Ferries

FEBRUARY 15, 2018 — Shipbuilder Blount Boats, Warren, RI, reports that it has signed a contract with Fire Island Ferries to construct an 85-foot aluminum ferry boat for service between Bay Shore and Fire Island…
FEBRUARY 2, 2018 — There was an unusual sight on the Solent (the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland U.K.) on January 31. The sleek new lounge modules for the RoPax…
FEBRUARY 1, 2018 — Norway's two latest battery operated, zero emission ferries feature 1MWh battery systems supplied by PlanB Energy Storage (PBES). Built for ferry operator Fjord1 by Turkey's Tersan Shipyard and designed by Multi…
JANUARY 29, 2018 — The Fourth Annual Conference of the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) will take place in lower Manhattan, March 21-23, 2018. The agenda for the conference includes: • March 21 Exhibits (one…
JANUARY 29, 2018 — South Korea's plans to pioneer LPG as a marine fuel with a GE COmbined Gas turbine Electric and Steam System (COGES) powered car/passenger ferry are picking up pace. Classification society Bureau…
JANUARY 24, 2018 — New Bedford, MA, based Imtra, a leading marine products manufacturer and importer, reports that it is involved in a number of large ferry projects. These include a six vessel refit program…
JANUARY 22, 2018 — The completed hull of the new Irish Ferries cruise ferry W. B. Yeats was launched January 19 by German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) The €150 million (about $184 million), 54,985…
JANUARY 18, 2018 – In a presentation at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid, Spain, ferry operator Baleària today gave an update on the two LNG fueled vessels that it has under construction at Italian…
JANUARY 5, 2018 — Vard has secured a contract for the construction of a car and passenger ferry for Norwegian public transportation provider Boreal that features a fully electrical battery solution for continuous electric operation.…
JANUARY 4, 2018 — Åland, Finland, headquartered Baltic ferry specialist Viking Line carried the highest number of passengers in its history last year: 6,881,149 or nearly 6 per cent more than the 6,502,191 carried in…
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