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Cruise Shipping's Return: Genting Cruise Lines Gears Up for July 26 Sailing

Jul 17, 2020

Genting Cruise Lines said it will be the first international cruise company to restart operations with the deployment of Dream Cruises’ Explorer Dream to Taiwan, where it will begin “Taiwan Island-Hopping” itineraries on July 26 2020.Upon the ship’s arrival in Keelung on June 40…

Market Insights: Cruise Shipping ... Now What?

Jun 16, 2020

Heading into 2020 the cruise industry was booming. The number of passengers who went on cruises in 2019 was at an all time high, a trend mirrored by the exponential fleet growth since the 1950s. However, COVID-19 caused an industry wide shut down…

Australia Orders Two Cruise Ships to Leave ... Now!

Mar 26, 2020

Australia ordered two cruise ships to leave its waters on Thursday, after a liner that docked in Sydney Harbor last week became the primary source of infection in the country's coronavirus outbreak.Although well below levels elsewhere in the world…

Fed Funds Could Aid Battered Cruise Lines

Mar 16, 2020

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday officials will have a better idea this week of the total cost of a coronavirus aid package, but predicted it will likely be 'significant but not huge.'Mnuchin told 'Fox News Sunday' he also…

Wärtsilä to Supply Scrubbers to NCL

Feb 17, 2020

European technology giant Wärtsilä will be supplying hybrid scrubber system packages for Norwegian Cruise Line's (NCL) Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway.According to a press note from Wärtsilä, the scrubber systems have been ‘specially…

WFW Advises TUI on $1.3Bn Take Over

Feb 16, 2020

London-based international law firm Watson Farley & Williams has advised TUI Cruises GmbH on its acquisition of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises from TUI AG for US$1.3bn, excluding net debt.According to the the transaction is subject to customary closing…

YIT Eesti to Build Tallinn Cruise Terminal

Jan 12, 2020

Estonian port authority Port of Tallinn (Tallinna Sadam) has signed an agreement with compatriot construction company YIT Eesti AS for the construction of new cruise terminal in Tallinn Old City Harbour.The value of the contract is EUR 13.7 million…

AIDAmira Christened

Dec 02, 2019

American/British-owned German cruise line AIDA Cruises announced that model and TV host Franziska Knuppe christened  AIDAmira in Palma de Mallorca.AIDAmira is the fourth ship in the AIDA Selection program, sailing longer itineraries to exotic locales…

Falmouth Completes Successful Cruise Season

Nov 20, 2019

More than 30 vessels carrying over 14,000 passengers in total chose to call in at Falmouth Cruise Port, Australia as part of their 2019 programme and even more have already booked for next year.The cruise ship operations are managed by FDEC…

Savona's Cruise Terminal Renovated

Nov 17, 2019

Costa Cruises and the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority have reopened the Calata delle Vele cruise ship quay and Palocrociere Terminal One in Italy’s port of Savona following an extensive renovation.The ceremony was attended by the city's mayor…

EU Prioritizes on Sustainabile Cruise Activity

Nov 12, 2019

The sustainability of cruise activity in Europe is currently under pressure, says the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO). European ports take the concerns expressed very seriously, it said.The vicinity to Europe’s cultural heritage and main…

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Nov 10, 2019

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old.'We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family,' said a statement from the global cruise company said…

Cruise ships Hit Record in Helsinki

Nov 03, 2019

During the cruise season that ended on 22 October, a total of 603,500 cruise passengers arrived in Helsinki. This was 16 per cent more than the previous year.There were a total of 303 ship visits to Helsinki. This was the first time the number exceeded 300…

Viking Line Intros Climate-Smart Ship

Oct 25, 2019

Finland's Viking Line says that its newbuild cruise ferry, the 63,000 gt M/S Viking Glory, will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world.According to the shipping company that operates a fleet of ferries and cruise-ferries between Finland…

Australian Cruise Industry on Expansion Mode

Oct 25, 2019

The total domestic trips by sea in Australia are set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.36% from 3.9 million in 2018 to 5.1 million by 2023, holding the highest growth rate among all other transport means.Traveling by sea throughout…

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Manson to Perform Maintenance Dredging in Coos Bay

Manson to Perform Maintenance Dredging in Coos Bay

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Cruise Port Being Redeveloped in Seward, Alaska

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Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

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Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

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