Ferry

  • Stena Line takes delivery oF Irish Sea-bound ferry

    Stena Line takes delivery oF Irish Sea-bound ferry

    19th November 2019

    Ferry company Stena Line has officially taken ownership of its newest ferry Stena Estrid following a handover ceremony at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in north-western China. The first of five next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels that are currently being…

  • December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    8th November 2019

    The latest Ships Monthly is now out. Buy it from Kelsey Media. Features cover the following: QE2 in Dubai – More than a decade after Queen Elizabeth 2 finished her Cunard service, she is now a static hotel in Dubai,…

  • UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

    UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

    4th November 2019

    Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and on 28 October 2019 Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry. Victoria of Wight, which takes…

  • Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    30th October 2019

    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 days of extensive testing, the new vessel…

  • Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    27th October 2019

    Thanks to its advanced solutions and technical innovations, Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It is estimated that the ship will consume up to 10% less fuel than Viking Grace, which is…

  • Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    17th October 2019

    Ships Monthly November 2019 The latest isues of the international shipping magazine has the following features: W.B. Yeats Profile – Profile of Irish Ferries’ new vessel W. B. Yeats, which has spent a first summer running from Dublin to Cherbourg…

  • CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    16th October 2019

    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) and DFDS have reached an agreement to establish a shore power facility in Copenhagen, which means that Crown Seaways and Pearl Seaways vessels will be able to receive electricity from land. A shore power facility will…

  • Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    10th October 2019

    Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare-Fishguard route. The Stena Europe upgrade programme took longer than had been anticipated but as Stena Line’s Trade…

  • All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    29th September 2019

    The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on Viking XPRS, which sails regularly along the route, exceeded the 600,000 passenger…