Wärtsilä solutions for new state-of-the-art Wasaline ferry create world class efficiency and eco-friendliness

Wärtsilä solutions for new state-of-the-art Wasaline ferry create world class efficiency and eco-friendliness

An integrated package of products, systems, and solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä will enable a new Wasaline RoPax ferry to be among the world’s most efficient and environmentally sustainable …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
FRS to introduce new vessel to operate the Melilla - Motril route in May

FRS to introduce new vessel to operate the Melilla - Motril route in May

The vessel, called Golden Bridge, has a capacity for more than 1500 passengers, 500 vehicles and more than 130 cabins.  The crossing will take about 5 hours. FRS will introduce a faster and higher capacity vessel …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Vessels
MacGregor receives EUR 22 million orders for port, cruise and RoPax equipment from Europe and China

MacGregor receives EUR 22 million orders for port, cruise and RoPax equipment from Europe and China

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide port, cruise access and equipment for RoRo/Passenger (RoPax) ferries from Europe and China. The total order value is approximately EUR 22 million. The orders …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Finance
Incat Crowther Designing 1000-Passenger Ro-Pax Ferry for Taiwan Route

Incat Crowther Designing 1000-Passenger Ro-Pax Ferry for Taiwan Route

Incat Crowther has announced a project to design a 1000-passenger high speed ro-pax ferry to operate between mainland China and Taiwan. To be built by AFAI Southern Shipyard, the Incat Crowther 113 design will be …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Vessels
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