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Sembcorp Marine wins Norwegian plug-in ferry contract OCTOBER 29, 2018 — Singapore's Sembcorp Marine has won two new contracts worth over S$200 million (about US$145 million) that deepen its footprint in renewable energy engineering solutions. One sees the group enter the RoPax ferry sector with the design and construction of three identical plug-in battery-powered ferries for Norway's…
NOVEMBER 16, 2018 — Maritime New Zealand reports that the skipper of one of Wellington's East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined NZ$1,688 (about US$1,160) after speeding and grounding the passenger ferry,…
NOVEMBER 14, 2018 — Following conversion from conventional diesel engine operations to battery power at Sweden's Öresund Dry Docks, the M/F Tycho Brahe and M/F Aurora are now in service as the world's largest emissions-free…
NOVEMBER 12, 2018 — Jeanerette, LA , headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has completed the second of two 105-foot, 150-passenger, high speed aluminum catamaran passenger ferries constructed for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA). The…
NOVEMBER 7, 2018 — Austal's Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard last month launched the Auto Express 109 m high-speed vehicle/passenger ferry Express 4 for Denmark's Molslinjen. This major project milestone followed the roll-out and joining of…
NOVEMBER 7, 2018 — The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) has partnered with Hopthru to give passengers a simple method to purchase San Francisco Bay Ferry tickets and board using their…
NOVEMBER 5, 2018 —The largest high-speed catamaran thus far ordered for operation on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of Wärtsilä equipment. As we reported earlier (see story) the 125 m long Incat…
OCTOBER 31, 2018 — The 125 m long LNG dual fueled RoPax catamaran on order for Spanish ferry operator Baleària (see earlier story) is being built to Incat Crowther 125 design and the designer has…
OCTOBER 31, 2018 — Schottel has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards to equip the first fully-electric ferries to operate in Canada. Being built under a contract awarded Damen by the Government of Ontario (see…
OCTOBER 29, 2018 — Singapore's Sembcorp Marine has won two new contracts worth over S$200 million (about US$145 million) that deepen its footprint in renewable energy engineering solutions. One sees the group enter the RoPax…
OCTOBER 25, 2018 — Spanish ferry operator Baleària says that construction of what will be the world's first large LNG fueled fast passenger/cargo ferry will start in December, with entry into service set for summer…
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