Archive for the ‘Cruise Ferry’ Category

The Transportation problem of Chios and proposals to solve it

The Transportation problem of Chios and proposals to solve it
The Homeric Culture Centre of Chios Chios Marine Club will organise at the  Homeric Cultural Centre  (5 Iroon Polytechniou St, Chios, Greece) onThursday 29 October 2015 at 18:00 a lecture on a subject dear to all Chiots, that of “The Transportation problem of Chios and proposals to solve it” which...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Cruise Ferry, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues
Michael Cramer Firefighting led a stream of topical debate at trade association Interferry’s 40th annual conference in Copenhagen last week – but not before a record 342 delegates came under fire from a leading Green politician claiming that ‘shipping is currently one of the unaddressed areas of...
October 15th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Groundings, Health and Safety, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Damen deliver third Fast Ferry of the year to South Korean operators

Damen deliver third Fast Ferry of the year to South Korean operators
The “Sunrise” All good things come in threes as Damen delivers the third vessel of the year, from the Damen Fast Ferry (DFFe) series to South Korean operators. Having already delivered the SeaStar 5 to existing customer Seaspovill earlier this year, two additional DFFe deliveries to new customers...
October 2nd, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios
The ” Celestyal Crystal” arriving at the Port of Chios The “Celestyal Crystal” a cruise ship with a very colourful life visited Chios on the 24th of September. The 1980 built vessel had also the honour to accommodate and entertain famous personalities, amongst them Sweden’s Royal...
September 28th, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Film Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Photography, Press and Media, Tourism | Read More

Interferry innovations agenda to explore unmanned ships game-changer

Interferry innovations agenda to explore unmanned ships game-changer
Oskar Levander The first remote-controlled ferry demonstrator could hit the water within four to five years thanks to a new wave of research into operational efficiency based on ship intelligence solutions. The prediction from Oskar Levander, VP for innovation, engineering & technology at Rolls-Royce...
September 14th, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL classed world’s first fully electrical ferry Ampere wins Ship Efficiency Award‏

DNV GL classed world’s first fully electrical ferry Ampere wins Ship Efficiency Award‏
Tord Helland, Finance Director at Norled (right), together with Stephen Bligh (left), Head of Shipping Advisory UK at DNV GL, received the Ship Efficiency Award for the world’s first purely battery-driven passenger and car ferry Ampere in the category Environmental Technology at London International...
September 10th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

The importance of tourism for Panama’s maritime industry

The importance of tourism for Panama’s maritime industry
Veronica Vallarino It is no secret that Copa Airlines is moving to transform Panama into an air travel hub, with Tocumen SA working hard to keep up as it finalizes a much-needed expansion of the airport terminal. Much more will be required once Copa’s historic Boeing fleet purchase begins to arrive....
September 6th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Clubs, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Holidays, Jet set, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

ISS develops cruise business with new VP Cruise Solutions at the helm

ISS develops cruise business with new VP Cruise Solutions at the helm
Grant Holmes, Vice President, Cruise Solutions ISS Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world-leading marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider, is embarking on an ambitious plan to develop its cruise business with the appointment of Grant Holmes as Vice President, Cruise Solutions. Based out...
September 4th, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

New monitoring network for Scottish ports

New monitoring network for Scottish ports
Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration...
August 17th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Landmark Interferry conference looks to the future

Landmark Interferry conference looks to the future
Tim Reardon Issues including stowaway migrants, vehicle deck fires and the global economy will feature at the 40th annual Interferry conference, which takes place in Copenhagen from October 3-7 with an agenda shaped by headline news. The trade association is returning to the city for the first time...
August 12th, 2015 | Associations, Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

GE to provide Buquebus with customized service Agreement for LM2500 Gas Turbines that power Francisco, world’s fastest commercial ship

EVENDALE, Ohio (August 5, 2015) – GE Marine announced it will provide Buquebus, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a customized service agreement for the two GE LM2500 gas turbines aboard the Francisco fast ferry. The 10-year agreement provides for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the dual fuel...
August 5th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Interferry members win EU aid for scrubber projects

Interferry members win EU aid for scrubber projects
Johan Roos Five members of trade association Interferry are to receive European Union (EU) grants totalling €48 million towards the cost of installing exhaust scrubber systems to meet the stringent 0.1% sulphur emissions limit in force since January.   The awards are among the latest under the multi-annual...
July 27th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Cruise Ferry | Read More

New monitoring network for Scottish ports

New monitoring network for Scottish ports
Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port andon arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration...
July 2nd, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Weather | Read More

Bank holiday in Greece: Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act (29 June, 2015

Bank holiday in Greece: Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act (29 June, 2015
Greece Macro Monitor (29 June 2015) Bank holiday in Greece Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act Viewers can read the full report herebelow: GREECE MACRO FOCUS June 29 2015
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Finance, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Newsletter 2015

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Newsletter 2015
Following the successful  3rd POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM held in Athens last May viewers can find herebelow the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Newsletter. A great job done by the Posidona team:  PSTF2015 NEWSLETTER
June 18th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Jet set, Jobs, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports, Tourism | Read More

Thordon Bearings secures new Alaska Ferry contract

Thordon Bearings secures new Alaska Ferry contract
Thordon Bearings exhibited its COMPAC system at Nor-Shipping this week Thordon Bearings has received an order to supply its COMPAC system to two Alaska Ferry newbuilds under construction at the Vigor Industrial shipyard in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Canada-based company, the world’s leading supplier of...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations…

SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations…
SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations, says new report on ferry disasters. London, Wednesday, June 3. Search and rescue (SAR) authorities and organisations in developing nations are under resourced and overwhelmed because of the size of the rivers, lakes and coastlines they...
June 3rd, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Education and Training, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Busan Port unveils plans to fuel booming cruise sector

Busan Port unveils plans to fuel booming cruise sector
Korean government backs national cruise industry In response to Northeast Asia’s rapidly growing attractiveness as a cruise destination, the port of Busan (S Korea) is bringing new facilities on-stream this year and has unveiled plans for further developments in the future. In September, the port will...
June 1st, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RORO to be incorporated within Intermodal Europe 2015 in Hamburg this November

RORO to be incorporated within Intermodal Europe 2015 in Hamburg this November
RORO heads to Hamburg! NEW for 2015 – RORO will be incorporated within Intermodal Europe to create an enhanced exhibition experience. By bringing RORO within Intermodal Europe, the event will not only benefit from more content and speakers,...
May 28th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Lacking Port Infrastructure hampers Greece’s Cruise Tourism potential…

Lacking Port Infrastructure hampers Greece’s Cruise Tourism potential…
Chrissie Palassis, A. Sharp,  R. Perocchio, Dr. Pallis, Nigel Lingard, M. Nestour Prof. Moutzouris and S. Hatzakos …limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for Mega Cruise vessel deployment Greece has failed to benefit from the exponential growth of...
May 27th, 2015 | Associations, Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Mediterranean Shipping, News, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Unlock the potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece, says CLIA Europe Chairman

Unlock the potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece, says CLIA Europe Chairman
Pierfrancesco Vago, Further dialogue among stakeholders needed to overcome hurdles to growth  Athens, 26 May 2015 – CLIA Europe, the association representing the 40 billion euro cruise industry in Europe, stressed the need for greater cooperation among all stakeholders in order to unlock the potential...
May 26th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

ABPmer to advise Wightlink on proposed ferry upgrade

ABPmer to advise Wightlink on proposed ferry upgrade
ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a leading marine consultancy, has been appointed by Wightlink Ferries to provide specialist environmental advice for their proposed upgrade of the Fishbourne – Portsmouth Gunwharf ferry service. Wightlink wish to improve their service from Portsmouth...
May 19th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC sets its sights on UK cruise business

GAC sets its sights on UK cruise business
GAC UK’s new Cruise Manager, industry veteran Fergus Poole Cruise Manager appointed to coordinate integrated cruise support nationwide Grangemouth, 19 May 2015 – GAC UK is boosting its services for the cruise industry with the appointment of industry veteran Fergus Poole as Cruise Manager. For...
May 19th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum welcomes 800 delegates to Athens

3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum welcomes 800 delegates to Athens
Ath. Christopoulos, R.Pavlatou, S.Katsikadis, Th.Kontes, Th.Pallis, G.Anomeritis, Th.Dritsas, Th.Vokos, Ant.Stelliatos, G.Gratsos, Kyr.Anastassiadis, And.Stylianopoulos, M.Sakellis, Al. Lamnides, St.Hatzakos, SEA TOURISM KEY GROWTH DRIVER FOR EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN ECONOMIES Sea tourism in Greece and...
May 19th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers, Yachting | Read More

Ctrip appoints WSS as General Agent for cruise ship venture

Ctrip appoints WSS as General Agent for cruise ship venture
Emilia Shao China’s leading travel services provider Ctrip has strengthened its expansion into the cruise market with the appointment of Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) as its General Agent in China. The partnership, which was announced at the official Ctrip vessel naming ceremony last week, will see...
May 18th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More