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  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Irish Ferries disappointed with NTA notice; company ordered to pay compensation over W.B. Yeats delay.

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Irish Ferries removed its cruise ferry Ulysses from service due to a technical issue.

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Irish Ferries cruise ferry W. B. Yeats was launched into the water on January 19 at FSG.

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The technical issue concerning Irish Ferries’ ship Ulysses is more serious than originally anticipated.

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Irish Ferries has gone to court over the NTA’s decision related to W.B. Yeats’ voyage cancellations.

  • 2 August 2006

    Thousands of passengers have had travel plans disrupted after a ferry struck a whale just off Holyhead in north Wales. Irish Ferries have confirmed its Dublin Swift service would be in dock for two days following the incident at 1400 BST on Tuesday. The “soft impact” collision happened as the vessel approached the port of […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The delivery of Irish Ferries’ new ship has been further delayed, forcing the company to cancel around 6,000 bookings.

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The delivery of the cruise ferry W. B. Yeats from Flensburger Schiffbau–Gesellschaft has been postponed.

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fast ferry carrying 650 passengers and crew slammed into a dock in the Welsh Port of Holyhead on Tuesday morning local time, after gale-force winds blew the vessel back into its berth, according to local media. All of the passengers aboard the Jonathan Swift, operated by Irish Ferries, disembarked in Holyhead with no reported injuries, and were […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fast ferry carrying 650 passengers and crew slammed into a dock in the Welsh Port of Holyhead on Tuesday morning local time, after gale-force winds blew the vessel back into its berth, according to local media. All of the passengers aboard the Jonathan Swift, operated by Irish Ferries, disembarked in Holyhead with no reported injuries, and were […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Irish Ferries’ parent company, Irish Continental Group has signed an agreement with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft to construct a new cruise ferry costing EUR 144 million (USD 161 million).  The cruise ferry will be able to accommodate 1,885 passengers and crew, with a car deck having capacity for 300 passenger cars. In addition, the vessel will have 435 […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    EIB is providing EUR 155 million to finance two new Irish Ferries’ ships.

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Irish Continental Group has secured a loan to finance the construction of the 2nd new vessel for Irish Ferries.

  • 13 December 2005

    A deal has been reached between management at Irish Ferries and union officials which will allow sailings between Britain and Ireland to resume.

  • 2 August 2006

    Irish Ferries has been forced to take one of its vessels out of service after it collided with a whale in the Irish Sea yesterday. The Swift Service between Dublin and Holyhead will remain out of action while divers assess the extent of the damage.

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    W.B. Yeats, will finally be handed over to its owner in early December after its delivery was delayed several times.

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Continental Group has taken delivery of the cruise ferry W.B.Yeats from FSG.

  • 1 April 2010

    After extensive trials of biodiesel, reduced sulphur fuels and a host of engine management techniques a small Irish ferry company have discovered a technique to reduce fuel costs for any type of vessel.

  • 16 December 2005

    FERRY company NorseMerchant Ferries has increased capacity on its Birkenhead to Belfast route with the early arrival of the new Mersey Viking.

  • 20 August 2010

    Marlink, provider of maritime satellite communications, has recently secured a new three-year contract with Irish Ferry Operator, Fastnet Line. As part of the new agreement, Marlink will deliver, install and operate its innovative Sealink VSAT solution onboard Fastnet Line’s flagship vessel Julia, providing the ferry operator with high-quality, reliable bandwidth for vessel management, passenger and […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s maritime transportation group Irish Continental Group (ICG) revealed it has concluded a new suite of financing agreements. As explained, the deals have been inked after the group’s existing debt facilities matured. These include a five-year multicurrency revolving credit facility provided by Allied Irish Banks and Bank of Ireland, extendable by up to 2 years, […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Vessels

    French shipping company Brittany Ferries noted that its LNG-powered cruise ferry Honfleur will not be delivered on schedule, in time for the 2019 summer season.