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China: Afai Southern Launches New Ferry

China - Afai Southern Launches New Ferry

On 9 Dec, 2011 Morning, Afai Southern new-built ferry ASA028 -Xun Long 5 was launched successfully. The leaders ...

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Germany: Cruise Ship Minerva to Receive Extensive Facelift

  The 12,499 GT MS “Minerva” arrived at the yard on December 7th for extensive conversion lasting 83 days. ...

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Germany: Scandlines Launches New Ferry

Germany - Scandlines Launches New Ferry

Scandlines and P + S shipyards are celebrating another milestone on their way to putting their two new builds into ...

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Germany: Phoenix Reisen Sends Two Ships to Lloyd Werft

  As recently as last May, Lloyd Werft converted the cruise liner MS “Artania” (ex “Artemis”) for Phoenix ...

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Australia: Lomprayah Hires Incat Crowther to Design 461 ...

Australia - Lomprayah Hires Incat Crowther to Design 461 Passenger Catamaran Ferry

Incat Crowther announcse a contract to design a 461 passenger 32m Catamaran Ferry, to be constructed by Seacrest ...

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Sweden: CarboCAT Goes Online

Sweden - CarboCAT Goes Online

Kockums launched new website for CarboCAT multipurpose service vessels and fast ferries. They’ve posted the next ...

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European Commission to Present New Maritime Strategy ...

On Monday 28 November, in Lisbon, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will present a ...

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Germany: Two Luxury Cruise Ships Get Extensive Renovation

Recently, luxury cruise liner “MS Oriana” of P&O CRUISES was floated into Dock 11 of Blohm + Voss Repair. Four ...

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Superfast VII Ship Prepares to Open New ...

  Stena Line’s Superfast VII ship has arrived at her new Loch Ryan Port home in Cairnryan in preparation ...

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USA: Foss Maritime to Build New Eastern Washington Ferry

USA - Foss Maritime to Build New Eastern Washington Ferry

Foss Maritime Co. of Seattle will build a replacement 20-car state ferry to operate on Lake Roosevelt, a remote ...

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Finland: Halton Marine to Deliver First M.A.R.V.E.L. ...

  Halton Marine will deliver, the first M.A.R.V.E.L. system for a major cruise ship, in 2012. Halton ...

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Crowley to Continue Administering The State of ...

ADEC Awards Crowley to Continue Administering The State of Alaska's Ocean Ranger Program

The State of Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has announced that it has awarded a ...

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UK: Ferguson Shipbuilders, CMAL Ink Shipbuilding ...

UK - Ferguson Shipbuilders, CMAL Ink Shipbuilding Contracts for Two Hybrid Ferries

Following last week’s announcement that Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow, Scotland had been named as the ...

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Alu Marine Starts Construction of Double-ended Ferry ...

Alu Marine Starts Construction of Double-ended Ferry for Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Alu Marine shipyard is currently starting the construction of a new passenger boat for Rotterdam, Netherlands, ...

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Ireland: Dublin Port’s Masterplan Includes ...

  Dublin Port’s ‘draft’ masterplan which was unveiled to the public yesterday, includes a proposal to develop ...

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USA: SkipperLiner Delivers Passenger Yacht to Riverside ...

USA - SkipperLiner Delivers Passenger Yacht to Riverside Resort

SkipperLiner delivered the M/V LADY OF THE LADY (105′ x 25.5′ three deck yacht) this month to Riverside Resort, ...

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UK: Ferguson Shipbuilders to Construct Eco-friendly Ferries

Ferguson Shipbuilders to Construct Eco-friendly Ferries

Alex Neil today confirmed Clyde-based Ferguson Shipbuilders​ as the preferred bidder to build world’s first in ...

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New Zealand: Ferry Aratere Remains in Port Due to ...

  Aratere ferry remained in port today as the Maritime New Zealand inspectors on board continued to monitor ...

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USA: Vigor Industrial to Construct Car Ferry for WSDOT

Vigor Industrial to Construct Car Ferry for WSDOT

Construction will begin early next year on a new 144-car ferry. The Ferries Division of the Washington State ...

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Japan: MHI Secures Two Contracts from Carnival Corporation

Japan - MHI Secures Two Contracts From Carnival Corporation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd has completed two shipbuilding contracts with Carnival Corporation & plc, for ...

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UAE: Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise ...

UAE - Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise Tourism Development

Abu Dhabi has reached a new milestone in its cruise tourism development with the arrival at Mina Zayed’s new ...

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Germany: Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Comes to Hamburg for ...

  Cunard Line​ has released details of the planned refit of the company’s flagship Queen Mary 2, in ...

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USA: Crystal Cruises Wins ‘Best Cruise ...

  In a huge affirmation of cruise industry excellence, Condé Nast Traveler magazine (U.S.) readers have named ...

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RV Polarstern on 28th Antarctic Expedition

RV Polarstern on 28th Antarctic Expedition

On Friday, 28 October 2011 the research icebreaker Polarstern sets off on its 28th Antarctic expedition. Over 200 ...

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UAE: Port Rashid to Become Middle East’s Largest ...

  Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal ...

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China: Afai Southern, Damen Lay Keel for Aluminum Fast Ferry

China - Afai Southern, Damen Lay Keel for Aluminum Fast Ferry

At 10:00 am of October 19, The DFF4212 aluminum fast ferry cooperatively built by Afai Southern and Damen Group ...

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Greece: Attica Group Takes Delivery of New Ro-Pax Vessel

Greece - Attica Group Takes Delivery of New Ro-Pax Vessel

The Board of Directors of Attica Group announced the delivery of the new-built Ro-Pax vessel Blue Star Delos which ...

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