Ferry

  • Maritime safety prize awarded to crew of Viking Line’s Amorella

    Maritime safety prize awarded to crew of Viking Line’s Amorella

    20th September 2021

    The crew of Viking Line’s ferry Amorella has been awarded the prestigious Sea Sunday Prize for their professional efforts in the vessel’s grounding off Åland one year ago. “The only way to prepare for surprising situations is to train,” says…

  • Ro-ro ferry Marshal Rokossovsky leaves for sea trials

    Ro-ro ferry Marshal Rokossovsky leaves for sea trials

    9th September 2021

    On 26 August 2021 Kuzey Star Shipyard (Turkey), in partnership with Nevsky Shipyard (a company of United Shipbuilding Corporation), sent the first LNG-powered ferry Marshal Rokossovsky of Project CNF19M for sea trials. The ARC4 class LNG-powered ferry was ordered by…

  • Hospital ship to forgo transit fees through Suez Canal

    Hospital ship to forgo transit fees through Suez Canal

    7th September 2021

    The Senegalese and Egyptian governments waived the passage fees for the world’s largest charity hospital ship through the Suez Canal, an act that will save thousands of additional lives in Africa. Global Mercy, the newest hospital ship of international charity…

  • Stena´s pathway to decarbonise its shipping operations

    Stena´s pathway to decarbonise its shipping operations

    1st September 2021

    The scale of shipping’s challenge to transition from fossil-based fuels to renewables must not be underestimated. It is a global industry, and ships must be able to serve all ports. There is still no easy answer on which technology to…

  • Veteran Russian hydrofoils in demand

    Veteran Russian hydrofoils in demand

    29th August 2021

    More than 60 Kometa hydrofoils were built at Russia’s Ordzhonikdze yard through a spell of more than 20 years from the late 1960s and remain in demand with operators in the Eastern Mediterranean. Finikas Lines increased their line-up to three,…

  • Ships Monthly Sept issue out now

    Ships Monthly Sept issue out now

    27th August 2021

    Ships Monthly September  2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth high quality features, including a focus on the E-Flexer Stena Edda, a look at three of Orient…