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  • First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

    First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

    15th September 2019

    The first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s INFINITY class series was named ‘Greg Mortimer’ at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen base on 6 September 2019. The vessels have been designed and developed by Norway-based Ulstein Design & Solutions…

  • DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    14th September 2019

    DFDS has entered into an agreement with Italian ferry company Moby to exchange two passenger ferries, with the focus of raising the onboard customer experience and capacity, for both passengers and freight customers. Moby will acquire the two passenger ferries…

  • Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    12th September 2019

    Ferry company Brittany Ferries has marked two key milestones in its €550 million fleet renewal programme. At the AVIC Weihai shipyard in Shandong, eastern China, shipyard workers and Brittany Ferries teams gathered to celebrate the launch of cruise-ferry Galicia, and the…

  • Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

    Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

    10th September 2019

    In a recent ceremony at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Canadian dry bulk shipping company Fednav Limited (Fednav) took delivery of Federal Montreal, its latest newbuild bulk carrier. The vessel is the 50th Fednav vessel classed by DNV GL.   The 34,500dwt…

  • Maersk Decom to provide Thames decommissioning

    Maersk Decom to provide Thames decommissioning

    8th September 2019

    Maersk Decom, together with Maersk Supply Service, is project managing the removal, recycling and waste management of subsea infrastructure for Perenco’s Thames field in the UK North Sea. The project includes the cut and recovery of wellheads and wellhead protection…

  • Two more Damen tugs for Ecuador harbour

    Two more Damen tugs for Ecuador harbour

    6th September 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold two Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) Tugs to Ecuador-based DLEN S.A. The vessels will give tug assistance during bunkering operations to Corpetrolsa’s fleet of tankers, a subsidiary of DLEN, as well as other vessels entering the…

  • Hamburg Cruise Days

    Hamburg Cruise Days

    4th September 2019

    Hamburg’s love for cruise-related and maritime events of all kinds will reach its peak between 13 and 15 September, when, during the 7th Hamburg Cruise Days, the city’s port will be setting the stage for the cruise industry and cruise…

  • Port of Seattle completes biggest cruise season yet

    Port of Seattle completes biggest cruise season yet

    26th August 2019

    The Port of Seattle, celebrating 20 years of serving the cruise industry, welcomes its biggest cruise season yet with an estimated 1,204,170 revenue cruise passengers this year, breaking last year’s record of 1,114,888. The results of a new economic impact…

  • Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

    Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

    24th August 2019

    Hurtigruten continues to move boundaries for green technology. Following makeovers, three Hurtigruten vessels will be transformed to premium, hybrid-powered expedition cruise ships. Equipped with battery packs and other green technology, the three ships will operate year-round expedition cruises along the…

  • Jumbo ships to first offshore windfarm in Taiwan

    Jumbo ships to first offshore windfarm in Taiwan

    22nd August 2019

    Jumbo has just completed the shipment of the heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter Transition Pieces (TPs) the company has ever transported. These TPs were shipped for client Jan De Nul Group in cooperation with brokers Multi Marine Chartering BV…