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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…

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…

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…

First Large Cruise Vessel Arrives in Aberdeen South Harbour

May 02, 2023

Port of Aberdeen said Tuesday it had welcomed the first cruise ship into the 'transformational' £400 million Aberdeen South Harbour expansion. The 203-meter-long AIDAaura, with a capacity for more than 1,200 guests, is the longest vessel to visit the Port of Aberdeen to date…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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