Ferry

  • P&O Ferries ships go to Poland for refit

    P&O Ferries ships go to Poland for refit

    17th January 2017

    P&O Ferries will send a total of four ships from its North Sea and Short Sea fleets to the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk this season for major upgrades and refit work. The ferry and logistics company has agreed contracts worth…

  • Ten more years at Portsmouth for Brittany Ferries

    Ten more years at Portsmouth for Brittany Ferries

    11th January 2017

    Brittany Ferries is to continue as the principal user of Portsmouth International Ferry after Portsmouth City Council leader Donna Jones signed what is described as a ‘lucrative deal’ covering the next ten years. The new agreement replaced a contract which…

  • Ramsgate port renovating berth for ferry

    Ramsgate port renovating berth for ferry

    10th January 2017

    The Port of Ramsgate has had no ferry user since the collapse of TransEuropa Ferries in 2014, but owners Thanet District Council are looking to the future and have brought in Burgess Marine to push ahead with a modernisation programme.…

  • P&O Ferries 50 year freight record at Zeebrugge

    P&O Ferries 50 year freight record at Zeebrugge

    3rd January 2017

    In a sign of the continuing strength of exports to and from Britain during 2016, P&O Ferries today announces that it handled more freight units at its principal continental hub at Zeebrugge than in any year since it began operations…

  • Condor Liberation back in service at Poole

    Condor Liberation back in service at Poole

    30th December 2016

    Condor Liberation (2010/6,307gt) returned to Poole-Channel Island duties at the beginning of December following a routine dry-docking at Falmouth. However, sailings by the Austal HSC were disrupted just before Christmas due to technical and weather-related issues. The 0915 departure from…

  • Fast Ferry 4010 launched in Republic of Korea

    Fast Ferry 4010 launched in Republic of Korea

    4th December 2016

    Miraejet Co Ltd named its Damen Fast Ferry 4010 JET Nina at an official launching ceremony at the Busan International Ferry Terminal in the Republic of Korea on 6 October 2016. Nina was named after one of the ships deployed…

  • P&O Ferries to revamp Hull-Zeebrugge ships

    P&O Ferries to revamp Hull-Zeebrugge ships

    29th November 2016

    In a major boost for travel on the North Sea, P&O Ferries announced on 28 November 2016 that it will spend £8.5 million on upgrading the two ships on its Hull-Zeebrugge route in a move which guarantees the future of…

  • Stena Line celebrates five years Belfast to Cairnryan

    Stena Line celebrates five years Belfast to Cairnryan

    23rd November 2016

    On 21 November 2016 ferry company Stena Line celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Belfast-Cairnryan service. The service opened in 2011 and was part of an £80 million investment by Stena Line, which saw a new 27-acre Loch Ryan Port being…

  • New ferry launched by Incat

    New ferry launched by Incat

    22nd November 2016

    Incat hull 082 was launched on 8 November 2016 and successfully completed sea trials on the Derwent River. She was named in a public voting competition honouring Australian Catherine Hamlin, the world renowned gynaecologist. The new ferry left for Sydney…

  • P&O Ferries opens expanded terminal at Zeebrugge hub

    P&O Ferries opens expanded terminal at Zeebrugge hub

    21st November 2016

    P&O Ferries has formally opened its expanded terminal at Zeebrugge, which doubles capacity so that the ferry and logistics company can meet rising demand from continental exporters to Britain. From its Zeebrugge hub, P&O Ferries operates services across the North…