Ferry

  • Debut month was a big success for the new Viking Glory

    Debut month was a big success for the new Viking Glory

    13th April 2022

    The response to Viking Line’s new flagship, Viking Glory, has been overwhelming and the number of bookings, which currently exceeds 350,000, has exceeded the company’s expectations. In the ship’s first month in service, Viking Line has already reinforced its market…

  • Three Finnlines vessels to get shore power solutions

    Three Finnlines vessels to get shore power solutions

    6th April 2022

    Ro-ro and ro-pax operator Finnlines has enhanced its commitment to sustainable operations by equipping three vessels with Yara Marine’s shore power solution to reduce fuel consumption, emissions, and noise in port. At the end of March 2022 Finnlines and Yara…

  • Havila Capella named the ship of the future

    Havila Capella named the ship of the future

    5th April 2022

    At the Nor-Shipping event in Oslo during early April, the world’s most environmentally friendly coastal ship, Havila Capella, received the Next Generation Ship Award. During the Ocean Leadership Conference at this year’s Nor-Shipping event in Oslo on 4 April, Havila…

  • Loch Frisa getting ready for Cal Mac summer service

    Loch Frisa getting ready for Cal Mac summer service

    31st March 2022

    Loch Frisa, the former Norwegian ro-ro/passenger ship Utne (2015/1,160gt) left Dales dry dock at the end of March in her new Caledonian MacBrayne livery. The majority of the works undertaken which include new ramps, mooring platforms, CCTV, cabling and a…

  • Problems continue for P&O Ferries in wake of sackings

    Problems continue for P&O Ferries in wake of sackings

    29th March 2022

    Following the sacking of 800 staff a couple of weeks ago, P&O Ferries is making efforts to restart their operations across the English Channel, the North Sea and in the Irish Sea. However, the cross-Channel ship Pride of Kent was…

  • Ships Monthly April 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2022 issue out now

    25th March 2022

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including outstanding articles and features. Go on board the latest Royal Caribbean cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas to find out…

  • P&O Ferries fleet in need of upgrade

    P&O Ferries fleet in need of upgrade

    25th March 2022

    In the wake of the appalling conduct by P&O Ferries in sacking 800 employees via video link on 17 March 2022, scrutiny of the company’s ferry operations has been considerable. P&O Ferries’ fleet looks somewhat dated when compared to that…

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