Ferry

  • Fire on board ferry Stena Scanidica

    Fire on board ferry Stena Scanidica

    31st August 2022

    A fire occurred at 1229 on 29 August 2022 on the ferry Stena Scandica while she was en route from Port of Norvik in Sweden to Port of Ventspils in Latvia, carrying 241 passengers and 58 crew. The fire was…

  • Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    26th August 2022

    The September issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including many outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – Finnlines’ hybrid Finnecos vessels arrive from China, Orkney vessel taken to Belfast…

  • New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    23rd August 2022

    A new green cross-Channel ferry service is due to launch in September 2022, taking passengers across the Channel via fast commercial sailing catamarans. SailLink will shortly be transiting passengers between Dover and Boulogne-Sur-Mer, with a crossing time of approximately four…

  • New E-Flexer ferry Stena Estelle takes up operation on 4 September

    New E-Flexer ferry Stena Estelle takes up operation on 4 September

    22nd August 2022

    Stena Line´s newest addition to the fleet, Stena Estelle, has already sailed around half the world. Departing from her building shipyard in East China in June, the ferry passed through Singapore, India, the Middle East and Gibraltar, before setting course…

  • Crowley secures subcontract for hybrid-electric ferry

    Crowley secures subcontract for hybrid-electric ferry

    19th August 2022

    The energy and logistics solutions company Crowley has been selected by Senesco Marine to provide design verification and production packaging for a hybrid-electric passenger vehicle ferry for Casco Bay Lines of Portland, Maine. As part of the project team, Crowley…

  • Sandbanks chain ferry helps with fire at Studland

    Sandbanks chain ferry helps with fire at Studland

    18th August 2022

    On 12 August a large fire broke out on the Studland Heath nature reserve on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, attended to by 90 firefighters from the local area. The 1994-built Sandbanks chain ferry Bramble Bush Bay, which operates…

  • Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    7th August 2022

    Estonian shipping company Tallink has found a new purpose for many of its Covid-affected ferries by chartering them to countries to be short-term accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. Isabelle’s former daily crossover Riga-Stockholm service will take time to return to normal,…

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