Ferries

DECEMBER 20, 2018 — Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), Freeland, WA, has won a contract to construct two 250-passenger high speed ferries for Kitsap Transit, Bremerton, WA. NBBB reports that the contract includes an option…
DECEMBER 17, 2018 – Lübeck, Germany, headquartered TT-Line has signed a contract with China's Jiangsu Jinling shipyard covering construction of a 230 m x 31 LNG dual fueled RoPax ferry set for 2022 delivery. The…
DECEMBER 14, 2018 — The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) has officially opened its new Ron Cowan Central Bay Maintenance and Operations Facility in Alameda. The $50 million facility serves as…
DECEMBER 12, 2018 — Irish Ferries parent companyy Irish Continental Group plc today finally took delivery of the cruise ferry W.B.Yeats from German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft & Co.KG (FSG). It is the largest passenger ferry…
DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Incat Crowther has unveiled the design of a 44.9 m x 13.4 m double-ended RoPax Ferry being built for Australia's Sealink Travel Group by the Richardson Devine Marine shipyard in Hobart,…
DECEMBER 6, 2018 — Austal (ASX:ASB) has won a contract worth about AU$97.7 million (about US$71 million) to build a high speed vehicle and passenger catamaran for delivery to Trinidad and Tobago in mid 2020.…
DECEMBER 4, 2018 — In a trial in Finland last week, the ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through a test area near Helsinki harbor. According to ABB, which carried out the test…
DECEMBER 4, 2018 — Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries are claiming a world first following a successful demonstration yesterday of a fully autonomous ferry operation in the archipelago south of the city of…
NOVEMBER 30, 2018 — Thailand's first all-electric commuter ferry was recently placed into service by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA), powered by Torqeedo electric outboards. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha celebrated the launch, giving his symbolic…
NOVEMBER 28, 2018 — Spanish ferry operator Baleària reports that the two LNG fueled vessels it has under construction at Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Visentini are well on the way to completion. The first, Hypatia…
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