The ferry industry is gearing up for growth with more than £1bn of...
Damen has received a contract from the Government of Ontario to provide full electric propulsion for two ferries.
The ferry industry is gearing up for growth with more than £1bn of new vessels and facilities set to be built over the next four years. So why the demand and what are the trends affecting ferry services? Frances Marcellin learns more from Emma Batchelor, director of Discover Ferries.
Scandinavia is leading the world when it comes to battery-powered solutions for the shipbuilding industry. Alex Love visited Finland to find out more about the technology and take a ride on FinFerries’ Elektra, the country’s first electric hybrid ferry.
Despite a growing body of evidence proving the relationship between improved safety performance and positive financial results, many ship-owners continue to embrace old ways of thinking about safety and risk management.
For over 150 years, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has been providing retired seafarers and their dependants a safe haven in their later years. While the facilities have changed to incorporate modern standards and evolving requirements, the charity’s commitment is the same as the day it was founded: providing a place that seafarers can call home.
Mein Schiff 5 is a wellbeing cruise liner built by Meyer Turku Shipyard (formerly STX Finland Terku) in Finland for TUI Cruises, a joint-venture between TUI and Royal Caribbean Cruises.
A costly and burdensome experience left shipowners weary of upgrading their electronic chart and display systems, and as a result, many may be missing out on an important technology. ChartWorld International business development director Oliver Schwarz explains why keeping the system up to date is important.
The IMO signed a new MoU with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support the growth of sustainable shipping, and a three-company consortium secured a contract worth roughly S$1.46bn (€897m) to carry out a port development project, Tuas Terminal Phase II, in Singapore. Ship-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from February 2018.
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