Ferries

OCTOBER 9, 2017 — Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has booked a contract, valued at EUR 126 million (about $148 million), to design and build two 117m high-speed vehicle passenger trimaran ferries for long time customer Fred…
OCTOBER 9, 2017 — Hyen, Norway, based Brødrene Aa reports that it has signed a new contract for three additional high speed carbon fiber catamaran ferries for the Chinese market. The customer, Zhongshan-Hong Kong Passenger…
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 — Wärtsilä has successfully tested its automatic wireless induction charging system on a hybrid powered coastal ferry. The tests were carried out on the 85 m long MF Folgefonn in Norwegian waters…
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017—Back on August 1, NYC Ferry—New York City’s new ferry service that connects Manhattan with the outer boroughs—celebrated the carriage of its 1 millionth passenger. An integral part of the new service, launched…
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 — Rolls-Royce is to deliver its first MTU EPA Tier 4-compliant propulsion systems to San Francisco Bay ferry operator WETA (Water Emergency Transportation Authority) for installation in three 44 m catamaran ferries…
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 — U.K. ferry operator Red Funnel has placed an order with Wight Shipyard Ltd in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, for a 41 m high-speed catamaran that will inject £7 million (about…
AUGUST 31, 2017 — The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has recently been awarded a five-year indefinite deliverable contract with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). TSGI will provide design, engineering and construction oversight services to…
AUGUST 29, 2017 — Coast Guard Sector Northern New England has issued a notice of violation for a $2,500 civil penalty to an individual who jumped off a Casco Bay Lines vessel while it was…
AUGUST 29, 2017 — Skagit County, WA, has selected Seattle based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten to design a vehicle/passenger ferry to replace the historic M/V Guemes, which has provided service between Anacortes…
AUGUST 23, 2017 — London's MBNA Thames Clippers has added two more fast ferries to its expanding fleet. Built by Britain's Wight Shipyard Co., the 35 meter low-wash catamarans Mercury Clipper and Jupiter Clipper each…
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