RoPax Newbuilding Beset by Engine Trouble

Newfoundland's RoPax Newbuilding Beset by Engine Trouble

The first of the two new CAD 50 million ferries ordered by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to serve the ...

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Response to Saphire Princess Drowning Incident Was Delayed

Delay in Emergency Response to Saphire Princess Drowning Incident

The lack of dedicated pool attendants potentially delayed the response to the drowning incident from 2014 on board ...

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MSC Cruises to Debut in China

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Cruise shipping company MSC Cruises has revealed plans to make its first sailing to China, with the newly-renovated ...

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Divers Start Inspecting Sewol Wreck

Divers Start Inspecting Sewol Wreck

Salvage experts of the consortium of companies led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co started the underwater ...

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New Zealand’s Cruise Industry Growth Set to Break Records

New Zealand’s Cruise Industry

New Zealand’s cruise industry is forecast to grow rapidly in the 2015–2016 season with 33.0% increase in passenger ...

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Costa Crociere Drops Calls in Turkey

Costa Crociere Drops Calls in Turkey

Italian cruise line Costa Crociere has decided to suspend calls to Turkey, specifically Istanbul and Izmir, amid ...

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DFDS Lifts Full-Year Outlook

DFDS Lifts Full-Year Outlook

Denmark’s shipping and logistics company DFDS has raised full-year guidance again having reaped fruits from a ...

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Port of Gothenburg Bolsters RoRo Service to UK

Port of Gothenburg Bolsters RoRo Service to UK

Ro-ro companies SOL Continent Line and P&O Ferries have joined forces to establish a new service between the ...

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VIDEO: Norwegian Escape Floated Out

Norwegian Escape Floated Out

The 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian Escape, built for the U.S. cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, was floated ...

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Passengers Jump from Burning Ferry to Escape Flames

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A fire broke out on board a passenger ferry MV Wonderful Stars on Saturday, while the ferry was docked at the port ...

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Spotted: A Visit to the Pigeon Island

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In today’s spotted we have a special treat for you. We caught on camera last week a number of cruise ships ...

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MacGregor to Equip Grimaldi’s Newbuilds

MacGregor to Equip Grimaldi's Newbuilds

Cargotec’s MacGregor has been contracted by Chinese shipbuilding group Yangfan to deliver RoRo access ...

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Tallink Improves Quarterly Profit by 368 Pct

Tallink Improves Quarterly Profit by 368 Pct

Estonian ferry operator AS Tallink Grupp reported EUR 28.5 million net profit for the second quarter of 2015, a ...

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Scandlines Sends Hybrid Duo on a Diet

Scandlines Sends Newbuilding Duo on a Diet

The German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has sent two of its hybrid ferries – the Berlin and the ...

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Norwegian Escape Ready for the Outside World

Norwegian Escape Ready for the Outside World

After eighteen months spent at Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II, the 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian ...

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Port of Seattle Inks 15-Year Lease Deal with NCLH

Port of Seattle Inks 15-Year Lease Deal with NCLH

The Port of Seattle signed a 15-year lease with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), parent company of Norwegian ...

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Port of Dover Ferries 1 Million Passengers in 5 Weeks

Port of Dover Ferries 1 Million Passengers in 5 Weeks

The U.K.’s Port of Dover and its ferry partners handled one million passengers from June 29 to August 4 ...

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Fincantieri and Gibbs & Cox in Ship Designing Joint Venture

Fincantieri and Gibbs & Cox in Ship Design Joint Venture

Fincantieri Marine Group, the U.S. subsidiary of the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, and the U.S. naval ...

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New Suez Canal Up and Running

New Suez Canal Up and Running

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially inaugurated the New Suez Canal in the port city of ...

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MHI to Miss AIDAprima Delivery Deadline Again

MHI to Miss AIDAprima Delivery Deadline Again

German cruise line Aida Cruises was forced to reshuffle its itinerary for the winter season 2015/2016 after the ...

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Viking Line Sets Monthly Passenger Record in July

Viking Line Sets Monthly Passenger Record in July

Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the ...

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Insufficient Passage Planning Grounded Commodore Clipper

Insufficient Passage Planning Grounded Commodore Clipper

Insufficient passage planning for the voyage led to the grounding of the Bahamas registered ro-ro passenger ferry ...

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Panama Canal Authority Warns of El Niño Draft Restrictions

Panama Canal Authority Warns of El Niño Draft Restrictions

The Panama Canal Authority has warned of the possible draft restrictions due to the impact the El Niño weather ...

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Irish Fast Ferry Blown Into Dock in Holyhead

Irish Fast Ferry Blown Into Dock in Holyhead

A fast ferry carrying 650 passengers and crew slammed into a dock in the Welsh Port of Holyhead on Tuesday morning ...

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Hawaii Islands Bracing for Tropical Storm Guillermo

Hawaii Islands Bracing for Tropical Storm Guillermo

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Guillermo in the main ...

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Meyer Turku Starts Building LNG Ferry for Tallink

Meyer Turku Starts Building LNG Ferry for Tallink

Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku started constructing an LNG-powered fast ferry for the Estonian ferry operator AS ...

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China Consortium Signs Sewol Salvage Deal

China Consortium Signs Sewol Salvage Deal

A consortium of companies led by China’s  state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. has officially signed a contract ...

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