Safety

Implementation of Digital Certificates (COVID Passport)

2021-06-24T07:52:12+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

The following is a summary of discussions held with the EU COM Services, alongside relevant information, regarding the introduction of Digital Covid Certificates within the EU as from 1 July. In order to facilitate a re-opening of personal cross-border mobility, the European Union have developed Digital Covid Certificates (DCC), which will check travellers against pre-defined [...]

Call for Papers Deadline is June 23

2021-06-16T00:15:21+00:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Ferry Business, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

CALL FOR PAPERS REMINDER – The 45th Annual Interferry Conference Call for Papers deadline is June 23. Potential speakers should send a 300-word abstract and brief biography to jakki.corrigan@interferry.com and mike.corrigan@interferry.com. Those selected will be notified by July 16 and are then required to submit their final draft presentations by August 13. We are seeking [...]

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 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’ [...]

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 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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