Ferries

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 — In a test involving the 85 m long Norwegian ferry Norled Wärtsilä has successfully completed what is believed to be the first ever fully automated dock-to-dock operation, in complete hands-off mode, of…
NOVEMBER 26, 2018 — A Golden Gate ferry, the San Francisco, crashed into the dock at the San Francisco Ferry Building Friday afternoon, causing some onlookers to flee in alarm and others to shoot videos…
NOVEMBER 21, 2018 — The Grand Vic, a new 160 ft passenger vehicle ferry, arrived on November 12 in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, following a week's journey from Steiner Shipyard, Inc., Bayou La Batre,…
NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — Spanish ferry operator Baleària reports that the Nápoles, the first of six vessels that it is to convert to LNG fueling, has now arrived at the Gibdock shipyard in Gibraltar for…
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…
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