Ferry

  • Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    16th May 2018

    Ships Monthly July 2018 is out now. You can find in-depth news stories about the following: New transatlantic service by ACL, Jumbo Shipping’s new crane vessel, and end of the road cruise ferry Island Escape. Cal Mac plans for a…

  • Fast ferry for Angola launched at Damen Shipyards Singapore

    Fast ferry for Angola launched at Damen Shipyards Singapore

    6th May 2018

    In a ceremony held at Damen Shipyards Singapore on 19 April 2018, His Excellency, Dr Augusto da Silva Tomás, Minister of Transport for the Republic of Angola officially launched the new Damen Fast RoPax Ferry 4812 ordered by the Ministerio…

  • Zero emission vessel Future of The Fjords

    Zero emission vessel Future of The Fjords

    29th April 2018

    On 19 April 2018 tourist ship owner and operator The Fjords took delivery of a vessel that sets new standards for environmentally responsible passenger transport. Future of The Fjords, a 42m long carbon fibre 400 PAX all-electric catamaran, will begin…

  • Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    19th April 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The June 2018 issue includes the following. The Waterfront news pages cover: Delivery of the new giant cruise ship Symphony of the Seas Maid of the Loch’s anniversary The sad demolition of…

  • New £30 million Brodick ferry terminal unveiled

    New £30 million Brodick ferry terminal unveiled

    16th April 2018

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay officially opened the new Brodick Ferry Terminal on Thursday 12 April 2018 following a £30 million infrastructure upgrade project, which has transformed the harbour area. The Minister was joined on the Isle…

  • End of an era as Cal Mac retire last ‘Island’ class Eigg

    End of an era as Cal Mac retire last ‘Island’ class Eigg

    9th April 2018

    The small ferry Eigg, the last ‘Island’ class ferry in the CalMac fleet, is retiring from west coast service. The eight strong ‘Island’ class were introduced from 1972, with the Eigg launched in 1975. At 75ft long and 21ft wide…

  • Stena Line launches ‘battery power’ initiative

    Stena Line launches ‘battery power’ initiative

    26th March 2018

    The next step in Stena Line’s ongoing sustainability strategy is to test new environmentally friendly energy options for the propulsion of its vessels. Stena Line recently signed a contract with Callenberg Technology Group for batteries with a total capacity of…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    20th March 2018

    Ships Monthly May 2018 News includes a look at the vessel of the year, Maersk Master; where to see tall ships in 2018; and jack-up vessel Seafox 5 ready for services. It’ been a good year for Seatruck, the fast…

  • CalMac career complete for Raasay ferry

    CalMac career complete for Raasay ferry

    19th March 2018

    One of ferry operator CalMac’s longest serving vessels is retiring from west coast service.   Raasay served the Sconser to Raasay route for 21 years from her launch in 1976 until increased timber traffic from the island made her obsolete…