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  • 4 February 2007

    A Manx ferry passenger has spoken about the moment the vessel collided with a cargo ship in the River Mersey. Pam Comish, who is from Maghull but lives on the Isle of Man, said she was terrified and thought she was going to die when the ferry crashed.

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A crew aboard a United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter medically evacuated a passenger Thursday night from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy, approximately 40 miles east of Charleston.   Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified via satellite phone call of the situation at approximately 8 p.m. The report stated a […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    REMONTOWA SHIPBUILDING S.A. has finished construction of the first from the series of four gas powered car–passenger ferries built for one of the biggest Norwegian Owners. Construction of the ferry “Landegode” began in 2011. After successful completing of the sea trials, the vessel was delivered to the Owner. Ceremonial changing of the flag took place […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A mixed first-half at French port Marseille Fos saw continued growth in general cargo and a recovery in passenger numbers, while total cargo throughput dropped by 3% during the first half of 2016, finishing at 39.13 million tonnes. Passenger throughput recovered from a 13% slump in the first quarter of the year to finish on 962,000, matching last […]

  • 29 January 2008

    More than 55 passengers are feared dead after a boat sank on Lake Tanganyika, off the Democratic Republic of Congo. The vessel was travelling from the town of Kalemie, in the south-east, to Moba at the time.

  • 10 January 2008

    A man has gone missing from a car ferry travelling between Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. He was one of three foot passengers who boarded the 0700 GMT Red Funnel ferry at Southampton this morning.

  • 24 November 2010

    About 1.77 million travellers in the United Kingdom are predicted to go on a cruise in 2011, according to the Passenger Shipping Association (PSA). The PSA says that the ocean cruise market in the UK will hit a record number of passengers next year, with an eight percent increase on the 1.64 million that are […]

  • 10 November 2006

    The FBI has been called in to help in the investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of a Fife pensioner from a cruise ship. James Ewan, 73, from Burntisland was reported missing from the Celebrity Century after it had set sail from Madeira on Friday, 3 November. The ship was going from Spain to the US […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Busan Port International Passenger Terminal, opened in August 2015, is expected to exceed 1 million passengers this year, according to Busan Port Authority. A total of 932,957 tourists, representing an increase of 13.94% increase year on year, traveled through the terminal from January to October 2015. If the number continues to grow, BPA […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) recently announced that its Board of Directors approved the adoption of a “Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights” detailing CLIA members’ commitment to the safety, comfort and care of guests in a number of important areas. The CEOs of CLIA North American member cruise lines are each immediately verifying in […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PIRIOU has developed its own range of Fast Passenger & Supply vessels (FPSVs), the results of its shipbuilding and ship maintenance experience gained in the shipyard in Nigeria. These new designs offer a series of particularly sought after characteristics: Improved lightship and loaded speeds with constant consumption Improved economy regime consumption Improved passenger comfort with a […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Viking Line carried 6,610,146 passengers in 2014, 76,496 more than the year before, and an all-time high for the Finnish ferry operator. The Helsinki (Finland) – Tallinn (Estonia) route accounted for the largest increase, attributed to the expanded service offered last summer. On December 10, Viking Line reached another significant milestone, when the total number of passengers […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two persons, passengers of Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Spirit, were reported missing Thursday morning after the cruise ship docked at Sydney’s Circular Quay,  New South Wales state Police confirmed. Based on the shots of a surveilance video aboard the ship the two passengers,  a 26-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man, whose names have not been […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

      Horizon Lines, Inc. the nation’s leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that one of its vessels enroute to Hawaii from the U.S. West Coast rescued three sailboat passengers, including a nine-year-old boy, adrift in stormy seas in the predawn hours of February 8, 2012. Captain James Kelleher and the crew […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 2002, which substantially raises the limits of liability for the death of, or personal injury to, a passenger on a ship, is set to enter into force on 23 April 2014, after the required 10 ratifications were reached on 23 April […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Voith currently is the only manufacturer world-wide to produce thrusters with a power of 1 500 kW based on permanent magnet synchronous machine technology (RIM drives). Recent orders for offshore applications, passenger vessels and yachts underline Voith’s position as global market leader for these systems. With an inner propeller diameter of 2 300 mm, the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cambodia: 781 passengers onboard Westerdam have tested negative for coronavirus.

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tallink reports a record passenger and cargo number but a revenue and profit decrease.

  • 16 August 2016

    The Port of Tyne in North East England is having the busiest day ever as five passenger ships arrived at its International Passenger Terminal in North Shields, including Koningsdam, the biggest cruise ship ever to visit the port. Owned by US-based cruise company Holland America Lines, ms Koningsdam was delivered on March 31, 2016. With its gross […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Autronica Fire and Security AS has completed the first major refit project on a passenger vessel for its flagship AutroSafe 4 fire detection system. The refit of the fire detection system aboard Carnival Sunshine took place at the Fincantieri yard in Trieste, Italy, during April and May 2013. Called Carnival Destiny prior to its US$155-million […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping Group and France’s leading, has announced that passengers cabins are now available on board the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership of 16 020 TEUs. This giant of the seas which has exceptional dimensions (longer than 396m) is the equivalent of 4 football pitches and […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    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. […]