Ferries
Australia's Sydney Ferries has completed what enterprise software provider Ventyx describes as a "significant" upgrade of Ventyx Ellipse for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), on time and on budget. Sydney Ferries…
Finland’s STX Rauma Shipyard recently held the keel-laying of the double-ended ferry for Suomen Lauttaliikenne Oy (Finferries). The environmentally friendly next-generation ferry will be delivered to Finferries at the end of this year for service…
Aluminium Marine, Queensland, Australia, recently launched and delivered the 24m x 8.5m catamaran ferry Freedom Sovereign to Freedom Fast Cats, Queensland, Australia. Freedom Fast Cats has also operated the 1980-built Freedom Flyer and 2010-built Freedom…
The newly delivered 135m-long cruise ship River Discovery II  will be christened on March 18 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The River Discovery II is the first in a series of four cruise ships built by…
Liuzhou Yinliu Hotel Management Co. Ltd., China, has ordered a first-of-its kind luxury sightseeing ferry from Afai Southern Shipyard (China). To be built to Damen Ferry 3508 design, the 35 m aluminum-hulled ferry will be…
Washington State’s transportation system—including Washington State Ferries—faces enormous funding and maintenance challenges. Last year, Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire convened the Connecting Washington Task Force in order to create a 10-year plan for maintaining and…
Incat Crowther, Terrey Hills, N.S.W., Australia, is to design a 45 m catamaran ferry for Coastal Fast Ferries of Tanzania. It will be the fourth vessel to be designed by Incat Crowther for the operator…
Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), Seattle, WA, recently won a contract to design a new 150 ft. steel ferry for the Beaver Island Transportation Authority. The 150-passenger, 24-vehicle ferry will be operated by the Beaver…
Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, has recently been awarded a contract to build a 64 ft 6 in, 150-passenger catamaran ferry for the Chemehuevi Transit Authority of Lake Havasu, California.  The vessel will operate as…
Austal has secured an order valued at around Euro 35 million for a highly efficient medium speed ferry for French Polynesian operator and existing customer, SNC Aremiti Ferry. The 80 m vehicle-passenger catamaran is scheduled…
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