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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…

Finnlines Names Pippingsköld Deputy CEO

May 06, 2021

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has appointed Tom Pippingsköld as vice president and deputy CEO. In this new position Pippingsköld serves as the deputy to the president and CEO.Pippingsköld has been CFO of the ro-ro and passenger shipping operator since October 1…

Stena Livia Joins the Baltic Sea Fleet

Apr 09, 2021

The 186-meter Visentini RoPax vessel Stena Livia will initially join sister vessel Stena Flavia on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route from mid-April, Stena Line announced. Later this year the pair will replace the existing tonnage on the ferry route between Travemünde and Liepaja…

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 Says Role in UK Vaccine Delivery Going Well

Dec 04, 2020

Ferry firm Stena Line’s role in the roll-out of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is going well, and the firm is prepared to deal with any eventuality of Brexit trade talks, the company’s Brexit chief said on Friday.“We have trust and confidence in…

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…

New Zealand's KiwiRail to Order RoPax Pair

Jun 03, 2020

New Zealand's state-owned KiwiRail has issued a request for proposal to find a preferred shipyard to build two new RoPax ferries for operator Interislander.The international tender follows a NZ$400 Million (US$256.1 million) contribution to…

Stena Line is 10 Years Ahead of IMO Emissions Goals

Jun 02, 2020

Ferry shipping company Stena Line reports it is 10 years ahead of international shipping's emissions reduction targets thanks to measures such as new, larger and more energy efficient vessels, AI assisted captains and an increased punctuality…

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)…

Port of Stockholm Reports Freight Bump

Apr 24, 2020

The supply of goods through Sweden’s third-largest freight port is functioning well despite the difficult situation resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Port of Stockholm said on Friday. The amount of goods transported via the port in…

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…

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