Ferry

  • MN Pelican celebrates five years for Brittany Ferries

    MN Pelican celebrates five years for Brittany Ferries

    15th February 2021

    During February the ro-ro freight ferry MN Pélican (1999/12,076gt) celebrated five years of work for Brittany Ferries between Poole and Northern Spain. Built as Trans Botnia for SeaTrans, the 155m hull was constructed by Santierul Naval of Galatz, Romania, and…

  • Hybrid Solution will minimise carbon footprint for new Canadian ferry

    Hybrid Solution will minimise carbon footprint for new Canadian ferry

    13th February 2021

    The technology group Wärtsilä’s delivery of its advanced hybrid solution will be for a new Ro-Ro ferry being built for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. The vessel is being built at the Western Pacific Marine shipyard, and…

  • Stena Line plans to launch fossil free ships before 2030

    Stena Line plans to launch fossil free ships before 2030

    5th February 2021

    Ferry company Stena Line plans to start operating two fossil-free battery powered vessels on the route between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn in Denmark no later than 2030. This was announced by Stena Lines CEO Niclas Mårtensson during a press conference about…

  • February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    26th January 2021

    The February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a special focus on Southampton and how you can get up close and personal with ships from a variety of…

  • Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Trinidad and Tobago government

    Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Trinidad and Tobago government

    24th January 2021

    Australian Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania celebrated the delivery of its latest large fast ferry, a 100m catamaran for the government of Trinidad and Tobago’s National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO). Buccoo Reef, Incat hull 094, departed Hobart for Port of Spain on…

  • New DFDS freight ferry Scandia Seaways heads for Europe

    New DFDS freight ferry Scandia Seaways heads for Europe

    17th January 2021

    The sixth and final freight ferry from a DFDS order with Jinling Shipyard in China, Scandia Seaways, has left the shipyard after being competed. She set off for Singapore to pick up onboard stores, provision and spare parts. After that…

  • Stena Line’s newest ship debuts on Rosslare-Cherbourg Route

    Stena Line’s newest ship debuts on Rosslare-Cherbourg Route

    14th January 2021

    Stena Line’s newest addition to its fleet, the brand-new Stena Embla, will make its Irish Sea debut on the Rosslare-Cherbourg service. Originally scheduled for service on the Belfast-Liverpool route, due to the current Brexit related shift for direct routes and…

  • Condor high-speed ferries on the move

    Condor high-speed ferries on the move

    10th January 2021

    On 5 January 2020 Condor Rapide (1997/5,007gt) sailed from St Malo to Poole prior to her annual overhaul in Falmouth. Following completion of this work the 87m Incat-built HSC is expected to return to Poole for lay-up alongside the 102m…