A 27-year old German coastal ferry is to take on a new life as a day cruise vessel. Germany’s Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH (WDR) reports that it has sold its M/V Rungholt
Scottish operator Pentland Ferries’ new vessel Alfred arrived in Orkney yesterday after completing a 5,481 nautical mile voyage from shipbuilder Strategic Marine’s Vung Tao, Vietnam, shipyard that began August 29. Designed by
The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) is to provide construction oversight of the 300 ft hybrid ferry under construction for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) at Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.’s Jennings, La.,
Indonesia’s PT Cahaya Saumdra shipyard has launched the Brilliance of Majestic for Singapore operator Majestic Fast Ferry. The vessel is the first of a new class of Incat Crowther 42 design vessels
he U.K.’s Serco Group plc has been selected as preferred bidder to continue managing and operating the lifeline Northern Isles Ferry Services for passengers and freight between the Scottish mainland and the
This year’s FERRIES 2019 conference is putting a major emphasis on operator experience. Among the strong panel of speakers is Jed Dixon, Deputy Director of NCDOT’s Ferry Division. He will share lessons
Incat Crowther reports that the first Flex Ferry developed in conjunction with Singapore’s Penguin Shipyard has now been delivered to South Africa, where it will be operated by the Robben Island Museum.
Sadly, “hard” dockings of manned ferries happening too often. Meantime, new battery operated ferries will require repeated docking onto charging stations. Do autonomous or semi-autonomous solutions offer answers to these situations? Speakers
Three Corsica Linea ferries will cut emissions and noise pollution when berthed in the Port of Marseille, France. The three — Paglia Orba, Jean Nicoli and Pascal Paoli — are being modified
Dignitaries from the state of Washington joined Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Ferries officials and Vigor employees yesterday at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard to celebrate the beginning of the greening of WSF’s fleet.