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LR certifies CETENA’s ‘ASSIST’ digital solution for use on Seven Seas Splendor.

LR certifies CETENA’s ‘ASSIST’ digital solution for use on Seven Seas Splendor.
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s LR certifies CETENA’s ‘ASSIST’ digital solution for use on Seven Seas Splendor.                                                                                                                   ...
March 10th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

“What shipping did next”

“What shipping did next”
“What shipping did next” Some perspectives during European Shipping Week from Tom Boardley, Secretary General, Cruise Lines International Association European Shipping Week is always a great occasion to meet up with colleagues and friends from across the industry, exchange views and catch up on...
February 20th, 2020 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​
Wärtsilä will supply customized Hybrid Scrubber systems that meet and exceed the latest emissions legislation to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line. Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​ Wärtsilä...
February 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala

Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala
  Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala February 11, 2020 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, has been selected as the recipient...
February 11th, 2020 | Awards, Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too… The falling markets, an unprecedented for many development – although we have witnessed a BDI down to 290 points in Feb 10 2016 and the falling apart of the European Union with the United Kingdom’s BREXIT  is the...
January 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton
A photo taken on a day when the port welcomed six cruise ships in 2018 A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton This year, the Port of Southampton is expecting a record number of cruise ships making maiden calls to the port.   In 2020, the port will see 14 maiden calls from cruise vessels...
January 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia
… From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia FIRST CHINESE-BUILT CRUISE SHIP READY FOR ARCTIC ADVENTURES At the forefront of China’s expanding cruise market is China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), who recently delivered the first ever Chinese-built, Polar-class expedition cruise ship,...
November 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, LNG, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent
First stop UK: Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady will be looked after by GAC UK who have clinched the contract to provide agency support.Photo credit: (c) virginvoyages.com Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent  Southampton, United Kingdom, 15 November 2019 – Newly-launched US-based cruise...
November 15th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Safeguarding the development of sustainable cruise activity: a priority for European ports

Safeguarding the development of sustainable cruise activity: a priority for European ports
(c) Port of Oslo 12 November 2019 The sustainability of cruise activity in Europe is currently under pressure. European ports take the concerns expressed very seriously. The vicinity to Europe’s cultural heritage and main must-sees makes many European port cities attractive tourist destinations. Their...
November 12th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises
The ‘Finnmarken’ is the first of three Hurtigruten ships to be fitted with Wärtsilä NOR systems for Tier III compliance, after which it will be renamed the ‘MS Otto Sverdrup’. Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 September...
September 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data

Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data
.. Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data After lengthy, meticulous planning, Haifa Port this week launched a single ground-breaking website which in effect is six different websites, presenting the Port’s activity in three languages attractively...
July 16th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship
from the naming process HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship HRH The Duchess of Cornwall today (Friday 5th July 2019) became Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery, in Dover, Kent. It’s the first cruise ship to be named...
July 5th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment
SAGA’s “Spirit of Discovery” – picture credits: Chris Ison SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment SAGA SAILS INTO DOVER LAUNCHING BRITISH BOUTIQUE CRUISINGWITH OVER £600m INVESTMENT IN NEW CRUISE SHIPS Kent-based Saga today (Friday, 28th June) sails into its future,...
June 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Markets | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…
From the record breaking conference Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records as East Med takes centre stage in global cruise itineraries More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new...
June 10th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism | Read More

RCL, Wärtsilä, and DNV GL announce Navigator of the Seas to feature industry first fire prevention notation

RCL, Wärtsilä, and DNV GL announce Navigator of the Seas to feature industry first fire prevention notation
Navigator of the Seas  RCL, Wärtsilä, and DNV GL announce Navigator of the Seas to feature industry first fire prevention notation Oslo, 5 June 2019: Even though great strides have been taken in detecting, containing and extinguishing fires, the best time to fight a fire is before it starts. The desire...
June 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to name Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to name Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to name Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery Saga is delighted to announce HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as the Godmother of its newly built boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery. The naming ceremony will take place in Dover, Kent, on 5 July 2019. She will be the...
June 5th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Events | Read More

The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive…

The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points thanks to another “surge” by the Capes; the Geopolitics not just perplexed, it’s more than in a mess. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI...
May 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
A very well attended event! Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum The prospects for the growth of the cruise industry in East Med are positive but still need much to improve in terms of safety and...
May 28th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

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