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  • 5 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Storage, Vessels

    ABB has been selected by Vigor Fab LLC as the hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system provider for the newest additions to the Washington State Ferry fleet.

  • 4 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand state-owned enterprise KiwiRail has issued a request for proposals to find a preferred shipyard to build the two new rail-enabled roll-on/roll-off passenger (RoPax) ferries for the operator Interislander.

  • 4 June 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    Maritime charity sets out major programme to support seafarers as Covid-19 conditions continue to impact welfare.

  • 3 June 2020
    Certification & Classification, Vessels

    DNV GL has launched a new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry aimed at facilitating industry players to resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens.  This is especially important for the passenger transport industry, which needs to reassure the public the ships are safe for travel again. Cruise liners continue […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Iona, a new LNG-powered cruise ship being built for British P&O Cruises, is now a step closer to its delivery as the newbuild is scheduled to arrive in Rotterdam for inspection work in early June.

  • 28 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Operations & Maintenance, Safety, Vessels

    A reduced number of technicians currently being transferred to offshore wind farms has led the crew transfer industry, as well as some developers, to start coming up with solutions to mitigate the effects of social distancing measures on energy production. Operations and maintenance (O&M) works have been cut down to those essential for keeping the […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    The technology group Wärtsilä has won an order to provide propulsion solutions for a new 115 metres long high-speed ferry. The vessel is being built by Austal at the Australian shipbuilder’s yard in the Philippines for Danish operator Molslinjen. It will feature four Wärtsilä 31 engines, recognised by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most efficient […]

  • 28 May 2020

    A new ship-related coronavirus cluster has emerged in Australia, stirring up a debate on the country’s shipping regulations and potential flaws in the system that could pose a threat to the public health system. Namely, six crew members aboard a livestock carrier Al Kuwait, owned by Kuwait Livestock Transport & Trading, tested positive for coronavirus. […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Spanish shipping company Balearia is to add another liquefied natural gas-powered vessel to its fleet as conversion works on its Sicilia ferry progress. Portuguese West Sea shipyard started retrofitting the Sicillia ferry to adapt it to run on LNG earlier this year. According to a statement by Baleria on Tuesday, the works, previously expected to […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded DHSS with a contract to manage helicopter services for crew change during the installation and commissioning of wind turbines at the 731.5 MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind farm. DHSS will be in charge of coordinating the transport of passengers, luggage, and cargo from its logistics hub at Den Helder […]

  • 25 May 2020

    Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has launched the technologically-advanced polar vessel, Ultramarine, being built for Quark Expeditions. “That very moment when ‘ship first meets water’ is a major milestone for any vessel. The sound of Ultramarine’s hull entering the water from slipway No. 2 into Supaval Bay signified we’re one step closer to exploring the polar regions on this […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Helsinki will temporarily dismiss its entire personnel due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and related travel restrictions on the port’s business. “Because of this, we have been forced to start extensive cost reductions. As a part of the reduction plan, the Port of Helsinki Ltd and its employees have agreed […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    German manufacturer Schottel has provided its propulsion solutions for Nairana, a new all-aluminium ferry.

  • 19 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä secured a deal to supply solutions for two Japanese newbuild LNG-fueled ferries.

  • 19 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Technology, Transition, Vessels

    BAE Systems is stepping up efforts to help marine operators get to a zero-emission future with electric power and propulsion technology.

  • 15 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Singapore’s ST Engineering has launched a new design for a dual fuel LNG-powered catamaran fast crew boat optimised for crew transfer in the offshore sector. ST Engineering’s marine arm developed the 76 meters long catamaran in a collaboration with Australia’s marine engineer Incat Crowther. The vessel will feature four dual-fuel engines with a maximum speed […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    Two more cruise ship workers died as crewing crisis continues in the global shipping industry, the International Transport Workers’ Federation said.

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Regulation & policy

    The UK Chamber of Shipping — the voice of the country’s shipping industry — has urged the UK government to exempt seafarers and maritime workers from any quarantine restrictions planned to be imposed.

  • 8 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    On 27 April, Damen Yichang Shipyard in China hosted a digital steel cutting ceremony for a roll-on/roll-off passenger (RoPax) ferry ordered by the Government of Timor-Leste.

  • 8 May 2020

    Despite the exceptional circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic, the construction of the Aurora Botnia, Wasaline’s new car and passenger ferry, is progressing according to schedule, the company said in a recent update.   The ship is being built by Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Construction and is scheduled for delivery in spring 2021. The RoPax […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    Social distancing measures in response to the ongoing pandemic have taken their toll on offshore wind crew transfer. The industry is now seeking rapid solutions to increase physical separation of technicians on offshore crew transfer vessels (CTVs). According to ORE Catapult, the current COVID-19 situation has forced some operators to limit CTV operations to a […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Certification & Classification, Ports & Logistics, Regulation & policy, Safety, Vessels

    Spanish ferry operator Baleària is working towards being the first shipping line in the world to obtain the Global Safe Site Covid-19 badge at the highest level (Excellence) from the international certification and inspection body Bureau Veritas.

  • 5 May 2020

    Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation has revealed plans to resume sailing at the beginning of August. The phase-in sailings would be introduced in the company’s North America service with a total of eight ships from Miami, Port Canaveral, and Galveston. The ships in question involve Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista sailing from the […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has delayed the development of the proposed  Terminal 46 cruise terminal as it needs to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the market before proceeding. The cruise industry has been severely impacted by the pandemic especially on the back of the suspension of global sailings that have quashed cruise […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Safety

    At a time when seafarers are keeping the world moving, COVID-19 cannot be used as an excuse to lower the wage and working conditions of seafarers, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said.