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  • 24 August 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    German designer of offshore and multipurpose vessels [email protected] has presented an updated version of its Service Offshore Vessel (SOV) customized to operate on offshore wind farms. The standard configuration of the SOV serves as a base for 60 technicians and crew members accommodated in single cabins, but can also be reduced to 40, if required. Low noise level […]

  • 22 August 2016

    Genting Dream, a new cruise ship being built for the Asian cruise operator Dream Cruises, left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, on August 19. Following the float-out of the ship, the remaining work as well as trials and tests will be carried out in the next few days, with the ship being berthed at […]

  • 21 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alphaliner: Maersk Could Sell APM Terminals and Damco Danish shipping major Maersk Line’s container shipping related units, APM Terminals (APMT) and Damco, could be spun-off or divested entirely, following the company’s strategic and structural review, according to Alphaliner… Read More Update: Ferry Runs Aground after Igniting off San Juan All passengers and crewmembers from the […]

  • 19 August 2016

    A fire which started aboard the 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy on August 17 is still active and the authorities are developing a vessel salvage plan, according to the United States Coast Guard. The fire reportedly began in the engine room of the ship and spread to other compartments on board. A Unified Command team, consisting of the coast […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aulong Shipbuilding, a joint venture company formed by Austal Limited and Guandong Jianglong Shipbuilding of Zhuhai, China, has won the first ferry contract to build a 42 metre high speed aluminium ferry for Chinese mainland operator Blue Sea Jet. Less than two months after the announcement of the joint venture, the company has been awarded the AUD 10 […]

  • 17 August 2016

    All passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier today, were safely disembarked from the ship and brought to San Juan’s Pier 6, according to the United States Coast Guard’s twitter account. The fire on board the ship started in the morning hours while the Panamanian-flagged ship was some 1 mile off the coast […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku has launched the production of a new generation of Mein Schiff ships, being built for Hamburg-based cruise line TUI Cruises, with a steel cutting ceremony at the shipbuilder’s steel hall. The company’s new Mein Schiff 1, hull number NB-1392, will be around 20 meters longer than the previous Mein Schiff vessels and will have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2016

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group, and offshore access systems provider Ampelmann have teamed to develop a marine access solution for the crew transfer market. Offshore Energy Today has interviewed Mr. David Stibbe, working as a Business Development Manager responsible for Marine Access & Oil and Gas within Damen, to learn more about the project. OET: Mr. […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cruise industry in Asia is growing at a record pace and shows no signs of slowing down, according to Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) 2016 Asia Cruise Trends study. Furthermore, the study shows that the Asian source markets experienced the most growth year over year in ocean cruise passengers with a 24 percent increase from 2014 to […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cruise ship MV Crystal Serenity, owned by the US-based Crystal Cruises, is scheduled to set sail from Seward, Alaska to New York on a 32 day, 1,500 km journey through the Northwest Passage via Canada and Greenland on August 16. Crystal Serenity, which will carry more than 1000 passengers and 650 crew, will be accompanied by UK’s ice-strengthened […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has confirmed that contracts for the construction of four luxury expedition cruise vessels for French cruise company Ponant have become effective. In March this year, the two companies signed a Letter of Intent that was subject to several conditions including satisfactory financing. At the end of June, the duo entered into […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance

    Northern Offshore Services’ 27-metre crew transfer vessel (CTV) Detecter has become the first Danish-flagged vessel of its kind to be certified by the Danish Maritime Authority to carry up to 24 offshore wind technicians. The certification marks the initiation of a new practice in Denmark, which gives Danish shipping the same opportunities as its competitors from Germany, according to […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilders Amels and Damen have sold the first Damen SeaExplorer 65, a purpose-built, Polar Code compliant expedition yacht with full capability for remote destinations. The 65, 90 and 100-meter yacht range debuted in September 2015 at Monaco Yacht Show. The expedition yacht offers 40 days of autonomy without port call and complies with the stringent new environmental […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft that includes engineering and maritime technology deliveries to a RoPax ferry for Irish Continental Group (ICG).  The project, worth NOK 120 million (USD 14.16 million), will be executed by Kongsberg Maritime and its wholly owned subsidiary Kongsberg […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monaco-based cruise company Silversea Cruises has revealed a USD 170 million refurbishment plan of its fleet, scheduled to start in 2016. The refurbishment program includes three of the company’s cruise ships, Silver Whisper, Silver Wind and Silver Discoverer. Built in 2001, Silver Whisper will undergo a  makeover that will take place by the end of this […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    This will be the last summer in Europe for AIDA Cruises’ ship AIDAbella as the company earlier revealed its plans to deploy it in China. The cruise ship has served the European market for eight years, having visited East Sea, Canary Islands, Mediterranean Sea, Southeastern Asia, the USA and the Caribbean. From December this year until March 2017, […]

  • 3 August 2016

    Kongsberg Maritime of Norway said it has secured contracts from the Glasgow-based shipbuilder, Ferguson Marine Engineering (FMEL) for two LNG-powered ferries. The two 100 meter ferries are being built by FMEL for Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL). The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts are worth more than NOK 160 million ($19m), Kongsberg said in its statement […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime will undertake Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation (EPCI) contracts for two 100-meter ferries, which will be built for UK’s ferry owner Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL). Under the contracts, worth some USD 18.9 million, Kongsberg Maritime will supply a ‘Full Picture’ system delivery, while its wholly-owned subsidiary Kongsberg Maritime Engineering (KME) will provide all engineering, procurement and […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you Oceania Cruises’ luxury ship Insignia visiting Prince Christian Sound fjord in Southern Greenland.  The 1998-built Insignia is one of the company’s six cruise ships. Together with its R-Class sister ships, the 2,700 dwt Insignia underwent a major refurbishment in 2014. With its gross tonnage of 30,277 tons, this cruise ship features […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise ship company Carnival Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation, has revealed the name of its new 133,500-ton ship, Carnival Horizon, which is scheduled for delivery in March 2018.  Currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon will be the line’s second Vista-class ship. The cruise ship will be able to accommodate […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

      In today’s spotted we present you AIDAluna, which is one of AIDACruises’ three ships arriving in Kiel, Germany, on July 30. Built in 2009 by German-based Meyer Verft shipyard, AIDAluna is the third ship of the Sphinx class of cruise ships, preceded by AIDAdiva and AIDAbella. The 69,203 gross ton vessel features a length […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Reflex Marine, a UK-based provider of safe marine access solutions to offshore industry, has launched a new personnel carrier WAVE-4.

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Russian FSUE Rosmorport and Italian MSC GROUP recently held a meeting to discuss the proposed “Construction of Sea Terminal in the City of Pionersky”. At the meeting, the two sides discussed the parameters of cooperation related to joint implementation of the project, the construction phase and subsequent operation of terminal facilities, presentation and promotion of the new sea […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The United States Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized USD 1.42 million worth of cocaine aboard the Isleño ferry in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on July 22. Some 125 pounds of cocaine was found aboard the vessel when a USCG boarding team conducted surveillance patrol at the Fajardo ferry terminal. After passengers had disembarked from Isleño, […]