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  • 14 March 2013

    A launching ceremony of the first from a series of modern car – passenger ferries, built for a Norwegian owner, took place in Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. on Friday, 8th of March 2013. Remontowa Shipbuilding is the biggest production shipyard in Poland, the only one with an extensive experience in construction of ecological, gas powered ferries. […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Incat Crowther has announced the launch of Kilimanjaro IV, a 45m passenger ferry for the African Operator Coastal Fast Ferries. The vessel capitalizes on the rapid growth in the operator’s passenger numbers, bringing the Coastal Fast Ferries’ fleet to seven successful Incat Crowther-designed vessels. A process of close cooperation between the builder, Richardson Devine Marine, […]

  • 7 November 2013

    Incat Crowther today announced the launch of Maehaad, a 453 passenger 32m Catamaran Ferry constructed by Dolphin Chumphon Marine in Thailand. Maehaad is the sixth vessel designed by Incat Crowther for Lomprayah High Speed Ferries, and follows on from the 29m catamaran ferries Thongslah and Koh Prab. Maehaad builds on the performance and efficiency of […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2018

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Incat Crowther announces that it has been awarded a contract to design a 32m catamaran ferry for Ishigaki Dream Tours. Super Dream will be built by Richardson Devine Marine and will be the second Incat Crowther/RDM vessel for the operator, after 2008’s Premium Dream. True to Incat Crowther’s ethos of constant evolution, this new vessel […]

  • 29 July 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island, Alabama, last Friday.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Mobile, Alabama, received a distress call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center reporting an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert in the vicinity of Petit […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Skangass will build a bunker station for LNG in Risavika, close to Stavanger in Norway. DSB (Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection ) has approved the plans for a bunker station dedicated for Fjord Line’s cruise ferries. For the first time in Norway, ferries have the opportunity to bunker LNG while having passengers on board. “Skangass […]

  • 16 March 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s oil and gas industry, has responded to the AAIB’s report into the Sumburgh offshore helicopter accident from 2013 by supporting the move to enhance the safety of offshore helicopter flights. To remind, in August 2013, an AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter with sixteen passengers and two crew on […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On April 6th 2012, “XUN LONG 6”, the 34m aluminium catamaran fast ferry built by Afai Southern for SHENZHEN XUNLONG SHIPPING CO.,LTD. was launched successfully. The leaders of the shipowner, CCS representatives and leaders from maritime department witnessed the launching ceremony. “XUN LONG 6” is the second one of 34m-series ferries co-designed and built by […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Danish-owned ship forced to evacuate 118 passengers after hitting a rock in the Arctic. The Danish-owned cruise ship Clipper Adventurer was evacuated after it hit a rock in Canadian waters in the Arctic. The 35-year-old cruise ship, owned by Danish shipping firm Clipper, hit a rock in the Nunavuts Coronation Gulf in the Arctic Canadian […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Austal has secured an order for a highly efficient medium speed ferry with leading French Polynesian operator and existing customer, SNC Aremiti Ferry. The 80 metre vehicle-passenger catamaran is scheduled for delivery in October 2013. This is the fourth vessel Austal has sold to Aremiti and its associated companies. The new ferry is expected to […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on Tuesday introduced the Cruise Passenger Protection Act, which strengthens provisions in the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act that Congress passed in 2010. This development comes more than a year after the Investigative Unit first raised questions about the accuracy of crime statistics reported at […]

  • 14 December 2009

    Austal has successfully launched its next generation 102 metre high speed trimaran vehicle-passenger ferry at its Western Australian facility. The vessel will now undergo final fit out prior to the commencement of sea trials in January. With a customisable seating arrangement for up to 1165 passengers, capacity for 254 cars and a maximum speed of […]

  • 2 August 2006

    Thousands of passengers have had travel plans disrupted after a ferry struck a whale just off Holyhead in north Wales. Irish Ferries have confirmed its Dublin Swift service would be in dock for two days following the incident at 1400 BST on Tuesday. The “soft impact” collision happened as the vessel approached the port of […]

  • 16 October 2012

    The steel-cutting ceremony for the newest ship for P&O Cruises was held at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The largest ship ever built for P&O Cruises and for the British cruise market, the new 141,000 ton ship will be launched in spring 2015. The 3,611 passenger ship, described as a “modern classic” will […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Winfred G. Elizalde, the Philippine Ports Authority Manager said: „The development of the Iloilo river wharf will support the growing shipping, trucking, and all other industries that co-exist with shipping.“ From dredging to driving of piles and steel sheets in order to contain the area from erosion, construction of passengers’ terminal forms part of the […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Sea Storm, Danish Yachts’ third SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull), was christened on Monday, 30th September 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Skagen. The vessel will join her sisterships (Sea Breeze and Sea Gale) in the Irish Sea. The vessel was christened by her Godmother, Regitse Lilleøre, Regitse was delighted to take this responsibility and […]