ABB is to supply the all-electric power solution for ten 40-meter, 540-passenger ferries being built by Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán under a EUR 52.4 million (about $62.5 million) contract from Portuguese public
The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) has finalized its feasibility study of passenger-only ferry service across 12 counties in Western Washington. The PSRC is a metropolitan planning organization that develops policies and
A recent posting on the USCG’s Maritime Commons blog indicates that the Coast Guard’s guidance for mask wearing protocols covers all types of commercial vessels operating on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System.
Thailand’s first emissions-free commuter fleet was placed into service on November 26 2020 by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA). Seven new vessels joined the first test boat, which has been successfully transporting
Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the engines and related emissions control after-treatment systems for two new passenger ferries being built for operation between Switzerland and France across Lake Geneva. The ferries,
Port Angeles, Wash., based aluminum catamaran and workboat specialist Armstrong Marine USA has a new name: Brix Marine. “Our team has developed strong momentum with our boat portfolios and customers. As we
A two-year development program that will see New Orleans’ current Canal Street ferry terminal replaced by a modern ADA compliant facility has kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony at the present terminal.
Marine Log’s FERRIES 2020 virtual event is ready to kick off next week on November 9-10 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. The conference will feature a number of expert speakers, a
The five electric double-ended, passenger-only ferries that Turkey’s Sefine Shipyard is building for Norwegian operator Boreal (see earlier story) will each have two gangways supplied by Skodje, Norway, headquartered Undertun Industri. The
Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with the Dutch ferry joint venture Aqualiner-Swets covering construction of a total of nine passenger vessels. The order follows the Aqualiner-Swets joint venture’s success in winning