November 11, 2019

Emissions from ship exhausts into the atmosphere can potentially be harmful to human health, cause acid rain and may contribute to global warming. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) adopted regulations to address the emission of air pollutants from ships and...

August 15, 2019

Incat Tasmania’s newest 111-meter ferry has been handed over to her new Spanish operator  Naviera Armas and departed Hobart late last night (16 July) for Spain.

The ship, named Volcan de Tagoro (Incat Hull 091) is impressive in her distinctive red Naviera Armas livery....

March 13, 2019

New Virtu Ferries catamaran gets a prestigious notation

The Saint John Paul II, delivered to Virtu Ferries on February 6, 2019 by shipbuilders Incat Tasmania, has been selected for the prestigious notation ‘Significant Ship 2018’, by the highly respected Royal Institute...

February 26, 2019

Virtu Ferries’ M/V Saint John Paul II will be the largest High Speed RoPax Catamaran operating in the Mediterranean and the second largest in the world • It can carry 900 passengers and 167 cars or 23 trailers

Virtu Ferries’ newest high-speed vessel, M/V Saint John Paul...

December 26, 2018


Incat Tasmania launched its new 110 metre high speed vehicle / passenger ferry for Virtu Ferries on 22 December. The craft will commence sea trials in mid January prior to delivery to her new owner.

Saint John Paul II will be the largest high speed catamaran in the Med...

November 20, 2018

My Fast Ferry’s chief executive explains why route optimisation and reliability were crucial concerns for the latest ferry to join its fleet 

Being optimised for its route, fuel economy and reliability all shaped the design and build of My Fast Ferry’s latest vessel Oce...

August 2, 2017

Viking Line’s passenger volume on all routes in July stood at record high 1,021,890 passengers, up by 9 per cent compared to the same period last year. The number of cars transported increased by 14 per cent to stand at 138,168.

The biggest growth occurred on the Helsin...

June 30, 2017

Tallinn's popularity among holidaying Finns continues to grow. In comparison to the previous year, Viking Line's passenger numbers for June have increased by an amazing 30 per cent on its Tallinn routes. Travellers are particularly interested in route services and trav...

May 9, 2017

As technical consultant and broker Maatsuyker is delighted to be associated with the Naviera Armas contract for a new generation Incat 109 metre high speed vehicle-passenger ferry for service in Spanish waters.

The new vessel for Naviera Armas is the second vessel in In...

October 8, 2016

As technical consultant and broker Maatsuyker is proud to be associated with the Virtu Ferries contract for a new Incat 110 metre high speed vehicle-passenger ferry for service in Malta.

This new catamaran from the Tasmanian shipyard will become the 15th fast ferry Virt...

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