Ferry

  • Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    18th January 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out on Thursday 18 January 2018. It includes: Waterfront: Duke of Lancaster gets a makeover, Balmoral will not be sailing in 2018, Woolwich ferry stopped, and new design for US training ships. Ferry:…

  • Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hit six-year high in 2017

    Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hit six-year high in 2017

    12th January 2018

    P&O Ferries carried the highest volume of freight traffic on its Larne-Cairnryan service in six years in 2017. The ferry and logistics company, which operates the shortest and most frequent crossings between Northern Ireland and mainland Britain, carried 210,533 lorries…

  • Wärtsilä to deliver for new Viking Line ferry

    Wärtsilä to deliver for new Viking Line ferry

    24th November 2017

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engines, the navigation system, and a broad scope of other products and systems for a new luxury and environmentally friendly ferry being built for the Finland based operator, Viking Line. The ship is…

  • Ontario Government awards ferry contract to Damen

    Ontario Government awards ferry contract to Damen

    18th November 2017

    The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery of two “road” ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68m Damen Road…

  • Aqualiner signs contract for more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

    Aqualiner signs contract for more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

    14th November 2017

    On 7 November, at the Europort 2017 exhibition in Rotterdam, Damen Shipyards Group and Belgian ferry operator Aqualiner signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, for operations on the Scheldt in Antwerp. The Waterbus…

  • Metal Shark delivers new passenger vessels

    Metal Shark delivers new passenger vessels

    30th October 2017

     The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Potomac Riverboat Company have been delivered to Washington, DC and are now in service. The two 88ft 149-passenger high-speed aluminium catamaran vessels Potomac Taxi I and Potomac Taxi…

  • P&O Ferries strong freight volumes on Larne-Cairnryan

    P&O Ferries strong freight volumes on Larne-Cairnryan

    26th October 2017

    P&O Ferries saw the highest number of lorries and trailers travelling on its ferries between Larne and Cairnryan in the third quarter of the year than it has in any Q3 since 2011. The ferry and logistics company – which…

  • December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    19th October 2017

    Ships Monthly December 2017 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. It includes all the latest news you won’t find anywhere else, as well as exclusive features on a variety of ships from the latest warships to classic…