The Expedition Market: Adventure Meets Comfort

Going on a cruise to unique destinations is an emerging trend amongst adventurous people.

Fincantieri, Viking Ink Deals for Two Ocean Ships


Fincantieri and Viking sign contracts for the first two of six ocean ships ordered last March.

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probunkers Invites Bids for Design of LNG Bunkering Vessels

lng bunkering vessel

probunkers is inviting proposals for the design of its LNG bunkering vessels.

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NYK Orders New Wood-Chip Carrier

NYK Line wood chip carrier

The carrier will be able to load 4.3 million cubic feet of wood chips.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most popular news from last week.

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Fincantieri Delivers Costa's 1st Ship Designed for China

Costa Venezia

Costa Cruises took delivery of Costa Venezia, its first ship designed specifically for the Chinese market.

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Ulstein to Build New Expedition Ship for Lindblad

expedition cruise ship

Ulstein to build a new polar vessel for Lindblad Expeditions.

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French Yard Hosts Delivery, Coin Ceremonies for MSC Ships

MSC Virtuosa

Chantiers de l'Atlantique held today delivery and coin ceremonies for two MSC newbuilds.

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Ulstein Secures Contract for 4th SunStone Expedition Ship

expedition ship

Ulstein to design the 4th expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships. 

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KfW IPEX-Bank to Finance AIDA Cruises' 3rd LNG-Powered Unit


KfW IPEX-Bank has signed an agreement to provide financing for AIDA Cruises' third LNG-powered cruise ship.

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Construction Progresses on Costa Cruises' LNG Flagship


Costa Smeralda will enter service in October 2019 as the 1st LNG-fueled cruise ship for the world market.

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Golar LNG Secures Deals for Another FLNG Project


Golar LNG Limited enters into a 20-year LOA with BP for the charter of an FLNG unit.

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Video: Spectrum of the Seas Floated Out at Meyer Werft

cruise ship

Spectrum of the Seas leaves Meyer Werft's building dock II in Papenburg, Germany.

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Fincantieri Delivers Record Revenues and Total Backlog


Fincantieri reported a further increase in its revenues in 2018, with a record-high total backlog.

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Imabari Shipbuilding Launches K Line's New Capesize Bulker

Cape Hayatomo

Imabari Shipbuilding has launched the newest 200,000 dwt Capesize bulk carrier, the Cape Sapphire.

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Maran Gas Orders Two More LNG Carriers from DSME

Signing ceremony

DSME has scored a contract to built two more LNG carriers for John Angelicoussis' Maran Gas Maritime.

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MOL, Pavilion Gas Sign Long-Term Deal for LNG Bunker Ship

Artist's impression - Aerial perspective of the MOL LNG bunkering vessel

MOL signed a contract with Pavilion Gas to build and operate Asia's largest LNG bunkering vessel in Singapore.

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Crowley Christens LNG-Powered ConRo Ship in Puerto Rico

MV Taino

Crowley christened the U.S.-flagged combination container/roll on-roll off ship MV Taíno on February 22.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Take a look at last week's most popular articles.

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The Netherlands Accedes to Hong Kong Convention


The Netherlands ratifies IMO ship recycling convention.

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Sea Europe: Shipyards Ask for EU Funds to Achieve 2050 Goal


Shipbuilders, manufacturers need EU funds to meet the 2050 maritime strategy.

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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Names Mitsui's New LNG Carrier

Marvel Crane

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has christened the next-generation LNG carrier for Mitsui & Co.

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Dutch Majors to Jointly Study Methanol as Marine Fuel

Green Maritime Methanol - Methanol as marine fuel

Dutch shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports to jointly study methanol as a marine fuel.

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Samsung Heavy Wins Deal for LNG Carrier Quartet

Samsung Heavy is to build four LNG carriers under a USD 774.9 million deal.

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DSME Workers Agree to Go on Strike over Hyundai Takeover

The precise date for the strike would be determined at a later point in time.

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Qatar Confirms Plans to Order Up to 60 LNG Carriers

LNG Carrier

Al-Kaabi, Qatar Petroleum CEO, confirmed Qatar's intentions to order up to 60 LNG carriers.

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MHI to Join the Charter of Trust for Cybersecurity


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has signed a letter of intent to join the Charter of Trust for Cybersecurity in Tokyo.

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Algoma's Newest Self-Unloader Sets Sail for Canada

Algoma Conveyor

Algoma's 3rd Seawaymax Equinox Class 740’ self-unloading dry-bulk carrier is on its way to Canada.

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