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Stena’s ferry to Denmark shut down

Stena Line of Sweden has permanently shut down its passenger- and ferry service between Oslo and Fredrikshavn in Denmark, after more the 40 years...

Ferry fare uproar pits locals vs state

Ferries, an integral part of transportion along Norway's vast coastline, are suddenly at the center of a new nationwide uproar. It surged when ferry...

Navy accused of another near-crash

One of Norway's major ferry firms, Fjord1, claims that one of its vessels was nearly rammed by one of the Norwegian Navy's corvettes at...

Moon added to a cruise-ferry’s glow

There are only two nights of the year when one of Color Line's two cruise-ferries, which run between Oslo and Kiel in Germany, is...

Ferry revolution now well underway

More than 50 electric ferries will be in service on the fjords around Norway by the end of 2020, reported the state highway department this...

Ferry fire survivors disappointed again

One of the passengers who survived a fire onboard the car-and passenger ferry Scandinavian Star 27 years ago was among those disappointed again by the...

Color Line sails into choppy seas

The Norwegian cruise-ferry company Color Line has run into some choppy seas over its own efforts to chop crewing costs. The government is offering to ease costly...

‘Scandinavian Star’ investigation ‘worthless’

Foundations formed by arson experts and survivors and families of those killed in the Scandinavian Star ferry fire 26 years ago refuse, as expected,...

‘Scandinavian Star’ drama drags on

Two years after reopening the investigation into the deadly fire on board the Scandinavian Star ferry in 1990, Oslo police have concluded that no...

‘Scandinavian Star’ fire blamed on sabotage by crew

A foundation prodding a new investigation of the Scandinavian Star ferry fire 26 years ago, backed by claims from a retired Danish maritime inspector,...

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