Ferry

  • Finnlines Orders First Two-Stroke Propulsion Package

    Finnlines Orders First Two-Stroke Propulsion Package

    28th April 2020

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply six MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 Tier II-compliant main engines for three 238m ro-ro vessels intended for operation in the Baltic Sea. The customer is Finnlines PLC., the Finnish shipping company and part…

  • P&O cruise ferries laid up in Hull

    P&O cruise ferries laid up in Hull

    27th April 2020

    The two P&O ferries Pride of York and Pride of Bruges are being temporarily taken off the Hull-Zeebrugge route, following the collapse in passenger numbers as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. P&O Ferries said 300 staff would be furloughed,…

  • Volume of freight transport has remained high on Viking Line ships

    Volume of freight transport has remained high on Viking Line ships

    26th April 2020

    During the current exceptional circumstances, the transport capacity of Viking Line is being utilised for freight traffic. The demand for sea transport has grown further since Easter. During the prevailing exceptional circumstances, Viking Line has been maintaining both goods transports…

  • Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    22nd April 2020

    Ulysses (2001/50,958gt) was away from the Irish Sea Central Corridor route between Dublin and Holyhead for longer than expected after refit delays at the Remontowa Yard in Gdansk, Poland. The overrun also affected the refits of Rosslare-Fishguard route vessel Isle…

  • Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    17th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 Buy your copy at the Kelsey Shop. The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with plenty of outstanding features, as well as a rund down on the impact of Covid-19 on the ferry and…

  • Quiet Easter for CalMac shows public sticking to guidelines

    Quiet Easter for CalMac shows public sticking to guidelines

    15th April 2020

    The ‘stay at home’ message would appear to be working if trips to Scotland’s west coast islands are a reflection of wider travel patterns. Ferry operator CalMac had just 163 people travelling on Easter Sunday compared to 21,570 last year…

  • Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    9th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with plenty of outstanding features, as well as a rund down on the impact of Covid-19 on the ferry and cruise industry. NEWS – How the shipping…

  • CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    8th April 2020

    To ensure continued lifeline services are maintained to the Isle of Lewis, ferry operator CalMac has made changes to its overnight freight service. From 23 March to 15 July the overnight freight service will be discontinued and freight will be…