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Year of progress supports strong outlook

In a notably busy year, Interferry’s activities have continued to promote the influence and importance of both the association and the industry at large  Over the past 12 months, Interferry has made significant progress in key areas through the great work of its Domestic Safety, Security and Regulatory committees; hosted another successful annual conference in …read more

Interferry welcomes EEDI status quo for ro-ro vessels

Global trade association Interferry has welcomed this week’s decision by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to uphold previously agreed sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) targets for ro-ro passenger and ro-ro freight vessels.  The committee’s latest session – MEPC 73 – tightened EEDI requirements for certain ship types, but confirmed that ferries would …read more

Interferry names new chairman and board members

Interferry, the trade association representing the worldwide ferry industry, has announced that the new chairman of its board of directors is John Steen-Mikkelsen, CEO of Danish ferry operator Danske Færger. He was elected together with three new board members at the annual general meeting held last week in Cancún, Mexico, during the association’s 43rd annual conference. …read more

Conference less than two weeks away • Still time to register • Additional hotel rooms added

With the official start of the 43rd Annual Interferry Conference in Cancún less than two weeks away and all rooms fully booked at the conference’s host hotel – the JW Marriott Cancún Resort & Spa – we have secured additional rooms at the Marriott Cancún Resort hotel which is immediately beside the host hotel and, …read more

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