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  • 17 August 2015

    Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited Friday confirmed that it was conducting an enhanced inspection review of its S-76 fleet in the wake of last week’s helicopter accident that took the lives of six people.  According to Bristow, the company has resumed flying those aircraft that have been inspected with the full endorsement of the regulatory authorities. Bristow’s Regional Director […]

  • 14 August 2015

    Dalby Offshore have acquired a high specification Damen 2610 mark 2 Twin Axe vessel from Bhagwan in Australia, where the vessel was operating since delivery in 2013. The vessel has completed upgrade and warranty work in Damen’s yard in Ostend, Belgium where it was also renamed the ’Dalby Ribble’ registered in Whitby, Yorkshire and painted in […]

  • 13 August 2015

    Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited today confirmed that six people have been killed in an offshore helicopter accident in Nigeria.  Bristow Helicopters said that the aircraft, that was involved in an accident in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 12, 2015, carried 10 passengers and a crew of two. The company now confirmed that there were six survivors and six […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Estonian ferry operator AS Tallink Grupp reported EUR 28.5 million net profit for the second quarter of 2015, a 367.7% jump compared to EUR 6.1 million net profit for the same period a year earlier, due to increased charter revenues and lower operating costs. Tallink’s unaudited revenue for the second quarter of 2015 increased by EUR 7.4 million, […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Estonian ferry operator AS Tallink Grupp reported EUR 28.5 million net profit for the second quarter of 2015, a 367.7% jump compared to EUR 6.1 million net profit for the same period a year earlier, due to increased charter revenues and lower operating costs. Tallink’s unaudited revenue for the second quarter of 2015 increased by EUR 7.4 million, […]

  • 13 August 2015

    At least four people were killed in an offshore helicopter accident in Nigeria on Wednesday, Reuters has reported, citing Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority. The helicopter, operated by Bristow Group, was returning from an offshore drilling rig. According to Bristow, the incident happened around 3.30 p.m. local time while the aircraft, a Sikorsky S-76C+, was on […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle signed a 15-year lease with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, to serve as a homeport for the company’s cruise ships sailing to Alaska. The deal secures NCLH’s ships in Seattle for the full term of the lease and provides passenger […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle signed a 15-year lease with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, to serve as a homeport for the company’s cruise ships sailing to Alaska. The deal secures NCLH’s ships in Seattle for the full term of the lease and provides passenger […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Tallink Grupp said it has launched a name contest for its new LNG fast ferry. People are invited to share their ideas on the company’s webpage. The name for the new shuttle vessel for the Tallinn-Helsinki route will be announced in the beginning of 2016, Tallink said in a statement. Janek Stalmeister, the CEO of AS […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Tallink Grupp said it has launched a name contest for its new LNG fast ferry. People are invited to share their ideas on the company’s webpage. The name for the new shuttle vessel for the Tallinn-Helsinki route will be announced in the beginning of 2016, Tallink said in a statement. Janek Stalmeister, the CEO of AS […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian life boat manufacturer Norsafe recently set a world record for the highest manned free fall lifeboat drop after the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board at the company’s training and test center in Rosendal. ”The feeling of diving into the water was amazing. It was even more exciting to […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian life boat manufacturer Norsafe recently set a world record for the highest manned free fall lifeboat drop after the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board at the company’s training and test center in Rosendal. ”The feeling of diving into the water was amazing. It was even more exciting to […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    German cruise line Aida Cruises was forced to reshuffle its itinerary for the winter season 2015/2016 after the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, announced that it is not able to deliver AIDAprima in September as previously planned. AIDAprima is one of two identical cruise ships Aida Cruises ordered at MHI back in 2011. The ships […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    German cruise line Aida Cruises was forced to reshuffle its itinerary for the winter season 2015/2016 after the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, announced that it is not able to deliver AIDAprima in September as previously planned. AIDAprima is one of two identical cruise ships Aida Cruises ordered at MHI back in 2011. The ships […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the record figure achieved in July 2014. The number of cars transported grew by 6 per cent to 116,417 compared to July a year earlier. On the Turku (Finland) – Aland Islands (Finland) – Stockholm Sweden) route, the Viking Grace […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the record figure achieved in July 2014. The number of cars transported grew by 6 per cent to 116,417 compared to July a year earlier. On the Turku (Finland) – Aland Islands (Finland) – Stockholm Sweden) route, the Viking Grace […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Insufficient passage planning for the voyage led to the grounding of the Bahamas registered ro-ro passenger ferry Commodore Clipper off Guernsey in July 2014, according to the report by U.K.’s  Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The Commodore Clipper grounded on a charted, rocky shoal in the approaches to St Peter Port, Guernsey. No-one was injured, there was no […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Insufficient passage planning for the voyage led to the grounding of the Bahamas registered ro-ro passenger ferry Commodore Clipper off Guernsey in July 2014, according to the report by U.K.’s  Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The Commodore Clipper grounded on a charted, rocky shoal in the approaches to St Peter Port, Guernsey. No-one was injured, there was no […]

  • 6 August 2015

    Incat Crowther has signed a contract to design a 33m Catamaran Dive Vessel for Down Under Cruise & Dive of Cairns, Australia. Construction of the vessel is underway at Marine Engineering Consultants on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The vessel will feature a lifting stern platform, she will also feature aft port and starboard fold-down platforms. When positioned, […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    SpeedCast International Limited, a global network and satellite communications service provider headquartered in Hong Kong, has been awarded a multi-year communications contract by international shipping company, Vroon. According to SpeedCast, the new Ku-band satellite service will provide broadband connectivity aboard Vroon’s subsea-support vessels which can accommodate 10-25 passengers, walk-to-work vessels with up to 60 passengers and wind turbine installation/maintenance […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fast ferry carrying 650 passengers and crew slammed into a dock in the Welsh Port of Holyhead on Tuesday morning local time, after gale-force winds blew the vessel back into its berth, according to local media. All of the passengers aboard the Jonathan Swift, operated by Irish Ferries, disembarked in Holyhead with no reported injuries, and were […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fast ferry carrying 650 passengers and crew slammed into a dock in the Welsh Port of Holyhead on Tuesday morning local time, after gale-force winds blew the vessel back into its berth, according to local media. All of the passengers aboard the Jonathan Swift, operated by Irish Ferries, disembarked in Holyhead with no reported injuries, and were […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    SpeedCast has been awarded a multi-year communications deal by international shipping company, Vroon. This announcement follows SpeedCast’s recent acquisitions of Hermes Datacomms and Geolink Satellite Services, as well as select NewSat assets. The new Ku-band satellite service will facilitate high-performance broadband connectivity aboard Vroon’s subsea support vessels (10-25 passengers), walk-to-work vessels (with up to 60 […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku started constructing an LNG-powered fast ferry for the Estonian ferry operator AS Tallink Grupp on August 4. The 49,000 GT dual fuel ship will be about 212 metres in length with a capacity to carry 2,800 passengers. The fast ferry will cost around EUR 230 million (USD 258.3m), and will be built at Meyer Turku shipyard for delivery in the […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku started constructing an LNG-powered fast ferry for the Estonian ferry operator AS Tallink Grupp on August 4. The 49,000 GT dual fuel ship will be about 212 metres in length with a capacity to carry 2,800 passengers. The fast ferry will cost around EUR 230 million (USD 258.3m), and will be built at Meyer Turku shipyard for delivery in the […]