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  • 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. […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service BV has signed a newbuilding order for two Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2610. The vessels are yet to be built are expected to be delivered in March 2016 and will primarily be deployed in the building, operation and maintenance of large-scale wind farms in the North Sea. Since 2012, SeaZip Offshore Service […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK-based ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. P&O Ferries carried 1,177,053 people between Dover and Calais last month, a 2.5 per cent increase on the previous year and the highest monthly figure since August […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK-based ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. P&O Ferries carried 1,177,053 people between Dover and Calais last month, a 2.5 per cent increase on the previous year and the highest monthly figure since August […]

  • 4 September 2015

    A Cougar helicopter had to go back to land after a fire warning light turned on while the aircraft was on its way to a drilling rig, offshore St. John’s Canada, on Tuesday, September 1. While the helicopter was 100 nautical miles from St. John’s and en route to the GSF Grand Banks drilling rig, […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Vessels

    Germany-based shipbuilder Fassmer said that the delivery of the new LNG-powered ferry being built for Reederei Cassen Eils has been postponed to the second half of October.

  • 4 September 2015

    Cuxhaven-based cruise line Reederei Cassen Eils will have to wait at least until the second half of October to take delivery of MS Helgoland, the first German flagged marine vessel to operate on liqefied natural gas (LNG) as its primary fuel. German shipbuilder Fassmer will miss the delivery deadline by close to five months, seeing that the 83-meter, […]

  • 4 September 2015

    Cuxhaven-based cruise line Reederei Cassen Eils will have to wait at least until the second half of October to take delivery of MS Helgoland, the first German flagged marine vessel to operate on liqefied natural gas (LNG) as its primary fuel. German shipbuilder Fassmer will miss the delivery deadline by close to five months, seeing that the 83-meter, […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will miss the delivery deadline of Aida Cruises’ flagship AIDAprima by three months, the Japanese shipbuilder said in a release. Back in August, MHI announced a delay in delivery of AIDAprima, the first of two ships the German cruise line had ordered back in 2011, currently under construction at the Nagasaki Shipyard […]