APRIL 30, 2013 — Currently under construction at the Richardson Devine Marine shipyard in Tasmania is a new generation ferry that will join the fleet of Rocket ferries operated throughout Sydney Harbor by Captain Cook Cruises, a subsidiary of Australia's...
MARCH 15, 2013 — Boston, MA, headquartered Vantage Deluxe World Travel has christened the newest addition to its growing European river cruising fleet, the ms River Splendor, in Antwerp as the newest addition to its growing European river cruising fleet.... Read More
MARCH 14, 2013 — Wärtsilä has signed a five year maintenance agreement with Finnish shipowner Viking Line. The agreement, which became effective from March 1, is for maintaining and servicing of Wärtsilä equipment in the Viking Grace, the largest... Read More
MARCH 13, 2013 — Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has released its investigation report (M11W0211) into a December 2011 accident in which British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.'s (BCFS) Coastal Inspiration struck the berth at Duke Point, British... Read More
FEBRUARY 10, 2013—Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA, is the only bidder to operate a high-speed ferry service between Salem, MA, to Boston for the 2013 season, according to local reports. The Salem News says that Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC), which... Read More
JANUARY 29, 2013 — When we last reported on the SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) Expeditionary Craft ferry Susitna, it was to report that the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Alaska had asked shipbroker Marcon International to market it for them (see... Read More
JANUARY 21, 2013 — Bureau Veritas has issued its first voluntary SEEMP notation to the 1,500-passenger and 500-car cruise ferry Cap Finistère, operated by France's Brittany Ferries. "Proactive shipowners like Brittany Ferries are voluntarily... Read More
JANUARY 21, 2013 — Wärtsilä has received the order for the main engines and auxiliary generating sets for the RoPax ferry on order for Caledonian Maritime Assets, Ltd (CMAL) at Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft shipyard in Germany (see earlier story).... Read More