Archive for the ‘Cruise Ferry’ Category

Cruise industry welcomes Latvian EU Presidency…

Cruise industry welcomes Latvian EU Presidency…
Robert Ashdown CLIA Europe Sec Gen Cruise industry welcomes Latvian EU Presidency and calls for progress on the Visa Code review Maritime transport seen as key contributor to Europe’s economy Brussels,  12 January 2015 – CLIA Europe, the association representing Europe’s multibillion-Euro cruise...
January 12th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
2015 port charges for cruise vessels December 10, 2014, Finland, Helsinki The Port of Helsinki has released their charges applicable to cruise vessels for 2015. Below please find a summary of the new charges compared with those applied during 2014: HARBOUR DUES 0, 1955 x NRT (max NRT 34 000 used) [2014:...
December 10th, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
New fairway due law for cruise vessels December 09, 2014, Finland, all ports Based on the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communication’s maritime strategy, a final and lawful decision on the new temporary fairway due law applicable to cruise vessels for the period 2015-2017 has been announced. The...
December 9th, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Legal, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Interferry welcomes IMO decision on LNG fuel tank location

Interferry welcomes IMO decision on LNG fuel tank location
Johan Roos Interferry has welcomed a decision at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting (MSC94) setting out rules for the location of fuel tanks on LNG-powered ships – a decision that the trade association says will safeguard further development of the LNG option. Following concerted cross...
November 24th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, LNG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Liverpool scoops top cruise accolade

Liverpool scoops top cruise accolade
Angie Redhead For the second year, Liverpool has been named the UK’s best port of call by the world’s largest cruise review website.  ‘Cruise Critic’ – sister site of ‘Trip Advisor’ – has named Liverpool as the ‘Best UK Port of Call’, choosing the city based on the fact so many attractions...
November 18th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Cruise Ferry, HR, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again… as they fail and fall

The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again… as they fail and fall
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 14th  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, re-confirms once again our last week’s title: “The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation,...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CLIA enhances and expands executive partner member program

CLIA enhances and expands executive partner member program
New membership categories and levels include exclusive access and benefits for Members Executive Partner Member Program reaffirms CLIA’s commitment to entire value chain Washington DC,  November 12, 2014 – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the global cruise trade association, today...
November 12th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Tourism | Read More

European Tourism Forum: Synergies between cruise tourism and culture can help growth and jobs in Europe

European Tourism Forum: Synergies between cruise tourism and culture can help growth and jobs in Europe
But hurdles need to be tackled, including swift adoption of Visa Code reform Brussels,  30 October 2014 – CLIA Europe, the association representing Europe’s multibillion-Euro cruise industry, participated as a speaker in the European Tourism Forum 2014 (Naples,  30-31 October). CLIA Europe strongly...
October 30th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Containers and cruises boost first nine months at Marseilles Fos

Containers and cruises boost first nine months at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 23 October 2014  – Port news from Marseilles Fos                                                         Container throughput at leading French port Marseilles Fos reached 876, 711 teu for the period January to September, an increase...
October 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ebola scare reveals cruise complications

Ebola scare reveals cruise complications
  Carnival Magic returned to Galveston, Texas. Photo: PA The Carnival Magic’s return to Texas after a cruise overshadowed by panic over a passenger’s potential exposure to Ebola reveals the dangers for the cruise industry from health scares. Greg Miller at IHS Maritime 360* Fairplay...
October 22nd, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Tourism, Medical, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

Interferry conference sees commercial light at end of regulatory tunnel

Interferry conference sees commercial light at end of regulatory tunnel
Len Roueche A wide-ranging review of the ferry industry’s latest challenges and opportunities attracted a record 340 delegates to Vancouver last week for the 39th annual Interferry conference. The global trade association event exposed a string of concerns – notably over punitive safety and environmental...
October 16th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input
Len Roueche Two major examples of Interferry’s growing influence will be highlighted next week at the global trade association’s 39th annual conference in Vancouver.    CEO Len Roueche will report on his nomination to a new UN high level advisory group on sustainable transport, while executive...
September 29th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance | Read More

BOLIDT wins Supplier of the Year Award

BOLIDT wins Supplier of the Year Award
Bolidt has been named as one of the winners of the 8th Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards, announced during the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention 2014 – the Mediterranean’s most prestigious cruise event.  Judged by an independent panel of experienced cruise industry specialists, the Seatrade Insider...
September 24th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Cruise Ferry, HR, Organisations | Read More

Cruise Industry Continues Global Growth

Cruise Industry Continues Global Growth
More than 21 Million Cruise Passengers in 2013 and $117 Billion in Economic Contributions BARCELONA, September 15, 2014 — In the last decade, demand for cruising across the globe has increased 77 percent, from 12 million to 21.3 million passengers. New data released by the Cruise Lines International...
September 18th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry | Read More

ESPO meets with cruise port organisations…

ESPO meets with cruise port organisations…
ESPO meets with cruise port organisations in view of strengthening the voice of the European Cruise and Ferry port sector in Brussels Today, the European Sea Ports Organisation gathered with the relevant European cruise port organisations in Barcelona and decided to enhance the cooperation between the...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, European Union, Maritime Tourism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Customers vote Seatruck ‘Irish Sea Shipping Line of the Year’, for the second year in succession

Customers vote Seatruck ‘Irish Sea Shipping Line of the Year’, for the second year in succession
Copenhagen,  September 9, 2014  – Seatruck Ferries has been voted Irish Sea Shipping Line of 2014 at the annual Export & Freight Transport & Logistics Awards for the second year in succession. The company was presented with the much coveted award, sponsored by DSV, at a ceremony at the...
September 9th, 2014 | Awards, Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Port of Dover breaks new ground

Port of Dover breaks new ground
l to r:George Jenkins OBE, Dover Harbour Board Chairman; Tim Waggott, Cheif Executive Dover Harbour Board; and Charlie Elphicke MP It was out with the old to prepare to bring in the new when Dover MP Charlie Elphicke stood alongside Dover Harbour Board Chairman, George Jenkins OBE, and Chief Executive,...
September 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Holidays, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Passenger surprise at Dover Port

Passenger surprise at Dover Port
l to r:Tim Waggott, Chief Executive Port of Dover, David and Jenny Young, Andy Gross, P&O Ferries; and PC Paul Skinner, Port of Dover Police. 1 September, 2014 – 2.3 million tourist passengers passed through the Port of Dover this summer, making it a fantastic year for Europe’s leading ferry...
September 1st, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Holidays, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

CLIA Europe celebrates “interior” revolution in cruising

CLIA Europe celebrates “interior” revolution in cruising
Cruise lines work with hospitality designers to enhance cruising experience  River cruises are also a part of this revolution, seeking to maximise available space  Brussels,  19 August 2014 – CLIA Europe, the association representing Europe’s multibillion euro cruise industry, wishes to celebrate...
August 19th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Markets | Read More

Cruise Industry Manifesto for the EU institutions

Cruise Industry Manifesto for the EU institutions
Following the European Parliament elections in May, CLIA Europe has presented its Manifesto for the EU institutions, highlighting the cruise industry’s five EU policy priorities for the next five years: · Tourism and travel facilitation · Passenger rights and consumer protection · Environment ·...
July 23rd, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, European Union, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings
  BC Ferries LNG-fuelled passenger ferry BC Ferries “pleased” to have Lloyd’s Register on board for LNG-fuelled passenger ferries BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling $165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries....
July 16th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark
Peter Frølich shaking hand after signing the agreement with Mihail Tãnãsescu The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 124 million loan to the shipping company Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet. Two new LNG cruise ferries are operating between Bergen, Stavanger, Langesund (Norway)...
July 8th, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More