Ferry

  • Stena Line supports local industry with multi-ship docking programme

    Stena Line supports local industry with multi-ship docking programme

    6th July 2020

    Six Stena Line Irish Sea vessels will dry-dock at Harland and Wolff’s famous Belfast shipyard this summer for a range of repairs and upgrades.  Currently the Stena Europe, which operates on the Rosslare-Fishguard service, is dry-docked in Belfast with the…

  • Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    1st July 2020

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with all the usual in-depth features and exclusive news stories, as well as high quality photographs both old and new. Get your issue here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/issue/View/issue/SMO2008/ships-monthly-july-2020 Or…

  • All Viking Line ships return to service in July

    All Viking Line ships return to service in July

    28th June 2020

    Viking Line ferries Mariella and Cinderella will return to service on 2 July. Mariella will sail the Helsinki-Tallinn route from 2 July until 9 August. Cinderella will return to sail the Stockholm-Mariehamn route as well as special cruises from Stockholm…

  • World record held for 30 years

    World record held for 30 years

    26th June 2020

    Thirty years ago, a ship built in Hobart by Incat Tasmania, Hoverspeed Great Britain, challenged for the coveted Hales Trophy which recognises the fastest commercial passenger ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The 74 metre Hoverspeed Great Britain left New…

  • Wärtsilä’s two zero-emissions battery powered ferries

    Wärtsilä’s two zero-emissions battery powered ferries

    24th June 2020

    The technology group Wärtsilä’s experience and position in the development of battery and hybrid propulsion vessel solutions has been recognised with the award of a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries. The ships are to be built…

  • Stena Line’s new measures for safe ferry travel this summer

    Stena Line’s new measures for safe ferry travel this summer

    20th June 2020

    With the potential easing of lockdown restrictions and the re-emergence of non-essential travel, the Swedish ferry company Stena Line has announced a set of safety measures aimed at ensuring ferry travel is the safest form of public transport. Social distancing,…

  • Viking Glory to improve cargo links between Finland and Sweden

    Viking Glory to improve cargo links between Finland and Sweden

    5th June 2020

    Cargo capacity on Finnish sea routes will increase significantly when Viking Glory enters service in 2021. The vessel will replace Amorella and provide about 500 lane metres of additional capacity on the Turku–Stockholm route. More than 80 per cent of the flow…