Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Early bookings for 2015 are robust and the current order book is better than at the same time last year in both volume and price, Royal Caribbean Cruises said in its third quarter results. Based on this, the ...

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UPDATE: Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, ...

Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, Disembarks Ship

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Sweden’s ferry operator Stena Line is increasing its share in Scandinavian market freight volumes by ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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Hamburg’s LNG Hybrid Barge Christened

Hamburg's LNG Hybrid Barge Christened

The LNG Hybrid Barge, Becker Marine Systems’ floating liquefied gas power plant was christened at Hafencity, ...

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Carnival: Quarantined Dallas Nurse Has No Ebola Symptoms

Carnival: Quarantined Dallas Nurse Has No Ebola Symptoms

A Dallas hospital nurse travelling on board Carnival Magic who was denied entry to Belize on the grounds of ...

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Royal Caribbean Facing Major Fine

Royal Caribbean Facing Major Fine

The Netherlands has fined Royal Caribbean cruise line for violation of labour rules and regulations for foreign ...

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Mein Schiff 4 Floated Out

Mein Schiff 4 Floated Out

Meyer Turku Oy  floated out the cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 on October 10, 2014. The Finnish shipyard is planning to ...

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Cruise Industry Vital for Seattle

Cruise Industry Vital for Seattle

179 cruise ships have called on the Port of Seattle in 2014, bringing 823,780 passengers, and an estimated USD 2,2 ...

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Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize

Ebola Stricken Cruise Passenger Denied Entry to Belize

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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P&O Ferries Capturing Growth Potential in North Sea

P&O Ferries Capturing Growth Potential in North Sea

P&O Ferries has announced the expansion of its North Sea business with the introduction of a daily service ...

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Gothenburg’s Cruise Ship Calls at All Time High

Gothenburg's Cruise Ship Calls at All Time High

Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg has recorded the highest number of cruise ship visits this season,  with 110,000 ...

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Increased Tonnage at Panama Canal

Increased Tonnage at Panama Canal

The Panama Canal registered an increase in tonnage to 326.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) during fiscal year ...

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China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

Carnival Corporation cruise company  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State ...

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Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

French ferry operator Brittany Ferries has cancelled plans to convert several of its vessels to LNG, also binning ...

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Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of ...

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ICS: Oil Pollution Compensation Regime Threatened

IOPCF Wind Up Threatens Current Regime

The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be ...

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San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the Ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 ...

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Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal ...

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Infographic: LNG’s Golden Jubilee

LNG at 50 Infographic

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas (predominantly methane, CH4) that has been converted to liquid form for ...

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Gdansk Port Wraps Up Cruise Season

Gdansk Port Wraps Up Cruise Season

The arrival of m/s Astor on Saturday, October 4, 2014, marked the end of this year’s cruise season in the ...

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Antwerp Ro/Ro Terminals Go Paperless

Antwerp RoRo Terminals Go Paperless

The Antwerp Port Community System (APCS) introduced the e-Desk for containers already in 2012, and this year the ...

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European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European shipowners have urged EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term and above all harmonised position on ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of IMO Meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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Infographic: Regal Princess Facts

Regal Princess 2

Regal Princess, a Royal-class cruise ship operated by Princess Cruises, will be christened by the cast of The Love ...

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