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
OSK behind the concept for TT-Line's new Green Ship

OSK behind the concept for TT-Line's new Green Ship

The concept design for TT-Line's new dual fuel RoPax ferry has contributions from sister companies OSK-ShipTech and Steen Friis Design - both part of Danish marine consultants OSK Group. Caption: TT-Line's …
Dec 19, 2018 /  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
Delivery ceremony of Elio, the first LNG eco-friendly ferry ready to sail the Mediterranean

Delivery ceremony of Elio, the first LNG eco-friendly ferry ready to sail the Mediterranean

On November 17 the delivery ceremony of Elio - the first LNG eco-friendly ferry to sail the Mediterranean - was celebrated in Messina (Italy), organised by Gruppo Caronte & Tourist in the framework of the activity …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line has reached an important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the steel cutting of a third E-Flexer RoPax ship to be deployed on its Irish Sea routes. This means that all three of Stena …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Sembcorp Marine awarded contract by Norled AS for design-and-construction of three identical plug-in RoPax ferries

Sembcorp Marine awarded contract by Norled AS for design-and-construction of three identical plug-in RoPax ferries

Sembcorp Marine has won its first design-and-construction roll on/roll off passenger (RoPax) ship project comprising three identical plug-in RoPax ferries. These vessels will be built to a proprietary design from …
Oct 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce to provide power and propulsion for Norway’s new eco-friendly coastal route operator

Rolls-Royce to provide power and propulsion for Norway’s new eco-friendly coastal route operator

The Norwegian ship owning company Havila Kystruten AS, has ordered four new build Ro-Pax vessels of Havyard 923 design. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine will provide power and propulsion for all four ships. From January …
Oct 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Nordica enters service on Karlskrona-Gdynia

Stena Nordica enters service on Karlskrona-Gdynia

Stena Nordica entered service as the fourth ship between Karlskrona and Gdynia on Saturday.  This means a further increase in capacity on the route to meet the strong demand in growth for freight and …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard wins $60.5mn ro-pax ship deal for local ferry firm

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard wins $60.5mn ro-pax ship deal for local ferry firm

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard said on Tuesday it has won a new order for a cruise-type car ferry from domestic operator Seaworld Express Ferry for 68 billion won ($60.5 million). The 27,000-gross …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels