The UK Government’s £77.6 million freight contract agreement with leading RoRo Operators Stena Line, DFDS, Brittany Ferries, and P&O last month was deemed as “necessary to safeguard the smooth and successful flow of freight” as per Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport.
Designed by Wallenius Marine, a Swedish shipbuilder, with support from the Swedish government and several research institutions, Oceanbird may look like a ship of the future, but it also pays heeds back to ancient maritime history as it runs completely on the wind.
Leading short sea ro-ro operator UECC and sustainable marine biofuel pioneer GoodFuels have launched a joint trial of GoodFuels BFO on UECC’s ro-ro vessel M/V Autosky, the companies have announced today.
There are a lot of challenges in designing the world’s first mega RoRo with ice class 1A Super and multi-fuel engines to WALLENIUS SOL. Therefore, our design team went to Helsinki together with a seven-meter long ship model.
KNUD E. HANSEN has designed the first generation of LNG-powered ultra-large RoRo vessels for the newly-established Swedish company Wallenius-SOL.