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Interferry News2019-01-18T23:58:57+00:00
26Mar, 2020

Ferry industry calls for COVID-19 government financial assistance

March 26th, 2020|Categories: Ferry Business, Interferry, Interferry News, News Release|

Victoria, Canada, 26 March 2020: Global trade body Interferry warns that ferry operators need government backing to offset unsustainable losses incurred – expected to be in the billions of dollars – while maintaining lifeline services during COVID-19 pandemic Trade association Interferry, on behalf of its members, is calling for all levels of government across the globe to include the ferry industry in their respective COVID-19 financial aid packages. This [...]

28Oct, 2019

44th Annual Conference presentations are online

October 28th, 2019|Categories: Interferry Conference, Interferry News, Videos|

The 44th Annual Interferry Conference speakers program presentations are now available to Interferry members at https://interferry.com/2019-conference-presentations/ There are videos for each session, presentation and panel and include the Q&A for each session. The presentations are available in PDF format when applicable, and the sponsor flash presentations are also included. Remember that you need to log in with your Interferry member login and password in order to access the page. [...]

20Oct, 2019

Interferry innovation conference highlights zero-emissions quest

October 20th, 2019|Categories: Ferry Business, FerrySafe, Interferry, Interferry Conference, Interferry News|

Acknowledging the need to be a leader in the transition to a lower carbon future and eventually net zero emissions, global trade association Interferry convened its 44th annual conference on the theme of innovation - exploring the potential to transform every aspect of the ferry industry. The drive towards zero-emission ferries captured major attention among a record 420 delegates drawn to London earlier this month by a wide-ranging technical, [...]

12Sep, 2019

Record attendance in sight for Interferry ‘step change’ conference

September 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 step change rather than incremental improvements. “The overwhelming response confirmed that the ferry community [...]

16Jul, 2019

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

July 16th, 2019|Categories: Interferry, Interferry News|

Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. Interferry will highlight Mercy Ships at its annual conference in October and will further promote the charity to the association’s industry-wide membership.“Mercy Ships bring free, quality medical care to the poorest nations of the world [...]

7Jun, 2019

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

June 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 in March and ferry capital Cebu in late May. Lessons learned suggest there is [...]

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