Former WSF ferry to be sold at U.S. Marshal’s auction

A retired Washington State Ferries vessel with a long history, the former Evergreen State, is to go on the block in a U.S. Marshal’s auction. Built in 1954 and retired in 2015,

Damen wins nine-vessel Waterbus order

Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with the Dutch ferry joint venture Aqualiner-Swets covering construction of a total of nine passenger vessels. The order follows the Aqualiner-Swets joint venture’s success in winning

Volvo Penta IMO III gensets will provide power backup for five Norwegian electric ferries

Turkey’s Sefine Shipyard has won an order to supply Norwegian operator Boreal with five electric ferries. Designed by Multi Maritime, they will operate to-and-from the islands in the inner Oslo fjord and

Versatile cat targets through-life efficiency

Built by the Aluminium Marine shipyard in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Coolgaree Cat, is a versatile 32-meter Incat Crowther catamaran ferry developed specifically for operator Sealink Travel Group’s Palm Island and Magnetic Island

FERRIES 2020: New hybrid electric WSF Olympic class ferry

On November 10, Matt Williams, program manager at Portland. Ore.-based Vigor, will give a presentation at Marine Log’s free virtual FERRIES 2020 conference that features highlights and progress on the new hybrid

RTA’s Jose Ruiz to speak on New Orleans ferry operations at FERRIES 2020

Rounding out the lineup of expert speakers at Marine Log’s free virtual FERRIES 2020 conference on November 9-10 is Jose Ruiz, chief maritime officer for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA).

North Carolina Ferry System gains Marine Highway designation

In a first for the state, the North Carolina Ferry System (NCFS) has been designated as a Marine Highway Project. Issued as part of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) America’s Marine Highway

ABB delivers shore connection technology for high speed Viking Line ferry

ABB Marine & Ports shore connection technology is ensuring that calls by the passenger ferry Viking XPRS at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn are made quietly, efficiently and emissions-free The ferry, built in

DeWitt to present on cybersecurity demystification for small ferry fleets

Cris DeWitt, managing director of Cyber Mariner, an operational technology (OT) cybersecurity company that serves the maritime industry, will present on the topic of “Cybersecurity Demystification for Small Ferry Fleets” at the

Hornblower’s Cameron Clark joins FERRIES 2020 lineup

Senior Vice President of Hornblower Group Cameron Clark will speak at the free virtual FERRIES conference, being held November 9-10 at 1 to 4 p.m. EST, on the topic of ticketing and