Brittany Ferries names new ships and promises significant CO2 savings from fleet renewal plans

Brittany Ferries names new ships and promises significant CO2 savings from fleet renewal plans

Kerry and Santoña are names confirmed for Brittany Ferries new ships Half a billion Euro fleet renewal programme underway, with three new LNG-powered vessels Anticipated 46% saving in CO2 emissions per …
Jul 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Tallink Grupp signs loan agreement for new LNG powered fast ferry

Tallink Grupp signs loan agreement for new LNG powered fast ferry

AS Tallink Grupp's subsidiary Tallink Superfast Ltd. and KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH have signed the loan agreement in the amount of EUR 197,6 million to finance the new EUR 247 million LNG powered fast ferry currently under …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Finance
BMT announces new 43m High-Speed, Fast Ferry contract

BMT announces new 43m High-Speed, Fast Ferry contract

BMT has announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 metre (104’ x 37’’ x 12.5’) high-speed, passenger Fast Ferries for Kitsap Transit, with an option for a third to be added to this vessel …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Grimaldi Group completes installation of Corvus Energy ‘mega batteries’ in groundbreaking retrofit projects

Grimaldi Group completes installation of Corvus Energy ‘mega batteries’ in groundbreaking retrofit projects

Cruise Barcelona and Cruise Roma retrofitted with a total of 11 MWh energy storage systems enabling zero-emissions operation Corvus Energy announced on Wednesday (Jul03) that the company has completed the …
Jul 5, 2019 /  Curious
Second large ferry export for Wight Shipyard

Second large ferry export for Wight Shipyard

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co has completed its second export order. The order placed by Ultramar, the largest ferry operator in Mexico, consists of two 37m fast ferries which will be transported to Cancun Mexico at …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Incat Crowther Provides Vital Connection to Ulleung-do in Korea

Incat Crowther Provides Vital Connection to Ulleung-do in Korea

Incat Crowther has announced a contract to design a 65m catamaran passenger ferry for operation in Korea. The Incat Crowther 65 will be built by Khan Co., Ltd of Geoje-si, Korea and operated by Dolphin Shipping Co., …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Incat launches a new 111-metre ferry for Spain

Incat launches a new 111-metre ferry for Spain

Incat Tasmania has launched a new 111-metre ferry from the shipyard at Hobart’s Prince of Wales Bay. The ship, named Volcan de Tagoro (Incat Hull 091) and in the distinctive red Naviera Armas livery, was launched …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Name giving ceremony for hybrid-ferry TELLUS

Name giving ceremony for hybrid-ferry TELLUS

On Tuesday 11 June, the Swedish Transport Administration (STA), named their latest car ferry TELLUS during the name giving ceremony in Gothenburg. This is the third one in this series of ferries, and the big …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird reveals plans for new RoPax ferry at Nor Shipping in Oslo

Cammell Laird reveals plans for new RoPax ferry at Nor Shipping in Oslo

British shipyard Cammell Laird will today announce at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo ambitious plans to disrupt the new-build ferry market with a new specially designed Ro-Pax ferry. Caption: The Sir David …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
WE Tech delivers state-of-the-art Hybrid Electric Propulsion solution to Wasaline

WE Tech delivers state-of-the-art Hybrid Electric Propulsion solution to Wasaline

WE Tech Solutions Oy (WE Tech) has been awarded the contract for delivery of an avant-garde Hybrid Electric Propulsion solution to Rauma Marine Construction Oy (RMC). The solution includes Propulsion drives, Energy …
May 29, 2019 /  Curious