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
DFDS to invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean

DFDS to invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean

DFDS will in 2019 invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean between Turkey, Italy, Greece and France. The investment will ensure compliance with the new …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Finance
MOL Launches Newly Built Large-Scale Ferry Sunflower Kirishima

MOL Launches Newly Built Large-Scale Ferry Sunflower Kirishima

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that the newly built large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima operated by its group company Ferry Sunflower Co., Ltd. was launched on September 15, and with many …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Wightlink’s brand new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry, Victoria of Wight, is to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex on Thursday, September 20. The ceremony will take place at …
Sep 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Austal: Response to announcement by government of Trinidad and Tobago

Austal: Response to announcement by government of Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) notes the announcement by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago in that country’s press that the Trinidad and Tobago Cabinet has authorised the purchase of a fast ferry from …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious
Hyundai Mipo christens car ferry ship serving Incheon and Weihai route

Hyundai Mipo christens car ferry ship serving Incheon and Weihai route

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard said on Wednesday it held a christening ceremony for a 31,000-gross tonnage ro-ro ferry built for owner Weidong Ferry, the first company to operate car ferry services …
Sep 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Fred. Olsen opts for MTU engines and service supplied by Rolls-Royce for its new fast ferries

Fred. Olsen opts for MTU engines and service supplied by Rolls-Royce for its new fast ferries

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to get MTU Series 8000 engines Maintenance agreement to cover MTU’s most powerful engines Existing maintenance agreement for trimaran Benchijigua Express extended Two new high-speed …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Vessels
WATCH: Ferryboat Stranded in Canakkale after Rudder Trouble

WATCH: Ferryboat Stranded in Canakkale after Rudder Trouble

The Gökçeada-1 ferry boat, carrying over 170 passengers and 64 vehicles, suffered rudder trouble on Aug 17, 2018, at 9 a.m. The ferry was underway from the Kabatepe pier in the Çanakkale province to …
Aug 20, 2018 /  Accidents
DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS has today ordered an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard, exercising an option obtained at the ordering of previous ferries. The newbuilding is similar to the five …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Vessels