Stena Line Orders “World’s Most Efficient” RoPax Ferries

European ferry operator Stena Line has announced that it has signed a contract for four of the world's most fuel efficient RoPax ferries to be delivered in 2019 and 2020. The four newbuilds will be built by AVIC Shipyard in China and used to serve Stena Lines'  ferry routes in Northern Europe. The contract includes options to build up to four additional ferries. The … [Read more...]

Stena Germanica: World’s First Methanol-Powered Ship Enters Service

The Stena Line ferry Stena Germanica re-entered service last week as the first commercial ship in the world to run on methanol as its main fuel. Stena Germanica re-entered service on March 26 operating between Kiel, Germany and Gothenburg, Sweden. The conversation, which took about six weeks to complete, was carried out at the Remontowa Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. "At … [Read more...]

Stena Line Ferries First to Use New ‘Closed Loop’ Scrubber Technology

Two Stena Line ferries are set to become the first ships to be retrofitted with a new in-line closed loop gas scrubber systems from Wärtsilä that will help the ferries achieve emissions compliance in the North Sea. Finnish power solutions provider Wärtsilä made the announcement Tuesday that the Swedish-based Stena Line has chosen the scrubber system retrofits for the ‘Stena … [Read more...]