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European Causeway's Rolling Could Have Been Avoided

European Causeway

The ro-ro passenger ferry rolled heavily in very rough seas resulting in cargo shift.

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MSC Firms Order for LNG-Powered Duo at Chantiers

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises, Chantiers de l’Atlantique formalize deal for two more LNG-powered ships.

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MSC Cruises' LNG-Fueled Ships to Feature Wärtsilä Equipment

MSC Cruises

Wärtsilä will supply a package of integrated solutions for MSC Cruises' two new LNG-powered ships.

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Genting Hong Kong Raises USD 900 Mn

Genting Dream

The sale and leaseback transaction was closed with a consortium of four Chinese leasing companies.

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First Steel Cut for UECC's Next-Generation PCTC


The first steel has been cut for United European Car Carriers' new battery hybrid LNG-powered vessel. 

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Mitsubishi Splashes 2nd Newbuild for Hankyu Ferry


The new vessel, named Yamato, is scheduled for delivery in June 2020 after completion of rigging work.

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DFDS Welcomes Fourth Mega Freight Ferry


DFDS has taken delivery of the fourth of six mega roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferries.

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Cruise Ships Skip Port of Eden amid Raging Bush Fires

bushfires in Australia

Seaport of Eden impacted by major bush fires raging across New South Wales.

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Finnlines Orders Two Superstar Ro-Pax Ships

Superstar Ro-Pax Ferry

Finnlines has signed an order for two ro-pax vessels with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai).

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Carnival Corporation to Debut 4 New Cruise Ships in 2020


Carnival Corporation & plc will launch four new cruise ships in 2020 across four of its cruise line brands.

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Baleària Launches MTTS LNG Bunkering in Valencia Port


Baleària has established a natural gas supply in the port of Valencia using a multi truck to ship bunkering system.

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Carnival Cruise Ship Discharges Grey Water at Port Canaveral

Carnival Elation

A cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line spilled grey water from non-sewage waste water systems at Port Canaveral.

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Readers' Picks of the Year


Here are the most read stories in 2019.

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Top News of 2019


These are the stories that marked 2019.

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Happy New Year from World Maritime News!

May 2020 bring you fair winds and following seas!

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MOL, Mitsubishi Finalize Deal for LNG-Fueled Ferry Duo


Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. seals contract with MOL to build two LNG-fueled ferries.

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3. Maj Secures Its First Order in Four Years

3. Maj

3. Maj Shipyard, part of Uljanik Group, has won a contract for the construction of a new polar cruise vessel.

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MOL Takes Full Ownership of Euro Marine Logistics JV

car carrier

Following the transaction, MOL will become the sole owner of EML.

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Steel Cut for TT-Line's Green Ship


Jiangsu Jinling has started the construction of TT-Line's new LNG-powered RoPax.

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Carnival Legend, Carnival Glory Crash in Cozumel, Mexico

Carnival Glory

Carnival Glory smashed into Carnival Legend on Friday, December 20, 2019 in Mexican island resort.

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Delivery of Carnival's LNG-Powered Cruise Ship Delayed

Mardi Gras

Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku has delayed delivery of Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras.

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Vard, Ponant Finalize Contract for Two Expedition Ships


Vard and Ponant sign a contract for the construction of two next-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels.

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Costa Smeralda Refueled with LNG in Barcelona for 1st Time

Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda has made its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling in the port Barcelona. 

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Royal Caribbean Inks Contact for New Cruise Terminal

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruises signs a long-term contract for a new USD 100 million cruise terminal in Galveston.

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ABB to Power Genting's Universal Class Cruise Ships


ABB is to supply power, propulsion and digital solutions for Genting’s new cruise vessels.

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Carnival Cruise Line Names Newest Vista-Class Ship


Carnival Cruise Line has christened Carnival Panorama, the newest member of its fleet.

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National Geographic Endurance Floated Out in Norway

National Geographic Endurance

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings' new polar expedition ship was floated out in Ulsteinvik.

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