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  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ro-ro ferry Amadeo 1 ran aground in Kirke Canal, some 100 nautical miles north west of Punta Arenas, southern Chile, on Monday, Aug 18, after hitting a rock. The vessel suffered a breach starboard, causing it to take on water, and finally, capsize on coastal shallows, with most of the hull laying above the water. […]

  • 18 August 2014

    This infographic shows a list of the top five largest cruise ships in the world, measured by gross tonnage. All of those ships are currently in use, and offer their passengers a myriad of services. The list covers MS Allure of the Seas, MS Oasis of the Seas, Norwegian Epic, MS Freedom of the Seas […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the first quantum-class ship is in full swing at the Meyer Werft shipyard’s outfitting quay in Papenburg , Germany, where the Quantum of the Seas is scheduled for completion by October 2014. Not only does the cruise ship feature the latest environmental technologies along with enhanced energy efficiency, but it also scores extra points […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Compared to July 2013, the volume of various cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga this year has increased by 15.8% – almost 3.5 million tonnes were transshipped within one month. The volume of dry bulk cargo handled in the beginning of the current year increased by 10.4% compared to the first seven months of […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two cruises have been cancelled, as Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria will be heading to her drydocking early amid propulsion problems onboard the ship. Namely, a bearing on one of the ship’s propulsion units needs to be replaced. The multi-million refit will be undertaken by the Blohm + Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, in January 2015 […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has invited submissions from interested companies to develop the cruise business in Dublin Port. Dublin Port Company (DPC) owns and operates Dublin Port, the largest port on the island of Ireland. Dublin has strong brand recognition in the cruise tourism market and is a popular port of call for many major cruise […]

  • 14 August 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the crew and passengers aboard the Provincetown IV Ferry, which was disabled near Scituate, Massachusetts, Wednesday, August 13.  Watchstanders at the Sector Boston Command Center received notification at 4:06 p.m. that the ferry had suffered an engine failure and was unable to make way. A Station Point Allerton 47-foot […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Equipment

    More than 26,100 people have completed their training with the new Emergency Breathing System, that is expected to deliver improved levels of safety for offshore helicopter passengers.

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has today announced a £10 million package to improve sea links between Scilly and Cornwall and upgrade roads on St Mary’s. The Minister is visiting the islands today. This new funding involves £7.3 million towards the £12.8 million scheme to improve harbor infrastructure at both St Mary’s and Penzance and £1.8 million […]

  • 11 August 2014

    The European Union has funded a research aimed at improving safety of passengers aboard cruise ships and ferries. The goal of the research is to make evacuating large passenger ships smoother and safer in future. EU-funded researchers are also helping to design more stable passenger vessels. The three-year LYNCEUS project, which ends in early 2015, is […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Liquiline and Fjord Line have entered into a contract whereby Liquiline Europe AS will design, construct and commission an LNG ship bunkering terminal for Fjord Line AS at the Port of Hirtshals, Denmark. Fjord Line calls at the Port of Hirtshals on a daily basis,  with one of its two LNG-fuelled cruise ferries MS Stavangerfjord […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Giant cruise ships will be banned from Venice’s iconic Saint Mark lagoon in order to curb the effect of growing traffic on Italy’s floating city. Last November, the Italian government had already limited traffic on the lagoon and Guidecca canal, which connects the main island of Venice and the island of la Guidecca. The city’s historic centre will […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Liquiline and Fjord Line have entered into a contract for the construction of a dedicated LNG ship bunkering terminal in Denmark. The terminal will be constructed at the Port of Hirtshals, where Fjord Line on a daily basis arrives with one of its two LNG-fuelled cruise ferries MS Stavangerfjord and MS Bergensfjord. This will be […]

  • 8 August 2014

    A cruise ship is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages. The voyage is a part of experience, as well as the different destinations along the way. Transportation is not the prime purpose, as cruisers operate mostly on routes that return passengers to their originating port. There are even “cruises to nowhere” or “nowhere voyages” […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Icon Offshore acquired the SK Line 600 vessel from Nam Cheong for $30 million (RM 95.7 million)

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The casino ship Escapade, that got stranded on a sandbar off the coast of Tybee Island, Georgia last month is back at sea. Namely, the vessel, owned by  Tradewinds Casino Cruise was reported to have headed out to open waters for the first time since its grounding on Wednesday night, according to local media. The […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Human bone fragments were found inside the ill-fated Costa Concordia wreck during a search by salvage divers yesterday of the areas previously inaccessible to divers.   The divers are reported to had discovered scull fragments, and once the analysis is complete, it will be known whether these posthumous remains belong to the last missing victim […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A port-side engine died on Grand Princess cruise ship while the ship was heading on an Alaskan cruise, forcing the ship to return to the port of Seattle, according to the US Coast Guard.   The Princess Cruises-owned ship, which has had several similar hiccups, was said to had been assisted by a tug to […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 proved a good year for the Port of Cork, which reported an increase in traffic volumes from 9.05 million tonnes in 2012 to 9.12 million tonnes in 2013.   Turnover amounted to €23.3 million in 2013, an increase of 6.59% and after deducting costs, the profit on ordinary activities before taxation amounted to […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cruise passengers onboard Sea Adventurer have had to fly home before reaching their final destination due to engine troubles. The ship, run by Arctic Adventures, set sail on its week-long journey on July 23 and was scheduled to arrive in Canada on July 30. However, due to a malfunction in the vessel’s secondary engine the […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    With 2.3 million passengers travelling to work on offshore installations by helicopter in the Gulf of Mexico every year, OPITO is making sure every worker has the necessary training to get to work and return home safely every trip. The oil and gas industry’s training standards body has set new and higher standards for Tropical […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri and Princess Cruises, brand of US cruise group Carnival Corporation & plc. have reached an agreement to build a new cruiser ship for the company at an all-in cost for the shipowner of approximately 600 million euros (USD 804m).   The 143,000-ton ship, which will enter service in 2017, will carry 3,560 passengers (lower […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%. “The first half of this year introduced the best ever figures for Port of Tallinn, both financially […]

  • 29 July 2014

    Coast Guard crews are assisting a disabled passenger vessel approximately 13 miles east of Nahant, Massachusetts.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification at approximately 4:30 p.m., that the 83-foot passenger vessel Cetacea had a line entangled in its propeller and was disabled with 163 people aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Tybee, Coast […]

  • 29 July 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island, Alabama, last Friday.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Mobile, Alabama, received a distress call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center reporting an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert in the vicinity of Petit […]