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Interferry to co-host European Shipping Summit workshop urging short sea cargo increase

2024-02-13T22:57:55+00:00August 21st, 2023|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory, Safety|

Global trade association Interferry – representing more than 270 companies and some 1,200 individual members from over 40 countries – is co-hosting a workshop at next month’s European Shipping Summit in Brussels to stress the importance of shifting more goods transport from road to short sea services, notably through better use of European Union funding [...]

The leading edge: 47th Annual Interferry Conference speakers’ programme published

2024-02-13T22:58:42+00:00August 21st, 2023|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory|

The 47th Annual Interferry Conference takes place in Hobart, Tasmania on November 4-8, 2023. With focus on elevating the customer experience and sustainability, expert presentations will feature the latest trends in tourism, service automation and onboard entertainment, as well as ship construction and conversion trends, optimised operations, and safety measures. The vast majority of ferry [...]

Call for Speakers Deadline Extended to June 9, 2023

2023-05-29T16:53:44+00:00May 29th, 2023|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News|

Due to several requests we have received to give applicants a bit more time to get their proposals together to satisfy our new web portal submission requirements, we have extended the Interferry2023 Call for Speakers deadline to Friday, June 9. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-July.  The conference theme is  “The Leading Edge – [...]

Interferry invites industry leaders to share Customer Experience and Sustainability Solutions at the 47th Interferry Conference

2023-04-17T03:16:01+00:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

The global association for the ferry industry, Interferry, has just opened the call for speakers for the 47th Annual Interferry Conference. The theme for this year's conference is 'The Leading Edge – Elevating the Customer Experience and Sustainability' and it will take place in Hobart, Tasmania on November 4-8, 2023. Interferry is seeking proposals from [...]

Conference panel sessions: your route to the inside track!

2022-08-29T21:25:37+00:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

The ‘industry leader’ panel sessions at Interferry conferences are firmly established among the most popular features of the speakers program – and that is sure to continue thanks to the exceptional line-up at this year’s 46th annual event in Seattle. Wrapping up both days of presentations, the hour-long interactive sessions combine thought-provoking panelist debate with [...]

Interferry conference set to focus on Power and People priorities

2022-07-28T07:41:08+00:00July 27th, 2022|Categories: Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

Cutting-edge solutions to an unprecedented increase in human and technological challenges will be unveiled when global trade association Interferry stages its 46th annual conference in Seattle this October on the theme of ‘Power and People’. As Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains: ‘In a fast-changing operational and environmental climate, the ferry industry’s long-term success depends more [...]

Interferry Board of Directors Expression of Interest – Supplier Position

2022-07-08T06:02:55+00:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Board|

Interferry has received board approval to fill a vacant Director position following their June 2022 meeting in Rome. The board’s Nominating Committee is inviting Expressions of Interest specifically from members of Interferry’s supplier community to represent associate member interests through the board. To be considered, candidates must meet the following criteria: • Be a “member [...]

European ports and Interferry agree on priorities for a sustainable future

2022-05-31T00:29:00+00:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory|

A meeting between the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and global trade association Interferry has agreed a common work programme to promote an environmentally sustainable future for the European ferry business through the provision and use of onshore power supply (OPS). Underlining the shared challenges and priorities of their Europe-wide memberships, ESPO and Interferry confirmed [...]

Interferry cites ‘Power and People’ in call for conference papers

2022-04-13T05:10:39+00:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

Global trade association Interferry has launched a call for papers addressing the ‘Power and People’ themes of its 46th annual conference taking place in Seattle, USA, this October. Under the Power theme, presentations are invited on any sustainable, future-proof vessel powering options and the related challenges – notably the regulatory targets for greenhouse gas emissions [...]

Interferry study reveals ferry industry’s huge economic impact

2021-10-12T23:40:29+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Ferry Business, FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, News Release, Regulatory, Safety|

A study commissioned by trade association Interferry has revealed startling statistics on the far-reaching extent of the global ferry industry’s value to the world economy. Research into the latest pre-Covid full-year figures found that, in 2019, ferries carried 4.27 billion passengers – on a par with aviation – and 373 million vehicles across a worldwide [...]

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