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Three dead, over 240 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Three dead, over 240 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Three people were killed and over 240 plucked to safety in the southern Philippines Wednesday after a fire tore through a crowded ferry, authorities said, as rescuers...

Ferry runs aground off Spain

Ferry runs aground off Spain

  Almost 400 passengers have been evacuated from a Balearia-operated ferry after the vessel ran aground near the Port of Denia in the late evening hours of August...

Cruise, ferry crews among the unhappiest seafarers in the world

Cruise, ferry crews among the unhappiest seafarers in the world

Seafarers working onboard cruise vessels and ferries rank among the unhappiest in the shipping industry, a new report released by the Mission to Seafarers shows. The...

CMA CGM ship collides with ferry off Morocco port

CMA CGM ship collides with ferry off Morocco port

An LNG-powered ferry and a containership belonging to CMA CGM collided in the early morning hours of July 31 near the port of Tangier Med, Morocco. The Balearia-operated...

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire 

A TT-Line ferry with 217 passengers on board caught fire while en route from Trelleborg, Sweden, to Travemünde, Germany. The fire broke out just before the Peter Pan...

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire

A TT-Line ferry with 217 passengers on board caught fire while en route from Trelleborg, Sweden, to Travemünde, Germany. The fire broke out just before the Peter Pan...

Aurelia ferry stranded off Croatia

Aurelia ferry stranded off Croatia

The 1980-built ferry Aurelia, carrying almost 350 people aboard, has been stranded off the coast of Split, Croatia. According to local media reports, one of its engines...

Scores injured as Japanese ferry crashes into whale 

Scores injured as Japanese ferry crashes into whale 

More than 80 passengers were reported injured, several seriously, after a hydrofoil ferry apparently struck a whale while underway in the Sea of Japan on Saturday. The...

UK cancels Brexit ferry deal with craps Seaborne Freight

UK cancels Brexit ferry deal with Seaborne Freight

The British government has terminated a contract with Seaborne Freight to provide extra ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit that would see Britain leave the...

Brexit: Minister defends award of ferry contract to new company

Brexit: Minister defends award of ferry contract to new company

Britain’s Transport Minister, Chris Grayling, on Wednesday, clarified the award of a £14 million ($18 million) contract to a new company that has never previously...

Ferry completes first 'ground breaking' autonomous passage in Finland

Ferry completes first ‘ground breaking’ autonomous passage in Finland 

In what Mikael Makinen, Rolls-Royce President, Commercial – Marine, described as a ‘ground breaker’, close to 100 VIP guests attended the 54-metre double-ended car...

Ferry with 335 people on board loses power in Baltic Sea

Ferry with 335 people on board loses power in Baltic Sea

A Lithuanian-flagged ferry carrying 335 people is powerless in the Baltic Sea but no one is reported injured, a spokesman for Danish ferry company, DFDS said.  “There...