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29Aug, 2022

Conference panel sessions: your route to the inside track!

August 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

The ‘industry leader’ panel sessions at Interferry conferences are firmly established among the most popular features of the speakers program – and that is sure to continue thanks to the exceptional line-up at this year’s 46th annual event in Seattle. Wrapping up both days of presentations, the hour-long interactive sessions combine thought-provoking panelist debate with an equally engaging Q&A opportunity for the audience via the Interferry46 conference app. Here’s [...]

27Jul, 2022

Interferry conference set to focus on Power and People priorities

July 27th, 2022|Categories: Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

Cutting-edge solutions to an unprecedented increase in human and technological challenges will be unveiled when global trade association Interferry stages its 46th annual conference in Seattle this October on the theme of ‘Power and People’. As Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains: ‘In a fast-changing operational and environmental climate, the ferry industry’s long-term success depends more than ever on two main factors. We need to attract dedicated people who are [...]

7Jul, 2022

Interferry Board of Directors Expression of Interest – Supplier Position

July 7th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Board|

Interferry has received board approval to fill a vacant Director position following their June 2022 meeting in Rome. The board’s Nominating Committee is inviting Expressions of Interest specifically from members of Interferry’s supplier community to represent associate member interests through the board. To be considered, candidates must meet the following criteria: • Be a “member in good standing” of Interferry • Be employed in a supplier business serving the [...]

24May, 2022

European ports and Interferry agree on priorities for a sustainable future

May 24th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News, Regulatory|

A meeting between the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and global trade association Interferry has agreed a common work programme to promote an environmentally sustainable future for the European ferry business through the provision and use of onshore power supply (OPS). Underlining the shared challenges and priorities of their Europe-wide memberships, ESPO and Interferry confirmed the following joint approach: 1. Ferries must be recognised as a sustainable passenger transport [...]

11Apr, 2022

Interferry cites ‘Power and People’ in call for conference papers

April 11th, 2022|Categories: Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News, News Release|

Global trade association Interferry has launched a call for papers addressing the ‘Power and People’ themes of its 46th annual conference taking place in Seattle, USA, this October. Under the Power theme, presentations are invited on any sustainable, future-proof vessel powering options and the related challenges – notably the regulatory targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions of some 50% by 2030 and a ‘net zero’ scenario by 2050. With [...]

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 [...]

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