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Interferry Conference Greenlighted Following COVID Review

May 20, 2021

Trade group Interferry said its directors have given the green light for the global trade association’s 2021 annual conference to go ahead as planned in Santander, Spain, this October.The decision came at a virtual board meeting held May 20…

Eying Ease of COVID Travel Restrictions, Stena Line Repositions Ship

May 19, 2021

With the expectation that travel restrictions between Ireland and Britain will be removed soon, ferry company Stena Line is bringing its new vessel Stena Estrid back to its key Holyhead – Dublin route.It will replace the Stena Horizon, which…

Stena RoRo E-Flexer Côte d'Opale Delivered to DFDS

May 17, 2021

The RoPax vessel Côte d'Opale – Stena's fifth E-Flexer vessel from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai) – was delivered May 17, 2021 in a ceremony with representatives from Stena RoRo, DFDS and the shipyard.The ship, at 214m long will become…

Astilleros Gondán Orders ABB Package for 10 Electric Ferries

Apr 12, 2021

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán has tapped ABB to supply all-electric power solutions for ten fast 40-meter urban passenger ferries transporting up to 540 passengers each across Lisbon’s Tagus river.The contract comes a week after Astilleros…

Smyril Line Pumps Nearly $16m into Ferry Retrofit

Feb 11, 2021

In collaboration with naval architects Hauschildt Marine and shipyard Fayard in Denmark, Smyril Line’s ro-pax ship Norröna has been retrofitted with more luxurious facilities for its regular service between the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Denmark…

VIDEO: Profiles in Training - Mike Corrigan, CEO, INTERFERRY

Feb 05, 2021

Mike Corrigan, the ubiquitous leader of Interferry, has a broad base of energy and maritime industry experience, including his stint as CEO of BC Ferries. Corrigan shares with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News his thoughts on a broad range of issues facing the ferry industry: COVID-19…

Port of Kiel: Near Normal Cargo Transhipment Volume; Investment in Shore Power

Jan 27, 2021

A total of 6.92 million tons of cargo has been transhipped in the seaport of Kiel in 2020, representing only a slight decrease of 1.2 % compared to the previous-year period. In contrast to a decrease of volumes in the Scheerhafen and at the Norwegenkai Terminal…

Valenciaport to the Fore in Spain's LNG Bunkering Ops

Jan 26, 2021

Valenciaport is at the forefront in Spain in the supply of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) by the shipping company Baleària. Specifically, in 2020, the Dénia-based company carried out a total of 291 natural gas supply operations, reaching 26,777 cu…

New Kitsap Transit Ferry Completes Sea Trials

Jan 20, 2021

A new BMT design 140-ft. catamaran passenger ferry has  reportedly passed its sea trial and is due to enter the Kitsap Transit fleet in the next few weeks. Dubbed Enetai, the boat was built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) in Seattle…

Austal Launches 46m Fully Electric Ferry Design

Jan 19, 2021

Austal Australia launched the VOLTA series of electric-powered high speed ferry solutions, with the introduction of the Passenger Express 46V, a fully electric-powered 46-meter catamaran ferry design.The VOLTA series is distinct in the burgeoning…

Ireland Eases Customs Rules as Low Demand Stops Ferry Sailings

Jan 08, 2021

Ireland's tax authority temporarily eased post-Brexit customs arrangements after some trucks were unable to deliver goods from Britain, difficulties that prompted the largest Irish Sea ferry operator to cancel some sailings from Friday.Britain's…

New RoPax Ship Stena Embla Arrives in Belfast

Jan 03, 2021

Stena Embla, the third E-Flexer ferry to be commissioned for Stena Line’s Irish Sea routes in the last 12 months, recently arrived in Belfast. Touted by the owner as 'three of the most modern ferries in the world,' Stena Embla join her sister…

Stena Line Considering Doubling Ireland-France Freight Services

Dec 21, 2020

Ferry firm Stena Line has brought forward a planned doubling of its direct Ireland to France freight service in response to “huge demand” from Irish hauliers hit by the closure of the French border to arrivals from Britain.While freight services…

Stena Line Marks a Quarter Century in Belfast

Nov 12, 2020

Stena Line celebrates today (November 12, 2020) the 25th anniversary  of the relocation of its ferry services to Belfast from Larne in 1995.  In that time the company has achieved a number of key milestones including transporting in excess of 33 million passengers…

More Ecospeed Protection for Eckerö RoRo Ferry

Nov 02, 2020

In 2019 Finnish shipping company Eckerö coated the open cargo deck of their roro passenger ferry Finbo Cargo with Ecospeed. This was done to protect the deck against damage from cars and cargo. One year later the deck was still in excellent condition…

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