Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships
The renewed service agreement between Wärtsilä and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings covers 10 cruise ships transiting around the world – here cruise ship Marina in Sydney. The technology group Wärtsilä and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a renewal of their...
June 8th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The week begins with the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) falling further – although a bit contained at 821 points, that’s minus nine points since last Friday’s report; the Geopolitical situation is more than explosive and Islamist Terrorism tries to disrupt our lives in London and elsewhere...
June 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 15 points since yesterday and now stands at 934 thanks, once again, to the volatility of the Capers; Geopolitics continue their enigmatic course and development amid Terrorists mess. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 52 points...
May 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum
PPA’s Theodora Riga, Manager of Strategic Planning & Marketing Department, delivering her speech PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY INVESTMENT PLANS TABLED AT 4thPOSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Cruise sector at core of expansion plans Piraeus Port Authority is investing Euro 294mn over a five-year period to...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

New VP CLIA Europe appointment

New VP CLIA Europe appointment
Andreas Chrysostomou (BRUSSELS, May 3rd 2017) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announces that Andreas Chrysostomou has joined the organization as vice president public and government affairs for Europe. Chrysostomou will be responsible for managing the department of European affairs...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

The future of the East Med in the spotlight

The future of the East Med in the spotlight
CRUISE INDUSTRY LEADERS COME TOGETHER AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM With the cruise season in full swing, the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will once again place the East Mediterranean on center stage. Given the geo-political challenges faced at this juncture, it will be an especially valuable opportunity...
March 28th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry | Read More

Seafarers’ House to honor Princess Cruises’ Jan Swartz at 2017 Golden Compass Gala

Seafarers’ House to honor Princess Cruises’ Jan Swartz at 2017 Golden Compass Gala
  Jan Swartz FEBRUARY 6, 2017 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Jan Swartz, group president of Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, has been selected as recipient of the Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2017. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction...
February 6th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, HR | Read More

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership
Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation strengthen their existing partnership and joint continuous improvement efforts to maintain cruise ship safety and reliability Wärtsilä Corporation, Press Release, 25 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:...
January 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Technical, Technology | Read More

Celestyal Cruises welcomes Samos to its 2017 iconic Aegean itineraries

Celestyal Cruises welcomes Samos to its 2017 iconic Aegean itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced the addition of Samos to its 3 and 4 day Iconic Aegean itineraries. After evaluating more than 85,000 valid questionnaires, Celestyal Cruises found its passengers considered Samos, a lush beauty in the northeastern Aegean, as one of the top destinations...
January 17th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Genting deal largest in Evac history

Genting deal largest in Evac history
Ljubo Jurisevic Under an agreement signed December 7, 2016, Evac will supply Complete Cleantech Solutions for two Global class cruise ships for Genting Hong Kong’s Star Lines. The two 201,000-gross-ton vessels will be built by the German shipyard MV Werften for deliveries in 2020 and 2021. The contract...
January 11th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza
The “Moby Zaza” Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 January 2017 at 11 am EET – The Italian ferry company Moby S.p.A has chosen Wärtsilä to carry out the repowering of its passenger ferry MV Moby Zaza. Wärtsilä was chosen as a partner because of its ability to provide the fastest delivery...
January 5th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Geodis supports “Cruising for Children” in Spain

Geodis supports “Cruising for Children” in Spain
GEODIS | Freight Forwarding in Spain brought a group of 30 teenagers to tour the ship Celebrity Silhouette, in the port of Barcelona Following its commitment to corporate social responsibility, the global supply chain operator GEODIS supports the Spanish “Cruising for Children” initiative. “Cruising...
January 4th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, HR, Logistics | Read More

Wärtsilä enters dry waste treatment business for cruise ships

Wärtsilä enters dry waste treatment business for cruise ships
The new vessel to be built for Saga Cruises will be equipped with a new total waste management system from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 December 2016 at 10 am EET Wärtsilä has recently developed a complete offering for handling dry waste in cruise ships. This new offering complements the company’s...
December 1st, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive
Rafael von Heereman The Cruise Lines International Association Europe (CLIA Europe) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) welcome the revision of the European directive on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues. Whereas the directive has produced...
November 15th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its collaboration with AuraPortal

Celestyal Cruises announces its collaboration with AuraPortal
Celestyal CRYSTAL Global-Leading AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) will Increase Efficiency and Streamline Operation Integration. Piraeus, Greece – Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce its collaboration with AuraPortal,vendor of the AuraPortal Business Process Management...
November 11th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government

Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government
Incredible India dance troupe opens WTM. Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government By James Brewer India is fêting “cruise tourism” as an exciting emerging area, delegates to the World Travel Market 2016 have been told in London. Vinod Zutshi, Indian government secretary for tourism,...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Exhibitions, News | Read More

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season
MSC Simfonia was welcomed to Durban by marimba bands and traditional dancers. [Durban, South Africa, 1 November 2016]  The South African 2016/17 cruise season kicked off this morning with the arrival of the first international cruise liner, MSC SINFONIA, at the Port of Durban. Carrying a full capacity...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

China is set to leap ahead in cruise market says Euroyards chief Corrado Antonini

China is set to leap ahead in cruise market says Euroyards chief Corrado Antonini
Dr Corrado Antonini. China is set to leap ahead in cruise market says Euroyards chief Corrado Antonini  By James Brewer One of the world’s most experienced executives in cruiseship construction has emphasised the growing role that China will play in the market. Dr Corrado Antonini, president of the...
October 24th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Marine Insurance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s Helm

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s Helm
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Kyriakos Anastassiadis elected CLIA Europe Chair for next two years after receiving unanimous support from CLIA Europe’s General Assembly BRUSSELS, 20 October 2016 – The CLIA Europe General Assembly, has voted to appoint Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as...
October 20th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

CLIA Welcomes First Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic

CLIA Welcomes First Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic
Marco Digioia Director of Government Affairs at CLIA Europe. (BRUSSELS, 18 October 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe as one of the leading partners of the European Commission’s Pan European Dialogue between cruise operators, ports and coastal tourism stakeholders is pleased...
October 18th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, European Union, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Unique Dynamic Lighting system by Wärtsilä Funa…

Unique Dynamic Lighting system by Wärtsilä Funa…
Wärtsilä is supplying a special external lighting system for the “Genting Dream” cruise vessel. Unique Dynamic Lighting system by Wärtsilä Funa creates a special look for Dream Cruise’s stunning new cruise ship Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 September 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä...
September 29th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The biggest cruise sailing ship “Club Med 2” at Chios port

The biggest cruise sailing ship “Club Med 2” at Chios port
The “Club Med 2” entering the Port of Chios Here we go again with yet another excellent video by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou. This time our viewers world-wide can enjoy Maritime Tourism at its best! The Club Med 2 visit in the Port of Chios yesterday attracted hundreds of faithful on...
September 7th, 2016 | Clubs, Cruise Industry, Film Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Tourism | Read More

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement
Trond Hodne, Business Director Maritime, Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen and Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Yoshioka Tatsuya, Founder and Director of Peace Boat (center right), at SMM today, forming a partnership to develop the Ecoship cruise...
September 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project announces latest developments and calls for suppliers at SMM

Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project announces latest developments and calls for suppliers at SMM
The Peace Boat – an Ecoship graphic During the SMM 2016, Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project will be one of the members showcasing their initiatives in the International Windship Association (IWSA) booth, A301. Peace Boat, Japan’s largest cruising organization and an NGO in Special Consultative Status...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News, Technical, Technology | Read More