More ferries for Norled

On 1st August 2018 Remontowa Shipbuilding, a member of the Remontowa Holding capital group, signed a contract for the construction of two Double Ended Diesel Electric Hybrid ferries for Norled (yard nos. B619/3-4).

Fjord Line aims to build Norway’s most modern and environmentally friendly ferry port in Sandefjord

The Norwegian shipping company has great ambitions for further growth. They see the lot at Vindal as the perfect place to develop a cruise product for the future.

Stena Line continues to deliver on its sustainability strategy

Stena Line continues to deliver on its ambitious sustainability strategy. 15% lower sulphur emissions, reduced plastic onboard and a decreased number of accidents among the seagoing staff are just some of the results highlighted in its yearly overview; A Sustainable Journey.

World’s first Autodocking installation successfully tested by Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully carried out testing of its innovative autodocking technology. The tests were carried out with the ‘Folgefonn’, an 83-metre long ferry owned by leading Norwegian operator Norled. The vessel has hybrid propulsion and is already fitted with a Wärtsilä wireless charging system. The installation of autodocking on a ferry is a world first.

MOTUS among the winners! The results of the 5th call for proposals in the Interreg South Baltic Programme have been announced.

MOTUS Foundation is proud to be among the beneficiaries of the 5th call for proposals in the Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 with the - South Baltic Small Ports as Gateways towards Integrated Sustainable European Transport System and Blue Growth by Smart Connectivity Solutions – in short the Connect2SmallPorts Project .

HELCOM ministerial meeting to draw up course of action for the Baltic Sea

High-level representatives of the Baltic Sea countries meet in Brussels on 6 March to discuss state and future of the Baltic marine environment. Talks focus on how to achieve a healthy Baltic Sea in light of current regional targets and global goals.

Stena Line introduces battery power

Stena Line now take the next step in the quest to test new environmentally friendly energy types for propulsion of vessels. Recently a contract was signed with Callenberg Technology Group for batteries with a capacity of 1 MWh which will be installed on Stena Jutlandica which operates between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn. Before the summer, battery power in port operation will become a reality.

FinEst Link Project results: Helsinki–Tallinn railway tunnel to become an engine of regional growth

The results of the FinEst Link project state that a fast connection between Helsinki and Tallinn could bring major regional, national benefits and growth potential for Europe.

LNG ships in the top 10 ships of 2017

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, published since 1939, annually prints details on the world’s “Great Ships of the Year.” Among all ships there are LNG driven and bunkering units. Below there are, selected in the December 2017 edition, the top 10 ships of the year, according to the editors.

New Norwegian Autonomous Shipping Test-Bed Opens

An official autonomous shipping test-bed was opened in Horten yesterday (6 December 2017), on the coast of Norway. Established to support the growth in development of new solutions for autonomous maritime operations, the new area is open to both Norwegian and international organisations, and is designed to be a convenient, safe, non-congested space to trial new technology and vessels.