Sweden’s largest hybrid-electric car ferry ready to enter operation

Sweden’s largest hybrid-electric car ferry ready to enter operation

The ferry will operate on one of Sweden’s busiest maritime route, with over 100,000 vehicles transported per month Danfoss Editron has provided the electric power equipment that controls the ferry’s …
Jul 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have today successfully demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland. The car ferry …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Wightlink’s brand new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry, Victoria of Wight, is to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex on Thursday, September 20. The ceremony will take place at …
Sep 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Engineer dies in an accident during repairs of car ferry MV Ulysses at Falmouth docks in Cornwall

Engineer dies in an accident during repairs of car ferry MV Ulysses at Falmouth docks in Cornwall

A 45-year-old engineer has died after being crushed while servicing a lift on a car ferry at Falmouth docks in Cornwall, UK. Police said father-of-two Steve Summerside from Sunderland died after getting trapped …
Jan 12, 2016 /  Accidents