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Interferry Conference keynote line-up sets tone for cutting edge debate

The call for papers pending Interferry’s 2018 conference in Cancun this October has caused the very best kind of headache! The Safety, Security & Environment theme attracted an astounding quantity and quality of applications, but the speakers program is now close to being finalised and will be notified in the coming days. As always, however, …read more

Ferguson Marine to Develop World-first Renewables-Powered Hydrogen Ferry – HySeas III

At the recent Smart Shipping Symposium hosted by the City of Glasgow College Faculty of Nautical Studies, Jim McColl OBE, Chairman and Chief Executive of Clyde Blowers Capital announced that Port Glasgow-based Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited has successfully led a European consortium in a bid for EU funding support to pave the way for the …read more

Interferry Board of Directors • Expression of Interest

Effective October 10, 2018, the Interferry Board will have a vacancy for a Director position that is designated to represent the “Supplier” community of the ferry industry. The Nominating Committee of the Board is seeking an Expression of Interest from Associate Members for this vacancy. To be considered for this Director position, candidates must meet …read more

Interferry welcomes immediate application of IMO’s EEDI correction

Confirmation by the International Maritime Organization of a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels has been welcomed by trade association Interferry as an incentive to revive newbuild projects that have been inhibited by the current criteria.       The decision was confirmed today at the conclusion of …read more

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