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Investment in Brussels Regulatory Office Pays Dividends for Interferry Members at Recent IMO Sessions

Interferry Regulatory News Interferry represents the interests of our members in the regulatory arena, ensuring that fair and equitable regulations exist for the ferry industry. Where necessary, Interferry intervenes with regulators to ensure that regulations under development take into consideration all aspects of the shipping industry in general, and the ferry industry specifically. This is …read more

Fosen Yard signs Letter of Intent with global industrial partner

Fosen Yard, Rissa, Norway and Hantong Shipbuilding, China have on 7 July 2017 agreed to form a Joint Venture for building ro-pax, ro-ro and cruise vessels. The new joint venture will be marketed as Fosen Hantong with immediate effect. The joint venture will utilize the technical, financial and market benefits of each party. Hantong will secure …read more

Stena acquires STENA SUPERFAST VII and VIII

The AS Tallink Grupp has completed the sale of STENA SUPERFAST VII and STENA SUPERFAST VIII to Stena Ropax Limited. The pair, which joined the Tallink fleet following the 2006 takeover of Superfast’s Baltic activities, were taken on charter (with a purchase option) by Stena Line in August 2011. The 2001-built ro-paxes were subsequently converted …read more

Blount Boats and Elliott Bay Design Group Partner to Deliver a New Passenger Ferry

Blount Boats together with Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has been awarded the contract to design and construct a new passenger-only ferry for Governors Island, New York by The Trust For Governors Island (Trust). The Blount/EBDG partnership combines their extensive knowledge, skills and experience in the design and construction of ferries. “Blount Boats is honored …read more

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