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  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dry bulk shipping industry should be facing another year of improvement to the fundamental balance.

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite ongoing freight rate erosion, container carriers are yet to announce any service suspensions for the slack season, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. The assessment that carriers will improve profitability next year, in spite of a heavy burden of new ships, was founded on expectations that they will demonstrate the same level of capacity management skills […]

  • 8 December 2016

    Scotland’s ports are preparing for another record-breaking cruise seasons as they saw a seventh best-yet season in 2016, with 676 visits by cruise ships carrying around 484,000 passengers, Cruise Scotland informed.  When compared to the cruise season in 2015, cruise ships’ visits increased by 35% and the number of passengers went up by 5.3%. “The expectations […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has just released the latest update on their underwater breakwater project in Benin, saying that the season’s goal was successfully completed. “Our vessel Pompei installed a total of 440,000 tonnes of rock in 132 days. Now getting ready for another 400,000 tonnes,” said Jan De Nul in its announcement. The stone installation […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scandinavian Copenhagen Malmö Port is expecting a growth of 9 percent in the number of cruise visitors in the 2016 cruise season, and a record number of visitors per day at the end of June. According to the port, cruise traffic has seen a positive trend for Copenhagen over the last ten years. In 2005 there were around 400,000 […]

  • 22 November 2016

    Canadian Port of Halifax has begun a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise, according to the port. The exercise is expected to prepare the Port of Halifax for the […]

  • 14 April 2017

    The arrival of cruise ship AIDAcara has marked the beginning of a new cruise season at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg. The 193-meter-long vessel berthed at the Frihamnen cruise terminal in the morning hours of April 14, the vessel’s AIS data shows. A total of 44 cruise ships, carrying 60,000 passengers, are scheduled to visit […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish Port of Helsinki expects the 2017 cruise season to be busier than the previous one, with 270 cruise ships carrying around 440,000 passengers. This year’s cruise season is scheduled to commence on May 3 with the arrival of cruise ship Astor to the Katajanokka Quay and close on October 20 with the visit of […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is ready for 2017 cruise season during which it expects to host one million passengers on 218 vessels. The forecast will result in 15 more ships than in 2016 when the port welcomed 203 vessels carrying 983,539 cruise ship guests. The cruise season is scheduled to start on April 29 with […]

  • 16 March 2017

    Polish Port of Gdansk expects a record-breaking number of passenger ships in the upcoming cruise season. A total of 67 cruise ships are scheduled to visit the port in 2017, more than twice when compared to the 2016 cruise season. What is more, the Port of Gdansk said that the number of passengers may exceed 30,000. The […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 7 January 2007

    No less an expert than Tom Reardon, for more than 20 years the skipper of the legendary 72-ft Herreshoff ketch Ticonderoga, claims that the best time to be in the Caribbean is right after New Year’s. This is because most of the manic vacationers to places such as St. Barth have returned to their manic […]

  • 28 September 2017

    The Panama Canal expects to receive approximately 235 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2017-2018 cruise season. Beginning in October, this will be the first full cruise season to welcome vessels through the Expanded Canal. “In addition to the existing locks, cruise lines now have the option to include the […]

  • 1 November 2016

    Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm welcomed 230 cruise ships carrying around 490,000 passengers during the April – October cruise season. In addition, the port said that the number of turnarounds reached a record high with 57 vessels beginning and/or ending their cruises in Stockholm. In October, the Ports of Stockholm concluded its cruise season with the […]

  • 27 January 2017

    Canadian Port of Halifax expects the 2017 cruise season to be the busiest to date, with 179 vessel calls carrying around 275,000 passengers. A record number of passenger visits and ship calls will get underway on April 24, 2017, with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel, according to the port. “We are […]

  • 15 November 2007

    Fishermen will, in fact, be able to open this year’s crab season after all despite a state order Tuesday that put commercial and sport fishing on hold in the San Francisco Bay.

  • 20 October 2016
    Vessels

    Carnival Corporations cruise ship AIDAsol received power from the LNG hybrid barge at the port of Hamburg during its last stay before heading for the Canaries.

  • 3 October 2017

    New Zealand’s CentrePort Wellington has welcomed the first ship of the 2017/18 cruise season, Radiance of the Seas, which brings with it another busy season. The 90,000-ton Radiance of the Seas is owned by Royal Caribbean International and started service in 2001. Derek Nind, Chief Executive Officer of CentrePort, said Wellington stands to benefit from “another bumper season”, […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Due to a glut of surplus capacity in the container shipping industry, the peak season seems to have lost its previous impact, which was instead spread out through the year, the market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight Xeneta said. As the traditional peak shipping season is fast approaching, the container lines announced the implementation of GRIs […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Halifax Port Authority welcomed 141 vessel calls with 222,309 passengers onboard during this year’s cruise season from April 27 to November 2, 2015. The biggest passenger day was October 16, 2015 with approximately 10 thousand passengers. The numbers for this cruise season are short of the port’s initial expectation of 146 cruise vessels with approximately 240 thousand […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International has decided to cancel all calls to Turkey for the 2018 Europe cruise season due to “the current unpredictability of the state of Turkey.” Royal Caribbean has replaced the current calls to the country’s Ephesus (Kusadasi) with visits to Rhodes or Mykonos, Greece, the company’s spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. “Our […]