Tallink’s LNG-Powered Fast Ferry Begins Taking Shape

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The hull assembly of Tallink’s new fast ferry Megastar started today at the Meyer Turku shipyard. The ferry will ...

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Spotted: Majestic Princess Shows Off New Livery

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 The Majestic Princess, owned by Princess Cruises, the first cruise ship built and designed specifically for the ...

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Meyer Turku Confirms Order at TTS Marine AB

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Finland-based Meyer Turku Yard has confirmed a contract with TTS Marine AB for delivery of access equipment to ...

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Majestic Princess Hits the Water

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The third Royal Princess class vessel built for the California-based cruise operator Princess Cruises, a brand of ...

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Gallery: SMIT Salvage Team Boards Modern Express, Attaches Tow Line The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage ...

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Pacific Pearl Arrives for New Zealand Cruise Season

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Australian P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, has sent its 1800-guest Pacific Pearl to Auckland for the ...

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RCL’s 2015 Earnings Up 42 Pct over 2014

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today reported adjusted earnings for 2015 worth USD 4.83 per share – up 42% over ...

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MSC Cruises Confirms Option for Two More Cruise Ships

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Geneva-based cruise giant MSC Cruises has confirmed orders for two more cruise vessels to be built by STX ...

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VIDEO: 22 Evacuated as Car Carrier Lists in Bay of Biscay A crew of 22 people were evacuated after the ...

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Strike in Greece Extended for Two More Days

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The general strike in Greece that was launched on Wednesday has been extended by another 48 hours, Inchcape ...

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Cocaine Bust Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Ship

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Seven passengers of Royal Caribbean’s M/S Jewel of the Seas were arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border ...

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Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV ...

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FRS Buys Majority Stake in Clipper

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German shipping group Fast Reliable Seaway (FRS) has bought a majority interest in US-based ferry company Clipper ...

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Wärtsilä Upgrades World’s Largest Homes on Water

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The largest, private, residential ship on the seas, The World, operated by Fort Lauderdale-based ROW Management, ...

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Spotted: Revamped ms Eurodam Flaunts New Amenities

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Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam re-entered service Dec. 20, 2015, following a scheduled 14-day dry dock in ...

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Gallery: Mein Schiff 5 Floated Out, Ready for Final Touches

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Finland-based Meyer Turku Shipyard floated out on Friday 15 January, the first ship being contracted and built ...

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2015 Brings 1 Million Cruise Passengers to New Orleans

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More than one million passengers in 2015 have passed through the Port of New Orleans cruise terminals, up 1 percent ...

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Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Out of Service After It Hits Pier

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A super fast ropax ferry Spirit of Tasmania II suffered damage to its internal loading ramp after it crashed into a ...

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P&O Ferries Closes Loss-Making LarneTroon Route

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Ferry operator P&O Ferries has decided to close its loss-making LarneTroon route with immediate effect. ...

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Wärtsilä Introduces Zero Emissions Shuttle Ferry Design

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Wärtsilä is launching a complete concept for a series of shuttle ferries, featuring zero or low emissions. The ...

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Saga Cruises Confirms Cruise Ship Order at Meyer

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British cruise line company Saga Cruises has signed a contract to build a 55,900gt cruise ship at German ...

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AIDAprima Hit by Fire in Shipyard

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A small fire broke out in the rear part of the newbuild AIDAprima cruise ship, owned by cruise line company AIDA ...

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P&O Ferries Breaks Freight Volume Record on the Channel

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Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries carried more freight between Dover and Calais in 2015 than in any ...

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ISIS Attacks Libya’s Largest Oil Port Libya’s largest oil port of Sidra was attacked early Monday by Islamic State ...

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Four Cruise Ships Joining Carnival’s Fleet in 2016

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Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation & plc said it will launch four new ships in 2016 across four of its ...

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MUA Agrees to Temporarily Move MV Portland

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The Maritime Union of Australia, together with Glenelg Council chief executive Greg Burgoyne and Port Authority ...

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Genting Hong Kong Takes Remaining Stake in Lloyd Werft

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Genting Hong Kong Limited said in a stock exchange filing that it has exercised the call option to buy the ...

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