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  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corporation said today that it was resuming talks with Cuba to allow cruise ships to operate in the same manner as current air charter operations, which transport Cuba-born individuals to and from Cuba. Carnival added that it was accepting bookings on Fathom, from all travelers to Cuba, regardless of their country of origin. While […]

  • 22 February 2017

    Mississippi’s ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed deals with Cuba on February 20, with an aim of bettering business ties with this country. The signings took place during a three-day visit of a congressional delegation from the United States to Cuba. Manuel Perez Guerra, General Director of the National Port Administration of Cuba signed agreements with […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Songa Offshore, the Cyprus-headquartered owner of offshore drilling rigs, announced that its Songa Mercur rig is not far from spudding its first well offshore Cuba. The company announced in its fleet status report that the rig has set sail from Trinidad to Cuba during the first week of November. Upon arrival to the Caribbean country’s […]

  • 7 January 2016

    The Virginia Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cuban National Port Authority to evaluate commercial opportunities between the Port of Virginia and Cuba’s newly opened Port of Mariel Special Development Project.  The MOU establishes a platform for cooperation and information sharing aimed at developing links between Cuba and Virginia to […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    MEO Australia Limited has executed the Cuba Block 9 Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the national oil company Cuba Petróleo Union (CUPET) in Havana, Cuba. MEO says that the execution of the Block 9 PSC represents the culmination of over three years of negotiations between MEO and CUPET and is MEO’s first entry into the […]

  • 21 June 2017

    The impact of the reversal of policy toward Cuba announced by the US President Donald Trump is expected to be limited on maritime trade, marine insurer West of England said. On June 16, Trump issued a memorandum on strengthening the US policy toward Cuba, calling the relaxation of sanctions against the country introduced by President Obama a “completely one-sided deal”. […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corporation & plc will sail as planned from the U.S. to Cuba with all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers, the company said, having received approval from Cuba to allow its cruise ships to operate in a similar manner as current air charter operations. Carnival’s brand Fathom is scheduled to embark on its first voyage to the island […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuba has granted approval for Carnival Corporation & plc to begin travel to Cuba starting on May 1, 2016 thus clearing the company’s 704-passenger MV Adonia to sail to Cuba through its newest brand Fathom. Cuban authorities from Havanatur Celimar, various other agencies and Carnival Corporation signed agreements on Monday enabling cruising by Carnival Corporation to […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut-based luxury cruise line Pearl Seas Cruises has become the latest in line to include visits to Cuba in its itinerary for the next season. Pearl Seas Cruises plans to offer a series of 7 to 10-night cultural voyages to Cuba in the spring of 2016 aboard the new luxury 210-passenger cruise ship Pearl Mist. […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut-based luxury cruise line Pearl Seas Cruises has become the latest in line to include visits to Cuba in its itinerary for the next season. Pearl Seas Cruises plans to offer a series of 7 to 10-night cultural voyages to Cuba in the spring of 2016 aboard the new luxury 210-passenger cruise ship Pearl Mist. […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corporation’s newest brand Fathom has added two Cuba cruise dates for fall 2016 in response to strong demand by its travelers. The additional sailings will take place the weeks of October 9 and November 6. For both week-long cruises, Fathom’s Adonia will depart PortMiami for three destinations in Cuba, including two days in Havana. Fathom’s […]

  • 1 May 2018

    A consortium comprising France’s Total and the German conglomerate Siemens are reportedly first in line to sign a deal for the construction of a 600-megawatt gas-fired power plant in Cuba.

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    In the latest wave of Cuba restrictions, the Trump administration banned cruise ship stops to the island nation.

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise liner Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has set sights on offering cruises to Cuba following in the footsteps of Carnival’s Fathom brand which is scheduled to embark on its first cruise to the island on May 1st. Namely, the company’s Oceania Cruises brand is in discussions with Cuban officials seeking approval to commence cruises […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fathom’s Adonia arrived in the Port of Havana yesterday morning, becoming the first U.S. cruise line to sail from U.S. to Cuba in over 50 years. The cruise ship was carrying 704 passengers, including Cuban-born individuals. Adonia will sail to Cuba every other week with the seven-day itineraries departing from PortMiami on Sunday afternoon, and arriving to […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a forum on November 16 with presentations from experts on the topic of the current and future challenges and opportunities of conducting legal maritime related trade with Cuba. With an attendance of approximately 100 business representatives from throughout Florida and the Southeast, the forum included discussions on an array […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port Administration of Cuba signed a five-year, cooperative agreement to collaborate in port and cargo marketing studies and strategies, engage in promotion and exhibition activities, and share data. “We are seeing increasing demand for normalized trade between the United States and Cuba, and it is our goal […]

  • 12 May 2015

    French oil company Total has denied it signed an agreement to explore for oil offshore Cuba, during a historic visit to the island nation by the French president Francois Hollande. Cuban national television has informed the oil exploration deal between Total and Cubapetroleo was signed during the visit by the French president Hollande to Cuba on Monday, […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s Zarubezhneft is getting ready to begin its oil and gas exploration campaign offshore Cuba. Songa Mecur, the semi-submersible rig to be used for the campaign, is expected to arrive to Trinidad next week, where it will undergo preparations work before setting sail to Cuban waters. The drilling program is expected to start in November. […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Cuban government has granted its approval to two cruise line majors, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Royal Caribbean Cruises, to begin cruises to Cuba. Namely, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings said that it will start sending its cruise ships in March 2017 as all three of its brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent […]

  • 10 July 2014

    Russian oil companies Rosneft and Zarubezneft are expected to sign an agreement with Cuba’s national oil company Cupet, to develop an offshore block in Cuban waters.

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will homeport in Havana for the winter 2015-16 season to offer guests 16 Caribbean cruises. The completely renovated 65,542 GRT MSC Opera within the company’s €200 million Renaissance program will offer cruises to Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Mexico with two nights […]