Visiting Antarctica used to involve a long and sometimes uncomfortable crossing of the notorious Drake Passage on a small expedition ship or icebreaker. And it was expensive. As demand from less-intrepid travellers grew, mass-market cruise ships offered more affordable and smoother ways to venture to the White Continent.
The arrival of m/s Astor on Saturday, October 4, 2014, marked the end of this year’s cruise season in the ...read more →
Coral Princess is one of just two cruise ships in the Princess Cruises fleet specially built to sail through the ...read more →
For travelers looking to book a significant deal on a cruise vacation, timing is everything. Therefore, it is of ...read more →
MSC Cruises have moved to increase their order of megaships from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to two ships, with ...read more →
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) welcomed Cunard’s newest luxury cruise liner, Queen ...read more →
27th International Ship Finance & Investment Conference
26th International Ship Finance & Investment Conference Highlights included:
- Outlook for global growth and trade flows
- Prospects for rates and energy prices
- Macro economic influences on shipping markets
- The impact of shale oil and gas on the tanker sector
- How are supply and demand dynamics changing in the container sector?
- Market prospects for LNG and LPG sectors
- Dry bulk shipping analysis
- Are shipping stocks being given a fair hearing by investors
- Is now the time to invest?
- What next for the ship finance cycle?
- What opportunities exist for Western and Eastern banks to work together?
- Can bank ship finance still compete?
- Newbuilding price developments
- Latest Chinese bank strategy for ship finance
- How does today’s owner access finance given bank constraints?
- Can alternative finance provide solutions owners are looking for?
- Equity investment – latest perspectives
- What does the short to medium term future hold for private equity in shipping?
14TH WORLD CONFERENCE CITIES AND PORTS
This conferences organized every two years, the World Conferences of AIVP gather between 400 and 600 participants. The World Conferences are intended for port and urban decision-makers (elected representatives and technical experts), researchers and academics, as well as economical and institutional partners of the port areas’ development. These conferences have for main objectives to develop some practices and know-how but also to be a showcase of port’s projects or realizations, to exchange experiences between decision-makers and other economic actors for the ports’ development, to increase institutional and public authorities’ awareness of the main assets of the port area and finally, to reinforce transversal exchanges between the various decision-makers in order to initiate consultation and new working methods.read more >
Background to Shipping
Experience the maritime business first hand through our excellent practical and interactive sessions:
- Chair Tutorial: Mapping the maritime industry and stakeholders
- Combating Piracy Simulation Workshop
- Become a Ship Manager & Reduce Operating Costs
- Maritime law explained
- Time & Voyage Charterparties Workshop
- Lloyd’s of London Site Visit
- Marine Claims Workshop: Ships collide!
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ICSOT Indonesia: Developments in Ship, Design and Construction
The next conference is planned to be held at Hasanuddin University Makassar by cooperating with the Naval Architecture Department, Engineering Faculty,UNHAS Makassar. The main objective of this event is to give a chance for members of the international maritime industry to present and discuss the latest developments in marine research and technologies which could provide improvements and solution to the problems and challenges related to ship building and offshore applications. Besides that, it also could become a way to increase a number of international publications of researchers from local universities and institutions.read more >
This year’s cruise shipping season in Kiel opened on Saturday April 5th when the first cruise ship of the year, the ...read more →
Viking Supply Ships’ AHTS icebreaker the ‘Tor Viking’ was chartered by a major oil company for the drilling seasons ...read more →
After clinching work on the cruise liners MS “Explorer” and MS “Mein Schiff 1″ in ...read more →
MAN has seen 2014 off to a successful start and received a large number of new major orders which include marine ...read more →
The new draft `Polar Code’ of safety and environmental rules fails to address the looming danger of having ...read more →
The start of the winter layup season at Great Lakes Shipyard is marked by the arrival of Interlake Steamship ...read more →
Chart Industries, Inc., a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the ...read more →
ABB won orders worth $180 million in 2013 to deliver complete electrical power plants and propulsion systems for ...read more →