Farewell to Wightlink’s St Cecilia

Farewell to Wightlink’s St Cecilia

Wightlink will bid farewell to its oldest ferry St Cecilia on Friday 25 January 2019. She will be retiring to the Mediterranean, joining her sisters St Helen and St Catherine at the Italian ferry company Delcomar which …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Norway Builds World's First Hydrogen Ferry

Norway Builds World's First Hydrogen Ferry

The world’s first hydrogen-electric ferry will be built by Norled. It will be put into operation in Rogaland, Norway in 2021. According to a press release from the Norwegian shipping company, the Norwegian Public …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch The Norwegian shipping company Color Line operates the additional freight ferry “Color Carrier“ on the route Kiel – Oslo as of 11th January to increase …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Curious
Stena Line invests £5M in fleet upgrade

Stena Line invests £5M in fleet upgrade

Leading ferry company Stena Line has started work on a £5m refit programme of its local ferry fleet at Belfast’s Harland and Wolff shipyard. The 10-week upgrade schedule will see five Stena Line vessels dry …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Finance
P&O Ferrymasters launches new intermodal services linking Turkey to Zeebrugge hub via Trieste

P&O Ferrymasters launches new intermodal services linking Turkey to Zeebrugge hub via Trieste

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces the launch of new intermodal services from the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin to the Free Port of Trieste in Italy, with onward connections to its European intermodal …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Vessels
UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

Following confirmation of the contract agreed with the Department for Transport (DfT), Brittany Ferries has outlined steps being taken to change sailing schedules for 2019. Nineteen weekly return-sailings will be …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Curious
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
Irish Ferries prepares for Christmas delivery of the W.B. Yeats

Irish Ferries prepares for Christmas delivery of the W.B. Yeats

This Christmas, look forward to the gift of summer sun and sail to France in style, as Irish Ferries prepares to celebrate the arrival of the majestic W.B. Yeats (see also CruiseMapper). Expected to dock in Dublin …
Dec 14, 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
WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels