DP World, Qingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Qingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Dubai, and Qingdao Port Group, China, have signed a Strategic Framework Agreement to enhance port cooperation.  DP World and Qingdao Port Group are already joint venture partners and the agreement builds on the ...

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US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

The U.S. Coast Guard together with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon take action to ensure ...

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Norwegian Wraps Up Prestige Takeover

Norwegian Wraps Up Prestige Takeover

Cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Prestige ...

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Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy and Siemens AS have been awarded the contract for the Fannefjord LNG hybrid ferry operated by Fjord1. ...

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Stena Line to Cut 350 More Jobs

Stena Line Cutting Jobs

Sweden’s largest ferry operator Stena Line is continuing with job cuts to meet the company’s goal of ...

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Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Canada’s Seaspan Ferries Corporation has contracted Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey to build two new ...

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AIDAaura Makes Maiden Call at Zayed Port

AIDAaura Makes Maiden Call at Zayed Port

The AIDAaura cruise ship visited Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Port for the first time on Monday, November 17. This is ...

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Image of the Day: Sunset Clad MSC Armonia

Sunset Clad MSC Armonia

MSC Armonia, the first of four MSC cruise ships to be enlarged and enhanced under the Renaissance Programme, was ...

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Costa Cruises Facing USD 247 Mln in Damage Claims

Costa Cruises Facing USD 247 Mln in Damage Claims

Costa Cruises, an arm of cruise liner conglomerate Carnival Corporation, is facing USD 274 million in damage claims ...

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South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea is planning to set up a government-civilian task force to perform a technical analysis of how to ...

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IMRF: Global Drowning Figures Alarming

IMRF Global Drowning Figures Alarming

The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of ...

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Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

MSC Armonia, the first out of four MSC Lirica Class ships in the EUR 200 million “Renaissance Programme” launched ...

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MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo has secured a contract for the supply of four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical ...

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Stomach Virus Halts a Cruise

Norovirus Halts a Cruise

California’s public health officials intercepted the Crown Princess cruise ship with at least 172 passengers ...

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Sewol Crew Appeal Jail Sentences

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The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, who has been sentenced to 36 years of prison for gross ...

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Strike Hits Port of Calais

Strike Hits Port of Calais

A strike by workers at France’s Port of Calais has reportedly closed down three out of four of the ...

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BIMCO Urges for Robust Enforcement of Sulphur Limits

BIMCO Urges for Robust Enforcement of Sulphur Limits

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is calling on governments to exercise “robust” enforcement of ...

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Gotland Orders Sweden’s First LNG Ferry

Gotland Orders LNG Ferry

Sweden’s Rederi AB Gotland has signed a contract with GSI Shipyard in China for a new LNG-powered ro-pax ...

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Vroon Tackles Fuel Efficiency

Vroon Tackles Fuel Efficiency

Dutch Vroon’s car carriers Monza Express and Sepang Express have recently completed dry-dockings and first special ...

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ITF: Sewol Captain’s Sentence Excessive

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The 36 year sentence handed down to Captain Lee Joon-Seok is “excessive and unjust”, David Heindel,  seafarers’ ...

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Port Everglades Marks Record Revenue

Port Everglades Marks Record Revenue

Passenger moves at South Florida’s Port Everglades topped 4 million in 2014, with a record number of 3.88 ...

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GALLERY: Quantum of the Seas Finally Home

Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas Sunset

Royal Caribbean International’s newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, arrived into her homeport of Cape ...

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Sewol Captain Sentenced to 36 Years of Prison

Sewol Captain Sentenced to 36 Years of Prison

Captain of the ill-fated Sewol ferry that capsized in April 2014, claiming lives of 295 passengers, mainly high ...

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CLIA Sets Up Two Regional Arms in Asia

CLIA Sets Up Two Regional Arms in Asia

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has set ...

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Vancouver’s Alaska Cruise Season Winds Down

Vancouver's Alaska Cruise Season Winds Down

Port Metro Vancouver’s 2014 Alaska cruise season ended in October with numbers on par with the 2013 season, with ...

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