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Shore Power Milestone Reached at Port of Kapellskär

Apr 22, 2022

A milestone has been reached at Port of Kapellskär for connection of Finnlines services to onshore power. In 2023, Finnlines will introduce two brand new Superstar-class vessels on the Kapellskär-Långnäs-Naantali route. These vessels will connect…

Interferry 2022 'Call for Papers'

Apr 12, 2022

Interferry has launched a call for papers addressing the ‘Power and People’ themes of its 46th annual conference taking place in Seattle, Washington, in October 2022.Under the Power theme, presentations are invited on any sustainable, future…

UK Starts Criminal and Civil Probes Into P&O Ferries Job Cuts

Apr 01, 2022

Britain’s insolvency service has started formal criminal and civil investigations into P&O Ferries to look into the company’s decision to fire hundreds of workers without notice last month, business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday.The…

Marine Learning Systems wins Inmarsat's "Ferry Open Innovation Challenge"

Mar 31, 2022

E-learning technology and service provider secures £10,000 grant to implement proof of concept for end-to-end crew training solution aboard working ferryInmarsat announced that e-learning technology and service provider Marine Learning Systems…

UK PM Johnson Says It Looks Like P&O Broke the Law

Mar 23, 2022

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he believed that P&O Ferries had broken the law by sacking 800 staff with immediate effect via video message and that the government would take legal action.P&O, which is owned by Dubai ports firm DP World…

P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Staff, Threatening Union Standoff

Mar 17, 2022

Britain's P&O Ferries made 800 staff redundant with immediate effect and suspended crossings for the next few days, sparking a backlash from politicians and unions over reports it would hire cheaper agency workers instead.The shock move caused delays around Britain's busiest port…

13 Dead after Tourist Boat Capsizes in Vietnam

Feb 26, 2022

At least 13 tourists were found dead and four remained missing after a boat capsized off Vietnam's central coast of Hoi An on Saturday, a city official said.'We are searching for the missing,' Nguyen Sinh, party chief of Cua Dai Ward in Hoi An City told Reuters…

Abu Dhabi Maritime takes control of all Ferry Services in Abu Dhabi's waterways

Jan 28, 2022

Abu Dhabi Maritime, the custodian of all of Abu Dhabi’s waterways and marine ecosystems, has assumed responsibility for all ferry services operating within Abu Dhabi’s waterways.Operating under the AD Ports Group, with guidance from the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT)…

Stena Line, ABP Ink £100M Deal for New Ferry Terminal

Jan 19, 2022

Stena Line and Associated British Ports (ABP) entered an agreement to jointly develop a new freight terminal at the Port of Immingham in the Humber region. The £100M agreement will see the Swedish ferry company operate the new terminal for the next 50 years…

Incat Crowther Bags Deal to Design Hybrid-electric Ferry for New Zealand

Dec 09, 2021

Incat Crowther inked a deal to design an Incat Crowther 32 hybrid-electric ferry for Fullers360 of Auckland, New Zealand. To be built by Q-West, the ferry will be the designer’s sixth from the builder and will join 10 other Incat Crowther ferries in the Fullers360 fleet…

Stena Line to Open New Daily Route to Finland

Dec 07, 2021

Stena Line plans to enter the Finnish market with a new daily route from Hanko in Finland to Swedish Nynäshamn, a step in the carrier's ambition to strengthen its position in the Baltic Sea. Starting with one ferry in February, the new route…

Juelich Named Head of Stena Line in Germany

Nov 02, 2021

On November 1, 2021, Mikko Juelich took over the position as Trade Director for Business Region Germany at the Swedish ferry company Stena Line. He succeeds Ron Gerlach, who has moved to Stena Teknik where he will become the company’s Technical Director…

CMA CGM Invests in Brittany Ferries

Sep 14, 2021

CMA CGM Group, a shipping and logistics giant, has agreed to make a €25 million investment, including €10 million in quasi-equity, in Brittany Ferries, the largest ferry company operating under the French flag, to support Brittany Ferries’ post-Covid-19 recovery…

Brexit Has 'Significantly Altered' Irish-British Freight Traffic

Aug 13, 2021

Post-Brexit trade frictions have 'significantly altered' freight traffic between Ireland and Britain and sparked a steep rise in volumes to and from Ireland and other European Union members, an Irish government agency report said on Thursday…

RFP: Electrical Integrators Sought for Skagit Count All-Electric Ferry

Jul 29, 2021

Skagit County Public Works and Seattle-based vessel designer Glosten are seeking proposals from electrical integrators to provide the vessel and shore electrical systems and the automated charging plug for the all-electric ferry design to replace the M/V Guemes…

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GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

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US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

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Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

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Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

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