Archive for the ‘Cruise Ferry’ Category

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today
The Viking Line Newbuilding Today, on 3 September, the production of Viking Line’s new passenger cruise ship starts at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (XSI) shipyard in China. The first steel plates are being cut in the traditional Steel Cutting ceremony. The new vessel will be one of the...
September 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Strong passenger numbers for Viking Line in July- Second highest volume ever – more than 951,010 passengers sailed on the company’s vessels

Strong passenger numbers for Viking Line in July- Second highest volume ever – more than 951,010 passengers sailed on the company’s vessels
The “Viking XPRS” Viking Line recorded total passenger volume of 951,010 passengers on its routes in July. That figure is better than the level reached during 2015, a record year for the company, with the corresponding capacity. Last year, volume surpassed the one-million passenger mark...
August 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video
Overcrowding is dangerous. Listen to crew. Follow instructions. It could save your life. These simple but key messages to ferry passengers are included in a new one-minute animated IMO safety video, to be shown in ferry terminals across the Asia and Pacific region and on national TV channels. The...
June 22nd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, IMO, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

FSG New Build “W.B. Yeats”: Entry into service is scheduled for September 2018

FSG New Build “W.B. Yeats”: Entry into service is scheduled for September 2018
The “W.B. Yeats” Due to delays in the delivery of interior components for public areas and on the electrical system installation in the hull and deckhouse, work on the new build NB771 “W.B. Yeats” will continue for a few weeks. Entry into service is now planned for September 2018. The...
June 12th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more
Glass being loaded on a roro-ferry Gavridis Glass has a history of 70 years within the glass industry. Starting from a small business run by just one individual – George Gavridis – it has now become a third generation family business run by his sons and grandchildren on its own premises of...
May 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Walking on sunshine! AAL transports giant passenger boarding bridges to world’s busiest cruise port, PortMiami

Walking on sunshine! AAL transports giant passenger boarding bridges to world’s busiest cruise port, PortMiami
Christophe Grammare, Commercial Director at AAL AAL has completed its first cargo shipment in partnership with new Spanish representative, Marítima Davila, transporting two giant Seaport Passenger Boarding Bridges (SPBB) to PortMiami in a single sailing. May 3, 2018 – With the ink not yet dry on...
May 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award
Kestrel Liner Agencies Chief Executive, Andy Thorne Kestrel Liner Agencies, the Caribbean region’s go-to shipping agency and gateway to the rest of the world, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award For International Trade 2018. The Award recognises Kestrel’s rapid growth over...
April 23rd, 2018 | Awards, Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Agencies | Read More

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction
Johan Roos Confirmation by the International Maritime Organization of a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels has been welcomed by trade association Interferry as an incentive to revive newbuild projects that have been inhibited by...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Interferry highlights three key topics in call for conference papers

Interferry highlights three key topics in call for conference papers
Mike Corrigan Global trade association Interferry has launched a call for papers on safety, security and the environment ahead of its 43rd annual conference taking place in Cancun, Mexico, this October. CEO Mike Corrigan stresses: “The core themes of this year’s conference are issues of ever-increasing...
April 10th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry
.. 1 MWh Corvus energy storage enables emissions-free berthing of Stena Jutlandica—a first for a Swedish-operated ferry Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – April 3, 2018 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Stena Line and Callenberg Technology Group to supply...
April 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas
Newly appointed, Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries at Bureau Veritas Paris-La Défense, France, March 6, 2018 – Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. This is a key role involved from the concept stages...
March 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.
… International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has three crisis response networks which help those affected by traumas at sea. The tragedy comes the day after the thirtieth anniversary of another Filipino ferry disaster. MV Doña Paz collided with an oil tanker on 20 December 1987, with the...
December 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected to power a new Fjord1 all-electric ferry Richmond, B.C. – November 30, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Norwegian Electric System (NES) to supply a lithium ion based energy storage...
November 30th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry service

RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry service
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT today issued a warning today that ferry company Condor’s intention to bid for the new inter-island service between Jersey and Guernsey would herald bad news for terms and conditions in the shipping industry were they to be successful. Condor, an exploitative employer that...
November 16th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

No return to oil for STQ Ferries

No return to oil for STQ Ferries
STQ retrofitted Thordon Bearings’ water lubricated propeller shaft bearings to the double-ended ferries Armand-Imbeau more than 20 years ago It is more than twenty years since Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ) retrofitted Thordon Bearings’ water lubricated propeller shaft bearings to the...
November 1st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

Record Interferry conference reviews issues with financial impact

Record Interferry conference reviews issues with financial impact
Mike Corrigan The challenges and opportunities posed by alternative fuels, safety management and social media dominated Interferry’s 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, where a record 370 delegates shared insights on ship technologies, safety issues including cybersecurity and the customer experience. Attendance...
October 17th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits
Mike Corrigan Trade association Interferry stages its 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, next month with an agenda highlighting the income and savings potential in three key areas – the customer experience, ship technologies and safety issues including cybersecurity. The event runs from October...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Markets, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits
Mike Corrigan Trade association Interferry stages its 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, next month with an agenda highlighting the income and savings potential in three key areas – the customer experience, ship technologies and safety issues including cybersecurity. The event runs from October...
September 12th, 2017 | Corruption, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018
Sophie Ahmed The Container Shipping Industry Gathers to Forecast for 2018 After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth. Although there are still some key challenges to be faced in the coming months, the industry is showing...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä waterjets to power new Danish high-speed ferry

Wärtsilä waterjets to power new Danish high-speed ferry
Wärtsilä’s compact axial flow jet solution was considered the most appropriate choice for the new Molslinjen high-speed ferry. The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply four of its waterjets plus the hydraulics and control system for a new 109 metre long high-speed RoPax ferry....
July 5th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

CELESTYAL CRUISES announces one-year extension of the Thompson Spirit charter to Thompson Cruises

CELESTYAL CRUISES announces one-year extension of the Thompson Spirit charter to Thompson Cruises
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced a one-year extension of the Thomson Spirit charter to Thomson Cruises of TUI Travel plc for the 2018 season. The Thomson Spirit has been chartered to Thomson since May 2003; per the terms of the charter, the ship will operate as a Thomson Cruises...
July 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Markets | Read More

The BDI@960 …drawn your sorrows

The BDI@960  …drawn your sorrows
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost twenty points earlier on today and at 960 creates a critical dry market. John Faraclas’ briefing: The Capers down 42 points saw the BCI 2014 at 1,590… The Panamaxes BPI down 31 at 925 The Supras’ BSI down seven points at 771 and The Handies’ BHSI...
May 17th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More