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Stena confirms order for two more ROPAX ships, takes an option JULY 18, 2018 —Continuing its fleet expansion, Stena Line, Gothenburg, Sweden, recently exercised its option to build two more 239.7m x 27.8m Roll-On/Roll-Off passenger (ROPAX) ships —the seventh and eighth in the E-Flexer series—with China’s Avic Weihai Shipyard. The two ROPAX ships, with a capacity of 1,200 passengers and 3,600…
JULY 18, 2018 —Continuing its fleet expansion, Stena Line, Gothenburg, Sweden, recently exercised its option to build two more 239.7m x 27.8m Roll-On/Roll-Off passenger (ROPAX) ships —the seventh and eighth in the E-Flexer series—with China’s…
JULY 11, 2018 — Vigor recently delivered Argo, the third of four all aluminum, 400 passenger ferries on order for the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) in San Francisco, California. The hull was constructed at…
JULY 6, 2018 — Damen Shipyards is to build five fully-electric ferries for operation in Copenhagen. They are being built under a contract awarded by multinational public transportation company Arriva Danmark, which will operate them…
JULY 5, 2018 — BC Ferries is planning to build five new double-nded ferries to replace its C-Class ships: Queen of Alberni, Queen of Coquitlam, Queen of Cowichan, Queen of Oak Bay and Queen of…
JULY 5, 2018 — A 192.5 m ferry christened and launched yesterday by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding's Yokohama, Japan, shipyard, has a "space travel" interior design theme. Named Kitakami, the vessel is being built for Taiheiyo Ferry…
JULY 3, 2018 — BMT has launched a new hybrid ferry design that could pave the way for a cleaner, more cost-efficient energy option for ferry operators. At 31 m, the 149-passenger Eco Ferry has…
JULY 2, 2018 — Denmark's Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel & Service and ÆrøXpressen A/S have firmed up a contract for a high speed hybrid car and passenger ferry for operation between Rudkøbing and Marstal. The…
JUNE 21, 2018 — The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has taken delivery of M/V Glory, the second of two new high-speed catamarans from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Funded by a grant from the Federal…
JUNE 20, 2018 — A European consortium led by Port Glasgow, Scotland, shipbuilder Ferguson Marine Engineering has won EU funding for a project that will see the construction of the world's first seagoing car and…
JUNE 20, 2018 —After making thousands of trips shuttling passengers and their vehicles between Cape Henlopen, DE, and Cape May, NJ, the 43-year-old car ferry M/V Twin Capes made her final voyage on June 15…to the…
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