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HYDRA: World’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry

A leading global industrial gases and engineering company, Linde announced that the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry for cars and passengers, Hydra, was launched by the Norwegian shipping company Norled. The 82.4-meter-long ferry serves on a triangular route between Hjelmeland, ...

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Decarbonising Maritime Transport: New European Deal

On Thursday 23 March 2023, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union agreed upon a new EU regulation deal (FuelEU Maritime). The main aim of this agreement is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector and ultimately reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Cutting ...

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Hong Kong Going Hybrid: Two New Ferries Launched

Sun Ferry Services Company plans to deploy two brand new BV-classed hybrid ferries with onboard battery and solar power technology in Hong Kong. About Urban Sprinters 1000 Ferries Designed by CoCo Yachts, the Urban Sprinters 1000 ferries will sail between Central Pier and Cheung Chau Pier ...

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Stena Vinga to Sail Between Rønne and Køg

Stena Vinga from Stena Line's ferry fleet is scheduled to operate from the Danish seaport of Køge to Rønne from 11 to 27 April 2023. Bornholmslinjen will charter this ferry to cover for Hammershus during a scheduled refit. Stena Vinga sailed as Hammerodde on the same route (Rønne to Køg) until ...

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Engine Fire Breaks out on Stena Europe

There was a massive emergency services response to the Fishguard port after a fire broke out on the Stena Europe ferry on 11 February 2023. The Stena Line ferry was en route to Fishguard from Rosslare when the alarm was raised. The multi-agency response included everyone from coastguard rescue ...

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Stena Nordica to replace Stena Europe in July 2023

The Swedish ferry company, Stena Line will introduce Stena Nordica on its Fishguard – Rosslare route this July. This means that Stena Nordica will replace Stena Europe on the popular ferry route between Fishguard, Wales, and Rosslare, Ireland. Stena Europe has been operating on the Fishguard – ...

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TT-Line adds Karlshamn to its route network

We are happy to inform you that TT-Line will be adding the port of Karlshamn to its route network in April 2023. This direct route from Klaipeda (Lithuania) to Karlshamn (Sweden) will be available up to six times a week. The duration of the trip is 13 hours. It will be the first time in the ...

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NZ Ferry troubles slowly getting better

In our latest update regarding the ferry troubles on the Wellington Picton connection, we mentioned that 5 out of 6 ships weren't sailing anymore. A few days later it's a bit better now since out of the 6 ferries about 3 or 4 are sailing again. The newest ship on the route however the ...

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Fjord Line won’t stop anymore at Langesund

The eco-friendly ships MS Stavangerfjord and MS Bergensfjord will resume traffic in May/June and permanently sail between Bergen, Stavanger, Hirtshals, and Kristiansand. This means that these ships from the Fjord Line (Norway's second-largest shipping company) will no longer call at Langesund. ...

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Top 50 passenger ports in Europe

This dataset is a combination of the stats of Eurostat((Eurostat: Passenger Data EU)) and UK Passenger 2021((Gov. UK: Annual Passenger data)) data. For the second time in a row, Messina is the busiest passenger port in Europe. If you look at international ferry traffic, the Helsingborg - Helsingor ...

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Largest Cruise: Icon of the Seas leaves the Port

The largest cruise ship in the world, the Icon of the Seas, was launched on December 9 at the Meyer Turku shipyard. The safe ship was then moved to the construction dock, where the now fully assembled hull will be completed late next year to become the largest new cruise ship in the world. The ...

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New TT Line ferry ‘Peter Pan’ delivered

Peter Pan, an impressive new ship, will be the second TT Line ferry from a new environmentally friendly generation of boats in the southern Baltic Sea. TT-line will use LNG for its unique green ship. The ship was delivered to Nanjing, China. And will set off its 49-day maiden journey towards ...

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High-speed emission free catamaran to US

New York Cruise Lines and Green City Ferries together will launch the first zero-emissions passenger ferry in the US. The two companies will make use of the Beluga24 vessel. The ferry has a capacity of 147 passengers and about 30 bicycles. Besides the zero emissions, it's also a low-vibration, ...

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Geelong-Tasmania One Month After

On the 23rd of October 2022, the only ferry connection between Tasmania and Australia moved from Melbourne-Devonport to Geelong-Devonport. One month after this move: How are the reviews, what is the status, and did things improve for the millions of travelers between Tasmania and Australia? The ...

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