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12Oct, 2021

Interferry study reveals ferry industry’s huge economic impact

October 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 fleet of 15,400 vessels. Among other findings, the industry provided 1.1 million jobs, contributed [...]

15Sep, 2021

Ferry Leaders Panel Participants Confirmed for Santander Conference

September 15th, 2021|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News|

Back by popular demand, Interferry is pleased to announce the eleven senior executives that will be participating on the two Ferry Leaders Panels during the upcoming Santander conference. The panels, which wrap up each day of the October 4 and 5 Speakers Program, are sure to provide an engaging and conversational perspective on all facets of the global ferry industry.  Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan, who moderates the sessions, will [...]

9Sep, 2021

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

September 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 a showcase for positive solutions and prospects in response to Covid, climate change and [...]

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 [...]

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