Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo has purchased the ferry Yamato from the Japanese shipping company Hankyu Ferry.  The vessel will be rebuilt at a shipyard in Europe and be fully adapted to European standards, after which it will be …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour surpassed 24M Tonnes for the First Time

Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour surpassed 24M Tonnes for the First Time

Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour have surpassed 24m tonnes for the first time since records began. Trade increased by over 900,000 tonnes during 2018 to 24.6m tonnes, up 3.8% on the previous year. Growth was led by …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Curious
Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster is transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast - Liverpool route from Tuesday, …
Feb 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Three RoPax ships up for sale by Grimaldi and Adria Ferries

Three RoPax ships up for sale by Grimaldi and Adria Ferries

Three Italian-controlled ro-pax ships are being advertised by shipbroking companies as they have been put for sale by their respective owners Grimaldi Group and Adria Ferries. Caption: Ro-Ro Cargo Ship - Image …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
Stena Line’s first new generation ferry floats in China

Stena Line’s first new generation ferry floats in China

Stena Estrid enters next phase of construction Ferry Company Stena Line has achieved another important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the ‘launching’ ceremony of the first of its …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Vessels
OSK behind the concept for TT-Line's new Green Ship

OSK behind the concept for TT-Line's new Green Ship

The concept design for TT-Line's new dual fuel RoPax ferry has contributions from sister companies OSK-ShipTech and Steen Friis Design - both part of Danish marine consultants OSK Group. Caption: TT-Line's …
Dec 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Incat Crowther to Design Double-Ended Ro-Pax Ferry

Incat Crowther to Design Double-Ended Ro-Pax Ferry

Incat Crowther announced earlier today the design of a double-ended Ro-Pax Ferry to operate to Bruny Island in Tasmania. The vessel will be operated by Sealink Travel Group – one of Australia’s largest …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Curious
Delivery ceremony of Elio, the first LNG eco-friendly ferry ready to sail the Mediterranean

Delivery ceremony of Elio, the first LNG eco-friendly ferry ready to sail the Mediterranean

On November 17 the delivery ceremony of Elio - the first LNG eco-friendly ferry to sail the Mediterranean - was celebrated in Messina (Italy), organised by Gruppo Caronte & Tourist in the framework of the activity …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line has reached an important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the steel cutting of a third E-Flexer RoPax ship to be deployed on its Irish Sea routes. This means that all three of Stena …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels