Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China

Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China
Stena Edda just before the water started to fill up the dry dock. Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China Leading ferry company Stena Line has achieved another major milestone in its fleet investment program with the ‘float out’ ceremony of the second vessel...
April 15th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept

Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept
Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept  The new queen of the Baltic Sea is scheduled to begin cruising along the Turku–Mariehamn–Stockholm route in two years. Today, we have initiated a recruiting campaign to find a creative project...
April 3rd, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Globar Cruise Industry meets at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019

Globar Cruise Industry meets at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019
. Piraeus, 19 March 2019 – GLOBAL CRUISE INDUSTRY MEETS AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM 2019 Event’s growing role fueled by Greece’s status as top cruise destination, impending port privatisations and a return to stability of regional geopolitical hotspots The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism...
March 19th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry | Read More

Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC

Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC
Viking Jupiter has been delivered with a Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft system Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC VIKING JUPITER DELIVERED WITH THORDON WATER LUBRICATED PROPULSION ARRANGEMENT Viking Jupiter, the 47,800gt cruise ship built at Fincantieri’s...
February 25th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LK supplies all manual valves for Viking Line’s new cruise ship

LK supplies all manual valves for Viking Line’s new cruise ship
… Viking Line and Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. have appointed LK as supplier of all manual valves on board the new Viking Line passenger cruise ship. “We are very proud to have won this order,” says Johan Kindblom, Sales Director at LK. “A vessel of this type and size has several...
February 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand
GAC Norway’s Regional Manager Henning Kjøs Lien (far right) with the team he is working with at Tromsø: Reidun K. Lie (SIVA representative); Marit Andreassen, Linken (Receptionist & Coordinator) and Dan Røberg (shipping agent). Tromsø, Norway, 24 January 2019 – Growing interest in year-round...
January 24th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry | Read More

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed
.. Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of Titanic II. The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management services. Deltamarin will provide Blue Star Line with outline design services including finalising and modifying the...
January 18th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard
The “Nieuw Statendam” in Fincantieri Shipyard Holland America Line took delivery of Nieuw Statendam 29 November 2018, officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam will set sail for...
November 30th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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