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AKA, MAN Collaborate for LNG-Powered Ferry

May 22, 2019

Aspin Kemp and Associates Inc. (AKA) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) are working together on the delivery of the propulsion package for 1+1 230-meter-long RoPax vessel for TT-Line, a German ferry operator. The vessel is to be built at Jiangsu Jingling shipyard in China…

Trelleborg Fenders for Singapore Cruise Center Rehab

May 02, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation supplied its SCK Cell Fenders as part of a project undertaken by the Singapore Cruise Center to upgrade its infrastructure to accommodate the latest generation of cruise vessels at its international cruise terminal…

Danfoss Hybrid Electric Ferry Operational

Apr 16, 2019

Danfoss Editron, a company specializes in hybrid and electric powertrain systems for off-highway and marine markets, said that it has provided the hybrid electric drivetrain system powering a new ferry connecting the communities of Thyborøn and Agger in north west Denmark…

Major Electrification Contract Awarded to NES

Feb 26, 2019

Norwegian Electric Systems will deliver equipment in connection with the electrification of MF Norangsfjord and the charging station at Hollingsholmen ferry quay.Norway’s biggest ferry company Fjord1 has chosen Norwegian Electric Systems (NES)…

MAIB Publishes Pride of Kent Report

Feb 21, 2019

A report into the RORO passenger ferry, Pride of Kent, striking a jetty and grounding in Calais, France on 10 December 2017 has now been published by UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB).It said that the ferry Pride of Kent struck a jetty and then grounded while departing Calais…

CG Investigating Passenger Ferry Grounding

Feb 11, 2019

The Coast Guard is investigating a ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Monday morning.At approximately 7:30 a.m., watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service were notified that the 140-foot commuter ferry, with…

ICE Designs Electric Ferry

Feb 01, 2019

Europe’s independent ship design and marine engineering consultancy International Contract Engineering (ICE) Group said that it has recently developed a design for an all-electric ferry that can carry 200 passengers and 45 cars.The UK-based…

First LNG-Fueled Ferry in Mediterranean Starts Sailing

Jan 31, 2019

Spanish shipping company Baleària said its Hypatia de Alejandría, first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled ferry on the Mediterranean, completed its first commercial trip between Barcelona and Palma.The ferry reached the Port of Barcelona last…

P&O Ferrymasters Launches New Link Turkey

Jan 08, 2019

P&O Ferrymasters announced the launch of new intermodal services from the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin to the Free Port of Trieste in Italy, with onward connections to its European intermodal network.The European provider of tailor-made transportation…

Stena Line Inaugurates Onshore Power Supply in Oslo

Jan 08, 2019

European ferry company Stena Line is the first ferry company to connect to the onshore power supply connection in the Port of Oslo.Stena Saga will now be connecting to the electricity grid during calls into port. This is an important step in Stena Line’s dedicated sustainability work…

DFDS Gets Brexit Contract by the UK

Jan 07, 2019

Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has been awarded a contract by the UK government to provide additional ferry capacity in the North Sea.Maria Anagnostou, Fleet Management, will be responsible for handling DFDS’ contract about additional…

Wärtsilä Automated Shipping Tests Successful

Nov 28, 2018

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä conducted a successful round of tests on its automated dock-to-dock solution. The system was tested on ‘Folgefonn’ ferry, which visited all three ports serviced by the vessel, with the autonomous operation being utilised uninterrupted for the entire route…

Baleària Rolls-out LNG-Fueled Ferry Marie Curie

Nov 27, 2018

Baleària shipping company, based in Dénia and a world pioneer in the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel, has launched Marie Curie, its new smart ship with LNG engines.The launching ceremony took place at Cantiere Navale Visentini in Italy…

SOGET launches EasyBrexit!

Nov 23, 2018

France-based Port Community System operator SOGET, in close collaboration with French customs, port authorities, ferry companies and road hauliers, will offer an integrated e-freight corridor based on a digitalized anticipation of information flows related to cross-Channel goods…

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