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  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government of Indonesia has relaxed its cabotage rules imposed on cruise industry and allowed foreign-flagged cruise ships to stop over in five of the country’s largest ports in an effort to boost tourism, GAC reports. Previously, such vessels could only dock at the port of Benoa in Bali, and passengers who wished to travel to other ports had […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government of Indonesia has relaxed its cabotage rules imposed on cruise industry and allowed foreign-flagged cruise ships to stop over in five of the country’s largest ports in an effort to boost tourism, GAC reports. Previously, such vessels could only dock at the port of Benoa in Bali, and passengers who wished to travel to other ports had […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has started welcoming cruise liners in the new cruise season at the region’s cruise hub Zayed Port. Abu Dhabi’s current cruise season is set to witness significant increase in the number of passengers and cruise liners visiting the Emirate, and see the scheduled opening of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Zayed […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has started welcoming cruise liners in the new cruise season at the region’s cruise hub Zayed Port. Abu Dhabi’s current cruise season is set to witness significant increase in the number of passengers and cruise liners visiting the Emirate, and see the scheduled opening of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Zayed […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cruise shipping industry is making significant strides toward a new age of transporting passengers, one of them being orders for the industry’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ships. However, many challenges remain ahead with respect to the regulatory and environmental domain, including regulation of ballast water, exhaust gas cleaning systems and various types […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cruise shipping industry is making significant strides toward a new age of transporting passengers, one of them being orders for the industry’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ships. However, many challenges remain ahead with respect to the regulatory and environmental domain, including regulation of ballast water, exhaust gas cleaning systems and various types […]

  • 5 October 2015

    Cruise lines seem to have abandoned their cautious approach to ordering new ships this summer as the cruise orderbook has achieved record level, with the sector hoping to take advantage of the mobility of its assets to tap the enormous potential in emerging markets, according London-based industry analyst Clarksons Research. Since the start of last year, 24 firm […]

  • 5 October 2015

    Cruise lines seem to have abandoned their cautious approach to ordering new ships this summer as the cruise orderbook has achieved record level, with the sector hoping to take advantage of the mobility of its assets to tap the enormous potential in emerging markets, according London-based industry analyst Clarksons Research. Since the start of last year, 24 firm […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 5 October 2015

    U.K.-based ferry operator P&O Ferries transported 367,000 units of freight across the English Channel between July and September – a 30 per cent increase on the same period last year, making it the busiest single quarter since 2003, and the best third quarter the company has ever had. September alone was the company’s best single month for […]

  • 5 October 2015

    U.K.-based ferry operator P&O Ferries transported 367,000 units of freight across the English Channel between July and September – a 30 per cent increase on the same period last year, making it the busiest single quarter since 2003, and the best third quarter the company has ever had. September alone was the company’s best single month for […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Incat Tasmania has secured a contract for the construction, delivery and long term charter of a large fast vehicle ferry for Mols-Linien A/S, the fourth vessel the Australian shipbuilder will construct for the Danish ferry operator.   The Hobart shipyard will commence work on construction of the wave piercing catamaran immediately, with delivery scheduled for the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Incat Tasmania has secured a contract for the construction, delivery and long term charter of a large fast vehicle ferry for Mols-Linien A/S, the fourth vessel the Australian shipbuilder will construct for the Danish ferry operator.   The Hobart shipyard will commence work on construction of the wave piercing catamaran immediately, with delivery scheduled for the […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    British based cruise line Saga Cruises and German shipbuilder Meyer Werft have signed a memorandum of agreement for the delivery of a new cruise vessel in summer 2019 and the option to order a second for delivery in 2021. The 55,900 GT vessel will be approx. 234 metres long, 30.8 metres wide and with a […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    British based cruise line Saga Cruises and German shipbuilder Meyer Werft have signed a memorandum of agreement for the delivery of a new cruise vessel in summer 2019 and the option to order a second for delivery in 2021. The 55,900 GT vessel will be approx. 234 metres long, 30.8 metres wide and with a […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched two new lawsuits challenging ongoing decisions by the country’s government to grant temporary work permits to foreign workers aboard two foreign-flagged tankers. The two new SIU lawsuits challenge the temporary work permits granted to foreign workers aboard the Amalthea, a Greek flagged ship transporting oil on […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched two new lawsuits challenging ongoing decisions by the country’s government to grant temporary work permits to foreign workers aboard two foreign-flagged tankers. The two new SIU lawsuits challenge the temporary work permits granted to foreign workers aboard the Amalthea, a Greek flagged ship transporting oil on […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Stage one of underwater inspections conducted by divers on the sunken Sewol ferry has been finalized. After the award of salvage contract to Shanghai Salvage-Ocean C&I consortium , 50 divers have been performing vessel inspection. According to media reports, 50 divers were among 211 people working on the site from two barges, Hyundai Boryeung and Dalrihao. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ship designer Deltamarin launched its new ferry design named DeltaLinx during the BaltExpo 2015 exhibition held in Gdańsk, Poland, from September 7 to September 9. DeltaLinx is a compact ferry designed for short coastal routes, and its length of approximately 80 meters allows easy operations between smaller towns and congested ports. The ferry can carry 800 […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ship designer Deltamarin launched its new ferry design named DeltaLinx during the BaltExpo 2015 exhibition held in Gdańsk, Poland, from September 7 to September 9. DeltaLinx is a compact ferry designed for short coastal routes, and its length of approximately 80 meters allows easy operations between smaller towns and congested ports. The ferry can carry 800 […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched a lawsuit challenging decisions by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to grant temporary work permits to foreign maritime workers crewing foreign ships operating in Canadian waters. Canadian law requires that ships carrying passengers or goods between Canadian ports (cabotage) may only use foreign workers if […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched a lawsuit challenging decisions by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to grant temporary work permits to foreign maritime workers crewing foreign ships operating in Canadian waters. Canadian law requires that ships carrying passengers or goods between Canadian ports (cabotage) may only use foreign workers if […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out aboard the Carnival Liberty, a Conquest-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line, on Monday while the ship was in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The cruise ship was carrying 3,346 passengers and 1,150 crew; however, as informed by the U.S. Coast Guard there were no injuries reported. At approximately 11:45 a.m. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out aboard the Carnival Liberty, a Conquest-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line, on Monday while the ship was in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The cruise ship was carrying 3,346 passengers and 1,150 crew; however, as informed by the U.S. Coast Guard there were no injuries reported. At approximately 11:45 a.m. […]