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Global Ports Holding Inks 30-year Deal for San Juan Cruise Port

Aug 16, 2022

Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) has signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for San Cruise Port, Puerto Rico, the world's largest independent cruise port operator announced on Tuesday.On completion, San Juan Cruise Port, which handled 1.8 million unique passengers in 2019 (including c. 0.4m homeport passengers, i.e. 2.2m passenger movements), will become the third-largest cruise port in GPH’s global network…

Port of Barcelona Sets Up Shore Power Working Group

Sep 15, 2022

The Port of Barcelona said it has created a working group including cruise companies and terminals in order to accelerate plans to establish shore power connections for cruise ships docked in the Spanish seaport, in an effort to reduce vessel emissions…

TUI Cruises' Mein Schiff 6 Connects to Shore Power in Kiel

Aug 04, 2022

TUI Cruises said a second vessel in its cruise ship fleet has successfully tested the use of shore power in port.Earlier this week, the German cruise ship operator's Mein Schiff 6 received shore power for the first time in SEEHAFEN KIEL Cruise GmbH & Co…

Carnival Bringing Two Costa Ships to U.S. to Offer Guests Italian Design Experience

Jun 23, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line, also known as America’s Cruise Line, is teaming up with Italy's cruise line Costa Cruises, its sister company, to create a new concept for Carnival’s North American guests when Costa Venezia cruise ship joins the Carnival fleet sailing from New York in the spring of 2023…

Fincantieri Floats Out Viking Saturn Cruise Ship

Jun 23, 2022

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has floated out the Viking Saturn, the latest cruise ship Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Viking, at the shipyard in Ancona, Italy.Present at the ceremony were Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, and Pierroberto Folgiero…

First Steel Cut for TUI Cruises' LNG-powered Cruise Ship

Jun 22, 2022

The first steel cutting ceremony was held for the first of two LNG-powered ships for the cruise ship operator TUI Cruises.Shipbuilder Fincantieri said Wednesday that the construction start-up ceremony had taken place in the presence of Wybcke Meier…

Costa Toscana: Costa Cruises Christens New LNG-powered Flagship in Barcelona

Jun 16, 2022

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises on Thursday held a christening ceremony for its new flagship, the Costa Toscana, in the port of Barcelona, Spain.The LNG-powered, Italian-flagged ship sailed away from Civitavecchia, Italy on Monday, making a stop in Naples on Thursday…

Global Ports Gets Takeover Approach from Shipping Firm MSC

Jun 15, 2022

Global Ports Holding PLC, the world's largest cruise port operator, said on Wednesday it had received an approach about a potential cash offer from Swiss-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company.Shares of the London-listed company closed up…

Batteries, Fuel Cells, Solar, Wind Power and More: Cruise Operator Costa Group Sets Up Decarbonization Department

Jun 15, 2022

The European cruise company, Costa Group, with its Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises brands, which is part of Carnival Corporation, has created a dedicated decarbonization department within its Carnival Maritime unit based in Hamburg, Germany.The…

HAV Group's Hydrogen Energy System for Cruise Vessels Gets Preliminary DNV Approval

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian technology provider HAV Group ASA has received preliminary approval from DNV for its hydrogen-based energy system for cruise ships.The system uses liquefied hydrogen storage and fuel cells and was created as part of the FreeCO2ast project…

Anglo-Eastern Signs Agreement to acquire CMI

Jun 01, 2022

Anglo-Eastern Univan Group and the shareholders of Cruise Management International and CMI Leisure Management have signed a letter of intent regarding the sale of CMI to Anglo-Eastern. The move effectively opens up a new sector—expedition cruising—for Anglo Eastern's ship management operations…

Fincantieri Floats Out EXPLORA I Luxury Cruise Ship

May 31, 2022

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on Monday announce the float out of EXPLORA I, the first of four luxury cruise ships ordered by the Cruises Division of MSC Group for its new luxury brand Explora Journeys. The float out took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone…

AIDA Cruise Ships Set to 'Plug In' at Port of Southampton

May 16, 2022

ABP’s Port of Southampton announced on Monday that all three of AIDA Cruises’ ships to visit Southampton this year have been commissioned for shore power at the portAIDAcosma, AIDAprima and now AIDAsol have all undergone commissioning, meaning that when these cruise ships return to the port…

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Mars Cruise Ship to Viking

May 12, 2022

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered the ocean cruise ship Viking Mars to the shipowner Viking. The ship was delivered on Thursday at the shipyard in Ancona.The 227 meters long Viking Mars will be placed in the small cruise ship segment…

Royal Caribbean Flags Slow Summer Demand in Europe as Ukraine Crisis Weighs

May 06, 2022

Royal Caribbean Group on Thursday flagged slow summer demand for European cruises due to the Ukraine crisis, after a dull first quarter as it reeled under a resurgence in COVID infections in some parts of the world.Shares of the cruise operator fell about 5% to $73…

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