Ferries

JANUARY 10, 2017 — Vard Holdings Limited reports that it has secured contracts for the construction of two LNG fueled car and passenger ferries for Norwegian operator Torghatten Nord in Norway. The total contract value…
JANUARY 5, 2017 — The Italian ferry company Moby S.p.A has chosen Wärtsilä to carry out the repowering of its passenger ferry MV Moby Zaza. The repower is the last in a series that started…
JANUARY 3, 2017 — Mark Raden of Freeland, WA, must pay a $9,500 civil penalty for interfering with the safe operation of the Washington State Ferry (WSF) Tokitae by shining a high-powered blue laser at…
DECEMBER 28, 2016—Residents of the New York Borough of Queens are getting a preview of the Citywide Ferry boats that will start coming into service next year. A scale model boat will be display in…
DECEMBER 20, 2016 — Fullers Group, Auckland, New Zealand, has taken delivery of the 34 m Incat Crowther designed catamaran passenger ferry Korora from Q-West Boat Builders, Wanganjui, New Zealand. Korora is the second vessel…
DECEMBER 19, 2016 — Rolls-Royce will provide the main propellers and propulsion control system for the 158 m car and passenger ferry ordered at Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) by Danish operator Mols-Linien (see…
DECEMBER 16, 2016 — Germany's Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS Group) has awarded Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) a €15.47 million (about US$16.1million) contract for a high-speed passenger ferry. It is Austal's sixth new commercial vessel order for…
DECEMBER 15, 2016—Operated by Owen Sound Transportation, the 1974-built car ferry MS Chi-Cheemaun has been a staple of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada, for over 40 years.  Just in time for its 2016 sailing season,…
DECEMBER 14, 2016 — Under the headline "the High Seas," Britain's Daily Mail reports that 13 crew members of a P&O Ferries cross-Channel ferry have been suspended after failing random tests. The Scottish Sun, which…
DECEMBER 9, 2016 — Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) is reports that the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fueled/hybrid (diesel, LNG and battery) ferries, is currently docked at the SFC Tilbury Terminal in Delta,…
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