In 2017, casino & leisure group Genting partnered with German company FRS Caribbean to offer the ferry service from Miami. Genting is now partnering with Balearia.
Local media think something is cooking. Although nobody wants to confirm, there might be an initiative to launch a Calais-Tilbury ferry route, in anticipation of a congestion of the port of Dover.
Ferguson Marine Engineering directors have served notice of their intent to go into administration.
The business has been involved in a long-running dispute with the Scottish government over the construction of two ferries for CalMac.
The rural municipality of Saaremaa decided that it will start negotiations with the company Kihnu Veeteed regarding the relaunching of the Montu-Ventspils ferry route between Estonia and Latvia.
PIANA On Charter To Corsica Linea
La Méridionale’s Ro-Pax PIANA will leave the Bastia route and serve the Marseille – Porto Vecchio run for Corsica Linea, instead of PAGLIA ORBA. The latter will sail on the Marseille – Ajaccio route.
This charter of PIANA is from October 2019 to February 2020.
E-Ferry ELLEN Is Operational
E-ferry ELLEN made her first commercial trip connecting the ports of Søby and Fynshav in Denmark.
She can carry 30 cars and 200 pax. The Leclanché power pack has a capacity of 4.3MWh.