 million, 85-foot Miss Margy. It is the first ferry to be built in…
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