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  • Stena Line’s new measures for safe ferry travel this summer

    Stena Line’s new measures for safe ferry travel this summer

    20th June 2020

    With the potential easing of lockdown restrictions and the re-emergence of non-essential travel, the Swedish ferry company Stena Line has announced a set of safety measures aimed at ensuring ferry travel is the safest form of public transport. Social distancing,…

  • Wärtsilä comes onboard the Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

    Wärtsilä comes onboard the Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

    19th June 2020

    Retracing the voyage of its famous 17th century namesake vessel, the Mayflower Autonomous ship is set to become one of the world’s first fully autonomous, unmanned vessels to cross the Atlantic. Led by marine research organisation, ProMare, the project is…

  • Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    17th June 2020

    In June 2018, a shipbuilding agreement was signed between Nexans and Ulstein on a large DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) to support markets such as the offshore wind industry. The construction project now enters a new phase, as the outfitting work…

  • CMV suspends cruise operations until 25 August 2020

    CMV suspends cruise operations until 25 August 2020

    16th June 2020

    Due to the continued global pandemic outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Government advisories still in force and the lockdown of many countries and ports around the world, Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) took the decision to further extend the suspension…

  • Phoenix World Village is the latest Expedition Cruise Vessel Design

    Phoenix World Village is the latest Expedition Cruise Vessel Design

    14th June 2020

    KNUD E. HANSEN has announced its latest design, Phoenix World Village, the smaller sister-vessel to Phoenix World City. The design has brought together experts to manage disease prevention/control, state-of-the-art facilities and protocols, in conjunction with high-efficiency HVAC systems and related…

  • Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    12th June 2020

    Since the end of March, Mukran Port Terminals GmbH has been operating a fixed sea route as part of the New Silk Road between Asia and Europe in cooperation with DBO Bahnoperator GmbH under the ‘flag’ Baltic Sea Bridge. During…

  • New cement carrier Advaita launched in China

    New cement carrier Advaita launched in China

    9th June 2020

    Advaita, a dedicated cement carrier under construction at Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Ship Industry Co Ltd, China was successfully floated out on 30 March 2020. The vessel was built under classification of Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass). This event was significant…