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24Jun, 2021

Implementation of Digital Certificates (COVID Passport)

June 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 criteria, to determine if they are eligible to enter another EU Member State. Interferry [...]

15Jun, 2021

Call for Papers Deadline is June 23

June 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 insights on developments that will future-proof the ferry industry’s compliance, relevance and prosperity. Themed [...]

25May, 2021

Interferry calls for conference papers with future-proof focus

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News|

In the build-up to its 45th annual conference in Santander, Spain, this October, global trade association Interferry is calling for papers exploring what lies ahead on a range of regulatory, technical, commercial and operational issues.Themed as ‘The Future is Ferries’, in addition to the popular CEO roundtables, the conference will feature sessions on:Solutions for GHG emissions reductionsInnovative ship and shore design technologiesFerry safety and safety systemsAttracting tomorrow’s customersSupply chain logistics“We [...]

20May, 2021

Green light for Interferry conference following COVID review

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Board, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

Interferry directors have given the green light for the global trade association’s 2021 annual conference to go ahead as planned in Santander, Spain, this October. Delegate registration will open on June 1. The decision came at a virtual board meeting held today (20 May 2021) after detailed consideration of current and forecast advances in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The outcome was fully supported by Interferry chairman and president Christophe [...]

29Apr, 2021

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

April 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 peak summer season. The DGC proposal was announced last month by the EU’s executive [...]

24Nov, 2020

Interferry GHG data survey bids for fair application of IMO proposals

November 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 achieve new pre-defined energy efficiency values in an initial step towards the 2030 target [...]

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