Stena Ropax set for delivery voyage from Yellow Sea to Irish Sea

Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built in China for European giant Stena Lines, has successfully completed three days of sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. After performing well in

DFDS buys Moby RoPax duo

Copenhagen headquartered DFDS reports that it has entered into an agreement with the Italian ferry company Moby to acquire the two combined freight and passenger ferries Moby Wonder and Moby Aki, built

Grimaldi cruise ferries go greener with Corvus “mega batteries”

Corvus Energy reports that it has completed the installation of a 5.5 MWh battery energy storage systems (ESS) in each of the two Grimaldi Group RoPax cruise ferries Cruise Barcelona and Cruise

VIDEO: ABB adds new midsize range to Azipod line

ABB is introducing a new midsize range of Azipod propulsors covering the 7.5 – 14.5 MW power range. The range is aimed at the ferry and RoPax sector, but will also be

Incat gets order for world’s largest aluminum hulled ship

Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd has secured a contract to build what it says will be the world’s largest aluminum ship for longstanding customer Buquebus. According to Australian media reports, the

Eniram energy management solution pays off for La Méridionale

JANUARY 15, 2019 — French ferry operator La Méridionale’s RoPax ferry Piana has achieved demonstrated fuel savings wiith the help of the latest energy management technology from Wärtsilä company Eniram. Piana, which

Australia’s SeaLink Travel orders double ended RoPax cat

DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Incat Crowther has unveiled the design of a 44.9 m x 13.4 m double-ended RoPax Ferry being built for Australia’s Sealink Travel Group by the Richardson Devine Marine

Stena Line starts construction of third Irish Sea E-Flexer RoPax

NOVEMBER 29, 2018 — Stena Line has cut steel for a third E-Flexer RoPax ship to be deployed on its Irish Sea routes. All three of Stena Line’s new E-Flexer ships, planned

VIDEO: Austal launches 109 m Molslinjen high speed RoPax

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

Stena RoPax completes first month of operation as battery hybrid

OCTOBER 19, 2018 — Stena Line reports that its 550 car, 1,500 passenger RoPax ferry Stena Jutlandica has now completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel and that