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  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    French shipping company Brittany Ferries has unveiled names for its next two ships.

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries is to raise its capacity on Zeebrugge-Teesport this week by deploying Estraden on the route.

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry said in their latest announcement that their ferry is now open on regular schedule. The ferry was closed on Monday, August 20, for dredging of the Hickman Harbor. The dredging is still going on in the harbor, but is now far away enough that it does not impact the ferry, the provider […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the award and distribution of approximately $123.5 million for passenger ferry projects and ferry operators throughout the United States and selected territories. The funds will support existing ferry service on many of the nation’s waterways, establish new ferry service where it is needed most, and help to […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Skangass expands their portfolio and delivers LNG as fuel to two new Norwegian ferries. The two ferries, belonging to the ship owner Norled, are among the world’s first ferries utilizing only LNG as fuel. LNG is used both for the machinery and supporting functions, for electricity and heating on board the ferries. their portfolio and delivers […]

  • 3 August 2012

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, recently announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award $2.4 million in federal funding to the Maine Department of Transportation for ferry service improvements in Maine. The funding, which is being distributed through the DOT’s Ferry Boat Discretionary Program, will be […]

  • 20 May 2016

    Recent changes to the Canadian Federal government’s New Building Canada Fund (NBCF) aim at enabling significant investments in infrastructure systems, including ferry replacement and refits, paving way for ferry owners, operators and shipbuilders to benefit from this initiative. Ferry operators across Canada will be given access to the fund that may inject billions of dollars of transportation infrastructure […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Brittany Ferries and ESIF have finalized the acquisition of ferry operator Condor Ferries.

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and its subsidiary Ferry Sunflower Limited plan to construct Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The number of cars carried by ferries increased by 1.7% from 8.6 million in 2015 to nearly 8.8 million in 2016, marking the fourth successive year of growth, according to Discover Ferries, the industry body for ferry operators. Representing 11 ferry operators in the UK and Ireland, Discover Ferries reports that growth for car travel by sea is […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    All passengers are accounted for after their Indonesia-registered ferry Sea Prince hit a floating object off Batam on November 29. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the incident occurred in the evening hours in Indonesian waters after the ferry left the Nongsapura ferry terminal for Singapore. At the time of the incident the ferry was carrying […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Vessels

    Holland Shipyards Group has won a contract for the delivery of two fully electric ferries from Norwegian ferry company Boreal. The vessels are planned to be put into operation on the Abelnes-Andabeløy and Launes-Kvellandstrand routes in the Agder province, Norway. The ferries will measure 49,80 by 14,70 and 29,80 by 10,20 meters and will be […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling $165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries. Lloyd’s Register (LR) will class the ferries. Mark Wilson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Engineering, said: “BC Ferries is very pleased to have LR as the classification society on these new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries. […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries has taken delivery of Northern Sea Wolf, the recently acquired vessel which is intended for the company’s new mid-coast ferry service. The delivery took place in Greece on August 30, 2017. In April, commissioner of BC Ferries approved the purchase of the secondhand vessel for the new ferry service between Port […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian said that the New South Wales Government is getting on with the job of designing brand new ferries for Sydney Harbour to provide improved comfort and reliability for customers. Sydney based architects One2three have been appointed to prepare concept designs for six new ferries before a major construction tender goes […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Argyll Ferries’ route transferred to publicly owned CalMac.

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Multi Maritime has, in close cooperation with the ferry operator Fjord1, launched a new green ferry concept. The ferry is a “plug-in” LNG hybrid, which incorporates several features to reduce the ferry’s environmental footprint. The concept has been developed as a part of Fjord1’s bid for operating the Lavik-Oppedal ferry link in western Norway. The most […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets sold its 100% interest in Condor Ferries.

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new hybrid ferry owned by the German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines left the Danish shipyard Fayard on 20 April to start its sea trials.  The new ferry is to be named M/V Berlin at a ceremony scheduled for 3 May 2016. Once delivered, the ferry is scheduled to be deployed on the Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Construction will begin in December on a second 144-car ferry. The Ferries Division of the Washington State Department of Transportation and shipbuilder Vigor Industrial signed papers yesterday morning to make the second new vessel a reality for customers of the state ferry system. “This has been a tremendous event for Washington state and our ferry […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Construction will begin in December on a second 144-car ferry. The Ferries Division of the Washington State Department of Transportation and shipbuilder Vigor Industrial signed papers yesterday morning to make the second new vessel a reality for customers of the state ferry system. “This has been a tremendous event for Washington state and our ferry […]