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  • 25 November 2015

    Asylum seekers could be sent to live on passenger vessels and accommodation platforms, according to Swedish Migration Agency. In an attempt to cope with a record number of asylum seekers, the Swedish agency is considering to house refugees on water and has therefore issued a tender for suppliers of passenger vessels and accommodation platforms. The agency’s expectation is to attract several thousand new […]

  • 16 June 2017

    IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) has adopted revised safety requirements for passenger vessels in the event of flooding caused by an incident. The revisions to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) chapter II-1, relating to subdivision and damage stability, follow a substantive review of SOLAS chapter II-1, focusing in particular […]

  • 15 April 2016

    The wreck of the Sewol ferry, which sank exactly two years ago taking more than 300 people with it, could emerge from the water off South Korea’s southern coast by the end of July 2016, according to South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF). The salvage operation, which will be undertaken by a Chinese consortium led by Shanghai […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on Viking Line’s new passenger vessel NB 1376 is notably progressing at the STX Finland shipyard in Turku. The section 630 of this 214 m inspiring and exciting newbuild is currently being assembled. Delivery of the ice class 1 A Super vessel is expected in January 2013, and she will be the most […]

  • 29 March 2010

    The Finnish consulting and engineering company Deltamarin Ltd has signed a consultancy contract with the Korean ship owner Innian Global Co., Ltd for the project development, basic design, procurement handling and contracting services for two passenger cruise ships to be operating on the route Korea – Hong Kong and other South East Asian areas.

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    ABB to provide zero-emission technology for the first all-electric vessels ever built in the US.

  • 17 August 2011

    On Friday,12. august 2011, in our Shipyard in Gendt, Holland, the passenger vessel Amelia has been launched. To make the launching itself possible, we did a successful connection of two steel hull construction previously made in our shipyard in Serbia. MPS Amelia with building number 520 is the fifth ship that we built for the […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fjords plans to add another all-electric passenger vessel to its fleet.

  • 11 January 2012

    Western Marine Shipyard, the country’s leading shipbuilding company, is ready to deliver a catamaran type passenger vessel to the Chittagong Boat Club. Such type of vessels is the largest in Bangladesh and it costs more than BDT 8 crore. The catamaran type passenger vessel was launched on 8th January 2012. Catamaran is a fully air-conditioned […]

  • 3 April 2015

    An unregistered passenger vessel ‘MPB Wilayza’ sank offshore Phillippines on Thursday night, leaving 5 people dead. According to media reports, the vessel sank between the islands of Pata and Tapul probably due to overloading with sacks of cement and iron bars. Excluding crew, there were around 50 passengers on board the vessel when the incident happen. […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Voith currently is the only manufacturer world-wide to produce thrusters with a power of 1 500 kW based on permanent magnet synchronous machine technology (RIM drives). Recent orders for offshore applications, passenger vessels and yachts underline Voith’s position as global market leader for these systems. With an inner propeller diameter of 2 300 mm, the […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has signed a contract with KNUD E. HANSEN A/S for the design of a 500 GT SOLAS passenger vessel for Tokelau, a non-self governing territory of New Zealand consisting of 3 coral atolls (Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo). The vessel, which is the only means of getting […]

  • 9 July 2009

    South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has developed an eco-friendly LNG passenger ship. According to Samsung, the new vessel reduces air polluting emissions such as sulphur dioxides by over 90 percent through the use of LNG. The energy efficiency of the vessel allows it a 38 percent reduction in operating costs. Furthermore, the new vessel will […]

  • 26 December 2013

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) continues to coordinate a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship beset by ice approximately 1500 nautical miles south of Hobart. AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) remains in regular contact with the vessel, MV Akademik Shokalski, which is experiencing very strong winds and limited visibility. Winds […]

  • 27 September 2011

    Queensland State Premier Anna Bligh helped Aluminum Boats Australia Launch and hand over its latest vessel the first in a five boat order of 400 passenger Enviro Cat ferries. The vessel was delivered to Transit Systems for utilization on the LNG project between Gladstone Harbor and Curtis Island on the central Queensland coast. This vessel […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      In order to fulfil the new amendment to SOLAS regulation about protection of sprinkler pipes on passenger vessels, Rockwool Marine and Offshore introduces a new Pipe Section called Rockwool Marine Firebatts 100 PS. The new amendment to SOLAS regulation Safe Return To Port is applicable to all passenger ships built on or after 1st […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    ULJANIK Shipyard has launched Ro-Ro passenger vessel for shipping company Jadrolinija. The vessel, bearing the Yard 503, is the first in a series of four identical vessels designed for two-way direct sailing and transportation of 600 passengers in summer months or 320 passengers in the winter period in the closed lounge. Also, the ferries will […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    After completing over 100 successful transits through the expanded locks, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said that it has started accepting booking requests from Neopanamax passenger vessels for transit dates beginning April 1, 2017. In its latest advisory to shipping, the authority said reservations are now being made for all passenger vessels interested for transit dates from […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Western Marine has inaugurated the construction work of two passenger vessels having the carrying capacity of 750 passengers (each ship) through a keel laying ceremony on the 29th of November 2012 in the shipyard premises located in Patiya. This is the first passenger ship of this capacity that will be built by a local shipbuilder. […]

  • 23 December 2012

    Inland Passenger Vessel 18 m is designed by Seatech Engineering Ltd designing team. The main purpose of this project was creating a passenger catamaran for inland waterways. Following this assumption the vessel for most European river waterways should have draught and the overall high small applicably. Intended use of such vessel are pleasure tours with […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Western Marine has inaugurated the construction work of two passenger vessels having the carrying capacity of 750 passengers (each ship) through a keel laying ceremony on the 29th of November 2012 in the shipyard premises located in Patiya. This is the first passenger ship of this capacity that will be built by a local shipbuilder. […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Western Marine Shipyard, the country’s leading shipbuilding company, is ready to deliver a catamaran type passenger vessel to the Chittagong Boat Club. Such type of vessels is the largest in Bangladesh and it costs more than BDT 8 crore. The catamaran type passenger vessel was launched on 8th January 2012. Catamaran is a fully air-conditioned […]