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
Baleària Acquires Visemar One

Baleària Acquires Visemar One

Spanish ferry company Baleària has decided to buy Visemar One, a 2010-built RoRo/passenger ship which has been part of the company’s fleet for seven years. "Baleària has just invested close to 55 …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Vessels
VT Halter Marine launches Virginia Department of Transportation’s Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

VT Halter Marine launches Virginia Department of Transportation’s Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc (VT Systems), yesterday announced the successful launch of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) newest ferry, …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria of Wight welcomes her first vehicles on board

Victoria of Wight welcomes her first vehicles on board

Isle of Wight haulier George Jenkins was the first person to drive on board Wightlink’s new £30million flagship Victoria of Wight. He took an articulated lorry full of Wightlink stores and supplies for the …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Irish Ferries cancels Ulysses journeys due to fault

Irish Ferries cancels Ulysses journeys due to fault

Irish Ferries has said all sailings of the Ulysses (see also CruiseMapper) on the Dublin-Holyhead route have been canceled until further notice. In a statement, the company said the cancellations were a result of a …
Jun 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Line’s New Liverpool-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

Stena Line’s New Liverpool-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

One of the two new E-Flexer RoPax ferries bound for the Liverpool – Belfast route in 2020 has recently marked an important production milestone by celebrating its official keel-laying at the AVIC shipyard in …
Jun 26, 2018 /  Vessels
DFDS orders RoRo newbuilding from Jinling Shipyard, China

DFDS orders RoRo newbuilding from Jinling Shipyard, China

DFDS announced yesterday the order of one additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding for delivery in the first half of 2020 from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard. "This freight newbuilding increases our order book to …
Jun 14, 2018 /  Vessels