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Amsterdam Moves to Ban Cruise Ships

Jul 22, 2023

Amsterdam took a first step toward banning large cruise liners under broader plans to reduce mass tourism and pollution, officials said on Friday.Once implemented, the measures adopted by the city council would bring the Dutch capital into line with other high-profile European cities, including Barcelona, Dubrovnik and Venice, that have already cut cruise liner numbers or are considering doing so.The council approved the proposed ban on Thursday…

Carnival Announces Pier Extension in The Bahamas

Feb 22, 2024

Carnival Corporation announced plans for a $100 million pier extension that will double the arrival capacity of Celebration Key, Carnival Cruise Line’s new exclusive destination scheduled to open on Grand Bahama island in the summer of 2025…

HAROPA Begins Work on Shore Power Connections at Le Havre Cruise Terminal

Feb 14, 2024

HAROPA PORT has started working on the construction of electricity supply connections for ships at the Le Havre cruise terminal.The purpose of the work planned for HAROPA PORT’s cruise terminal, dubbed Florida Point, is to assist the energy transition in the sea cruise sector…

Cruise Passenger Numbers Rebound at Port of New Orleans

Feb 05, 2024

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) reports its cruise passenger numbers are back to pre-pandemic levels. The port said Monday that it finished calendar year 2023 with nearly 1.2 million cruise passenger movements and renewed commitments to…

ABP Kicks Off Millbay Docks Transformation

Jan 31, 2024

The U.K.’s largest port operator announced it has commenced the first phase in a series of strategic infrastructure developments at Millbay Docks, within the Port of Plymouth.Associated British Ports (ABP) said the works—funded by the UK Government…

Wiltshire Named Acting Director of Port Everglades

Jan 23, 2024

The Broward County Commission has approved the appointment of Glenn A. Wiltshire as Acting Director of Broward County's Port Everglades Department. Wiltshire, the current Deputy Port Director, will take the helm when CEO and Port Director Jonathan…

CCS Grants AiP for Unique Cruise Terminal Design

Jan 22, 2024

China Classification Society (CCS) has issued an approval in principle (AiP) certificate to Chongqing Cuntan International Cruise Home Port Development and Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant for a passenger transportation system with intelligent control…

Steel Cut on Seventh SunStone Infinity Cruise Ship

Dec 15, 2023

The steel cutting ceremony for the seventh and final vessel in the Infinity series of expedition cruise ships took place at the Haimen shipyard of China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI).The PC6 expedition cruise ship, yet to be named, will embark on a long-term charter upon its delivery…

Zinus Announces Four New Contracts

Nov 15, 2023

Shore power and cable management solutions provider Zinus announced it has secured four new contracts spanning different regions and industries.Amon new projects, Zinus will supply a ZPP115 Shore Power Compact Unit to Kuldiphingh Port Facility in Suriname…

Shell Supplying LNG Fuel for MSC Cruise Ships

Oct 19, 2023

Shell LNG has completed the first bunkering of MSC Euribia in Rotterdam, under the agreement with MSC Cruises S.A for Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) to provide marine fuels for the line’s second LNG powered newbuild. MSC Euribia is currently operating in northern Europe…

Wasaline RoPax to Burn Biogas Fuel on Fridays

Oct 16, 2023

Finnish shipping company Wasaline announced it has started operating with certified biogas one day a week from October 13, in preparation for the EU emissions trading system that will come into force next year.The company, which operates the route connecting Vaasa…

Holland America Line Completes Shore Power Connectivity Installs

Oct 03, 2023

With the completion of shore power installation on Volendam, Holland America Line's entire fleet is now shore power-capable. Volendam completed installation in Vancouver, British Columbia, and connected to the port's shoreside electricity for the first full day on Sept…

Canada Clamps Down on Cruise Liners Dumping Sewage

Jun 26, 2023

Canada on Friday banned cruise ships from dumping sewage and dirty water close to shore, and said it would impose fines of up to C$250,000 ($190,000) for offending vessels.A range of anti-pollution measures introduced on a voluntary basis in April 2022 will become obligatory with immediate effect…

Carrix to Acquire Ceres Terminals

Jun 26, 2023

Marine terminal operator Carrix announced it has agreed to purchase Ceres Terminals from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III, a fund managed by Macquarie Asset Management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Ceres was established…

PowerCon Installs Shore Power for Cruiseport Rotterdam

Jun 13, 2023

Denmark-based PowerCon has been appointed to realize the shore power installation of Cruiseport Rotterdam. Peter Castberg Knudsen, partner of PowerCon, and Mai Elmar, director of Cruiseport Rotterdam and Cruiseport Shore Power (CSP), signed the agreement June 2…

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EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

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