Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Video: Dream Cruises' New Ship Floated Out in Germany

Image Courtesy: Dream Cruises Genting Cruise Lines celebrated the float out of World Dream, the newest cruise ship ...

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M/V Gute Starts Operating on Gdynia-Karlskrona Route

As the strong growth within Stena Line’s freight business on Baltic Sea South continues, the fourth ship, M/V ...

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11 Crew Airlifted from Sinking Ship off Hong Kong

Eleven crew members have been evacuated from a sinking cargo ship, identified as Hong-Tai 176, while underway in ...

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Construction Starts on 1st of Stena’s New RoPax Ferries

Swedish ferry company Stena Line has held a steel cutting ceremony for the first of four RoPax vessels ordered in ...

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Harvey Leaves Cruise Ships Stranded, Voyages Cancelled

Hurricane Harvey, which was downgraded to a tropical storm over the weekend, has left three cruise ships stranded ...

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Austal Philippines Wins 5th Ferry Order in 12 Months

Austal Philippines, part of Australian shipbuilding group Austal, has received the fifth high-speed commercial ...

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MSC Seaview Floated Out in Italy

Switzerland-based cruise line MSC Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have celebrated the float out of MSC ...

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Celebrity to Recruit First Female Bridge Officers from Ghana

US-based cruise line Celebrity Cruises has entered into a partnership with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) ...

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Wight Shipyard to Build Another Red Jet

UK-based ferry company Red Funnel has placed an order with compatriot Wight Shipyard for another 41 meter ...

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Fjord Line Orders Catamaran Ferry from Austal

Norwegian ferry operator Fjord Line has inked a shipbuilding contract with the Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships ...

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Startups Widen Genting Hong Kong’s Loss

Startup of new brands for the cruise division and MV Werften Shipyard has pushed cruise operator Genting Hong Kong ...

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Tallink Grupp Extends Superfast Vessel Charter

Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp informed that its subsidiary Baltic SF IX Limited has extended a charter ...

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Carnival Making Strides on Cutting CO2 Footprint

Cruise liner major Carnival Corporation claims to be ahead of schedule on reducing its carbon intensity and on ...

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Video: Royal Caribbean Cuts Steel for Newest Ship

Video Courtesy: Royal Caribbean Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International has marked the official ...

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Port of Montreal Can Now Power Cruise Ships with Electricity

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has completed its shore power project allowing vessels that dock at the ...

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Whale Found Lodged on Princess Cruises Ship in Alaska

A deceased whale was found lodged on top of the bulbous bow on the cruise ship Grand Princess when the vessel ...

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NCL Delivers Strong Earnings, Ups Full Year Outlook

US cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has seen its earnings further increase in the second ...

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Rolls-Royce to Equip Mystic Cruises' Expedition Ship

UK-based engineering company Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with WestSea Yard, part of Martifer Group, to equip an ...

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Royal Caribbean Sails toward Another Record Year

Miami-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises witnessed a 60 percent surge in its quarterly net income, ...

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Spotted: Construction of Carnival Horizon Gathers Pace

The construction of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, is moving along as scheduled as work ...

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BC Ferries Removes Queen of Nanaimo from Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries informed that its vessel Queen of Nanaimo has been removed from service on the ...

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Stena Line to Deploy Bigger Ships on Rotterdam-Harwich Route

Swedish ferry company Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships in response to demand on the ...

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Turkey’s Alternative Wins EBRD Loan to Buy RoRo Ship

Turkey’s fast-growing Ro-Ro firm Alternative Transport has secured a EUR 27.5 million loan (USD 31.6 million) ...

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Scandlines Secures USD 991 Mn Refinancing Deal

German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has completed an EUR 862 million (USD 991.5 million) refinancing comprising ...

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Finnish-Swedish Maritime Project Gets Funds from the EU

Ports of Stockholm has together with the Port of Turku, Port of Mariehamn and Viking Line received EU support of ...

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First Steel Cut for Color Line's Hybrid Ferry

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft has held the steel cutting ceremony for Color Line’s plug-in hybrid ...

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Disney Cruise Line Adds One to Meyer Werft Orderbook

The US-based cruise company Disney Cruise Line has decided to further expand its fleet as it added a third vessel ...

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