Seaspan again picks Schottel for newbuild LNG hybrid ferry duo

Spay, Germany, headquartered Schottel has been chosen as propulsion supplier for the two newbuild Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)– battery hybrid ferries on order at Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania for Canada’s Canadian Seaspan

Sweden’s largest hybrid car ferry ready to enter operation

Estonian shipyard Baltic Workboats has delivered the Tellus, Sweden’s largest hybrid-electric car ferry. Commissioned by the Swedish Transport Administration, the ferry will mainly operate inn fully-electric mode, bringing the government agency closer

Austal says ferry orders boost earnings outlook

Australian shipbuilder Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is raising its earnings outlook, based on its healthy backlog of commercial ferry orders. Following preparation of its preliminary FY2019 results and its outlook for FY2020. Austal

Cybersecurity and the ferry operator

Ferry operators are adopting new technology that leverages advances in digitalization, but that could increase the vessel’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities. At the same time, shoreside booking operations that result in online interactions with

Swedish electric ferry gets superfast charging upgrade

State owned Swedish power company Vattenfall has cooperated with electric propulsion specialist Echandia Marine to develope a new solution to provide fast charging for ferries and other electric vessels. The “Power as

Rhode Island Fast Ferry takes delivery of second Gladding-Hearn cat

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass. has delivered a second high-speed passenger ferry for Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc. It will enter service between Quonset Point, R.I., and Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., alongside

BMT to design new Kitsap Transit fast ferries

Teddington, U.K., headquartered BMT has announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 meter (104’ x 37’’ x 12.5’) high-speed, passenger Fast Ferries for Kitsap Transit, with an option for

FERRIES 2019 will include tour of leading maritime training facility

Marine Log’s FERRIES 2019 conference and expo, which this year is being held November 5 & 6 at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla,  will offer a full program

Water Taxi Principal and CEO Bill Walker joins FERRIES 2019 speaker line up

Bill Walker, Principal and CEO of Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale will be among the leading vessel operators who will be speaking at Marine Log’s upcoming FERRIES 2019 conference, which this year

Ferry major adds a tug to its fleet

Spanish ferry major Baleària has taken delivery of a Damen Shipyards Stan Tug 1606 E3. It will be the first IMO Tier III compliant tug to operate in the Mediterranean and the

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