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Ferry News

Kume Line Joins Direct Ferries Japanese Portfolio

Date: 05 December 2016 Source:

Direct Ferries is proud to announce the signing of Kume Line. A Japanese ferry company based in the city of Naha. Headquartered near the southern tip of Okinawa Prefecture, it runs ferries between the islands of Kumejima and Tonaki, off the west coast.

Langkawi Ferry joins Direct Ferries network

Date: 24 November 2016 Source:

Langkawi Ferry is a well-established operator in Malaysia, connecting two of the country’s most famous islands, Penang and the Langkawi archipelago, found just off the west coast at the mouth of the Malacca Strait.

Direct Ferries signs Indonesian Mahi Mahi Dewata

Date: 21 November 2016 Source:

Mahi Mahi Dewata is one of the latest Balinese ferry companies to offer high-speed connections between Padangbai on the east coast of Bali, the Gili Islands and Lombok in Indonesia.

FRS Caribbean adds to growing Bahamas portfolio

Date: 08 November 2016 Source:

FRS Caribbean links Miami in Florida, USA, with Bimini, the westernmost district of the Bahamas in the Caribbean.

Turyol adds to Direct Ferries Turkish Operator Portfolio

Date: 04 November 2016 Source:

We are pleased to introduce a new ferry operator, Turyol, a Turkish operator specializing in trans-national crossings from Cesme and Ayvalik on the west coast of Turkey to the Greek islands, Chios and Lesvos respectively.

Far East portfolio continues to grow with Ishigaki Dream Tours

Date: 20 October 2016 Source:

Ishigaki Dream Tours adds to Direct Ferries' footprint in the Far East. The most recent on a long list of Japanese ferry operators containing: Tokai Kisen, Uwajima Unyu Ferries, Tane Yaku Jetfoil, Amakusa Takarajima Line

Iceland footprint expanded by Direct Ferries' signing of Seatours

Date: 19 September 2016 Source:

Seatours is one of Iceland’s leading tourist ferry operators, offering routes from the idyllic coastal town of Stykkisholmur on the west coast, across Breidafjordur Bay, to Brjanslaekur in the northwest.

Sail Across Red Sea with High Jet & Direct Ferries

Date: 12 September 2016 Source:

Sail Across the Red Sea with High Jet which operates within the Egyptian waters with a ferry connection between Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada.

Sea Las Perlas adds to Direct Ferries' Panama portfolio

Date: 06 September 2016 Source:

Sea Las Perlas navigates the Gulf of Panama in Central America, linking the Pearl Islands of San Miguel, Contadora and Viveros with the capital, Panama City.

Northumberland & Bay Ferries add to growing North American Portfolio

Date: 15 August 2016 Source:

Operating in eastern Canada Northumberland Ferries, or NFL, is the newest addition to the DF North American Portfolio. NFL has operated the ferry service that carries the Trans-Canada Highway across the eastern part of the Northumberland Strait between Caribou, Nova Scotia and Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island since it was established in 1941 by the government of Canada.

AML adds yet another arrow to the Direct Ferries' African quiver

Date: 14 July 2016 Source:

Africa Morocco Link, or AML, offers regular ferry crossings every day between the port of Tanger Med on the northern tip of Morocco and the city of Algeciras in southern Spain.

Direct Ferries debuts in Middle East with NFC

Date: 16 June 2016 Source:

National Ferries Company, or NFC, can now be booked with Direct Ferries.

Direct Ferries adds Colonia Express to Rio de la Plata ferry portfolio

Date: 30 May 2016 Source:

Direct Ferries is pleased to welcome our second Argentinian ferry operator, Colonia Express to the team. They offer affordable ferry connections between Argentina and Uruguay.

St Maarten & St Barts added to Direct Ferries' Caribbean Portfolio

Date: 25 May 2016 Source:

Great Bay Express is one of the newest ferry operators to provide fast crossings between the islands of Saint Maarten and Saint Barthelemy in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles.

Mar de Ons - Galicia's ferry portfolio continues to grow

Date: 19 May 2016 Source:

Mar de Ons is a Galician ferry company based in Northwest Spain. Providing frequent crossings to the Cies and Ons Islands, famous for their unspoiled terrain and immaculate sandy beaches.

Yaeyama Kanko Ferry added to growing Asian portfolio

Date: 11 May 2016 Source:

Yaeyama Kanko Ferry serves the popular Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Located on the island of Ishigaki, offering excursions within the archipelago famed for its gorgeous bays and white-sand shores.

From Russia to Japan, through Korea, and Back Again

Date: 10 May 2016 Source:

DBS Cruise Ferry provides sailings within the Sea of Japan, also known as the 'East Sea', between the easternmost city of the Russian Federation, Vladivostok, through Donghae in South Korea and Sakaiminato in Japan.

North Germany's Elb-Link signed

Date: 05 May 2016 Source:

Elb-Link operates a ferry connection within Germany and is now available with Direct Ferries.

Alilauro - Direct Ferries adds yet another Gulf of Naples ferry company

Date: 02 May 2016 Source:

Alilauro is an Italian ferry operator which offer ferry services between Italy, Gulf of Napoli, Aeolian Islands as well as between the beautiful islands of Capri and Ischia.

Direct Ferries debuts in Boston area with Hy-Line Cruises

Date: 25 April 2016 Source:

The family owned Massachusetts ferry operator Hy-Line Cruises is now bookable with directferries.com