Ferries News

 

Foss, State, Tribes to Build Columbia River Ferry

Jan 05, 2012

Partnership to create jobs; bring modern vessel to vital transportation link.  Foss Maritime Company is joining with Washington state and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to build a state-of-the-art replacement for an…

24m Catamaran Ferry Launches

Dec 22, 2011

Incat Crowther announced the launch of the 24m Catamaran Ferry Titiroa by Q-west Boatbuilders in Wanganui, New Zealand. The vessel has completed sea trials, and has been delivered to Real Journeys, who will operate the vessel on New Zealand’s South Island…

Ferry Safety Forum for Developing Nations

Dec 09, 2011

A blueprint for safer ferry operations in developing nations has been drawn up at the inaugural Regional Forum on Domestic Ferry Safety - organised by the IMO and trade association Interferry under their ongoing joint project to stem ferry fatalities in the developing world…

Incat Crowther Building Three Catamaran Ferries

Oct 17, 2011

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce that construction is well advanced on three new catamaran ferries to its design. Two 32-metre ferries and one 24-metre ferry will be operated by Riverside Marine to transport workers between Gladstone, Queensland and the new LNG plant on Curtis Island…

PVA: Improve USCG Form 2692 Requirements

Oct 14, 2011

In a letter responding to a Federal Register notice about the renewal of Coast Guard Form 2692, Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) President Jay Spence insisted that the Coast Guard issue new instructions clarifying the circumstances in which…

Kiel Cruise Ship Visits Up 10%

Oct 12, 2011

The 2011 cruise shipping season in Kiel ended today with a visit by the “AIDAcara”. The port was visited 120 times this year by nineteen different ocean-going luxury liners. Some 375,000 cruise ship passengers embarked or disembarked in the port…

Yakima Ferry Removed from Service for Repairs

Oct 07, 2011

The Yakima ferry was immediately removed from service this morning after maintenance crews discovered signs of abnormal wear on the journal bearing, which supports the propulsion shaft. Ferry riders in the San Juan Islands should expect delays…

Newest Puget Sound Ferry to Arrive

Oct 06, 2011

Crews will test the Kennewick in coming weeks.If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, you may catch a glimpse of the newest state ferry sailing around Puget Sound in the next couple weeks. Builder Vigor Shipyards plans to…

Stena Line Announces Super Ships for NI Ferry Travel

Sep 19, 2011

Stena Line has announced the refurbishment of two giant ships that the company will be introducing on the Irish Sea later this year.The identical 'sister' ships 'Stena Superfast VII' and 'Superfast VIII' will be the biggest ferries ever to…

IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness at Tanzania Ferry Disaster

Sep 13, 2011

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his profound sadness for the loss of life in the sinking of the ro-ro ferry Spice Islander I off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania on 10 September…

LNG as Alternative Fuel on Workboats Conference Agenda

Sep 13, 2011

Leading maritime services experts to debate key technical, environmental, health and safety issues of adopting LNG marine fuel at Middle East Workboats 2011. The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable alternative marine fuel for working…

Logistics News

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News