passenger vessels

Monday, June 3, 2019

Damen to Build Two LNG-Battery Hybrid Ferries for Seaspan

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has been awarded a contract to build two hybrid LNG/battery-powered roll-on/roll-off ferries for British Columbia-based Seaspan

June 3, 2019
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Monday, May 6, 2019
maid of the mist electric vessels

Niagra Falls Tour Boat Operator Orders Battery-Powered Vessels

Niagra Falls tour boat operator Maid of the Mist has placed an order for the first all-electric, zero-emission vessels to be built in the United States. The

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Damen Launches Two Ferries for Canadian Operator BC Ferries

In a span of just a few weeks time, Damen Shipyards has launched two 81-meter road ferries for Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries at Damen’s yard in

April 17, 2019
Total Views: 88

Thursday, March 28, 2019
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New York City Ferry System Needs More Subsidy Than Subways, Buses

By Henry Goldman (Bloomberg) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s system of ferry boats linking Manhattan with transit-poor sections of Brooklyn, Queens

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 25

Thursday, March 14, 2019
aurora battery power ferry

Batteries Included: Sweden’s Emissions-Free Ferries Lead the Charge

By Ilze Filks HELSINGOR, Denmark, March 14 (Reuters) – A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, February 22, 2019
Brittany Ferries new LNG vessel Honfleur
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Repsol To Supply Brittany Ferries’ New LNG Ship

Brittany Ferries has signed an agreement with Spanish energy company Repsol for the delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas to its Spanish operations. A letter of

February 22, 2019
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Interview with Baleària’s President and Main Shareholder, Adolfo Utor

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Adolfo Utor is the President and main shareholder of the Baleària, Spain’s leading

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Viking Heavy Weather Tests High-Capacity Passenger Evacuation System for Cruise Ships

Danish life-saving equipment manufacturer Viking Life-Saving has successfully test its new high-capacity passenger evacuation system, bringing it one step

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 309

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Fire Incidents

Ferry Ignites With 1,016 POB In Greece

by Alkis Konstantinidis (Reuters) – A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 20

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Video: Boston Harbor Cruise Experiences Mechanical Failure, Hits Moored Sailboats

Video: Boston Harbor Cruise Experiences Mechanical Failure, Hits Moored Sailboats

A Boston Harbor cruise ship with more than 325 passengers on board struck six sailboats after experiencing mechanical failure, the Coast Guard reported on

June 21, 2018
Total Views: 24

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Pilot, Master Miscommunication Led to Cruise Ship Grounding in New Zealand

On January 27, 2016, the Maltese-flagged passenger ship Azamara Quest, with a pilon on board, was en route to the port of Picton in New Zealand’s Marlborough

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 149

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Greek Ferry Crews Strike

Greek Ferry Crews Strike

ATHENS, April 18 (Reuters) – Greek ferries remained docked at the country’s ports on Wednesday as seamen, marine engineers and ship cooks walked

April 18, 2018
Total Views: 27

Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Greenland Ferry Finally Free After Several Days Beset By Ice

An Arctic Umiaq Line ferry has finally freed itself from an ice flow off Greenland’s southwest coast after spending several days beset by ice. The

March 29, 2018
Total Views: 62

Friday, January 5, 2018
vard Fully electrical battery-powered car- and passenger ferry
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VARD to Build All-Electric Ferry for Norway’s Boreal

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won a contract for the construction of an all-electric car and passenger ferry for Boreal in Norway. The RoPax ferry is

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 132

Monday, July 3, 2017
Tirrenia Nuraghes super-hero cruise ship ferries

SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes’s Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 783

Monday, May 22, 2017
The first NYC Ferry

First NYC Ferry Takes to Water in Big Apple

The first new ferry in NYC Ferry’s fleet has been christened Lunch Box and has commenced service connecting Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 45

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Ferry Evacuated After Fire in the Solent

Ferry Evacuated After Fire in the Solent

All passengers are safe after a fire broke out in the bridge wing of a car and passenger ferry operating in the Solent between the Isle of Wight and

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
WATCH: SUV Rolls Off Ferry in Australia
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WATCH: SUV Rolls Off Ferry in Australia

Check out this video posted to Facebook showing a New Year’s Eve incident in Australia involving an SUV that rolled right off the ramp of

January 3, 2017
Total Views: 49

Indonesian Tourist Boat Captain to be Prosecuted Over Deadly Fire

Indonesian Tourist Boat Captain to be Prosecuted Over Deadly Fire

JAKARTA, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to prosecute the captain of a tourist boat for negligence after a fire ripped through the vessel on New

January 3, 2017
Total Views: 90

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Yard Selected to Convert World’s Largest Fully-Electric Ferries
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Yard Selected to Convert World’s Largest Fully-Electric Ferries

The project to convert two passenger ferries into the world’s largest emission-free ferries is gaining pace after Öresund Dry Docks of Sweden was selected

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 28


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