Pentland Ferries orders replacement vessel

Scottish ferry operator Pentland Ferries has ordered an 85-metre Ro-Pax from Strategic Marine. The vessel will replace Pentalina, which has been operating on the route from the Scottish mainland to the Orkney Islands since 2008.  

2,800-passenger LNG fast ferry Megastar delivered

The LNG fast ferry Megastar was delivered to Tallink from Meyer Turku Shipyard on Tuesday. 

When Megastar starts operation on Sunday, travelling between Helsinki and Tallinn, she will be the most advanced fast ferry in the Baltic Sea. She also has an advanced hull shape resulting in substantial fuel savings during the ship’s operation. 

Color Line orders world’s largest hybrid

Color Line has agreed on a letter of intent for the construction of the largest hybrid vessel in the world.

The vessel is planned to service Sandefjord-Strömstad in Scandinavia from summer 2019. The ferry is a plug-in hybrid, where the batteries are recharged via a power cable with green electricity from their own shore facilities or recharged on board by the ship’s generators.

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