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  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of companies led by China’s  state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. has officially signed a contract with the government of South Korea to raise the Sewol ferry which sank on April 16, 2014 off Jindo Island, killing 304 passengers and crew, South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) said. The contract was signed following two weeks […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concerns about the environmental and economic impacts of proposals to make the Port of Cairns into a mega port. Gemma Plesman AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaigner, said that if Cairns got the status of a ‘priority port,’ that would clear the path for the construction of not only […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concerns about the environmental and economic impacts of proposals to make the Port of Cairns into a mega port. Gemma Plesman AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaigner, said that if Cairns got the status of a ‘priority port,’ that would clear the path for the construction of not only […]

  • 3 August 2015

    The renowned French research vessel, Marion Dufresne II, left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in northern France on 28 July having recently undergone sea trials and a complete renovation. The oceanographic research vessel set sail for the Port of La Réunion where she will resume her logistic and scientific journey to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. […]

  • 3 August 2015

    The renowned French research vessel, Marion Dufresne II, left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in northern France on 28 July having recently undergone sea trials and a complete renovation. The oceanographic research vessel set sail for the Port of La Réunion where she will resume her logistic and scientific journey to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japan Coast Guard has found a body inside the ferry Sunflower Daisetsu, presumed to be the 44-year-old Kunihiko Orita, a navigation officer who went missing after the Ro/Pax ferry caught fire on Friday, July 31, off Hokkaido. Orita was reportedly last heard via walkie-talkie at around 6 pm Friday. He was engaged in fighting the flames, saying in […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japan Coast Guard has found a body inside the ferry Sunflower Daisetsu, presumed to be the 44-year-old Kunihiko Orita, a navigation officer who went missing after the Ro/Pax ferry caught fire on Friday, July 31, off Hokkaido. Orita was reportedly last heard via walkie-talkie at around 6 pm Friday. He was engaged in fighting the flames, saying in […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has wrapped up a complete renovation of the French research vessel, Marion Dufresne II. Delivered on time, the oceanographic research vessel set sail for the Port of La Réunion where it will resume its logistic and scientific journey to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. “The excellent cooperation […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The burnt-out ROPAX ferry MS Norman Atlantic, owned by the Italian ferry company Visemar di Navigazione, has been raided by thieves, inspectors found. According to the local media, thieves broke into the wreck and attempted to steal the cars on board the ship, which was moored in Bari, Italy after it caught fire in December 2014. Inspectors […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The burnt-out ROPAX ferry MS Norman Atlantic, owned by the Italian ferry company Visemar di Navigazione, has been raided by thieves, inspectors found. According to the local media, thieves broke into the wreck and attempted to steal the cars on board the ship, which was moored in Bari, Italy after it caught fire in December 2014. Inspectors […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ro/ro and ro/pax ferry operator Finnlines Group recorded EUR 15.8 million net profit for the quarter ended June 30, a 7.3 percent increase compared to EUR 14.7m net profit in 2QFY2014, despite an EUR 8.1 million dip in revenue year-on-year. The Finnlines Group recorded revenue totalling EUR 135.2 (143.3) million, a decrease of 5.7 per cent compared to […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ro/ro and ro/pax ferry operator Finnlines Group recorded EUR 15.8 million net profit for the quarter ended June 30, a 7.3 percent increase compared to EUR 14.7m net profit in 2QFY2014, despite an EUR 8.1 million dip in revenue year-on-year. The Finnlines Group recorded revenue totalling EUR 135.2 (143.3) million, a decrease of 5.7 per cent compared to […]

  • 29 July 2015

    In today’s spotted we caught on camera two cruise ships enjoying the Mediterranean sun in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The duo in question is 2014-built Mein Schiff 3, owned by Germany cruise liner TUI Cruises and Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam, built in 2010. The two cruise ships are resting at berth, while their passengers are exploring the […]

  • 29 July 2015

    In today’s spotted we caught on camera two cruise ships enjoying the Mediterranean sun in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The duo in question is 2014-built Mein Schiff 3, owned by Germany cruise liner TUI Cruises and Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam, built in 2010. The two cruise ships are resting at berth, while their passengers are exploring the […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap AS has signed a contract with compatriot shipyard Fiskerstrand Verft AS for the construction of a Multi Maritime-designed car and passenger ferry, with an option for two additional ferries. The ferry will have the capacity to carry 60 cars (10 on a hoistable deck) and 249 passengers and crew. It is designed for […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap AS has signed a contract with compatriot shipyard Fiskerstrand Verft AS for the construction of a Multi Maritime-designed car and passenger ferry, with an option for two additional ferries. The ferry will have the capacity to carry 60 cars (10 on a hoistable deck) and 249 passengers and crew. It is designed for […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Carnival Corporation has ordered two LNG-powered cruise ships at Meyer Werft for its Italy-based unit Costa Cruises. The two ships will be built by Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, with delivery in 2019 and 2020. Each of them will exceed 180,000 gross tonnage, offering more than 2,600 passenger cabins for a total of 6,600 passengers onboard, […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Carnival Corporation has ordered two LNG-powered cruise ships at Meyer Werft for its Italy-based unit Costa Cruises. The two ships will be built by Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, with delivery in 2019 and 2020. Each of them will exceed 180,000 gross tonnage, offering more than 2,600 passenger cabins for a total of 6,600 passengers onboard, […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Costa Cruises, Carnival Corporation’s Italy-based brand, has ordered construction of two next-generation cruise ships. The two ships will be built by Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, with delivery scheduled for 2019 and 2020. According to Coast Cruises, each of the ships will exceed 180,000 gross tonnage, offering more than 2,600 passenger cabins for a total of 6,600 passengers […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Costa Cruises, Carnival Corporation’s Italy-based brand, has ordered construction of two next-generation cruise ships. The two ships will be built by Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, with delivery scheduled for 2019 and 2020. According to Coast Cruises, each of the ships will exceed 180,000 gross tonnage, offering more than 2,600 passenger cabins for a total of 6,600 passengers […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DFDS Seaways said that it has decided to resume sailings on its Dover-Calais route from 07:30 on Tuesday 28 July, following constructive round table talks hosted by the French Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidalies. The sailings on the said route were suspended after one of the ferry operator’s vessels was hit by a distress flare on Saturday […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DFDS Seaways said that it has decided to resume sailings on its Dover-Calais route from 07:30 on Tuesday 28 July, following constructive round table talks hosted by the French Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidalies. The sailings on the said route were suspended after one of the ferry operator’s vessels was hit by a distress flare on Saturday […]