Incat Wins Mols-Linien Order

INCAT Tasmania has inked a deal to build, deliver and long-term charter a large fast vehicle ferry for Denmark-based Mols-Linien, the fourth vessel built by Incat in the fleet.  Scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2017, Incat’s Hobart shipyard will start construction of the wave piercing catamaran immediately. The newbuilding large fast ferry, …read more

Staten Island Ferry Expands Service

Hour-long waits are a thing of the past for late-night Staten Island Ferry riders.  There will be more overnight ferry trips between Manhattan and Staten Island starting early Thursday, with boats making runs every half-hour.  A spike in off-peak traveling and a change in commuting patterns led city officials to start round-the-clock half-hour service. The …read more

INCAT Wins Order for Sydney Harbour Ferries

INCAT Tasmania’s Hobart shipyard has been awarded a contract to construct six new ferries that will operate on Sydney’s Inner Harbour.  The Sydney ferries will take the inner harbour routes from Watsons Bay in Sydney’s east to Cockatoo Island in the west, stopping at the Bangaroo wharf. Measuring 35 m long with a carrying capacity …read more

Chinese Ferry Operator to Acquire New Terminal

Hainan Strait Shipping (HSS) is planning to acquire assets in shipping, ports and supply chain management worth more than Yuan2bn ($314m) in total. The first acquisition by the ro-ro and ferry operator will be a new ro-ro passenger terminal in the Port of Hainan valued at Yuan920m ($144.5m). The new terminal, with 10 berths and an annual …read more