Gallery: Royal Caribbean Shows Off Its New Smartship

Gallery: Royal Caribbean Shows Off Its New Smartship

A brand new Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, made her debut in Southampton, England, before her maiden voyage to her new home in the New York area. … Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for ...

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Damen Entrusted with MSC Magnifica’s Refit

Damen Entrusted with MSC Magnifica's Refit

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has been awarded a cruise repair and ...

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Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean accepted delivery today of its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, from shipbuilder Meyer ...

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Wave Break Island Cruise Terminal Feasible

Wave Break Island Cruise Terminal Feasible

A cruise ship terminal located on the eastern side of Australia’s Wave Break Island could be open in 2018 as ...

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Prosecutors Want Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain

Prosecutors Want Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain

South Korean prosecutors have asked for a death sentence for Lee Joon-seok, captain of the Sewol ferry that ...

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Zayed Port Cruise Season Kicks Off

Zayed Port Cruise Season Kicks Off

The MS Rotterdam is the first cruise ship to call on Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s (ADPC) Zayed Port in the new season ...

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Fincantieri Presents Costa Diadema

Fincantieri Presents Costa Diadema

Costa Diadema, the fifteenth ship of Costa Cruises fleet, was presented by Costa Cruises and Fincantieri at the ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

Readers’-Picks-of-the-Week

Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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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 ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry has ordered two 200-metre-long, 14,000-gt eco ferries from Japan Marine United (JMU). Upon their delivery ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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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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