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  • 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, […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mein Schiff 5, TUI Cruises’ newest cruise ship, was named on July 15 in the Bay of Lübeck, Travemünde, Germany. Built at Meyer Turku Oy shipyard in Finland, the 98,785 GRT ship was handed over to its owner on June 20 and arrived in Kiel three days later. Mein Schiff 5 features a length of 295.3 […]

  • 18 July 2016

    When a market grows, it often creates room for a niche. That is true for the cruise industry. For those who have cruised seas and rivers and want something new, there is another kind of cruise voyage in the offing. It gives an exclusive experience by travelling to harsh and remote environments. It is called […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Ferguson Marine Engineering on Monday said Vera Navis of Portugal, won the production engineering contract to build two LNG-powered ferries for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service for the shipowner Caledonian Maritime Assets.

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    US-based infrastructure investment fund manager Highstar Capital is considering the sale of its marine terminal operator and stevedore Ports America, Bloomberg cited sources close to the matter. The company is, together with investment bank RBC Capital Markets LLC, reportedly searching for a buyer for the USD 1 billion-worth terminal operator. World Maritime News contacted Highstar Capital and Ports America for more details on […]

  • 15 July 2016

      Two new 35-meter offshore security patrol vessels for surveillance, intervention, and protection of offshore assets in the Gulf of Guinea have been delivered, to protect offshore oil and gas assets in Nigeria. Incat Crowther said on Friday that the two vessels named M/V Hezekiah and M/V Lady Dora were constructed by Veecraft Marine in […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a steel cutting ceremony of the bow section of Nieuw Statendam, the new cruise ship being built for US-based cruise company Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation, on July 8 at its shipyard in Palermo. Weighing about 3,900 tons, the section will be transported by sea to Fincantieri’s shipyard in […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has christened its new explorer ship, MS Spitsbergen, in Svolvær, Lofoten.  Having a speed of 17.1 knots, MS Spitsbergen will be equipped and adapted for sailings in polar waters. With its gross tonnage of 7,344 tonnes, the vessel is 100.54 meters long and 18 meters wide. MV Spitsbergen – which is able to accommodate […]