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Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

May 19, 2020

John Waterhouse is a ubiquitous character in the U.S. maritime industry, a deep-thinker, a signature bow tie and more than three decades of naval architecture and marine engineering experience and success as co-owner of the Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG)…

Rabbitt to Join Hornblower as CEO

May 15, 2020

U.S.-based passenger vessel operator Hornblower Group announced it has appointed Kevin Rabbitt has CEO. Rabbitt is expected to take up the role in July, while founder, Chairman and current CEO Terry MacRae will continue as Executive Chairman…

Damen Hosts Digital Steel-Cutting Ceremony

May 08, 2020

Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently hosted a different kind of steel cutting ceremony for a RoPax Ferry 6716 being built for the Government of Timor-Leste.Ordinarily, Damen would invite its clients and guests to attend the celebratory event…

UK Provides Aid for Ferry Operators

Apr 27, 2020

Ferry routes between Great Britain and Northern Ireland have been safeguarded, thanks to a multimillion-pound government scheme to help ensure critical freight can continue to move into and across the union.The package, worth up to £17 million ($21 million)…

Stena Line To Close Trelleborg-Sassnitz Route

Apr 08, 2020

Stena Line will permanently suspend operations on its ferry route between Trelleborg, Sweden and Sassnitz, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic, the European operator announced on Wednesday.The cancellation comes after Stena Line announced…

Stena Line Announces More Job Cuts Due to COVID-19

Apr 06, 2020

Swedish ferry company Stena Line said Monday it will furlough 600 employees and make 150 redundant in UK and Ireland due to the COVID-19 pandemic's damaging effect on travel and transport across Europe.The announcement comes several weeks after…

Viking Continues Operations on Main Freight Lines

Mar 23, 2020

Finnish cruise ferry operator Viking Line announced Monday it will continue service on its 'most important' routes despite concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.'Taking the security of supply for Finland and Åland as well as the cargo transport demands into consideration…

No April Fool; Brexit Ready

Mar 23, 2020

Charles Hammond, chief executive of Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Tilbury, writes about a new British port coming to market.Coronavirus has slowed down world trade and interfered with the EU-UK trade talks, and the ripples continue to be felt through the world economy…

Eye on Maritime Design: Better Ferries by (EBDG) Design

Mar 20, 2020

Elliott Bay Design Group is a well-known, long tenured Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm.We checked in with John Waterhouse, Chief Concept Engineer at EBDG, for insights on some of the design elements on the new Staten Island Ferries…

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

Mar 18, 2020

MCA grants temporary ability for Red Funnel passengers to remain in vehicles on select crossingsRed Funnel worked with the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to identify exceptional solutions to support the government’s social distancing…

Viking Line Suspends Helsinki-Stockholm Service

Mar 17, 2020

Finnish cruise ferry operator Viking Line announced Tuesday that it will suspend service between Helsinki and Stockholm due to the developing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Finnish authorities have closed the country’s borders during the state of emergency in effect in Finland…

Stena Line Announces Job Cuts Due to COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on Swdish ferry company Stena Line, who announced Monday that it will cut 950 jobs due to a sharp decline in passenger travel bookings as a result of the outbreak.Stena Line said the coronavirus (COVID…

Stena Edda Enters Service

Mar 10, 2020

The next generation of ferry travel went into service Monday as Stena Line reaffirmed its commitment to freight and travel operations on the Irish Sea.Stena Edda, the biggest ferry ever to sail on the Belfast to Liverpool route, embarked on its maiden voyage on Monday evening as it left Merseyside…

Johan Röstin Resigns as CEO of ForSea

Feb 16, 2020

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group),  the operator linking Denmark and Sweden via Helsingør and Helsingborg, announced that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Johan Röstinwill be stepping down from his position.“It has been a privilege to lead ForSea for almost three years…

Five Coastal Ferries for Zanzibar

Feb 13, 2020

Damen Shipyards signed a contract with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications & Transport of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar for the supply of five inshore ferries to carry tourists visiting Pemba Island and others nearby in the Zanzibar Archipelago…

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