Advantages of new Wärtsilä Waterjets recognised with immediate order for high-speed ferry

Advantages of new Wärtsilä Waterjets recognised with immediate order for high-speed ferry

The Wärtsilä WXJ series of modular waterjets, recently introduced by the technology group Wärtsilä, has quickly been selected for its first installation. A new 100 metres long, wave-piercing catamaran …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious
Toll unveils new Australian Ship

Toll unveils new Australian Ship

Australia’s newest and biggest cargo ship was named as Tasmanian Achiever II at a special ceremony in Burnie Sunday (Feb17). Tasmanian Achiever II is the largest general cargo ship to fly the Australian flag and …
Feb 20, 2019 /  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
New Bruny Island Ferries to be Built in Tasmania, SeaLink purchases MV Bowen to Ensure Immediate Uplift in Capacity for Bruny Island

New Bruny Island Ferries to be Built in Tasmania, SeaLink purchases MV Bowen to Ensure Immediate Uplift in Capacity for Bruny Island

The first of two new vessels for the community of Bruny Island will be built by Richardson Devine Marine (RDM) in Tasmania, SeaLink Travel Group (SeaLink) Managing Director Jeff Ellison said. “Following an …
Oct 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Incat Crowther starts construction work on innovative new Eco tour vessel

Incat Crowther starts construction work on innovative new Eco tour vessel

Incat Crowther announced earlier today that construction is underway for an innovative tour vessel to operate in Tasmania’s south-west. The vessel will be operated by Gordon River Cruises and will offer …
Jun 6, 2017 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce uses MTU propulsion for biggest High-Speed Catamaran in the Mediterranean

Rolls-Royce uses MTU propulsion for biggest High-Speed Catamaran in the Mediterranean

Supply of four 20V 8000 MTU engines and four 8V 2000 gensets Destined for Virtu Ferries’ new RoPax ferry Engine delivery in 2018 Rolls-Royce is to supply four 20-cylinder Series 8000 engines from MTU to …
May 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets

Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high-speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this …
Apr 19, 2017 /  Vessels
MSC Announces Upgrade to its New Kiwi Service

MSC Announces Upgrade to its New Kiwi Service

Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) announced yesterday that the Company has made recently upgrades to its New Kiwi Service operating between Australia, Noumea and New Zealand. Container ship Malte Rambow - …
Nov 25, 2016 /  Vessels
New international container terminal for Port of Burnie

New international container terminal for Port of Burnie

DP World Australia and Tasports continue to progress the viability of an international container terminal at the Port of Burnie Tasports remain fully committed to the exclusive MoU with DP World …
Oct 26, 2016 /  Curious
Ferry Spirit of Tasmania II caught in rough seas; Trucks and cars smashed (Video)

Ferry Spirit of Tasmania II caught in rough seas; Trucks and cars smashed (Video)

Huge swells and high winds made for a rough journey on the Spirit of Tasmania on Tuesday (May 03). A large semi-trailer was turned on its side and cars smashed together during the journey from Melbourne to …
May 4, 2016 /  Accidents