Ferries

AUGUST 13, 2018 – VT Halter Marine, Inc. reports that it has successfully launched the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) newest ferry, the Powhatan. The shipbuilder was awarded the contract for the design, construction and…
AUGUST 8, 2018 – Subsea Industries reports that its Ecospeed coating system has been applied to the aluminum-hulled 750-passenger capacity Spaulding class ferry M/S Marin, owned and operated by the Golden Gate Bridgem Highway and…
JULY 31, 2018 — Mexican operator Ultramar has taken delivery of Ultramar II, the second in a series of high capacity 48 m Incat Crowther designed catamaran passenger ferries built by the Midship Marine shipyard…
JULY 26, 2018 — Norwegian ferry operator Norled has ordered two double ended diesel electric hybrid ferries from Poland's Remontowa Shipbuilding.  Norled has a fleet of some 80 ferries. Six of them have been built…
JULY 23, 2018 — Designer Incat Crowther says that its close interaction with the shipyards involved has helped NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower meet record breaking passenger demand for the commuter service, which launched in…
JULY 18, 2018 —Continuing its fleet expansion, Stena Line, Gothenburg, Sweden, recently exercised its option to build two more 239.7m x 27.8m Roll-On/Roll-Off passenger (ROPAX) ships —the seventh and eighth in the E-Flexer series—with China’s…
JULY 11, 2018 — Vigor recently delivered Argo, the third of four all aluminum, 400 passenger ferries on order for the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) in San Francisco, California. The hull was constructed at…
JULY 6, 2018 — Damen Shipyards is to build five fully-electric ferries for operation in Copenhagen. They are being built under a contract awarded by multinational public transportation company Arriva Danmark, which will operate them…
JULY 5, 2018 — BC Ferries is planning to build five new double-nded ferries to replace its C-Class ships: Queen of Alberni, Queen of Coquitlam, Queen of Cowichan, Queen of Oak Bay and Queen of…
JULY 5, 2018 — A 192.5 m ferry christened and launched yesterday by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding's Yokohama, Japan, shipyard, has a "space travel" interior design theme. Named Kitakami, the vessel is being built for Taiheiyo Ferry…
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