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  • 22 December 2010
    Project & Tenders

    STX Finland Oy and Viking Line ABP have signed an agreement for the construction of an environmentally friendly, new generation cruise ferry for Viking Line. The agreement includes an option for a sister ship. The contract price is about 240 million euros. The ship will be built at Turku shipyard and will be delivered to […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anthem of the Seas passengers have filed two lawsuits against the Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd stating the company’s alleged negligence as the reason. US District in Miami received two lawsuits from passengers who claim that the company was “knowingly sailing directly into a hurricane”  maritime lawyers and cruise ship attorneys Lipcon said. According to the lawsuits, Royal […]

  • 22 November 2016

    Canadian Port of Halifax has begun a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise, according to the port. The exercise is expected to prepare the Port of Halifax for the […]

  • 19 May 2011

    One of the most innovative and modern cruise ship terminal facilities on the west coast of North America opened in Nanaimo, Vancouver on May 6, and accepted its first cruise ship on May 7. The facility has a 350-foot floating dock capable of berthing 1,050-foot vessels and a 13,775-square-foot ‘Welcome’ centre. The Canadian Border Service […]

  • 25 February 2015

    The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved amendments to SOLAS and other international documents at its second session (SDC2) held on February 16-20, 2015 at IMO Headquarters in London. The Sub-Committee approved the amendments to SOLAS chapter II-1 related to intact stability, information on stability provided to masters, […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 22 August 2018

    Cruise ship and ferry operators should do more to protect passengers from contracting Legionnaires’ disease.

  • 16 March 2015
    Vessels

    Bureau Veritas, the classification society said it will class a unique LNG-fuelled high speed and high capacity passenger ferry which has been ordered by Tallink Grupp for the Helsinki-Tallinn route.

  • 7 May 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Australia’s TT-Line Company and Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) have signed a contract for the design and construction of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger ferries. The deal for the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships follows a letter of intent signed by the two companies in January this year. The order is worth about 438 million euros […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Recently launched M/S Viking Grace represents a completely new generation of ferries and will offer innovative, alluring and exciting experiences to 2,800 passengers. SBT brings you the thrilling building process of the world’s most environmentally friendly passenger ship, M/S Viking Grace, built at STX Finland Turku shipyard. The newbuild concept incorporates environmentally friendly solutions, such as […]

  • 4 July 2006

    A cruise liner is returning to Scotland after a second serious outbreak of sickness among passengers in less than a month. More than 100 people aboard the Fred Olsen liner Black Prince have been confined to their cabins after reporting ill with vomiting and diarrhoea. It is only three weeks since 136 cases of the […]

  • 19 July 2010

    The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act 2010 imposes substantial requirements on cruise ships carrying over 250 passengers on international voyages which embark or disembark passengers in any US port. Non-compliance can result in denial of entry into US ports, civil penalties up to $50,000 per violation and criminal penalties up to $250,000 and/or one […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, today announced its latest contract with Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International Pte Ltd, for the design of three 38-metre monohull high-speed passenger ferries for the busy Singapore-Indonesia ferry route. The shipbuilding subsidiary of Singapore-listed crewboat specialist Penguin International Limited recently signed a contract with Horizon Ferries […]

  • 18 November 2013

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, today announced its latest contract with Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International Pte Ltd, for the design of three 38-metre monohull high-speed passenger ferries for the busy Singapore-Indonesia ferry route. The shipbuilding subsidiary of Singapore-listed crewboat specialist Penguin International Limited recently signed a contract with Horizon Ferries […]

  • 24 September 2019

    The ferry will service the Visayas and Mindanao regions in the Philippines. 

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ocean cruise market in Germany continues to be one of the fastest-growing tourism sectors, and with 1.77 million German passengers recorded in 2014, the country is on its way to become the second largest cruise market in the world, according to Norbert Fiebig, president of the German Travel Association (DRV). The latest figures are the […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Peterson Offshore Passenger Terminal in the Netherlands has marked its 100th flight, which departed for the UK East Anglia One offshore wind project. The milestone flight, which took off on 3 January, is part of a contract that German helicopter operator Northern HeliCopter (NHV) secured for supporting the 714MW offshore wind farm. According to Peterson Terminal, […]

  • 3 November 2014

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has put all ports in heightened alert starting October 30th as a precautionary measure against any possible entry of the deadly Ebola virus. According to PPA General Manager Juan C. Sta. Ana, a strict and constant security measures in the  Philippine ports will be a deterrent not only against illegal elements but also against […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    St Helena Line is planning to withdraw the passenger cargo Royal Mail Ship St Helena from service in February 2018. “With the start of scheduled passenger flights to St Helena on 14 October 2017 providing the main passenger access to the Island, the RMS St Helena will be withdrawn from service,” SHL said. The company […]

  • 14 July 2006

    About 1,000 US citizens were being given a mayoral welcome when their cruise ship berthed in Liverpool. They are passengers on the 68,000-tonne Crystal Serenity, a five-star liner arriving at the docks on Saturday. The Lord Mayor, councillor Joan Lang, was due to welcome the captain, crew and passengers as they disembarked to take organised […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and China’s shipbuilding conglomerate China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed an agreement for the constitution of a joint venture aimed at developing and supporting the growth of the Chinese cruise industry. Under the agreement, the joint venture will design and sell cruise ships intended and customized for the Chinese and Asian markets. These vessels […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southampton’s Mayflower Cruise Terminal has reopened following a  GBP 6 million refurbishment that will enable it to cater for some of the largest cruise vessels afloat. The terminal, which handles a significant proportion of the city’s cruise turnaround calls, now features a remodelled open plan interior, with expanded security, check in and passenger reception areas. […]