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New Ferry Blue Star Patmos Undergoes First Trials in ...

  Blue Star Patmos, owned by Blue Star Ferries, is currently undergoing first sea trials in the Sea of Japan. ...

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Remontowa Launches Gas Powered Ferry Built for ...

Poland - Remontowa Launches Gas Powered Ferry Built for Torghatten Nord AS

The first launching ceremony in this year for REMONTOWA Shipbuilding SA was held on January 17th 2012. The vessel ...

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UK: Tidal Transit Wins Workers Transfer Contract to ...

UK - Tidal Transit Wins Workers Transfer Contract to Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

A Norfolk-based company has secured a contract to transfer workers between Lowestoft and a proposed Greater Gabbard ...

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South Korea: DSME to Deliver Passenger Cruise Ferry ...

South Korea - DSME to Deliver Passenger Cruise Ferry Tanit in June 2012

The construction works of the new 3,200 passenger cruise ferry Tanit, which will account for the biggest one in the ...

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Global Cruise Industry Announces Change to Safety Drill ...

Global Cruise Industry Announces Change to Safety Drill Policy

The global cruise industry announced a new emergency drill policy requiring mandatory muster for embarking ...

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Finland: Construction on Viking’s New Passenger Vessel ...

Finland - Construction on Viking’s New Passenger Vessel Progresses

Construction work on Viking Line’s new passenger vessel NB 1376 is notably progressing at the STX Finland shipyard ...

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Germany: Meyer Werft Hands Over Newest Cruise Ship – ...

Germany - Meyer Werft Hands Over Newest Cruise Ship – Disney Fantasy

Disney Cruise Line took possession of its newest ship – Disney Fantasy – today from the Meyer Werft shipyard in a ...

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USA: Vigor Starts Construction of WSF’s New 144-Car Ferry

USA - Vigor Starts Construction of WSF’s New 144-Car Ferry-

Vigor Shipyard has reportedly commenced the construction of a new 144-car ferry. Construction work on this vessel ...

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Australia: Austal Secures New Medium Speed Ferry Order

Austal Secures New Medium Speed Ferry Order

Austal has secured an order for a highly efficient medium speed ferry with leading French Polynesian operator and ...

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Sri Lanka: Colombo Harbour Welcomes Luxury Carrier MV Arcadia

  Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, along with the officials of Sri Lanka Port Authority, welcomed the ...

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Seatruck Progress Ferry Debuts in Irish Sea

Seatruck Progress Ferry Debuts in Irish Sea

Senior Managers of Irish Sea freight ferry specialists Seatruck attended the launch of Seatruck Performance, the ...

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UAE: DMCA Increases Safety and Security of Cruise Ships

UAE - DMCA Increases Safety and Security of Cruise Ships

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the maritime government entity charged with regulating, coordinating and ...

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Italy: Costa Concordia Oil Removal Operation on Hold

Italy - Costa Concordia Oil Removal Operation on Hold

SMIT Salvage is continually monitoring the weather forecast however adverse weather conditions continue to impact ...

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Tanker RFA Wave Knight Escorts Cruise Ship in Middle East

Tanker RFA Wave Knight Escorts Cruise Ship in Middle East

Tanker RFA Wave Knight sailed with one of Britain’s biggest cruise ships in the Middle East as part of the ongoing ...

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US Navy Receives Two High Speed Vessels

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has transferred two high speed vessels, the ...

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Steel Cutting Ceremony for First Ro-Ro Hybrid Ferry at ...

Steel Cutting Ceremony for First Ro-Ro Hybrid Ferry at Ferguson Shipyard, UK

The build of the world’s first sea going Roll On Roll Off vehicle and passenger diesel electric hybrid ferries ...

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IMO is Right Body to Deal with Safety Debate After ...

IMO is Right Body to Deal with Safety Debate After Costa Concordia, Sekimizu Says

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu, speaking at the opening of the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG) ...

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Bangladesh: Western Marine Hands Over Catamaran ...

Bangladesh - Western Marine Hands Over Catamaran 'Western Cruise' to CBC

Western Marine Group has handed over one catamaran type passenger ship named ‘Western Cruise’ to Chittagong Boat ...

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Norway: BLRT Grupp Delivers Gas-powered Ferry to Fjord1

Norway - BLRT Grupp Delivers Gas-powered Ferry to Fjord1

In Western Norway, the gas-powered ferry Edøyfjord delivered by BLRT Grupp started trafficking the route. The new ...

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China: Afai’s 34m Ferry Xunlong 5 Completes Sea Trial

China - Afai Southern Shipyard Completes Sea Trials for Ferry Xun Long 5

To insure the early sea trial and successful delivery of Xunlong No.5, the first vessel of 34m ferry project, since ...

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UAE: DP World’s Dubai Cruise Terminal Receives Four ...

  For the first time in its history, DP World’s Dubai Cruise Terminal has welcomed four mega cruise ships at ...

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Italy: SMIT Salvage Ready for Costa Concordia Oil ...

Italy- SMIT Salvage Ready for Costa Concordia Oil Removal Operation

At a press conference held on Saturday, 28 January, on the island of Giglio, SMIT Salvage and its partner Fratelli ...

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Italy: Progress on Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

Italy - Progress on Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

  SMIT Salvage together with its partner Fratelli Neri have made good progress yesterday in the further ...

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Members of European Parliament’s Transport ...

Members of European Parliament's Transport Committee Debates Costa Concordia Issue

On 13 January, the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, ran aground after hitting a reef off Isola del Giglio, ...

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Switzerland: ABB Provides Energy Management System for ...

Switzerland - ABB Provides Energy Management System for New Viking Line Eco Ferry

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide an energy management system for ...

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Philippines Finally Ratifies Convention 185

Philippines Finally Ratifies Convention 185

The Republic of the Philippines has finally ratified Convention No. 185, nine years after it was first mooted by ...

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Towards New Maritime State of the Art Facilities

Towards New Maritime State of the Art Facilities

  Increasing demand and expectations in Maritime Industry call for communities to come up with new facilities and ...

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