Monday, March 23, 2015
Maritime News

One Dies in High Speed Ferry Fire at Greek Shipyard

One person has died following a fire aboard a Greek high speed ferry while docked at a shipyard in Drapetsona, Greece. Hellenic Seaways confirmed the fire Monday aboard their Highspeed...

March 23, 2015
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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Maritime News

Austal-Built Rocketship “Condor Liberation” Arrives in Guernsey

The Austal-built trimaran ferry Condor Liberation arrived yesterday for the first time into Guernsey’s St. Peter Port harbor to begin mooring trials in preparation for the kickoff of passenger services...

March 17, 2015
Total Views: 36

Monday, December 22, 2014
News

Wärtsilä Propulsion Selected for World’s First LNG-Fueled High-Speed RoPax Ferry

Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä says it will be providing the full propulsion package for a new LNG-fueled high-speed passenger ferry being built for Swedish operator Rederi AB Gotland.

December 22, 2014
Total Views: 39

Thursday, April 10, 2014
News

NTSB: Seastreak Wall Street Ferry Captain Lost Control, Causing Allision

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said today that the high-speed ferry Seastreak Wall Street struck Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan in January 2013 because the captain lost control of the vessel while attempting to dock.

April 10, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, December 2, 2013
News

Bail Set for Seattle High-Speed Ferry Thief

A man accused of leaping a fence at the Seattle waterfront and briefly commandeering a high-speed ferry used to shuttle passengers between Washington state and Canada was in jail on Monday with bail set at $200,000.

December 2, 2013
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013
News

World’s Fastest Ship Put to Work in Argentina

The high speed, dual fuel ferry commenced service Wednesday shuttling passengers at lightship speed on the Rio Plato between Buenos Aires and Montevideo, Uruguay.

October 2, 2013
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Interesting

Suspended Sentences for Captain and First Officer Involved in Fatal 2011 High Speed Ferry Crash

The Captain and First Officer of a British high-speed passenger ferry involved in a fatal 2011 crash with a fishing boat were convicted of manslaughter by a French court on Wednesday.

September 11, 2013
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Interesting

Dual-Fuel Ferry Claims World’s Fastest Ship

Australian ferry builder Incat Tasmania claims to have built the world's fast ship, which also so happens to be the first high speed dual-fuel vehicle and passenger ferry.

June 19, 2013
Total Views: 331

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Seastreak Wall Street Investigation Takes Aim

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board’s latest update on the ongoing investigation into the Jan. 9 Seastreak Wall Street hi-speed ferry incident in New York City reveals a focus...

January 22, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Maritime News

No Response from Reverse Thrust Says Captain of Busted Up Ferry

The captain of a ferry that crashed in Manhattan’s Financial District yesterday told investigators the ship didn’t respond when he put the thrust into reverse, a National Transportation Safety Board...

January 10, 2013
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Interesting

‘Hard Landing’ Leaves Dozens Injured on NYC Ferry

Chris Dolmetsch, Michelle Kaske and Phil Kuntz A commuter ferry carrying passengers to New York City from New Jersey crashed into a pier near the financial district during rush hour,...

January 9, 2013
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Monday, October 24, 2011
Collision

Over 70 Injured In Hong Kong Ferry Allision

HONG KONG–Over 70 commuters were injured–some seriously–after their passenger ferry crashed into a mooring pillar after departure from an outlying island before dawn on Friday. The Hong Kong Marine Department...

October 24, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Engineering News

Austal delivers largest catamaran to date – Leonora Christina

Leonora Christina During Sea Trials courtesy Austal Austal’s largest catamaran built to date, the 113 metre “Leonora Christina”, was recently handed over to her owners, marking completion of construction of...

May 19, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Engineering News

Noumea operator orders second ferry with Austal

Tourism operator, Mary D Enterprises, has selected Austal to design and construct a 35 metre high speed monohull passenger ferry, heralding the second Austal-built vessel for the Noumea-based company. The...

February 9, 2011
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