Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä ...

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Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Panamanian-flagged Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship ran aground on Friday, December 12 in General Santos City area, ...

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Italy Wants In on STX France Takeover

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Italy has confirmed its interest in buying a stake in struggling shipyard STX France in Saint Nazzaire, French ...

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DFDS Bids on Polferries

DFDS Bids on Polferries

Danish ferry operator DFDS has confirmed its interest in buying Poland’s state-owned Polferries, following ...

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Visby Set on Attracting More Cruise Ships

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Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have signed a lease agreement which entails the region investing ...

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Hamburg’s LNG Hybrid Barge Put through Paces

Hamburg's LNG Hybrid Barge Put through Paces

The first gas container for the Becker Marine’s LNG hybrid barge the Hummel has reached the Port of Hamburg ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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USCG Investigating Insignia Fire

USCG Investigating Insignia Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board and is ...

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GALLERY: Damen Revamps Astor and Marco Polo

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Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV) has completed refurbishment of cruise ships Astor and Marco Polo, both operated ...

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DP World Inaugurates Major Cruise Terminal in Dubai

Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal

DP World’s third cruise terminal at Mina Rashid, Dubai was inaugurated on Thursday, December 11 by His Highness ...

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Tallink Eyes LNG-Powered Car-Passenger Ferry

Tallink Eyes LNG-Powered Car-Passenger Ferry

AS Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku Oy inked a Letter of Intent for the construction of an environmentally friendly ...

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VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas Officially Named

Quantum of the Seas - Sea Trials Norway 10/13/2014

Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, owned by Royal Carribean International, has been officially named with ...

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Image of the Day: Pacific Dawn Reborn

Image of the Day

The image shows Pacific Dawn cruise ship, owned and operated by P&O Cruises Australia, after a 10-day makeover ...

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VIDEO: Norwegian Escape Megablock Floated Out

Norwegian Escape Megablock Floated Out

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out the first 120-meter megablock of the future Norwegian Escape cruise ship ...

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BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano Gears Up for Revamp

BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano Gears Up for Revamp

BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano will undergo a USD 12 million mid-life upgrade (MLU) from January 5 to May 5, 2015 to ...

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Fjord Line Clamps Down on Costs

Fjord Line Clamps Down on Costs

Norwegian ferry operator Fjord Line has implemented a program for strengthening the company’s financial ...

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Celebrity Cruises Orders Two at STX France

Celebrity Cruises Orders Two at STX France

Celebrity Cruises, a premium brand subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL), has signed a letter of intent ...

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Virgin Cruises Readies to Enter Cruise Market

Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder

A new cruise market entrant Virgin Cruises announced Thursday formation of its cruise liner business with the ...

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Rosmorport Signs Multiple Agreements

Rosmorport Signs Multiple Agreements at Transport Week-2014

Russia’s FSUE Rosmorport is using the ”Transport Week-2014”, specifically VIII Forum and ...

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OSK-ShipTech, GSI Ink Design Deal Extension

OSK-ShipTech Inks Deal Extension with GSI

Danish naval architect consultancy, OSK-ShipTech A/S and China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) have ...

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Seafarers Largely Unprotected from Infectious Diseases

Seafarers Largely Unprotected from Infectious Diseases

Estimating the threat from infectious diseases in seafarers and identifying occupational infectious diseases ...

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Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Norway’s Scanship Holding ASA has through its subsidiary Scanship AS entered into a contract with the Italian ...

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Concordia Captain Takes the Stand

Concordia Captain Takes the Stand

The captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, took the stand on Tuesday before a ...

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RMT: Job, Route Cuts Make No Sense

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The UK-based shipping union RMT today slammed what it describes as “blatantly alarmist” noises coming out of the ...

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Let the Norwegian Cruise Line Roll

Let the Norwegian Cruise Line Roll

Officials with Norwegian Cruise Line and the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans signed a new ...

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Six Ferries for Sydney Harbour

Six Ferries for Sydney Harbour

The New South Wales government is ordering six new ferries that will be some of the fastest in the fleet and have a ...

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Baja Ferries Formalizes Bid for SNCM

Baja Ferries Formalizes Bid for SNCM

Mexican ferry company Baja Ferries has filed a formal takeover offer with the Marseilles bankruptcy court for ...

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