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From The BBC:

Hope yet for African Queen gunboat on Lake Tanganyika
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Ships don't come with much more historical ballast than the MV Liemba. The steamer still shudders and belches its way across Lake Tanganyika every Wednesday and Friday, a century after it was built as a warship in Germany.
More at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14677418

Comment: Included here because this venerable craft is now being used as a ferry.
 
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From The World Maritime News:

Australia: Austal Delivers Two 47m High Speed Catamaran Ferries
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Two 47 metre high speed catamaran ferries departed Austal’s Henderson shipyard this week bound for Guadeloupe, where they will shortly commence operations for long-standing Austal customer L’Express des Iles. Austal was selected by L’Express des Iles in June 2010 for the design and construction of the two vessels — one vehicle-passenger ferry and one passenger ferry, marking the company’s third contract with Austal since 1997.
More at http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/28947
 
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Jul 9, 2000
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Jul 9, 2000
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From Marine Link:

Corsica & Sardinia Ferries Award Onboard Communications Contract to MCP
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Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has strengthened its foothold in the Mediterranean through a major turnkey telecommunications contract with Corsica & Sardinia Ferries, one of Italy’s most prestigious ferry operators.
More at http://www.marinelink.com/news/communications-sardinia340428.aspx
 
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From The World Maritime News:

Stena Line Announces Super Ships to Shape Future of Northern Ireland Ferry Travel
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Stena Line announced the refurbishment of two giant ships that the company will be introducing on the Irish Sea later this year. The identical ‘sister’ ships ‘Stena Superfast VII’ and ‘Superfast VIII’ will be the biggest ferries ever to sail between Northern Ireland and Scotland and will undergo a refit programme at the Remontowa shipyard in Poland which the company claims will ensure that they are the most modern, comfortable and best designed ferries ever to ply the Irish Sea.
More at http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/31293
 
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From The World Maritime News:

Aluminium Boats Australia Launches 35m Passenger Ferry
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Aluminium Boats Australia announces the launch of the first 35m vessel for Transits Systems Gladstone transport contract. The first of a number of new builds for Gladstone, the vessel has exceeded all expectations in both build quality, finish and performance.
More at http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/31437
 
Jul 9, 2000
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Jul 9, 2000
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Easley South Carolina
Jul 9, 2000
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Easley South Carolina
Jul 9, 2000
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Easley South Carolina
From Marine Link:

Canada's Newest Ferry — GRAND MANAN ADVENTURE Back to Work
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The new 85.37m GRAND MANAN ADVENTURE passenger/vehicle ferry has returned back to Black’s Harbour, New Brunswick after being drydocked at a shipyard in Halifax, Nova Scotia due to an internal mechanical failure of one of the two 470 kw electric motor driven bowthrusters.
More at http://www.marinelink.com/news/adventure-canadas-newest340742.aspx
 
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From Marine Link:

Newest Puget Sound Ferry to Arrive
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If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, you may catch a glimpse of the newest state ferry sailing around Puget Sound in the next couple weeks. Builder Vigor Shipyards plans to start testing the ferry Kennewick this week before delivering it to Washington State Ferries.
More at http://www.marinelink.com/news/newest-arrive-sound340772.aspx
 

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