Interferry News

Joining Forces in a Common Cause – Mike Corrigan, Interferry CEO, says strength from unity is key to the trade association’s mounting influence

Interferry continues to grow as the global voice of the ferry industry with a “Stronger Together” strategy that has driven our mission since I became CEO last April. By joining forces on issues of common interest, we believe our members are better placed to grasp opportunities and meet challenges such as safety, security and the …read more

Encouraging start for Interferry Security Committee

Following an inaugural conference call last November, Interferry’s newly-formed Security Committee held its first in-person meeting on February 15, hosted by regulatory affairs director and committee secretary Johan Roos in our Brussels office.       The meeting marked a further stage in our drive to ensure that the ferry industry becomes more visible on security issues. Interferry …read more

Interferry main event heading back to Australia

Global trade association Interferry has chosen Hobart, Tasmania, as the venue for its 45th annual conference in October 2020 – the third time that the ferry industry’s showcase event will have been staged in Australia following Sydney in 1995 and Gold Coast in 2002. Hobart was confirmed for 2020 during an Interferry board meeting in …read more

Cooperation is the Key to Ferry Industry’s Future

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains how the trade association’s “stronger together” mission is helping to shape outcomes on the pressing issues of safety, security and the environment. Last April I took the helm of Interferry after 14 years in leadership positions with Canada’s BC Ferries – the last five as president and CEO.  The past …read more

2017 Interferry Conference Presentations, Videos and Photos are Now Available

The speakers program presentations and videos and the photos from the  2017 Interferry Conference in Split are now available on in the Conference section – follow the links to the respective pages to view. 

Record Interferry conference reviews issues with financial impact

The challenges and opportunities posed by alternative fuels, safety management and social media dominated Interferry’s 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, where a record 370 delegates shared insights on ship technologies, safety issues including cybersecurity and the customer experience. Attendance at the conference on October 9-10 represented 210 ferry operators and suppliers from 27 countries. …read more

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits

Trade association Interferry stages its 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, next month with an agenda highlighting the income and savings potential in three key areas – the customer experience, ship technologies and safety issues including cyber-security. The event runs from October 7-11 and is on course for record attendance with some 300 delegates already …read more

Interferry partners with International Cruise & Ferry Review to support the ferry industry

Published in association with Interferry, the Ferry Business section of the Autumn/Winter 2017 issue of International Cruise & Ferry Review is packed with executive interviews. Ferry Business opens with a commentary from Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan who outlines how the association is working with its partners to make the global ferry industry stronger than ever. …read more

Interferry partners with Shippax to spread the news

Interferry has entered into an exciting extension of its longstanding relationship with Shippax, one of the leading providers of news and market intelligence related to the ferry industry. Among its activities, Shippax publishes a weekly online news bulletin – and from now on, Interferry will be co-sponsoring the bulletin in a partnership that will enhance …read more

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