Revamped MSC Opera Adopts Venice as Its New Home

Revamped MSC Opera Adopts Venice as Its New Home

 MSC Opera, the third of four MSC Cruises ships to be renovated under the Renaissance Programme, re-joined the high ...

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RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

Some 37 people were rescued from a sinking RoRo ship near Egypt’s Safaga Port, located on the coast of the ...

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Philippines Ferry Owner, Crew Charged with Murder

Philippines Ferry Owner, Crew Face Multiple Murder Charges

The Philippine National Police and six survivors have filed murder charges against the owner and the crew of the ...

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VIDEO: Warnemünde Bustling with Cruise Activity

Warnemünde Bustling with Cruise Activity

Warnemünde seaside resort in the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany was abuzz over the weekend having welcomed ...

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Clipper Sells Mols-Linien Stake

Clipper Sells Mols-Linien Stake

Clipper Group A/S has entered into an agreement with private equity firm Polaris to sell the remaining stake in ...

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Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

A cruise ship that had been stranded in Boston Harbor since July 4th due to engine failure left the US port on ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Jun 29 – Jul 3)

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Samsung Heavy Lands USD 4.7 Billion FLNG Order from Shell South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a ...

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Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

The UK shipping union RMT confirmed that unionised workers of Scotland’s Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) and ...

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MSC Opera Finds New Home in Cuba

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Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will ...

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Kim Nirvana Total Death Toll 45, One More Rescued

Kim Nirvana Death Toll Rises to 40, 6 Still Missing

Search and rescue crews have recovered nine more bodies from a ferry that capsized some 200 meters off the Port of ...

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Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Sweden’s Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term ...

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Spotted: Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Spanish Port of Vigo has welcomed over 6,000 cruise passengers and crew today on board the world’s second ...

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EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Calais Terminal

EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Terminal at Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in ...

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SCOP Seafrance Rejects DFDS Offer

SCOP Seafrance Rejects DFDS Offer

Copenhagen-based shipping and logistics company DFDS said that its offer to the administrators of the MyFerryLink ...

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At Least 36 Dead After Ferry Capsizes off Philippines

At Least 36 Dead After Ferry Capsizes off Philippines

At least 36 people have died after a ferry carrying 173 passengers capsized around 12 pm local time, soon after ...

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Hong Kong Introduces Stricter Garbage Disposal Rules

Hong Kong Introduces Stricter Rules on Garbage Disposal from Ships

Hong Kong introduced the new Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Regulation on July 1, giving ...

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Silversea Cruises Expands Fleet to Nine Ships

Silversea Cruises Expands Fleet to Nine Ships

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has received an order for a new ultra-luxury cruise ship from Silversea Cruises. ...

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Police Seize Parts of Fincantieri Shipyard in Waste Probe

Police Seizes Parts of Fincantieri's Monfalcone Shipyard

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri suspended all of the production activities at its Monfalcone shipyard after the ...

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TUI Cruises Back at Meyer Turku for Two More

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German cruise line TUI Cruises GmbH has ordered two more cruise ships from Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku Oy. The ...

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First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

The Government of Quebec, Canada, has introduced a CAD 1.5 billion Quebec Maritime Strategy, to the delight of ...

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Wind Power Technology for Ships Tested at Sea

Wind Power Technology for Ships Tested at Sea

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind propulsion technology for ships, has passed its sea trials with flying ...

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Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has chosen compatriot V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd to ...

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Tallink Takes Loan to Finance RoPax Newbuilding

Tallink Takes Loan to Finance RoPax Newbuilding

Estonian ferry operator Tallink Group AS has signed a loan agreement with Nordea Bank Finland Plc, securing EUR 184 ...

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Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

Crusie Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey’s port ...

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MyFerryLink Cancels All Services amid Industrial Action

MyFerryLink Cancells All Services amid Industrial Action

Ferry operator MyFerryLink has cancelled all services this morning due to industrial action, the company said. The ...

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LNG RoRo Newbuilding Runs Aground off Norway

LNG RoRo Newbuilding Aground off Ulsteinvik

Nor Lines’ 5,000 dwt short sea cargo Ro/Ro vessel MS Kvitbjørn (White Bear) ran aground off Ulsteinvik on Sunday ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24 of June)

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Hanjin Shipping’s HQ Raided The headquarters of South Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group and its affiliates have been ...

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