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  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Large quantities of cocaine are reported to had been smuggled on board the most luxuries ships sailing the high seas, a recent investigation by Italian authorities shows. The police investigation into the drug smuggling routes between South America and Italy indicated that a considerable amount of cocaine has been hidden in food supplies in cruise […]

  • 3 May 2010

    The past decade has seen an average 8.9 per cent annual growth in the cruise liner industry, a spokesperson for the Parliamentary Secretariat for Tourism said in comments to this newspaper. Cruise liner passengers increased from 187,838 in 1999 to 439,630 last year.

  • 26 July 2012

    Having recognized the growing domestic interest for the cruise industry, China has launched construction of its first large luxury cruise liner on Wednesday, within the framework of Southeast China International Shipping Center package. Namely, the 16.73 billion yuan (2.63 billion U.S. dollars) worth investment endeavor includes implementation of 10 projects led by the construction of […]

  • 10 May 2010

    A luxury cruise liner from China made its first voyage to Kaohsiung Monday, an event expected to usher in a new era of direct scheduled cruise services between the southern Taiwanese port and China. The Cosco Star cruise liner, with 300 passengers aboard, arrived at Kaohsiung Harbor at 7 a.m. after a nearly 10-hour voyage […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two more giants of the sea moved into Mina Zayed this week highlighting the port’s major role in handling ships of different sizes and backgrounds. The 59,000 ton MSC Lirica, a commercial cruise liner berthed near to the USS New Orleans in the port demonstrating its capacity to accommodate to vessels of all shapes and […]

  • 8 April 2007

    The number of cruise ships calling at the Isle of Man’s Douglas harbour is expected to rise this year.

  • 6 March 2006

    An Australian cruise ship carrying 1,500 passengers is on its way to a Malaysian port for repairs after spending 30 hours stranded in the Malacca Strait.

  • 26 July 2012

    Having recognized the growing domestic interest for the cruise industry, China has launched construction of its first large luxury cruise liner on Wednesday, within the framework of Southeast China International Shipping Center package. Namely, the 16.73 billion yuan (2.63 billion U.S. dollars) worth investment endeavor includes implementation of 10 projects led by the construction of […]

  • 8 March 2012

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order from the US-based cruise liner company Norwegian Cruise Line for the maintenance of the engines on nine of the fleet’s cruise liners.The service agreement runs for four years and is being handled by the MAN PrimeServ service office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Besides the maintenance work it […]

  • 7 January 2010

    Cunard’s newest cruise liner, the MS Queen Elizabeth, hit the seas for the first time January 5. The Queen Elizabeth is the third Cunard vessel to bear the name, following the original Queen Elizabeth, retired in 1969, and the Queen Elizabeth II (QE2), the world’s most iconic cruise liner, which retired in 2008. She will […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The visit of 22,080 GT cruise liner MS Marco Polo had not been planned at Lloyd Werft. The need for an inspection of her crankshaft plant prompted the 22,080 GT cruise liner MS “Marco Polo” to make an unexpected stop in Lloyd Werft’s small Kaiserdock before the start of her winter season. The 176.28 m long […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and Malaysia’s Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) plan to upgrade the Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT) in Georgetown to accommodate berthing of larger cruise ships. Under a joint venture agreement, the parties said they would extend the existing berths to 688 metres from its current length of 400 metres, enabling […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sembcorp Marine is tapping into the potential of Asia’s rising demand for cruise ship repair and upgrade solutions.

  • 20 October 2009

    One of the biggest passenger ships ever built – the Queen Mary 2 – is making its maiden visit to Liverpool. The Cunard vessel, the 15th liner to call at the cruise liner terminal in 2009, is the largest liner ever to sail up the Mersey. The ship is in the city as part of […]

  • 19 November 2019

    The cruise liners will offer a combined capacity of 4,000 cabins.

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York-listed cruise liner Royal Caribbean (RCCL) is reported to be in talks with Meyer Werft, the German owner of Meyer Turku Shipyard, over a contract on construction of cruise ships. Under the deal, if finalized, the construction of the ships would start in 2020 at the Finnish yard, the Helsingin Sanomat daily writes. The size of […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Portuguese master of mv Hamburg cruise liner, which was damaged going over rocky shoals in May this year, pleaded guilty to two charges at Belfast Magistrates court on Tuesday, June 16th. Captain Joao Manuel Fernandes Simoes (58) pleaded guilty to failure to properly passage plan in breach of SOLAS and failure to report the incident contrary to the […]

  • 27 October 2009

    The arrival of the German Cruise Liner AIDA CARA on Sunday morning marked a new beginning for Kochi Port to emerge as a turnaround port in this part of the world. Mr N Ramachandran chairman of the Port Trust said the anchoring of this tourist vessel can be seen as a new step in the […]

  • 7 April 2008

    Italian film star Sophia Loren has named a giant luxury cruise liner at a launch party at the Port of Dover. The Oscar-winning actress joined Prince and Princess Michael of Kent on board MSC Poesia for the event before it sailed from the Kent port for Venice.

  • 28 June 2010

    Visiting Antarctica used to involve a long and sometimes uncomfortable crossing of the notorious Drake Passage on a small expedition ship or icebreaker. And it was expensive. As demand from less-intrepid travellers grew, mass-market cruise ships offered more affordable and smoother ways to venture to the White Continent.

  • 28 January 2013

    Abu Dhabi is preparing to welcome the Queen Mary 2, the world’s most expensive ocean liner to its passenger terminal at Mina Zayed on 28 January. The United Kingdom’s Ambassador to the UAE Dominic Jermey CVO, OBE will be joined by 2,620 passengers when they will disembark from the AED3.22 billion Cunard cruise ship after […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Chart Industries announced that Chart Ferox has been awarded a contract by Hybrid Port Energy, a subsidiary of Becker Marine Systems, to provide LNG fuel storage and processing equipment for an LNG – Hybrid Barge, which will operate in Hamburg’s HafenCity. The LNG-Hybrid Barge is a unique project between HPE and cruise liner operators and will […]