2018 a Loss-Making Year for Crude Oil Tankers

Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Analyst reveals what lies ahead for tanker, dry bulk markets.

Delivery of W.B. Yeats Further Delayed

The delivery of Irish Ferries' new ship has been further delayed, forcing the company to cancel around 6,000 bookings.

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Stena Line Redeploying Ship Trio to Boost Route Network

Stena Line plans to re-deploy three ships on three different routes after summer.

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Brittany Ferries Unveils Names of New Ships

Galicia and Salamanca will be the names of Brittany Ferries' new ships arriving in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

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1st LNG Bunkering of Baleària Ferry at Valencia Port

The first LNG bunkering was completed for Baleària's ferry at Valencia Port on June 9. 

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Brodosplit Secures Quark Expeditions' Polar Ship Deal

LMG 200-PCS design of polar cruise ship

Brodosplit has entered into an agreement to construct a new polar expedition ship for Quark Expeditions.

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Stena Line Confirms Plans for Three Irish Sea Newbuilds

Stena Line's new RoPaxes will serve Holyhead – Dublin and Liverpool-Belfast routes.

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ABS Classes BC Ferries' Newly Converted LNG-Fueled Ship

ABS has classed Spirit of British Columbia, one of BC Ferries' two largest ferries that will use LNG as fuel.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles from the previous week.

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Fincantieri Delivers Fifth Viking Cruise Ship

Viking Orion

Fincantieri delivered Viking Orion, the fifth cruise ship built for Viking Cruises, at its Ancona shipyard on June 7.

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Spotted: AIDAnova Gets Its Smile

The youngest member of the AIDA fleet is now being given its smile at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg.

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Brisbane’s New Cruise Terminal to Open in 2020

A new international cruise terminal will be operating in Brisbane within two years.

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DFDS Finalizes Takeover of U.N. Ro-Ro Early

U.N. Ro-Ro vessel

DFDS closed the acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro, Turkey's largest operator of freight ferry routes, on June 7.

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SunStone Inks Deal for Third Infinity-Class Expedition Ship

SunStone Ships inks an agreement for the construction of a third Infinity-class expedition ship.

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P&O Ferries Adds Tonnage to Zeebrugge-Teesport Route

P&O Ferries is to raise its capacity on Zeebrugge-Teesport this week by deploying Estraden on the route.

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New Mein Schiff 2 Floated Out in Finland

A month after the delivery of New Mein Schiff 1, the next ship in line has been floated out at Meyer Turku.

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Norwegian Bliss Christened in Seattle

Norwegian Cruise Line has christened Norwegian Bliss, the third ship in the line's Breakaway Plus class.

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Study Supports Case for Methanol as Sustainable Marine Fuel

Methanol-powered ferry

Methanol is gaining ever greater support as an environmentally-friendly marine fuel.

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Two Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed against NCL

Cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Two wrongful death lawsuits filed against Norwegian Cruise Line in relation to the 2016 lifeboat collapse.

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AIDA Cruises to Add One More Ship

German cruise line AIDA Cruises has revealed plans to expand its fleet with one more ship in 2019. 

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Costa Cruises to Grow Fleet Capacity by 43 Pct

Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises to add four new ships in the next three years.

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World's 1st Marine Insurance Blockchain Platform Launched

Maersk Line containership

Blockchain is set to disrupt the insurance industry.

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Brittany Ferries Invests in Two New Ships

Brittany Ferries confirms the charter of two new cruise-ferries to serve its long-haul UK to Spain routes.

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P&O Unveils Name of Its New Cruise Vessel

P&O Cruises has revealed the name of its newest cruise ship joining the company's fleet in May 2020.

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Carnival Cruise Line Names Its Newest Ship

Carnival Cruise Line named its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, in a ceremony held in New York on May 23.

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Search Launched for Man Missing from Carnival Paradise

Search ongoing following reports that a man went missing from Carnival Paradise off Fort Myers, Florida.

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Design of Grimaldi's Next-Generation RoRos Released

A design of Grimaldi's new RoRo vessels has been unveiled by Knud E. Hansen.

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First Steel Cut for P&O Cruises' Newest Ship

P&O Cruises cut the first piece of steel for its newest ship. 

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