Ferry News

Ferry fire in Bangladesh (again):


The LUNA SEAWAYS departed from the builder in China heading for European waters.

Our company is currently looking for another ro-pax even though we are assured that we can’t have a decent pay rise because freight is down.
Luna Seaways looks a bit too big, we operate in extremely restricted harbours, largely bottomed with granite.

Maybe because of the Ukraine crisis??:

Ferries are important for many things:

Stena Line livestock sailings cancelled for another 12 days - Agriland.ie.

LMG Marin assigned as design agent for BC Ferries new major vessels:

LMG Marine is a subsidiary of Sembcorp, Singapore:

https://www.lmgmarin.no/

This 34 year old car/pax ferry, Oba (ex Romsdal) is now under way from Kristiansund, Norway to herb new homeport, Banjul, Gambia, a distance of 3847 n.miles:


Attica Holdings took delivery of the new-built Aero 2 Highspeed catamaran, built at Brødrene Aa shipyard of Norway.

The Aero 2 Highspeed is the second of the three Aero Catamarans ordered in January 2021, which will be deployed in the Saronic islands, in replacement of existing Group capacity in the market.
Source : Ferry Shipping News & Ferry Shipping Summit

The long awaited re-start of a direct ferry route between UK (Newcastle) and Norway (Bergen -Stavanger) is announced. Startup in 2026:

Oba has arrived safely in Banjul, Gambia.

Another Norwegian ferry has entered service in Canada:

She appears to have had some modification to fit the ferry docks:

Here is an earlier picture of Svanøy:

Ferries in the US to be emission free in the not toon far future?:

MV Glen Sannox moved from Ferguson’s to Greenock drydock:


Photo: Steve McIntosh Drone Services


The GLEN SANNOX moored Port Glasgow 2nd July 2022
Photo: George Saunders ©

Rolldock Sky has loaded the three Attica Holdings fast ferries Aero 1, 2 & 3 at Hyen, Norway for transport to Piraeus, Greece. They will be deployed in the Saronic islands:

PS> Aero-3 is in the hold.

Arrived in Piraeus:

In service:

Flying ferry:

12 pax and range 180 miles. How economically realistic is that??