Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017
…Celestyal’s winners! Annual Ceremony Celebrates Excellence in Travel & Tourism Piraeus, Greece — Celestyal Cruises, the only home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent sea cruise line serving Greek destinations and the island of Cuba, today announced it won five...
March 24th, 2017 | Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Over 500,000 more European Cruise passengers in the past four years, and up to €41 billion of economic contribution annually (Brussels, 15 March, 2016) –  Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises, the specialist in destination-centric cruising, has announced its new season in the Aegean with new itineraries, new destinations and a new Celestyal Inclusive Experience. Celestyal Nefeli embarked on the company’s classic Iconic Aegean itineraries on March...
March 14th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Global Eagle Launches New Entertainment and Wi-Fi Portal for Cruise Ships

Global Eagle Launches New Entertainment and Wi-Fi Portal for Cruise Ships
LOS ANGELES – March 13, 2017 – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:ENT) (“Global Eagle” or “Company”) is unveiling its new Airtime Portal for cruise ships at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 this week. The Airtime Portal platform enables cruise ship operators to deliver Wi-Fi, instant messaging,...
March 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Setting Sail to New Horizons…

Setting Sail to New Horizons…
Tim Schweikert Setting Sail to New Horizons: Challenges and Solutions in the Cruise Market for 2017 by Tim Schweikert, president & CEO, GE’s Marine Solutions Approximately 130 million Chinese citizens travel internationally, making China the world’s largest outbound travel market in the world....
March 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Venezia Terminal: 2017 cruise ships services fares to remain unchanged

Venezia Terminal: 2017 cruise ships services fares to remain unchanged
An aerial view of the Venezia Terminal Passeggeri VENEZIA TERMINAL PASSEGGERI (VTP): 2017 CRUISE SHIP SERVICES FARES TO REMAIN UNCHANGED THE COMPANY WILL PARTICIPATE IN SEATRADE 2017 IN USA Venezia Terminal Passeggeri – VTP’s Board of Directors agreed to leave the fares for cruise ships support...
March 9th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance
Foreship has secured a major design consultancy contract covering the first post-Ballast Water Convention treatment systems to be specified by Norwegian Cruise Line.  The contract calls for independent naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy services to ensure installations on five NCL...
March 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bolideck® Glow puts ‘wow’ factor on deck

Bolideck® Glow puts ‘wow’ factor on deck
An example of Bolideck® Glow luminous decking material in daylight Bolidt, has launched a unique and ‘world-first’ glow-in-the-dark decking solution for the cruise industry whose luminosity by night harvests solar energy stored during the day. The decking and flooring specialist has released Bolideck®...
March 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for two new polar expedition vessels Richmond, B.C. – March 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

CLIA Workshop on Port Infrastructure during ESW great success

CLIA Workshop on Port Infrastructure during ESW great success
Tom Fecke Cruise Lines International Association holds high-level workshop on port infrastructure during European Shipping Week (BRUSSELS, 1 March 2017) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) yesterday hosted along with the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council an innovative workshop discuss...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems
The Seven Seas Voyager Retrofits are never easy, but getting them right through your selection of partners is critical to keep a vessel profitable. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a six-star-plus cruise line. Its vessels boast the highest standards for their guests, plus the latest in technology in every...
February 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards…

Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards…
… Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards Including First Place in Categories: Best for Value, Best for Entertainment, Best for Embarkation and Best for Shore Excursions The cruise line additionally has been placed in the top 10 for Best Overall cruise line Celestyal...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, HR | Read More

Global Eagle Sets New Record for Live Telecasts of Special Events to Cruise Ships

Global Eagle Sets New Record for Live Telecasts of Special Events to Cruise Ships
LOS ANGELES – Feb. 2, 2017 – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:ENT) set a record in 2016 for the number of hours of live event telecasts to cruise ship passengers around the world on its MTN-TV Special Events Channel. Exceeding its prior record by more than 400 hours, MTN-TV delivered nearly...
February 2nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Film Industry, Holidays, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

MCTC signs catering training contract with EXMAR Ship Management

MCTC signs catering training contract with EXMAR Ship Management
Managing Director Christian Ioannou Global training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has signed a two-year contract with EXMAR Ship Management, through its catering managers VAN HULLE Catering, to provide training to crew members on 34 of its ships. MCTC, which specialises in the...
February 2nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

CLIA releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast

CLIA releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast
Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA Brussels, 16 December, 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, detailing a steady pace of cruise travel interest and significant investment in the industry. CLIA, the world’s largest...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Tourism | Read More

AkzoNobel awards shipping industry’s largest ever number of carbon credits to Grimaldi Group

AkzoNobel awards shipping industry’s largest ever number of carbon credits to Grimaldi Group
Dr André Veneman, Director of Sustainability, AkzoNobel, presents 109,617 carbon credits to Dario Bocchetti, Corporate Energy Saving Manager, Grimaldi Group. October 27, 2016: Leading global logistics company Grimaldi Group has received the largest number of carbon credits to have been issued through...
October 27th, 2016 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

GAC welcomes largest ever cruise vessel to call at Lerwick

GAC welcomes largest ever cruise vessel to call at Lerwick
The “Azura” P&O Cruises’ 115t ‘Azura’ visits Shetland Islands under GAC’s agency Shetland Islands, Scotland, 1 July 2016  – Yesterday (30 June) was a big day for GAC UK’s Shetlands office, as Offshore Manager Adrian Henry welcomed the P&O Cruises ship ‘Azura’ to...
July 1st, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands named godmother of Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands named godmother of Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam
Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands Twelfth Holland America Line ship to be christened by a member of the Dutch Royal Family  18 April, 2016 — Holland America Line will continue tradition when Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands christens Holland America Line’s new Pinnacle-class...
April 18th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Bermuda BDA Stakeholder Update – February 2016

Bermuda BDA Stakeholder Update – February 2016
Newsletter of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)   FEBRUARY 2016The Budget bottom line Budget season is always a good time for evaluation. The Bermuda government’s 2016–17 statement, delivered...
February 25th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Shopping, Tourism | Read More

HESGB coming of age…

HESGB coming of age…
A view of the Wellington Ballroom during dinner – more tahn a ful house Now what can you say about this event, the 21st Anniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*)?  Anny Zade reports on this annual well established international event; pictures by John Faraclas: As...
February 8th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2015 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

2015 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards
Over 1, 100 guests attended – an all time record Logothetis, Alafouzos and Tsakos win major awards  as more than 1, 100 turn out for shipping awards gala – Onassis, Neptune Lines, Eurobank and the Hellenic Coast Guard among those honoured – A RECORD attendance and a host of celebrities...
December 7th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Attracting Women to challenging careers: at sea and in space

Attracting Women to challenging careers: at sea and in space
Third officer Mitrofanova left Cosmonaut Serova right Attracting women to challenging professions – a Russian perspective On 22-23 September 2015 a round table meeting took place in St Petersburg, Russia to look at what motivates women to embark upon a career in challenging professions, such as at...
October 26th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More