Ferries
DECEMBER 23, 2013 — The World Ferry Safety Association has announced the details of its 2014 international student design competition for a safe, affordable ferry. The goal is to elicit new approaches for ferry design…
DECEMBER 12, 2013 — Wärtsilä will provide a full propulsion package for the new passenger ferry being ordered at German shipbuilder Fr. Fassmer GmbH in October by Reederei Cassen Eils GmbH. The new ferry will…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Canada's BC Ferries said yesterday that it has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to five pre-qualified shipyards, including one Canadian yard, to build three LNG fueled intermediate class ferries to…
AUGUST 1, 2013—BC Ferries, Victoria, BC, Canada, plans to build three vehicle ferries to replace two aging vessels that are nearing the end of their service lives and are due to retire in 2016. The…
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…
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