Incat offers smaller electric ferry alongside its flagship

Innovative Tasmanian ferry manufacturer Incat Tasmania has new plans for a smaller version of its first-to-market large aluminium zero emission catamaran ferry. With the world’s largest lightweight battery electric ferry with a capacity to carry more than 2,000 passengers and 225 vehicles already under construction, founder Robert Clifford has announced plans to make zero emission…

Austal to build new Rottnest Island ferry

Perth shipbuilder Austal has been awarded a contract to construct a 32-metre catamaran for Rottnest Fast Ferries, based in Hillarys, Western Australia which will operate to the leisure destination island offshore of Perth. Collaborating with vessel designer Incat Crowther, Austal will begin construction of the aluminium catamaran at the company’s Philippines shipyard in the first…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, November 13 – 17, 2023

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) Search for industry partners for a Surface Manufacturing CRC Researchers led by UniSA are searching for companies interested to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC). Surface Engineering and Manufacturing optimise…