Archive for the ‘Cruise Ferry’ Category

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

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract
ISS has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. The new business...
February 27th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism | Read More

New Interferry CEO to make funding call at European Shipping Week

New Interferry CEO to make funding call at European Shipping Week
Mike Corrigan Mike Corrigan, the incoming CEO of global trade association Interferry, is to advocate greater European Union involvement and investment in the ferry sector during an address on the opening day of European Shipping Week, which takes place in Brussels from February 27-March 3. Interferry...
February 24th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

RMT welcomes review of Scottish Ferries procurement policy

RMT welcomes review of Scottish Ferries procurement policy
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT today welcomed Transport Minister Humza Yousaf MSP’s review of ferries procurement policy in light of the European Commission’s view that lifeline Scottish ferry services can be exempted from re-tendering regulations under ‘Teckal’ case law. RMT and the Scottish Government...
February 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Jobs, Politics and Government, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM 2017 PROBES GROWTH PROSPECTS Seeking new visionary strategies for cruising and yachting in the East Med While the global cruise industry’s outlook remains strong in 2017, local geopolitical tensions have impacted the East Med’s performance as a sea tourism region. Industry...
February 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

MV WERFTEN selects ABB propulsion, automation and marine software for five new Genting vessels

MV WERFTEN selects ABB propulsion, automation and marine software for five new Genting vessels
Crystal Cruises Azipod propulsion amongst a series of solutions will improve safety and efficiency of new generation of ships for Crystal Cruises and Star Cruises. Wismar, Germany, 9 January 2017 – ABB will supply the complete power, propulsion and automation package for a series of new cruise vessels...
January 9th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Strengthens Global Leadership Team

Cruise Lines International Association Strengthens Global Leadership Team
(BRUSSELS, 6 January 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today it has added two new members to its global leadership team. Andy Harmer, former vice president, operations & director, UK & Ireland, has been promoted to senior vice president, membership and Bo Larsen,...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon
The Stena Horizon The Harris Pye Group has successfully completed refurbishment and rebranding of two key areas on the Stena Horizon – separate catering facilities for travel and freight passengers, The new Metropolitan Grill Restaurant and Freight Truckers lounge which were both unveiled to passengers...
December 13th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…
The Tycho Brahe ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead after Öresund Dry Docks selected for modernization Construction of shore side charging arm and HH Ferries’ upgrade is gathering pace  Helsinki, Finland, December 6, 2016 – ABB’s project to convert two HH Ferries’...
December 6th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ship Conversions | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General
Tom Fecke ( WASHINGTON, December 2, 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Tom Fecke will join the organization on January 3, 2017 as Secretary General, CLIA Europe. Fecke will be responsible for managing the European region and will play a key part in strategically implementing...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Person Profiles | Read More

CLIA names Vice President, Public Relations, Europe

CLIA names Vice President, Public Relations, Europe
Catharine Couplan Cruise Lines International Association Names Vice President, Public Relations, Europe (BRUSSELS, 1 December 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Catherine Couplan has joined the organization as Vice President, Public Relations, Europe. Couplan will...
December 1st, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

GE Signs Multilateral MOU to Develop COGES LPG-Fueled Ferry Design

GE Signs Multilateral MOU to Develop COGES LPG-Fueled Ferry Design
GE LPG Ferry MOU signing on 9 November 2016 at Busan Diesel engines replaced by Liquid Propane Gas (LPG)-fueled GE gas turbine system Collaboration with Korean and global partners to develop eco-friendly LPG-fueled ferry design  Ferry design to satisfy stringent global environmental and safety regulations;...
November 15th, 2016 | Bunkering, Cruise Ferry, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Interferry pledges safety lead at state-of-the-industry conference

Interferry pledges safety lead at state-of-the-industry conference
Mike Corrigan Interferry has unveiled a strategic plan promising to put safety issues at the heart of its work as the voice of the worldwide ferry industry. The pledge came at the global trade association’s 41st annual conference in Manila – a venue chosen to spotlight the challenges of domestic...
October 28th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Sep-2016 FENDER PILE REPLACING WORKS AT NORTH POINT VEHICULAR FERRY PIER Hong Kong Fender pile replacing works at North Point Vehicular Ferry Pier Wednesday, September 7, 2016, Hong Kong With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, fender pile replacing...
September 7th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Safety first as Interferry heads for Philippines

Safety first as Interferry heads for Philippines
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim is to make the keynote opening address when trade association Interferry stages its 41st annual conference in Manila this October – marking a decade of cooperation between the two organisations to help improve domestic ferry safety...
August 18th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces the start of its 2016 enogastronomy themed cruise programme

Celestyal Cruises announces the start of its 2016 enogastronomy themed cruise programme
Celestyal CRYSTAL Passengers can enjoy an authentic Greek feast onboard as well as late summer sun August 12, 2016: In keeping with its reputation for providing authentic Greek hospitality to its passengers, Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce the start of its 2016 Enogastronomy themed cruises....
August 12th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Damen continues growth in South Korean ferry market

Damen continues growth in South Korean ferry market
Damen Fast Ferry 4212 “Sea Flower” Damen Shipyards Group has sold a Fast Ferry 4212 to South Korean ferry operator DAEA Express Shipping. The vessel, named Sea Flower, is the fourth ferry of this design that Damen has sold in the last five years to companies operating on the east coast of...
May 19th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Darrell Bryan assumes role as Interferry interim CEO

Darrell Bryan assumes role as Interferry interim CEO
Darrell Bryan Darrell Bryan, formerly president and CEO of Victoria Clipper, has started work as interim CEO of Interferry following the retirement of Len Roueche. The Interferry board of directors named Mr Bryan for the role – effective from April 1 – late last year pending the appointment of...
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, HR, Person Profiles, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Interferry acts on ro-ro deck fire safety

Interferry acts on ro-ro deck fire safety
Johan Ross News from Interferry: Interferry acts on ro-ro deck fire safety Trade association Interferry has produced operational best practice guidance for fire safety on ro-ro vehicle decks in response to a string of major incidents.  Measures to enhance fire prevention, detection and suppression highlight...
March 10th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO and EC cooperation confirmed‏

IMO and EC cooperation confirmed‏
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc 09/02/2016 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is in Brussels today (9 February) to meet European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc. In their first meeting since Mr Lim’s appointment at the beginning of the year, the two...
February 9th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

Stena Line reports a year of very strong passenger growth in 2015

Stena Line reports a year of very strong passenger growth in 2015
~ 16% year-on-year growth in North Sea (Harwich-Hook of Holland) passenger numbers and 20% increase in cars ~ 2015 saw continued growth of Stena Line’s passenger numbers and car volumes on its popular Harwich – Hook of Holland route, building on the figures recorded in previous years. The ferry...
February 1st, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Markets, Reports | Read More

ABB to Power Futuristic Hybrid Ferry on Norwegian Fjords

ABB to Power Futuristic Hybrid Ferry on Norwegian Fjords
ABB will provide the crucial technology that will allow a spectacular ferry to run silently on batteries along UNESCO listed fjord. Zurich, Switzerland,  December 3, 2015 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will provide the technology integral to one of the most innovative...
December 3rd, 2015 | Bunkering, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More