Ferries
NOVEMBER 4, 2012—Even as New York City struggles to get to its feet following the devastating blow from Hurricane Sandy, critical subway, rail, bus and ferry transportation links are slowly returning thanks to major and…
OCTOBER 19, 2012 — Euroferries of the U.K. plans to launch an express cross channel ferry service between Ramsgate in the U.K. and Boulogne, France, starting in February next year. Euroferries has entered into an…
OCTOBER 4, 2012 — Midship Marine's Harvey, La., shipyard is building two Incat Crowther design 25 m catamaran passenger ferries to operate in St Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They feature a half-height wheelhouse…
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 — Blount Boats, Warren, R.I.. has signed a contract with Fire Island Ferries to construct an 85 foot aluminum ferry boat for service between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great South…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 — A Ropax ferry being built by Taiwan's Jade Shipbuilding for Lienchiang County Government is to be propelled by two 9L32/44CR four-stroke engines. The medium-speed engines will form part of a complete…
AUGUST 29, 2012 — Midship Marine, Harvey, La., has completed a successful refit of the 43 m Incat Crowther design catamaran ferry Seastreak Wall Street. Owned by Seastreak LLC, Atlantic Highlands, N.J., the vessel was…
AUGUST 27, 2012 —  Bay State Cruises said yesterday that its Boston-Provincetown fast ferry departures were again running as scheduled. That came after a grounding incident Saturday interrupted services. The Coast Guard says that the…
AUGUST 17, 2012 — Rolls-Royce has won contracts to supply thrusters for two Scottish operators, Western Ferries and Orkney Ferries. Western Ferries recently announced the construction of two new ferries. They are being built by…
AUGUST 16, 2012—Are hydrogen fuel cells practical for use in zero-emission ferries? That question will be addressed in a new feasibility study being carried out by Scottish ferry owner Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL). CMAL…
AUGUST 10, 2012 — The LNG-fueled 218 m cruise ferry M/S Viking Grace is a step nearer to entering service with Viking Line. Designed to be the most environmentally friendly large cruise ferry of all…
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