Archive for the ‘Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries’ Category

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)
Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019) Dynamar’s new BREAKBULK V report delves into the status of the world’s major operators of multipurpose/project/heavy-lift ships and their fleets… and their disruptors; those carrying breakbulk cargoes with vessels not specifically designed for that task  ...
November 4th, 2019 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fishing Trawlers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer ships, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials
Stena Estrid undertaking a reverse 180 degree turn Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading ferry company in China, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three...
October 29th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries
Victoria of Wight UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and yesterday (28 October 2019) Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry. Victoria...
October 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Interferry innovation conference highlights zero-emissions quest

Interferry innovation conference highlights zero-emissions quest
Guy Platten Interferry innovation conference highlights zero-emissions quest Acknowledging the need to be a leader in the transition to a lower carbon future and eventually net zero emissions, global trade association Interferry convened its 44th annual conference on the theme of innovation –...
October 21st, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima

Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima
Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima Deltamarin has signed two design contracts with Merima Oy, a Finland-based company providing turnkey interior solutions for passenger vessels. The contracts cover HVAC and interior design for Merima’s turnkey areas aboard the ferry newbuildings for Tallink...
October 18th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August
The m/s “Viking XPRS” All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was clearly reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on M/S Viking XPRS, which sails...
September 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen
. Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen KNUD E. HANSEN has released its newest, groundbreaking design, a 154-meter RoPAX ferry that can transport up to 1500 passengers and 440 cars. The vessel also boasts an additional 657 lane meters for trucks and trailers. Its impressive...
September 2nd, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks
. Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks Red Funnel is celebrating 50 years of continuous high-speed service between Southampton and West Cowes this year. To mark the milestone, Red Funnel is proud to...
August 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry

Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry
An illustration of M/V Copenhagen with a Norsepower Rotor Sail. Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry Scandlines drives investment in wind propulsion technology on board the M/V Copenhagen reducing further carbon emissions HELSINKI – 14 AUGUST 2019: Ferry operator...
August 14th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report
. Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report Seafarers working on board cruise ships and ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published this week by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed that seafarers working on board cruise ships...
August 7th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

Baleària Caribbean links Fort Lauderdale and Bimini with a high-speed ferry

Baleària Caribbean links Fort Lauderdale and Bimini with a high-speed ferry
.. Baleària Caribbean links Fort Lauderdale and Bimini with a high-speed ferry   Starting Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Baleària will be the official Resorts World Bimini shipping company between Port Everglades (South Florida) and Bimini  This Wednesday, the 7th of August, Baleària Caribbean...
August 7th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows
Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows Seafarer happiness levels across tanker, bulk carriers and container ship sectors close to global average this quarter LONDON, 5 August 2019 – The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published today by...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award
Marios Iliopoulos on the right with  Evangelos Bournous, the Mayor of the local harbour town near Mati, Rafina” Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award Seajets, one of the largest fleets in the Med reveals its social responsibility identity with a humanitarian award for its CEO,...
July 24th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission
Mike Corrigan Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. ...
July 16th, 2019 | Associations, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service

BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service
An artist’s impression of the ferry BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service Leading engineering design consultancy BMT announces new 43m High-Speed, Fast Ferry contract (U.K., SOUTHAMPTON at 1300 BST)  –  BMT has announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 metre...
July 10th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles
Mick CashXIT RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles   MARITIME UNION RMT repeats demand this morning for Grayling’s resignation as Public Accounts Committee reveals he blew £85 million on the Brexit ferries shambles. General Secretary Mick...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Warm ‘Welcome’ on NorthLink Ferries with accessibility app

Warm ‘Welcome’ on NorthLink Ferries with accessibility app
Welcome User booking a visit on the Welcome app Warm ‘Welcome’ on NorthLink Ferries with accessibility app Company is first Scottish transport operator to introduce pioneering support service Serco NorthLink Ferries has partnered with one of Scotland’s digital start-ups to improve journeys for...
July 2nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) team up with RINA

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) team up with RINA
From the signing of the agreement China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) team up with RINA Genoa, Italy – 1st July 2019  – RINA and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement for some of the activities related to passenger ships building....
July 1st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI

Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI
.. Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI Milan, 27th June 2019 – Green light in Guangzhou for the first of the two units that will enter into service in 36 months on the routes to and from Sardinia. These new vessels score three records: they...
June 27th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost
Johan Roos Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost The FERRYSAFE project team formed by global trade association Interferry to study pronounced safety advances in Philippines ferry operations has completed the second of two visits to the country and is now...
June 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks
Time is of the essence when Stena Roro decides to replace two existing systems onboard Stena Foreteller and Mont Ventoux with a new Fleet Management System. Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks Stena Roro initially signed up to SERTICA Maintenance and Procurement but decided to...
June 4th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo
Red Kestrel first sailing Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo Following a triumphant naming ceremony last month, Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel officially entered service today (Friday 24 May) following a successful few weeks of sea trials in the Solent. Red Kestrel marks...
May 24th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

May the Fourth Be ‘Woof’ You

May the Fourth Be ‘Woof’ You
Red Funnel’s Captain Ned Tutton and Captain Alice Duncan with Princess Leia, Darth Vader and Obi-Wan-Kenobi May the Fourth Be ‘Woof’ You 04 May 2019 – Well-known fans of Star Wars, Red Funnel Ferries, has once again marked Star Wars Day on May the fourth by reminding its customers that they...
May 4th, 2019 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

New Green RoRo Vessels for Finnlines – designed by KNUD E. HANSEN

New Green RoRo Vessels for Finnlines – designed by KNUD E. HANSEN
Nanjing Jinling Shipyard, China, New Green RoRo Vessels for Finnlines – designed by KNUD E. HANSEN KNUD E. HANSEN has signed a contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard, China, for developing the Basic Design of three large RoRo vessels, based on the Finnlines / Grimaldi / KNUD E. HANSEN design. The...
April 26th, 2019 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton
Red Kestrel arrives into Southampton Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton Red Kestrel, the newest addition to Red Funnel’s fleet, has just arrived at her new home in Southampton early this morning (Thursday 18 April, Berth 48, 07:30am).  The new freight-only Ro-Ro (roll on-roll...
April 18th, 2019 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More