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  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2018

    Deltamarin, part of AVIC Group, in collaboration with France’s GTT, performed a study on the use of membrane-type tanks on cargo and passenger vessels. 

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2006

    The Sultanate of Oman and Austal today signed a contract for two 65 metre, 50 knot, multi-purpose passenger-vehicle catamaran ferries following a competitive international tender process. The identical aluminium vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2007 and early 2008, have the capacity to carry 203 passengers and 56 cars or 54 lane metres of trucks plus […]

  • 2 April 2007

    The vision behind the development of the newly built 48-metre luxury yacht, Hanse Explorer, was to train professional seamen, including officers, engineers and chefs, whilst simultaneously offering up to 12 passengers the opportunity to experience a very different kind of luxury adventure, allowing the passengers to participate as much as they wish in day-to-day life […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2020

    CWind and Dalby Offshore have signed a long-term agreement, under which CWind will add four new vessels to its fleet with immediate effect. The companies also agreed on an option for two additional vessels later in the year. CWind said it had already chartered some of the new vessels following a quick turnaround by marine […]

  • 19 February 2020

    The measure is part of COVID-19 relief package.

  • 3 October 2013

    Uljanik shipyard yesterday held the keel-laying ceremony for yard No. 503, the first of four contracted RoRo ferries for the Croatian national shipowner Jadrolinija. This Ro-Ro passenger vessel is designed for sailing in both directions and with a capacity of 600 passengers in the summer period and 320 passengers in the winter months in the […]

  • 6 August 2015

    Incat Crowther has signed a contract to design a 33m Catamaran Dive Vessel for Down Under Cruise & Dive of Cairns, Australia. Construction of the vessel is underway at Marine Engineering Consultants on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The vessel will feature a lifting stern platform, she will also feature aft port and starboard fold-down platforms. When positioned, […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Western Marine has inaugurated the construction work of two passenger vessels having the carrying capacity of 750 passengers (each ship) through a keel laying ceremony on the 29th of November 2012 in the shipyard premises located in Patiya. This is the first passenger ship of this capacity that will be built by a local shipbuilder. […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Spanish shipping firm Fred Olsen has placed an order for two vehicle passenger trimaran ferries at Australian-based ship building company Austal Limited. Under the deal, valued at EUR 126 million (USD 147.7 million), Austal will construct the 117-metre high-speed ferries over a period of 29 and 36 months, respectively. The two new trimarans will each be capable of transporting […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the symposium held by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) on November 6 in Montreal, on the theme “Creating and capturing value in transport infrastructure projects,” Marie-Claude Leroux, vice-president, corporate affairs, who oversees property services at the Montreal Port Authority, gave a detailed presentation of the restoration works at Alexandra Pier and the Iberville Passenger […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fire-stricken Regina Seaways safely reached Klaipėda Seaport in the evening hours of October 2.

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has awarded Fugro another significant land site investigation contract as part of the $18 billion three-runway system (3RS) project for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport. Under the agreement, Fugro will perform geotechnical drilling and cone penetration tests on newly reclaimed land, and provide laboratory testing to acquire geotechnical […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Irish Ferries’ parent company, Irish Continental Group has signed an agreement with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft to construct a new cruise ferry costing EUR 144 million (USD 161 million).  The cruise ferry will be able to accommodate 1,885 passengers and crew, with a car deck having capacity for 300 passenger cars. In addition, the vessel will have 435 […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s support for the marine industry through an investment of more than CAD 1.5 billion (USD 1.18 bn) in the Quebec maritime strategy, as well as its intention to promote the implementation of logistics hubs. For the MPA, concrete investments are CAD 75 million to improve direct road access to the port and […]

  • 19 January 2018

    CHC Helicopters has held a ground-breaking ceremony of a $6 million redevelopment project of its Aberdeen facilities.

  • 12 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    US marine designer Incat Crowther was selected to design a new class of 33 meter catamaran passenger ferry for Majestic Ferries in Singapore, to operate between Singapore and Batam. With four of the vessels already under construction at PT Cahaya Samudra Shipyard in Indonesia, the design is expected to deliver increased capacity and speed, and offer […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish emergency services rescued 156 passengers and crew from a burning ferry some 20 nautical miles off Palma de Mallorca yesterday, the vessel’s operator Trasmediterranea reports. The Sorrento ferry was en route from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia when a fire was detected in one of its garages at around 13:50 local time yesterday. Four of 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, […]