April 18, 2019
- Construction has commenced of the second of two 118m high-speed trimaran ferries for Fred.Olsen Express. A metal cutting ceremony for the BAÑADEROS EXPRESS was held in the Philippines shipyard, where the official names for the new vessels were officially announced by Fred. Olsen Express. The first will be named BAJAMAR EXPRESS.
- FRS will have a reshuffle: Chartered GOLDEN BRIDGE will sail between Motril and Mellila. VOLCAN DE TAUCE will sail from Motril to Tanger Med, with passengers. Motril is becoming an important hub for North-Africa.
- Brittany Ferries’ HONFLEUR will most likely not enter service until 2020.
- Tirrenia charters Greek ro-pax ARIADNE for Napels-Cagliari.