Safety

Interferry and IMO conclude successful Africa Ferry Safety Seminar in Dar es Salaam

2024-04-17T22:29:34+00:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release, Safety|

In the mutual interest of improving safety, a stronger cooperation between the African ferry community and Interferry was established in this week's Africa Ferry Safety Seminar in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The seminar was leading up to Interferry2024, Interferry’s 48th annual conference taking place in Marrakech, October 26-30. A collaborative effort to elevate ferry safety [...]

Interferry2024 Call for Speakers on the theme of ‘Safety, Security and Sustainability’

2024-04-17T08:38:18+00:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory, Safety, Uncategorized|

Interferry, the association that represents the ferry industry worldwide, is calling for speakers for its 48th annual conference, which will be held in Marrakech, Morocco from October 26-30, 2024. Interferry is seeking presentations that showcase industry solutions and learnings on this year´s conference theme: Safety, Security and Sustainability. “We’re excited to be welcoming delegates to [...]

Interferry to host joint Africa Ferry Safety seminar with the IMO

2024-02-13T02:35:06+00:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory, Safety|

Global trade association Interferry has partnered with the IMO to organise and co-host a seminar on ferry safety in Africa. Taking place on 16-17 April 2024 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the seminar furthers Interferry's commitment to reducing casualties in developing nations by promoting the highest maritime safety standards. Regulatory authority Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Interferry conference set to highlight ferry industry as post-Covid leader

2021-09-09T15:53:44+00:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release, Regulatory, Safety|

Findings from a survey suggesting that ferries are poised to lead post-pandemic travel demand will underline an upbeat agenda when global trade association Interferry stages its 45th annual conference in October. Taking place in Santander, Spain, the latest edition of the ferry community’s longest-established conference is themed The Future is Ferries – marking it as [...]

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 [...]

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