Ferries
JUNE 11, 2013 — Topaz Marine Engineering's Nico Craft shipyard in Abu Dhabi recently delivered a catamaran fast ferry boat. The vessel, designed and built under a contract signed in the summer of last year,…
JUNE 4, 2013 — Rolls-Royce Plc has signed a memorandum of understanding with Spanish shipping company Baleària, to design gas-powered propulsion systems for three of the company's high-speed ferries, which currently run on diesel. They…
APRIL 30, 2013 — Currently under construction at the Richardson Devine Marine shipyard in Tasmania is a new generation ferry that will join the fleet of Rocket ferries operated throughout Sydney Harbor by Captain Cook…
MARCH 15, 2013 — Boston, MA, headquartered Vantage Deluxe World Travel has christened the newest addition to its growing European river cruising fleet, the ms River Splendor, in Antwerp as the newest addition to its…
MARCH 14, 2013 — Wärtsilä has signed a five year maintenance agreement with Finnish shipowner Viking Line. The agreement, which became effective from March 1, is for maintaining and servicing of Wärtsilä equipment in the…
MARCH 13, 2013 — Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has released its investigation report (M11W0211) into a December 2011 accident in which British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.'s (BCFS) Coastal Inspiration struck the berth at Duke…
MARCH 12, 2013 — Washington State Governor Jay Inslee officially kicked off the construction of M/V Samish, the state's second 144-car ferry, by making the first weld on the vessel at Vigor Industrial's Seattle shipyard…
FEBRUARY 10, 2013—Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA, is the only bidder to operate a high-speed ferry service between Salem, MA, to Boston for the 2013 season, according to local reports. The Salem News says that…
JANUARY 29, 2013 — When we last reported on the SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) Expeditionary Craft ferry Susitna, it was to report that the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Alaska had asked shipbroker Marcon International…
JANUARY 21, 2013 — Bureau Veritas has issued its first  voluntary SEEMP notation to the 1,500-passenger and 500-car cruise ferry Cap Finistère, operated by France's Brittany Ferries. "Proactive shipowners like Brittany Ferries are voluntarily investing…
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