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Interferry supports EU’s initiative for COVID-safe international travel

2021-04-29T07:52:04+00:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory, Safety|

Trade association urges other countries to consider something similar Global trade association Interferry has welcomed European Union (EU) plans for a voluntary Digital Green Certificate (DGC) to facilitate safe travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interferry, representing ferry operators worldwide, is now urging other countries to consider something similar for international travel in time for the [...]

Interferry GHG data survey bids for fair application of IMO proposals

2020-11-24T17:00:28+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory|

Global trade association Interferry is conducting a major energy efficiency data survey among members to ensure that existing ferries can comply with short-term greenhouse gas emissions measures agreed in principle at last week’s meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee. Subject to final approval at next June’s MEPC meeting, by 2023 existing ships must [...]

Interferry names new Chair and board member

2020-10-29T14:30:33+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Board, Interferry News, News Release|

Interferry, the trade association representing the worldwide ferry industry, has announced Brittany Ferries CEO Christophe Mathieu as the new Chair of its board of directors. He was elected at the association’s annual general meeting on October 27 – held virtually due to COVID-19 travel restrictions – in succession to John Steen-Mikkelsen, former CEO of Denmark’s [...]

URGENT: Join our call for sector-specific GHG requirements on existing ships

2020-10-13T22:31:31+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory|

European Survey suggests that proposed Greenhouse Gas regulations could reduce global ferry passenger and freight capacity by more than 50% as early as 2023. Interferry has identified major concerns over the core proposals for reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from existing ships. With new requirements coming under discussion at two imminent International Maritime Organization (IMO) [...]

Interferry and LASH FIRE partners announce free webinar: Fires in Alternatively Powered Vehicles On-board Ships

2020-09-28T07:31:12+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

Fire safety on ferries is a very central part of the regulatory work Interferry engages in, with and on behalf of its members. Interferry is a project partner in an extensive R&D Project named LASH FIRE, which aims to further enhance fire safety by assessing a large number of potential improvements. One very topical issue [...]

Interferry welcomes easing of travel restrictions in advance of summer travel

2020-05-15T16:42:23+00:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Ferry Business, Interferry, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory, Safety|

European Commission issues guidance on relaunching of transportation links Trade association Interferry welcomes the European Commission’s guidance on the gradual relaxation of travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic and relaunching of transportation links that will go into effect in advance of this summer’s travel and tourism season. Earlier, Interferry had issued its own ‘best practice’ [...]

Ferry industry calls for COVID-19 government financial assistance

2020-05-15T16:42:56+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Ferry Business, Interferry, Interferry News, News Release|

Victoria, Canada, 26 March 2020: Global trade body Interferry warns that ferry operators need government backing to offset unsustainable losses incurred – expected to be in the billions of dollars – while maintaining lifeline services during COVID-19 pandemic Trade association Interferry, on behalf of its members, is calling for all levels of government across the [...]

44th Annual Conference presentations are online

2019-10-28T06:00:25+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Interferry Conference, Interferry News, Videos|

The 44th Annual Interferry Conference speakers program presentations are now available to Interferry members at https://interferry.com/2019-conference-presentations/ There are videos for each session, presentation and panel and include the Q&A for each session. The presentations are available in PDF format when applicable, and the sponsor flash presentations are also included. Remember that you need to log in [...]

Interferry innovation conference highlights zero-emissions quest

2019-10-20T20:46:45+00:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Ferry Business, FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News|

Acknowledging the need to be a leader in the transition to a lower carbon future and eventually net zero emissions, global trade association Interferry convened its 44th annual conference on the theme of innovation - exploring the potential to transform every aspect of the ferry industry. The drive towards zero-emission ferries captured major attention among [...]

Record attendance in sight for Interferry ‘step change’ conference

2019-09-12T19:18:38+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

Autonomous vessels, nuclear power and data-fuelled personalisation of the passenger experience are among the industry-transforming objectives that will be showcased in London next month when global trade association Interferry dedicates its 44th annual conference to the theme of large-scale innovation. The association’s call for papers stressed that the conference focus would be on initiatives offering [...]

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