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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…

Lindblad Expeditions Deploys Marine Learning Systems Training Solution

May 18, 2022

Expedition cruising company Lindblad Expeditions will deploy Marine Learning Systems’ online training platform, MarineLMS, fleetwide, following a successful pilot period. According to Marine Learning Systems, online training at sea has always…

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…

Cruise Line Azamara Adds New Vessel to Its Fleet

May 03, 2022

Cruise line Azamara has officially added Azamara Onward vessel to its now four-ship fleet on Tuesday, following a festive naming ceremony in Monte Carlo. The christening ceremony was led by the President of Azamara, Carol Cabezas, and Azamara Onward Godmother…

'Exceptional times lasted longer than expected," Meyer Turku CEO Says as Loss Widens

May 02, 2022

Finland-based cruise shipbuilder Meyer Turku saw its full-year 2021 net loss widen, despite a somewhat higher turnover compared to 2020. Still, the company said it was a 'satisfactory result in the midst of a protracted pandemic.'The company's turnover was EUR 1…

Havila Voyages Cancels 'Havila Cappela' Roundtrip Citing Insurance Issues

May 02, 2022

Norwegian cruise shipping company Havila Voyages has canceled an upcoming roundtrip in Norway with the Havila Capella cruise ship, citing unresolved issues with the ship's insurance coverage.'There is still an unresolved situation related to Havila Capella's insurance coverage…

Pair of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Vessels to Sport Azipod Propulsion

Apr 27, 2022

ABB inked a deal with Chantiers de l’Atlantique for Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to supply the electric propulsion systems and remote support for the luxury cruise operator’s two forthcoming mega-yachts. The ships are the second and third in a series that began with Ritz-Carlton Evrima…

Marine Design: Ulstein Takes Aim at Zero Emission Cruise Ops with Ulstein Thor

Apr 26, 2022

Ulstein today unveiled a vessel concept that it claims is capable of making the vision of zero emission cruise operations a reality. Dubbed Ulstein Thor, the 149m 3R (Replenishment, Research and Rescue) design will feature a Thorium Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) to generate vast amounts of clean…

Seafarers’ House to Honor Carnival's Arnold W. Donald

Apr 12, 2022

Arnold W. Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation & PLC, has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2022. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction in the maritime world…

Harland & Wolff Wins Contracts for Dry Docking of Two Cruise Vessels

Apr 11, 2022

Harland & Wolff Group has been awarded a dry dock contract for two cruise ships from P&O Cruises and Cunard respectively that will occupy the Belfast drydock for 33 days in total. The companies have selected Harland & Wolff's 81-acre Belfast…

Hurtigruten Plans First Emissions Free Ship by 2030

Mar 31, 2022

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express partners with SINTEF to create zero emission ships for the Norwegian coast by 2030.Since 1893, Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express has carried local passengers, goods, and tourists between 34 ports. The…

BV AiP for Solid Sail, which aims to slash Cruise Ship Emissions

Mar 25, 2022

Bureau Veritas (BV) delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Chantiers de l’Atlantique for its sailing propulsion system, Solid Sail, tailored for the large ships market.Solid Sail is a 1,200 sq. m. rigid sail made of composite panels assembled together…

Tech File: Study Suggests Pre-insulated Plastic Piping Aids Passenger Ships Efficiency

Mar 10, 2022

A new study by GF Piping Systems and Foreship shows HVAC applications on passenger ships offer significant potential for improvement. The study, comparing a baseline steel piping system with pre-insulated polyethylene pipes in an air conditioning…

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