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  • 22 August 2019

    The company has secured two cruise port concessions in America so far this year.

  • 30 September 2016

    Puerto Rico is on its way to break cruise passenger records for the second time in three years, according to Puerto Rico Tourism Company. The island’s port of San Juan posted record passenger numbers in 2015 with the arrival of 1.5 million passengers. The port now expects to break that record in the 2017-18 season with an […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Epic allided with a pier while docking at the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • 27 May 2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a partnership agreement to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project in Puerto Rico.

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 27 May 2015

    The Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the leasing, design, construction, operation and financing of the rehabilitation, improvement and operation of the Isla Grande Dry Dock in the City of San Juan, and the design, construction, financing, and development of a super yacht marina complex. The due date […]

  • 14 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board and is sending four marine safety professionals from Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Cruise Ship and Investigation National Centers of Expertise, to investigate Thursday’s fire on the cruise ship Insignia in St. Lucia that claimed three […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cruise liner company Carnival Corporation is encouraging passengers to book a cruise to the Caribbean Islands. According to Carnival, more than 40 islands visited by cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries are open and fully operational to welcome cruise ships as recovery from hurricanes that hit the region resume. These are said to include places that saw some damage from […]

  • 19 December 2018

    US-based Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of Taíno – the second of two of its combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel was delivered by shipbuilder VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Miss. Taíno will soon join sister ship El Coquí, which was delivered in July, in providing […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Seven passengers of Royal Caribbean’s M/S Jewel of the Seas were arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a drug bust that resulted in the seizure of 11 kilograms of cocaine Sunday in Puerto Rico. The contraband was found by CBP officers during a cabin inspection upon arrival of the vessel. The estimated value of the seized […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 22 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Crowley has taken delivery of its first LNG-powered ConRo ship.

  • 23 July 2018

    Crowley Maritime has taken delivery of El Coquí, its first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three people died, one crewmember and two contractors, in an engine room fire that broke out Thursday, December 11 on board the luxury cruise ship Insignia. The ship, owned by Oceania Cruises, was docked in Port Castries, St. Lucia when the fire broke out. As reported by the Cruise Critic quoting Oceania officials, three members […]

  • 22 October 2018

    Crowley Maritime’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered container/roll on-roll off ship El Coquí was christened on Saturday at the JaxPort Cruise Ship Terminal in Florida, USA. The October 20 christening marks the official start of service of the LNG-powered vessel. The ship, one of the world’s first ConRos powered by LNG, is dedicated to the U.S. […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting has just released a video of the San Juan Harbor dredging project, completed this past summer, one month ahead of schedule. The Quincy based dredging company was contracted to conduct maintenance dredging as follows: from Anchorage Area E to a required depth of 36 feet; Army Terminal Turning Basin to […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A number of cruise ship itineraries, as well as US ports, have been affected by Hurricane Irma, which is forecast to remain a powerful Category 4 or 5 hurricane during the next couple of days. Miami-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean canceled the Cuba and Bahamas sailings on Empress of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas and Majesty of […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Maritime Corp. has plans to make its inaugural port call to Tampa, Fla., on Friday, September 02, 2011, as part of its Central American Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) service. This service accommodates Ro/Ro, breakbulk and project cargoes. Based on current market demand, it is anticipated that additional sailings from Tampa are likely to be as frequent […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cruise company Royal Caribbean International revealed plans to make a comeback to St. Thomas after the Caribbean destination was impacted by the hurricanes last month. On November 10, the cruise line will make its way to St. Thomas for the first time since early September with Adventure of the Seas. In partnership with the government […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    There are 175 LNG-fueled ships currently in operation, with 203 on order.

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Horizon Lines, Inc., the nation’s leading domestic ocean shipping company, announces that Alherd Kazura has been appointed to the new position of Vice President of International Services. Mr. Kazura will report to Brian Taylor, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of Horizon Lines, Inc. Mr. Kazura was previously Vice President […]