Interferry News

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 [...]

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

2019-07-16T06:26:45+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News|

Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. Interferry will highlight Mercy Ships at its annual conference in October and will further promote the charity to the association’s industry-wide [...]

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

2019-06-07T07:52:42+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry News, Safety|

The FERRYSAFE project team formed by global trade association Interferry to study pronounced safety advances in Philippines ferry operations has completed the second of two visits to the country and is now developing best practice guidance to assist the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other developing nations. Week-long visits were made to political capital Manila [...]

Ferry Business for Spring/Summer 2019 is online

2019-04-11T08:54:17+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Ferry Business, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

Published in association with Interferry, the Ferry Business section of the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of International Cruise & Ferry Review is packed with executive interviews. Click here to read online. Ferry Business opens with a commentary from Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan who highlights the latest activities the association has embarked on to help the global ferry sector overcome key [...]

Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations

2019-03-16T09:20:47+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

A four-man team from global trade association Interferry will be in Manila from March 18-22 in the first stage of a project to study significant safety improvements in Philippines ferry operations and produce a "lessons learned" report to help other developing nations. The FerrySafe project team has arranged one-hour meetings with a wide range of [...]

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