Baleària’s New Eco Ferry Connects Ibiza, Formentera





Image Courtesy: Baleària

Spanish company Baleària’s latest addition, the eco fast ferry Eco AQUA, has started sailing between Ibiza and Formentera.

The 28-meter-long vessel is the first from the batch of four eco fast ferries ordered by the company. The unit was launched by Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan in early November at its GRP division.

Capable of carrying 350 passengers, the eco ferries have been designed focusing on eco-efficiency, comfort and speed during navigation.

The remaning three ferries from the batch, which will be named Eco TERRA, Eco AIRE and Eco LUX, will be finished between the end of this year and the middle of 2018.


The quartet will feature a wave-piercing bow which displaces water towards the side tunnels in order to maintain speed. Capable of reaching a maximum speed of 28 knots, the ferries are designed to be able to operate in the different short distance trips that the shipping company makes in the Balearic Islands.

World Maritime News Staff




Jeremy Nixon: ONE must find its place among the mega-carriers





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Photo: Ocean Network Express


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 We've actually started over completely, and we're probably the industry’s biggest startup"

Nixon has not only, since July, headed what must in his own words be the container industry's biggest upstart – the merger of three of Japan's biggest carriers, K Line, NYK and MOL, all

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The World’s Shipping Companies Are Going Super-Sized





Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

15 de agosto de 2017 23:00 CEST

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A massive consolidation is underway in the $500 billion global industry and the survivors now enjoy big economies of scale and increased demand, one

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Acciona vende Trasmediterránea por 260 millones

Acciona se refuerza en México con la construcción de una red eléctrica por 21 millones de euros

Acciona no presentará una oferta por Duro Felguera antes de 2018

Puerto pasarela para el embarque de pasajeros de Ferrys de Acciona...

Puerto pasarela para el embarque de pasajeros de Ferrys de Acciona Transmediterránea.Foto:



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Acciona compró Trasmediterránea en 2002 y le colgó el cartel de 'se vende' en 2014, aunque un año después paralizó su venta. Ahora, con la venta de la mayor

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La Xunta avisa de sanciones "ejemplarizantes" a navieras por su "pillería" e "irresponsabilidad" en la sobreventa a Cíes




En Marea critica la "absoluta desidia" del Gobierno gallego ante el "constante incumplimiento"

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En Marea critica la "absoluta desidia" del Gobierno gallego ante el "constante incumplimiento"



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En la comisión de Ordenación Territorial, Díaz ha recordado que hay 10 expedientes abiertos a navieras por las irregularidades en la venta de billetes para las Cíes del pasado agosto, y una vez que se hayan analizado las alegaciones de las empresas, "si no consiguen demostrar" que actuaron de forma correcta, "las propuestas de resolución van a

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