Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

Back-to-back cruise dockings for Gibdock

Back-to-back cruise dockings for Gibdock
Back-to-back cruise ship projects at Gibdock’s No. 1 dock have seen “Thompson Destiny” – photograh by Dani Van Weert the return of the 37, 584gt, 1, 575-passenger capacity “Thomson Destiny” for its fourth visit since a first refit in Gibraltar in 2006. The Thomson...
February 3rd, 2012 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair | Read More

Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as Costa Concordia adds to loss woes

Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as Costa Concordia adds to loss woes
Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as “Costa Concordia” adds to loss woes. IUMI leader speaks of growing pressures to update business model. By James Brewer. Marine insurers need to abandon their “old fashioned” business model, regardless of any impact from the...
January 25th, 2012 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Gibdock digs deep to repair Pullmantur Zenith

Gibdock digs deep to repair Pullmantur Zenith
Pullmantor Zenith at Gibdock Gibdock’s growing reputation as one of the leading cruise ship repair and refurbishment centres in the Mediterranean has been enhanced by the docking of the 42, 255 gt, 1992-built Pullmantur Zenith. The vessel arrived in Gibraltar on November 7th for work that had to...
January 6th, 2012 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair | Read More

Sparks fly as Queen Mary 2 changes flag‏

Sparks fly as Queen Mary 2 changes flag‏
The Queen Mary 2 James Brewer writes: Sparks fly as the “Queen Mary 2” changes her home port to Hamilton, Bermuda, from Southampton under a Cunard reflagging exercise. Hamburg maritime historian Joachim Pein, took this photo* symbolising a historic transformation.  It shows work on...
December 19th, 2011 | Breaking News, Cruise Industry, Flags, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, Shiprepair | Read More

Cruise of the Year 2011 Special Award Goes to Fuji Maru

Cruise of the Year 2011 Special Award Goes to Fuji Maru
Fuji Maru For Support Activities in Areas Stricken by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – TOKYO, 15 December 2011 – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that support activities by the cruise ship Fuji Maru in areas stricken by the Great East...
December 15th, 2011 | Cruise Industry | Read More

European cruise convention confirms positive growth prospects for the maritime tourism industry

European cruise convention confirms positive growth prospects for the maritime tourism industry
The Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention, which came to a close at the Hamburg Messe exhibition centre yesterday, concluded that growth prospects for the international cruise industry continue to be excellent. This, despite the global order book for the construction of new cruise ships...
September 30th, 2011 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Exhibitions, News | Read More