Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business
Marcus Höglund, Foreship Senior Vice President Engineering Services, Naval architecture, design and marine engineering specialist Foreship has transferred a senior member of its management team in Finland to head its Seattle operation, in a move aiming to expand West Coast activities and provide a new...
October 1st, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders
The MAN 51/60DF engine involved in the latest cruise orders New orders cover broad range of company’s marine portfolio MAN Energy Solutions is currently experiencing a record order-intake within its cruise business. The company reports that, in the first eight months of 2018, it has won orders to...
September 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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

Bolidt hits all-time high as cruise refits surge

Bolidt hits all-time high as cruise refits surge
The Norwegian Star The vibrant cruise ship refurbishment market is reflected in an all-time high in refit work for Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems, with the record including completion of five major ship projects so far this year. Bookings for a further seven large ship jobs are part of a workload...
August 28th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Breakaway at Damen Shiprepair Brest The 326-metre, 146,000 DWT, cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway arrived in Brest on 28 April for 11 days of scheduled maintenance and refurbishment. The primary objective of the visit was mechanical works on the ship’s two ABB azipods. The DSBr team worked...
July 10th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Portugal Shipping Week 2018 – Register Free

Portugal Shipping Week 2018 – Register Free
.. MARITIME BUSINESS NETWORKING OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY 17-21 SEPTEMBER 2018 – LISBON Portugal Shipping Week, hosted in the country’s stunningly attractive capital city, will showcase Portugal’s role as a global shipping and logistics maritime centre and highlight Lisbon’s soaring prominence...
June 22nd, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, News | Read More

Baleària celebrates 20 years committed to energy efficiency, digitization and the opening of new international routes

Baleària celebrates 20 years committed to energy efficiency, digitization and the opening of new international routes
Baleària’s  “Bahama Mama” The shipping company’s expansion has been continuous ever since it was founded in 1988, and it currently operates 21 routes in five countries with a fleet of 30 ships The Sustainable Development Goals mark the roadmap for the company, which has undertaken...
June 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry, News | Read More

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators
The National Geographic “Explorer” The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The...
June 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award
24mx4m Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Viking Grace. Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards HELSINKI – 16 May 2018: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Climate, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL and Meyer Turku sign class contract for Royal Caribbean’s two new ICON Class vessels

DNV GL and Meyer Turku sign class contract for Royal Caribbean’s two new ICON Class vessels
Hamburg/Hovik, 8 Mai 2018: The Finnish Meyer Turku Shipyard and DNV GL have signed a contract for the classification of Royal Caribbean International’s new ICON Class vessels. The contract covers two vessels with delivery scheduled for 2022 and 2024. “It is a proud day for DNV GL to have been entrusted...
May 8th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, News | Read More

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18
… Cruise line founded in 1873 is one of most experienced in the world  April 19, 2018 — Holland America Line celebrated its 145th anniversary yesterday, April 18, 2018, marking its place in history as one of the most experienced cruise lines in the world. What started as shipping and passenger...
April 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry | Read More

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class
Carnival Horizon 18 April 2018 – Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500 GT Carnival Horizon at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship has a capacity of 3960 guests, plus 1450 crew, and is the second in the Vista-class...
April 18th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral at the Port of Tyne. – pic credits John Fatkin Shipping and logistics provider to service Black Watch and Balmoral in Liverpool and Newcastle Grangemouth, UK, 6 March 2018 – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed GAC UK as its agent in Newcastle and...
March 7th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Survitec appoints Mark Baines to global cruise role

Survitec appoints Mark Baines to global cruise role
Mark Baines. Safety solutions provider Survitec has appointed Mark Baines as Global Vice President, Cruise, as a clear indication of Survitec’s commitment to cruise clients globally. Based in Survitec’s Miami office, he will build a dedicated sales and operations team focused solely on partnering...
March 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, HR, Person Profiles, Tourism | Read More

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet
The ferry “Nápoles of Baleària” Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet The shipping company owns twenty-four ships and charters one Baleària recently invested nearly 75 million euros to purchase three ships to reinforce its fleet.  The...
February 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
The new exploration cruise vessel being built for Sunstone is to be equipped with Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems. Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2017 at 9.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning...
November 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels
Pressure distribution on the optimized hull Hamburg, 9 November 2017: Design changes made as a result of working with DNV GL has resulted in projected annual fuel savings of more than ten per cent for the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises passenger expedition ships. The two vessels, HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC...
November 9th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Company offers the best all inclusive cruises in the Greek Islands with overnights in Mykonos and Santorini Ports of Call Include Milos, Heraklion and Samos or Kusadasi Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce its 2018 7-Day Idyllic Aegean itinerary, which the...
October 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Stay put with the BDI’s rise… there is a long way to go!

Stay put with the BDI’s rise… there is a long way to go!
John Faraclas Despite some gains the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains low; low with the correlation of t/c rates both for the spot and period and unless we see the magic 2,247 and above level, stay put! Geopolitics are worsening and the drums of War can be head… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI...
October 10th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry
New Viking Line cruise ferry ABB to provide  Azipod propulsion system  for new Viking Line cruise ferry to be built in China, the first installation of Azipod propulsion in a cruise-ferry application. The vessel is to be built by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry co., Ltd. Additional scope of ABB’s supply...
October 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | 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

Jane McDonald Cruises Cuba with Celestyal Cruises

Jane McDonald Cruises Cuba with Celestyal Cruises
… Piraeus, Greece – 30 Aug 2017:  Cruising royalty Jane McDonald is back doing what she does best – taking her audience with her on the high seas to explore cruising life in the second series of the hotly anticipated ‘Cruising with Jane’. The second episode airs on Friday the 8thSeptember...
August 30th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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