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Interislander to Replace Ferries with Rail-Ready Fleet

Kiwirail has confirmed plans to replace its Interislander fleet with two new larger, rail-enabled ferries.

The new ships will carry more freight, cars and passengers than the current three fleets: KAITAKI, KAIARAHI and ARATERE. At this stage, Interislander will still make up to six sailings a day.


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Kerkyra Seaways’s HERMES Set Sail for Greece

On 3 February 2020, Kerkyra Seaways’ HERMES sailed from Mizushima port (Japan) for Greece.

She was purchased by Kerkyra Seaways (Souliotis – Lainas) on October 2019 and she will be probably introduced on the Igoumenitsa – Corfu – Paxoi run after a small-scale conversion.

She was the ex- FERRY TSURUGI of Nankai Ferry and plied on the Wakayama-Tokushima run.