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Norled Orders Two More Diesel Electric Hybrid Ferries

LMG Marin Ferry Design

Norled orders two more double ended diesel electric hybrid ferries from Remontowa.

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RCL "Tickled Pink" with Record Quarter Results

Mariner of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises delivered a net income of USD 466.3 million, marking another record quarter.

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Makassar Highway Towed Safely to Oskarshamn Harbor

Makassar Highway

Heavily damaged Makassar Highway has reached Oskarshamn harbor, Sweden, under tow.

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CLdN Cobelfret Gets Loan to Buy RoRo Pair

CLdN Cobelfret has secured a loan from a German bank to buy two new roll-on/roll-off vessels. 

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Silversea Cruises Joins the RCL Family

Mariner of the Seas

The ultra-luxury cruising company, Silversea Cruises, has officially joined the family of Royal Caribbean Cruises.

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Emergency Towing of Damaged Makassar Highway Starts

Makassar Highway

Stricken Makassar Highway, which sprung oil following its grounding on July 23, has been taken under tow.

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Carnival to Invest USD 200 Mn in Carnival Triumph Makeover

Carnival Triumph

Carnival Cruise Line is to invest nearly USD 200 million in Carnival Triumph's bow-to-stern makeover.

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Baleària Upgrading Five Ferries to Run on LNG

Ferry Napoles

Baleària is to invest EUR 60 million to retrofit five ferries to run on LNG.

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Polar Bear Killed after Attacking Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Guard

Polar Bear

A polar bear has been shot dead by MS Bremen's cruise ship guard during a shore excursion to Spitsbergen.

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Here are the most read articles from the previous week.

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Celebrity Edge Heads Off to Sea Trials

Celebrity Edge

The ship will undergo about 60 tests while at sea.

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BC Ferries Looking for Builders of Five New Ferries

BC Ferries

BC Ferries has issued Requests for Expressions of Interest for the procurement of five new ships.

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Asian Cruise Market Continues Blooming

World Dream

2017 was another year of exceptional growth for Asian cruise market.

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Steel Cut for Celebrity Cruises’ 2nd Edge-Class Ship

Celebrity Cruises steel cutting

Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard hosted the steel-cutting ceremony for Celebrity Cruises' second Edge-class ship.

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Cochin Port Inks Work Order for New Cruise Terminal

Cruise ships

India's Cochin Port is to construct a new cruise terminal with a capacity to handle 5,000 visitors by February 2020.

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State Negligence Contributed to Sewol Tragedy, Court Says


The South Korean Government also shoulders the responsibility for the Sewol tragedy, court says.

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Princess Cruises Orders LNG-Fueled Ships from Fincantieri

Caribbean Princess

Fincantieri signed an MoA with Princess Cruises for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships.

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Fincantieri Cuts Steel for Second Virgin Ship

Steel cutting

Fincantieri held a steel cutting ceremony of the second of three cruise ships ordered by Virgin Voyages.

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DFDS Splashes New RoRo Giant at Jinling Shipyard

DFDS has launched its first new mega-ship being built at China's Jinling shipyard.

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Norled Orders Two Diesel Electric Hybrid Ferries in Poland

LMG Marin ferry design

Norway's ferry operator Norled ordered two double ended diesel electric hybrid ferries, based on an LMG Marin design.

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MAIB: Debris in Ferry's Engine Led to Fire

Wight Sky

Debris in the engine’s oil channels caused engine failure and fire on board the ferry Wight Sky in September 2017.

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Lindblad to Order New Polar Expedition Cruise Ship

Polar cruise ship

Lindblad Expeditions has revealed its plans to place an order for a new polar expedition cruise ship.

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Davie Blazes Trail in LNG-Fueled Ferry Building

MV Armand Imbeau

Davie has delivered the first LNG-powered ice-class ferry to be built in North America.

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Stena Lifts Options for Two More E-Flexer Ships

Stena Line ferry

Stena Line brings its E-Flexer vessel tally at Avic Weihai Shipyard to eight.

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2017: A Golden Year for Cruise Shipbuilding

Last year was another golden year for the cruise shipbuilding sector, ASSONAVE said.

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TUI Cruises Orders LNG-Fueled Ship Duo from Fincantieri

Fincantieri won a contract for the construction of two new-concept gas powered ships from TUI Cruises.

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MSC Cruises, Miami to Build New Cruise Terminal

MSC Meraviglia

MSC Cruises, Miami-Dade county signed an MOU to build a new Cruise Terminal AAA at PortMiami.

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