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  • 29 October 2015

    The Cayman Islands Prime Minister Alden McLaughlin confirmed on Wednesday that his Cabinet has given the green light for a USD 150 million cruise berthing facility in George Town Harbour to allow for bigger cruise ships to visit the islands. “I am pleased to confirm that yesterday Cabinet formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Cayman Islands Prime Minister Alden McLaughlin confirmed on Wednesday that his Cabinet has given the green light for a USD 150 million cruise berthing facility in George Town Harbour to allow for bigger cruise ships to visit the islands. “I am pleased to confirm that yesterday Cabinet formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line is deploying two ships to the China market beginning with Carnival Miracle in spring 2017 followed by Carnival Splendor in spring 2018. Both ships will be based in China year round, Carnival said.  “Carnival is the world’s most popular cruise line and our style of cruising appeals to guests of all ages and […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line is deploying two ships to the China market beginning with Carnival Miracle in spring 2017 followed by Carnival Splendor in spring 2018. Both ships will be based in China year round, Carnival said.  “Carnival is the world’s most popular cruise line and our style of cruising appeals to guests of all ages and […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Canada deployed a National Aerial Surveillance Program (NASP) aircraft on Monday to search for the person who went missing after the whale-watching boat Leviathan II sank near Tofino, British Columbia on Sunday afternoon local time, killing five British tourists. Transport Canada also said that the department is cooperating fully with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Canada deployed a National Aerial Surveillance Program (NASP) aircraft on Monday to search for the person who went missing after the whale-watching boat Leviathan II sank near Tofino, British Columbia on Sunday afternoon local time, killing five British tourists. Transport Canada also said that the department is cooperating fully with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    124 passengers on board a high-speed ferry en route from Macau to Hong Kong were injured, with five of them in critical condition, when the vessel reportedly collided with an unknown object in the waters outside Siu A Chau off Lantau at about 6 p.m. local time Sunday. The Turbojet ferry Horta was carrying 163 passengers and 11 […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    124 passengers on board a high-speed ferry en route from Macau to Hong Kong were injured, with five of them in critical condition, when the vessel reportedly collided with an unknown object in the waters outside Siu A Chau off Lantau at about 6 p.m. local time Sunday. The Turbojet ferry Horta was carrying 163 passengers and 11 […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Severn Offshore Services’ crew transfer vessel (CTV) Severn Provider is scheduled to complete work at the Meerwind offshore wind farm this month, but the owner already reported that the vessel had shown an exceptional performance at its first job. Severn Provider has been working in the German part of the North Sea since April 2015, following the delivery from Damen Shipyards a month […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Severn Offshore Services’ crew transfer vessel (CTV) Severn Provider is scheduled to complete work at the Meerwind offshore wind farm this month, but the owner already reported that the vessel had shown an exceptional performance at its first job. Severn Provider has been working in the German part of the North Sea since April 2015, following the delivery from Damen Shipyards a month […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    French port Marseille Fos handled 60.9 million tons of cargo in the first nine months of 2015 – up 4% on the same period last year – with passenger results boosted by a 14% rise in cruise numbers. Container traffic gained four points in tonnage and unit terms on 8.8 MT and 915,036 TEUs, after further advances in […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    French port Marseille Fos handled 60.9 million tons of cargo in the first nine months of 2015 – up 4% on the same period last year – with passenger results boosted by a 14% rise in cruise numbers. Container traffic gained four points in tonnage and unit terms on 8.8 MT and 915,036 TEUs, after further advances in […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Caledonian Maritime Assets and Ferguson Marine Engineering have signed the shipbuilding contract, worth £97 million, to build two 100m dual-fuel ferries.

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise lines, their passengers and crew spent a record USD 21 billion in the U.S. in 2014, up 16 percent since 2010 and representing a new peak in U.S. cruise industry expenditures, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a cruise industry trade association. CLIA’s 2014 Economic Impact Analysis, an independent study commissioned […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise lines, their passengers and crew spent a record USD 21 billion in the U.S. in 2014, up 16 percent since 2010 and representing a new peak in U.S. cruise industry expenditures, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a cruise industry trade association. CLIA’s 2014 Economic Impact Analysis, an independent study commissioned […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Glasgow-based Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd shipyard and Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) signed a shipbuilding contract for two 100-meter, dual-fuel  ferries worth GBP 97 million (USD 150 million), on Friday, October 16. Back in August, the government of Scotland named Ferguson Marine as the preferred tenderer for the contract to build the two ferries for the state-backed ferry operator, Caledonian MacBrayne […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Glasgow-based Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd shipyard and Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) signed a shipbuilding contract for two 100-meter, dual-fuel  ferries worth GBP 97 million (USD 150 million), on Friday, October 16. Back in August, the government of Scotland named Ferguson Marine as the preferred tenderer for the contract to build the two ferries for the state-backed ferry operator, Caledonian MacBrayne […]

  • 16 October 2015

    Winnipeg-based New Flyer informed that it has been awarded a contract for up to 83 heavy-duty 40-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses by ABQ Ride in Albuquerque.

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line was forced to pull a ferry operating between Helsinki and Stockholm out of service after water from a faulty sprinkler pipe damaged around 90 of the vessel’s cabins on Saturday evening, October 10. The M/S Mariella was en route from Helsinki to Stockholm when the leak occurred on the Deck […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line was forced to pull a ferry operating between Helsinki and Stockholm out of service after water from a faulty sprinkler pipe damaged around 90 of the vessel’s cabins on Saturday evening, October 10. The M/S Mariella was en route from Helsinki to Stockholm when the leak occurred on the Deck […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season got underway on October 3 when the Diamond Princess arrived in Wellington. Following in its wake will be 33 other ships making a combined total of 701 calls to 16 ports around New Zealand, until June 23 when the Pacific Pearl sails out. During that time, 267,800 passengers will land […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season got underway on October 3 when the Diamond Princess arrived in Wellington. Following in its wake will be 33 other ships making a combined total of 701 calls to 16 ports around New Zealand, until June 23 when the Pacific Pearl sails out. During that time, 267,800 passengers will land […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise tourism generated USD 3.16 billion in direct expenditures across 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American destinations during 2014/15 season, with 23.6 million passengers disembarking ships and visiting these regions, according to an analysis published by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA). The cruise industry also provided 75,050 jobs and USD 976 million in employee wages among participating destinations during […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise tourism generated USD 3.16 billion in direct expenditures across 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American destinations during 2014/15 season, with 23.6 million passengers disembarking ships and visiting these regions, according to an analysis published by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA). The cruise industry also provided 75,050 jobs and USD 976 million in employee wages among participating destinations during […]