Nauticor's new LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos conducted the first bunker operation for the LNG fuelled ferry Visborg in the port of Visby

Nauticor's new LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos conducted the first bunker operation for the LNG fuelled ferry Visborg in the port of Visby

On March 15th, 2019, the world’s largest bunker supply vessel (BSV) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kairos has conducted the first LNG bunker supply operation for the newbuild ferry MS Visborg at the ferry pier of …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co is continuing to build on its solid reputation in the commercial ferry build sector by becoming involved with a new company set up to build the most capable and efficient explorer vessels …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Curious
DFDS’ Largest ferry named and ready for service

DFDS’ Largest ferry named and ready for service

On 7 March, DFDS’ largest ferry ever was named Ephesus Seaways at a naming ceremony in Istanbul and will soon set course for its first sailing to Trieste fully loaded with 450 trailers. Caption: EVP Peder …
Mar 14, 2019 /  Vessels
New Ferry Design Contract For Deltamarin

New Ferry Design Contract For Deltamarin

Deltamarin has signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC) for the design of a car passenger ferry for Kvarken Link AB, a Finnish-Swedish consortium. Deltamarin’s commission covers basic and …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
ABB helps ferry achieve exceptional fuel savings with first chiller optimization project for marine

ABB helps ferry achieve exceptional fuel savings with first chiller optimization project for marine

ABB’s chiller optimization solution for passenger ships achieves over 18% energy savings on board ferry La Suprema. Caption: La Suprema - Photo by GNV   ABB and Italian shipping company GNV (Grandi …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Spanish Port hosts its first LNG operations

Spanish Port hosts its first LNG operations

LNG refueling has taken place at Spain’s Port of Ferrol for the first time in an operation which saw two ferries filled with LNG by Repsol in the port’s Mugardos terminal. Recently built by Turkish …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird welcomes Mersey Ferries’ Snowdrop for drydocking

Cammell Laird welcomes Mersey Ferries’ Snowdrop for drydocking

Cammell Laird this month welcomed the iconic Mersey Ferry ‘Snowdrop’ to the yard for her annual overhaul. Cammell Laird has a close history with the Mersey Ferries and Snowdrop. In 2015 Cammell Laird …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Major electrification contract awarded to NES

Major electrification contract awarded to NES

Norway’s biggest ferry company Fjord1 has chosen Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the electrical and automation package to be used in the modification of MF Norangsfjord. The modifications are scheduled …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Brittany Ferries and Repsol pave the way for UK/Spain LNG ferry operations

Brittany Ferries and Repsol pave the way for UK/Spain LNG ferry operations

Brittany Ferries has signed an agreement with Spanish energy company Repsol for the delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to its Spanish operations. A letter of intent between the two companies provides the basis for …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious
New London port, Tilbury2 gets go-ahead

New London port, Tilbury2 gets go-ahead

Forth Ports Group receives planning consent for new port on the River Thames The Port of Tilbury, the UK’s fastest growing port, has today (20 February 2019) received development consent from the Secretary of …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels