Wärtsilä has been contracted by Swedish ferry operator Stena Line to carry out the conversion of some of its vessels to operate with methanol fuel. The conversions will include the fuel supply system and engine modifications, as well as integrating the new...
Stena Line has ordered two hybrid propulsion vessels designed to run on methanol that will add eighty per cent capacity on the Belfast-Heysham route. Construction of the NewMax vessels will begin shortly with launch on the Irish Sea in 2025. Each of the two new...
Today (29 August), at 12:29 local time, a fire occurred on board the Stena Scandica. At the time, the vessel was en route from Port of Norvik in Sweden to Port of Ventspils in Latvia, carrying 241 passengers and 58 crew. There are no injuries reported. Firefighting...
Stena Line will install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board four ferries to minimise carbon emissions. When connected to the local power grid in port, the turnkey solution will allow these vessels to eliminate emissions and noise that would otherwise have been...
Brexit and the pandemic have led to a shortage of shipping personnel. Stena Line believes that if the shipping industry is going to solve its jobs’ crisis, it urgently needs to encourage more women to work in careers at sea, in roles that are often still viewed as for...
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