On August 3, 2017 Salish Raven, the third in the series of three new LNG-powered car passenger Salish Class ferries started its service on the Tsawwassen – Southern Gulf Islands route – BC Ferries (BCF) annouced.
BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final ‘Salish’ class vessel, is on its way. The Remontowa Shipbuilding yard built vessel departed Gdansk, Poland, before noon on April 28, 2017, for a 10,440 nautical mile journey bound for its new home in British Columbia.
On April 20, 2017 at Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, the steel cutting for the new two hybrid car passenger ferries ordered by Transport for London took place. Mark Willbourn, project manager at Briggs Marine pushed the button of a cutting plasma machine thus initiating the production process.
Zeebrugge-Hull route operating sister vessels the Pride of York and the Pride of Bruges, built in 1987, have recently undergone their refit worth GBP 8.5 m. The refurbishment of the 880-passenger ro-pax ferries at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA in Gdansk included major work on their physical infrastructure and passenger areas […]
Remontowa Shipbuilding revealed, that on 30th September 2016 the yard had signed a contract for the construction of two diesel electric hybrid propulsion car passenger ferries for British owner – Transport for London. The new vessels will be operating the Thames crossing in the district of Woolwich carrying over a […]
Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries said that it planned to spend GBP 8.5 million (USD 10.6 million) on upgrading its two ships on the North Sea’s Hull-Zeebrugge route. Two 32,000 ton sister vessels the Pride of York and the Pride of Bruges, which can carry up to 880 passengers on […]
BC Ferries’ Salish Orca, the first of three new Salish Class vessels, is on its way. The vessel departed Gdansk, Poland around noon on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 for a 10,440 nautical mile journey bound for its new home in British Columbia. The Transatlantic voyage will take approximately 45 to 55 days, […]
Sembcorp Marine Ltd announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard Pte. Ltd. (“SMIY”), has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with its existing shareholders to acquire a 100% equity stake in LMG Marin AS (“LMG”) for USD 20 million.
On Thursday, June 9, 2016, in a political show off (backing the Polish government’s shipbuilding industry revival program), in the presence of Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo, during the 4th “International Maritime Congress” held in Szczecin, a letter of intent was signed by Polska Zegluga Baltycka (Polferries), the Polish Development Fund and […]
BC Ferries revealed the winner of the mid-life upgrades contract for Spirit-class ferries. Vessels are to be converted to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Following the completion of a competitive bidding process, BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Ship Repair Yard SA of Gdansk, Poland a contract totalling $ 140 million to conduct […]