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  • 14 December 2018

    M/V Wight Sky RoRO ferry suffered a fire while in berth at Lymington.

  • 11 August 2014

    The European Union has funded a research aimed at improving safety of passengers aboard cruise ships and ferries. The goal of the research is to make evacuating large passenger ships smoother and safer in future. EU-funded researchers are also helping to design more stable passenger vessels. The three-year LYNCEUS project, which ends in early 2015, is […]

  • 8 June 2010

    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) expressed alarm on Tuesday over the increasing incidents of engine breakdowns of passenger shipping vessels. Coast Guard Chief Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo said during the last two months, more that 15 engine breakdowns of shipping vessels mostly in the passenger category were reported and monitored by the PCG. The vessels involved […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Incat Crowther announced the launch and delivery of the 30m Catamaran Passenger Ferry, Provincetown IV to Bay State Cruise Company of Boston, Massachusetts. Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding of Massachusetts delivered the earlier vessel Provincetown III in 2004, and she has been operating successfully for nearly a decade. When the operator planned an expansion in services, so […]

  • 26 December 2013

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) continues to coordinate a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship beset by ice approximately 1500 nautical miles south of Hobart. AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) remains in regular contact with the vessel, MV Akademik Shokalski, which is experiencing very strong winds and limited visibility. Winds […]

  • 7 April 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is searching for a 32-year-old man who went overboard from Carnival Liberty cruise ship ten miles northwest of Berry Islands, Bahamas, on April 7. Reco Scott reportedly went overboard from the ninth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 5:00 a.m. (local time), the USCG said. The cruise ship launched […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Steerprop Ltd. has been contracted to deliver main propulsion system to a passenger ferry due to be built for Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) by the Italian Fincantieri. The passenger ferry represents a new generation of passenger vessels for its future owner STQ in several ways. The vessel will be larger and faster than […]

  • 10 March 2020

    Hundreds of Costa Fortuna passengers have disembarked after the cruise ship docked in Singapore.

  • 26 February 2015

    The Netherlands remained the largest maritime freight transport country in Europe in 2013, while Rotterdam, Antwerpen and Hamburg maintained their positions as the three largest ports, according to figures from Eurostat released by the EU Commission. The compilation covers the latest statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in the European Union (EU), […]

  • 28 August 2018

    The storymap highlights 10 of the busiest cruise ports in the world.

  • 3 July 2015

    Scania informed it has delivered 36 gas-powered buses to passenger transport company Nobina in Norway.

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The lack of dedicated pool attendants potentially delayed the response to the drowning incident from 2014 on board the Saphire Princess in respect of raising an alarm and administering appropriate medical treatment, a report of the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) shows. The monitoring of CCTV coverage of the area might have prompted an earlier response and […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Austal is to design and construct a passenger catamaran ferry for ferry operator SNC Aremiti.

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    New regulations are to ensure that shipping companies can pay compensation in case of passenger accidents. Starting from the New Year, a number of Danish passenger ships must not engage in trade without a certificate. On 31 December 2012, new regulations will enter into force on insurance in relation to liability to pay compensation in […]

  • 11 September 2014

    China LNG Group has entered into framework agreements with Ordos EITC to develop the LNG businesses in Ordos City and Hong Shun in relation to, among others, provision of LNG passenger vehicles and conversion of passenger vehicles from using fuel to LNG. According to the framework agreement with Ordos EITC, China LNG agreed to construct LNG refueling stations, […]

  • 17 November 2015

    All passengers and crew are accounted for after the KM Wihan Sejahtera sank in Lamong Bay, Surabaya, Indonesia, yesterday morning, the local news agency writes. After the vessel suffered what was believed to be a collision, and started listing, the passengers rushed to save their lives by climbing down the side of the vessel. The rescue vessels […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Incat Crowther announced it has been selected to design a 24m catamaran passenger ferry for Sealink. Construction of the aluminium vessel, to be operated by subsidiary Captain Cook Cruises, has commenced at Richardson Devine Marine in Tasmania. The vessel is designed to operate throughout Sydney Harbour with class-leading efficiency, seakeeping and robustness. Incat Crowther has […]

  • 20 December 2011

    A glorious welcome ceremony to mark the maiden calls of Costa Favalosa and Aida Blu cruise ships to Dubai was organized by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) at the Dubai Cruise Terminal. Costa Favalosa is a new ship of Costa Crociere of Italy, inaugurated on July 2, 2011 in Trieste. The 114,500 […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the record figure achieved in July 2014. The number of cars transported grew by 6 per cent to 116,417 compared to July a year earlier. On the Turku (Finland) – Aland Islands (Finland) – Stockholm Sweden) route, the Viking Grace […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the record figure achieved in July 2014. The number of cars transported grew by 6 per cent to 116,417 compared to July a year earlier. On the Turku (Finland) – Aland Islands (Finland) – Stockholm Sweden) route, the Viking Grace […]

  • 5 October 2017

    The Board of Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has given the go-ahead to the port to build a new cruise terminal in Copenhagen. Expected to open in 2020, the terminal will be located beyond the current Oceankaj in Ydre Nordhavn and will be able to handle more than 5,000 passengers per call. As explained, the decision to […]

  • 3 September 2018

    Over 100 people evacuated from burning ferry in the Philippines.