Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard delivers ferry boat GAO GANG DU9

Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard delivers ferry boat GAO GANG DU9

Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has announced the delivery of ASD ferry GAO GANG DU9 on April 23, 2019. The ferry was built for Taizhou Gaogang Ferry Co., Ltd.  ***** The vessel has the length of 79.5m, breadth of …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
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
Stena Europe Undergoes Refit Upgrades in Turkey

Stena Europe Undergoes Refit Upgrades in Turkey

The Stena Europe, which operates on the Fishguard – Rosslare ferry service is currently undergoing a significant three-month refit visit to the Gemak Shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey. The vessel (see also CruiseMapper) …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

In the space of just a few weeks, two, 81-metre road ferries for the Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries have been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati and are now being fitted out ahead of entering service next year. Once …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Austal Cuts Metal On Second 118M Trimaran For Fred.Olsen Express

Austal Cuts Metal On Second 118M Trimaran For Fred.Olsen Express

Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) has commenced construction of the second of two 118 metre high-speed passenger trimaran ferries for Fred. Olsen Express in the Company’s Philippines shipyard. The vessel is due …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird has completed the building of its 1393rd vessel the £10million ferry the Red Kestrel, for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) announces that it has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA. Caption: Cruise ferry …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM successfully launched

Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM successfully launched

On Monday, 08 April 2019, the Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM was successfully launched. This newest fleet member of the SIEM Group is named “LEEVSTEN”. This name comes …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Vessels
BC Ferries wins award for converting The Spirit of British Columbia to LNG

BC Ferries wins award for converting The Spirit of British Columbia to LNG

BC Ferries has won the Shippax Retrofit Award for completing the conversion of a large passenger ferry from diesel to liquefied natural gas (LNG). The award, received last month at the Shippax Ferry Conference, …
Apr 4, 2019 /  Vessels
MAN Cryo Delivers LNG Fuel System to Italian Ferry

MAN Cryo Delivers LNG Fuel System to Italian Ferry

First LNG-powered vessel to enter service in the Mediterranean An Italian ferry with a marine LNG fuel-gas supply system has entered service. MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system …
Apr 4, 2019 /  Vessels