Ferrys

Marine Atlantic chartering Ro-Pax vessel from Stena North Sea

  St. John’s, NL – Following a competitive procurement process, open to domestic and international bidders that was overseen by an independent fairness monitor, Marine Atlantic announced  that the Corporation has entered into a 5-year charter agreement with Stena North Sea Ltd. to supply a new Ro-Pax vessel for the fleet. Following the five-year charter agreement, …

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Construction kicks off on world’s first zero-emission fast ferry

  Hardanger, Norway – Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway. Designed to carry around 150 passengers, the catamaran vessel will be 31 metres long with a nine-metre …

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World’s fastest electric ferry set to launch in Stockholm

  The first of a new breed of electric ships will soon launch in Stockholm. The foiling Candela P-30 is the world’s fastest electric ship, as well as the most energy efficient ferry ever. Set to commence traffic in 2023, it will shuttle passengers to and from the archipelago at high speeds, without wake, noise …

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Stena Line plans to launch fossil free ships before 2030

  Concept design for Stena’s all-electric ferry for Gothenburg decarbonization project (Stena Line) In an effort to speed up the transition to fossil-free fuels in the transport sector, Stena Line, Volvo Group, Scania, and the Port of Gothenburg have joined forces to bring about a significant reduction in carbon emissions linked to the largest port …

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Spanish operator Baleària launches fast LNG-fueled ferry

  The world’s first fast ferry for passengers and cargo, powered by natural gas internal combustion engines, the Eleanor Roosevelt de Baleària, was launched yesterday at the Armon shipyard in Gijón, Spain. The innovative catamaran is scheduled to start operating in the first quarter of 2021 according to Baleària who tapped the cost of the ferry at …

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Damen delivers five zero-emission ferries in Copenhagen

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered five Damen Ferries 2306 E3 to Arriva Denmark in Copenhagen. Arriva is operating the vessels on behalf of Danish public transport agency Movia. The vessels are based on Damen’s E3 philosophy – environmentally friendly, efficient in operation and economically viable. When Movia issued the public tender for waterborne public transport …

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Canada to acquire ferry to temporarily replace MV Madeleine and names future replacement in honor of Jean Lapierre (in French)

Photo: Centre d’archives régional des iles GATINEAU, QC – L’honorable Marc Garneau, ministre des Transports, et l’honorable Anita Anand, ministre des Services publics et de l’Approvisionnement, ont annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada a l’intention d’acheter le navire à moteur (NM) Villa de Teror en vue de remplacer temporairement le NM Madeleine qui assure la …

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