Buquebus Francisco Wins World LNG Fuels’ Black Diamond Award

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The new LNG-powered Buquebus Francisco, has only been in service for a few months, but it already has a trophy to display in its massive Duty Free Shop alongside the Tannat and Toblerones. The new US$150 million Catamaran just received the Black Diamond Award at the 2014 World LNG Fuels Conference in Houston, the industry’s premier event promoting natural gas …

New Buquebus Does Buenos Aires To Montevideo In 2 Hours

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Buquebus will christen the newest addition to its fleet tonight at 20:00 in Puerto Madero and, in the process, the Southern Cone finally gets its own Popemobile. Australian¬†wave piercing ferry builder Incat Tasmania built the new LNG-powered vessel over the past three years. It is the world’s first high-speed dual fuel vehicle and passenger ferry capable of traveling at 58.1 …

Buquebus Adding Daily Flights from Buenos Aires to Montevideo

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As if currency controls and credit card surcharges weren’t enough challenges, the service interruption and eventual bankruptcy of Pluna Airlines earlier this summer left a significant void in the short-haul market for air travel between Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Now the company best known for its ferry service is filling the void with daily flights between BA and Montevideo. BQB …