Two new hybrid LNG-electric ships are coming to the Brittany Ferries fleet.
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The technology group Wärtsilä, a pioneer in enabling the viability of LNG as a marine fuel, will provide the main and auxiliary engines, as well as the fuel storage and supply system, for a new Italian ferry designed to operate on LNG.
The work to establish a shore power facility at the DFDS Seaways ferry terminal in Copenhagen is in full swing.
On Friday, the first cruise ship of the season will berth at the Port of Gothenburg, and for the first time this year some 700 passengers will actually go ashore at Arendal in Gothenburg, albeit under strictly controlled conditions.
Leading ferry company Stena Line has confirmed details that it will be operating a new temporary weekend service between Holyhead and Belfast, starting on Friday 25th June.
Partners in the TrAM project have announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway.