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It's electric: Stena Line to add batteries to car/passenger ferry MARCH 2, 2018 — Leading European ferry operator Stena Line has signed a contract with Callenberg Technology Group, Gothenburg, Sweden, that will see batteries with a capacity of 1 MWh installed on ROPAX ferry Stena Jutlandica. The 550 car, 1,500 passenger ferry operates between Gothenburg, Sweden, and Frederikshavn, Denmark. Before the…
APRIL 17, 2018 — Rolls-Royce Marine is to supply its innovative Autocrossing system for a total of 13 new environmentally friendly ferries under construction for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1. Rolls-Royce will also supply two Azipull…
APRIL 2, 2018 — Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law a transportation funding measure that includes $600,000 to develop a request for proposal to convert the three Washington State Ferries Jumbo Mark…
MARCH 29, 2018 — Seven 39m Incat Crowther-designed catamaran fast ferries on order for Singapore operator Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd will each be powered by two MTU 16V 2000 M72 engines. The ferries are…
MARCH 21, 2018 — Building on its export successes last year, the U.K.’s Wight Shipyard has landed an order to build two 37 m, high-speed ferries “across the pond” for Mexico’s Ultramar, the country’s largest…
MARCH 20, 2018 — Damen Shipyards reports that the Government of Ontario has accepted its proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion. Damen is building a Road Ferry 6819 and a Road Ferry…
MARCH 15, 2018 — A 45 m Incat Crowther design fast ferry ordered by Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, headquartered Azam Marine will be the world's first ferry with Cummins QSK95 propulsion power. Azam Marine and…
MARCH 15, 2018 — The latest addition to the Seastreak New York ferry fleet, the Seastreak Commodore, is set launch Monday, March 19. Built by the Gulf Craft shipyard in Franklin, LA, she is due…
MARCH 9, 2018 — Leading marine power generation manufacturer Northern Lights, Inc., Seattle, WA, recently celebrated a significant milestone — the delivery of its 55,000th generator to Damen Shipyards, at a ceremony at Damen’s headquarters in…
MARCH 8, 2018 — Harvey, LA, shipbuilder Midship Marine has delivered the Incat Crowther designed passenger ferries City Jet 1 and City Jet 2 to Cancun, Mexico, based operator Ultramar. The 28 m catamarans are…
MARCH 5, 2018 — Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1 has signed contracts with Havyard Group for the design of seven battery-powered ferries, five of which will be built at the company's own shipyard in Leirvik, Sogn,…
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