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  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp transported a total of 705,035 passengers during September, which represents an increase of 11.5 percent compared to 632,379 passengers seen in September 2015. On the Finland-Estonia route the company transported a total of 386,138 passengers in September, 10.7 percent more than last year, while the number of passengers on the Sweden-Estonia route […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipping company Viking Line saw the record passenger numbers last year.

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      A report of Vasiliy Bogoslovskiy, the FSUE “Rosmorport” Sochi branch director, was dedicated to issues of recovery and development of regular marine passenger communication along the Black Sea shore. The speech was delivered at the working session named “Passenger Fleet: Construction and Modernization” of the 3rd international conference “Saint Petersburg — The Marine Capital […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With seven passenger decks and 120 cabins, Hanseatic inspiration can accommodate 230 passengers.

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The growth in cruising on locally-based ships of Australia’s cruise operator Carnival Australia has driven a 21 percent surge in the number of Australians taking an ocean cruise. According to new cruise industry statistics, an additional 222,378 Australians cruised last year, taking the number of Australian ocean cruise passengers to 1,281,159 in 2016. Nearly 80 percent of […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt revised safety requirements to ensure newbuild passenger ships remain afloat after a major incident. The revisions to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) chapter II-1, relating to subdivision and damage stability, follow a substantive review of SOLAS chapter II-1, focusing in […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing passenger of Holland America’s Statendam cruise ship, who was reported to be unaccounted for after the vessel arrived in Seattle on Monday morning. Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a call around 10:55 a.m. from a Holland America vessel agent reporting a passenger aboard the […]

  • 21 May 2018

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is welcoming the 25 millionth cruise passenger through the port.

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing passenger of Holland America’s Statendam cruise ship, who was reported to be unaccounted for after the vessel arrived in Seattle on Monday morning. Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a call around 10:55 a.m. from a Holland America vessel agent reporting a passenger aboard the […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) was advised this morning by the Aurora Australis that the ship will not be able to reach the MV Akademik Shokalskiy. The Aurora Australis advised RCC Australia it would be at risk of becoming beset by ice itself if it continued to make further […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL signed a classification deal for the passenger sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit, being built in Vigo, Spain.

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hurtigruten has chosen Høglund to deliver biogas-ready fuel-gas supply systems for its six passenger ship.

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Celebrity Cruises has won an appeal of a personal injury lawsuit after a passenger sued the company.

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) has been awarded a new vessel contract to build a 115’x47’- 6” 23-Car, 100 passenger Ferry for Wahkiakum County. The Ferry will operate between existing ferry terminals to Puget Island in Cathlamet, Washington and Westport, Oregon. Designed by Elliott Bay Design Group of Seattle, WA; this steel hull, aluminum superstructure […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Authorities are now prepared to give Fjord Line the permission to bunker it’s new LNG ferries while passengers are onboard the ship. As a result the ship owner would no longer have to send a large number of LNG trucks to Hirtshals to do the bunkering procedure in Denmark. “This means that we […]

  • 16 May 2016

    The United States Coast Guard suspended yesterday the search for a missing cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Mexico who was reported missing from the Carnival’s ship Carnival Liberty, Friday, approximately 200 miles southeast of Galveston, the Coast Guard said. Samantha Broberg, 33, was reported missing Friday around noon, which caused the Carnival Liberty […]

  • 25 November 2015

    Asylum seekers could be sent to live on passenger vessels and accommodation platforms, according to Swedish Migration Agency. In an attempt to cope with a record number of asylum seekers, the Swedish agency is considering to house refugees on water and has therefore issued a tender for suppliers of passenger vessels and accommodation platforms. The agency’s expectation is to attract several thousand new […]

  • 12 February 2017

    Florida’s PortMiami has set a global record in cruise passenger numbers, having welcomed almost 5 million guests in 2016, local media reported. During the 2016 cruise season, the port saw 4.98 million multi-day passengers, a 1.5 percent rise from 4.91 million guests processed in 2015. The rise is in line with the annual growth trend in […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 47-year-old man was medevaced from the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship during the morning of April 20, some 35 nautical miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the United States Coast Guard informed. The man, who was in medical distress, was transported along with a cruise ship nurse to the Centro Medico Hospital in San Juan. Watchstanders with the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The German cruise market is expected to reach some 3 million cruise passengers already in 2020, according to Felix Eichhorn, the president of German cruise line AIDA Cruises. “AIDA will be initiating a new burst of growth in the German cruise market with the commissioning of AIDAprima in 2016,” Eichhorn said at the publication launch of the CLIA Germany […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reykjavik-based shipping company Eimskip has submitted an offer to build and operate the new Westman Islands car and passenger ferry. According to the public state tender, the new ferry should be delivered in mid-2018 and the company would then operate it until 2030. The total amount of Eimskip offer, which includes the construction of the ferry and its operation […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A search and rescue operation was launched on Wednesday for a 23-year-old passenger who fell off the cruise ship Carnival Victory some 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) informed that the missing person is Brandon Paul from Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard from the eighth deck […]