Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

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

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