Mitsubishi Shipbuilding held a christening and launch ceremony for the second of two ferries currently under construction for Hankyu Ferry Co, Ltd.
A passenger ferry loaded with 22 vehicles and with 59 passengers on board hits an island and sinks. Read 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.
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.
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation identified passenger ferry safety as a challenge in its insight report on global safety challenges in 2017.
Metal Shark is once again building multiple high-speed aluminum catamaran passenger vessels for the NYC Ferry Service Operated by Hornblower.
Austal is pleased to announce the company’s first ever delivery to South Korea, a 50 metre high speed passenger ferry to Seaspovill.
Majestic Ferries’ Incat Crowther-designed fleet continues to grow with the delivery of Majestic Dream,the first of a new class of fuel-efficient 39m HSC compliant passenger vessels.
Maritime New Zealand congratulated Strait Shipping earlier this week for being the first commercial operator of vessels of 200 gross tonnage or more to comply with MLC