MOL announced that on March 3, a naming and launching ceremony for the first of Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries, which were ordered with Mitsubishi Shipbuilding were held at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works Enoura Plant.
Domestic ferry operations play a crucial role in the movement of people and goods in many regions around the world. But about 95% of ferry casualties world-wide occur during domestic operations.
Swedish ferry company Stena Line is deploying two new large and modern ferries on the route between Ventspils in Latvia and Nynäshamn in Sweden this year.
MOL and Kyuden have concluded a basic agreement for the supply of LNG to two LNG-fueled ferries operated by MOL Group company Ferry Sunflower Limited – the Sunflower Kurenai and the Sunflower Murasaki.
The Afai 08 is a dual-hulled vessel built in the year 1998 in collaboration between the Australian shipbuilding giant Incat and the Hong Kong conglomerate Afai. The vessel’s singularity comes from the fact that it is capable of accommodating both people as well as a given number of motor vehicles.
Stena Hollandica is the world’s biggest ferry and operates under the Swedish, Stena Line. This big ferry has become a very popular retreat for tourists.
Miscommunication leads to a collision between a ro-ro ferry and a loaded tanker. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
Built for TMCA, a marine transportation company operating in the Eastern French island of Guadeloupe, the Iris 6.1 is a ferry known for its singularity. Iris 6.1 operates between the islands of Guadeloupe (Pointe-a-Pitre), Marie-Galante and Les Saintes.
The Hypatia de Alejandría de Baleària, the first smart ship powered by liquefied natural gas that sails in the Mediterranean, makes its first commercial trip between Barcelona and Palma tonight.
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the newly built large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima operated by its group company Ferry Sunflower Co., Ltd. was launched recently.