Ferry

  • Old Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster damaged

    Old Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster damaged

    3rd January 2023

    John Rowley, owner of the former Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster, which is to be found ashore at Mostyn in the Dee Estuary, has slammed self-styled ‘explorers’ who got aboard by climbing up the anchor chain and then broke…

  • Report reveals two passenger ferries had near miss at Rosslare

    Report reveals two passenger ferries had near miss at Rosslare

    30th December 2022

    A report by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board has revealed details of what was described as a close quarter incident at Rosslare Harbour port on 16 March 2022 when the two vessels passed within 100 metres of each other outside…

  • Ships Monthly Jan 2023 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Jan 2023 issue out now

    23rd December 2022

    SHIPS MONTHLY January 2023 The January 2023 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and outstanding articles and features.   NEWS Waterfront – New ro-ro ship Eco Italia enters the Grimaldi fleet,…

  • Incat looking to lead electric revolution

    Incat looking to lead electric revolution

    20th December 2022

    Australian Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd, Incat is poised to revolutionise the world’s ferry market, Incat Chairman Robert Clifford returning from a trip to Europe and the Americas reports very positive engagement with ferry businesses from around the world, saying…

  • Mystar begins operating for Tallink

    Mystar begins operating for Tallink

    15th December 2022

    On 7 December 2022 Tallink Superfast Ltd, a subsidiary of AS Tallink Grupp, took delivery of the new fast passenger ferry Mystar from Rauma Marine Constructions Oy, Finland. The 212m Mystar has a capacity for 2,800 passengers and a car…

  • Viking Line chooses Finnish flag for Viking XPRS

    Viking Line chooses Finnish flag for Viking XPRS

    14th December 2022

    Viking Line Abp had has announced that it is to register its passenger ship Viking XPRS in the Finnish  Register of Ships. The vessel, which began service in 2008, has been registered in Estonia since 2014. The decision to register…

  • Steamship Shieldhall releases details on 2023 sailing programme

    Steamship Shieldhall releases details on 2023 sailing programme

    9th December 2022

    The volunteers at Steamship Shieldhall in Southampton have released details of the ship’s 2023 sailing progamme. Commencing on Friday 16 June, with a final sailing on Sunday 17 September, there are a variety of 2hr, 3hr, 3 1/2hr, 4hr and…

  • LNG-fuelled Aurora Botnia halves Wasaline’s CO2 emissions

    LNG-fuelled Aurora Botnia halves Wasaline’s CO2 emissions

    7th December 2022

    During the first year in service of the dual-fuelled Aurora Botnia ferry, owner Wasaline has been able to reduce its total CO2 emissions by 51.8 per cent. Aurora Botnia began operating between between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden in Autumn…

  • Stena Line to introduce Stena Vision on France-Ireland route

    Stena Line to introduce Stena Vision on France-Ireland route

    30th November 2022

    Stena Line has given a major boost to capacity for passengers and freight operators with the addition of a cruise-ferry on its Ireland-France service, introducing a second cruise ferry on its Rosslare to Cherbourg service. The new ship Stena Vision…

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