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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…

UK Dockworkers at Major Container Port to Vote on Strike Over Pay

Jul 19, 2022

Hundreds of dockworkers at one of Britain's largest container ports will be balloted for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions, a union representing them said on Tuesday, threatening disruption to supply chains.Staff from a range of sectors…

European Ports Call for More Shore Power

Jul 06, 2022

The European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) and the Federation of European Private Port Companies and Terminals (FEPORT) have jointly agreed that the proposals for an Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR) and the FuelEU Maritime…

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…

Zelenskiy: Millions Could Starve Because of Russian Blockade of Ukraine's Black Sea Ports

Jun 09, 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that millions of people could starve because of a Russian blockade of Ukraine's Black Sea ports which he said had left the world 'on the brink of a terrible food crisis.'Russia has seized large parts of Ukraine's coast…

Storage Space a Challenge for Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

Jun 02, 2022

Some equations just don’t add up. For example, storing 500 offshore wind turbine blades at a site with only space for 400 (and that’s only if you don’t store the other key elements required to build a full turbine). Elaine Maslin visited Siemens Gamesa’s blade manufacturing facility in Hull…

Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Resumes Operation After 20-month Outage

May 27, 2022

Norway’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has resumed operation as planned and is preparing to restart LNG production, a spokesperson for operator Equinor told Reuters on Friday.The plant has been offline for 20 months following a fire in September of 2020…

Ukraine Restricts Corn Deliveries to Danube Port

May 17, 2022

Ukrainian national railway company Ukrzaliznytsia has imposed restrictions on corn transportation to the Danube port of Reni, APK-Inform agriculture consultancy said on Tuesday.It gave no reason for the decision, but it previously said that…

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…

Maersk Finds Potential Buyers for Its Stake in Russian Port Operator

May 05, 2022

Maersk has found possible buyers for its stake in Global Ports Investments, which operates ports in Russia as it withdraws from the country following a final cargo shipment this week, the Danish shipping group said on Wednesday.Maersk put its 30…

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…

Ukraine Formally Closes Four Ports Captured by Russian Forces

May 02, 2022

Ukraine has formally closed its four Black and Azov sea ports, which Russian forces have captured, the Ukrainian agriculture ministry said on Monday.The Azov Sea ports of Mariupol, Berdiansk, and Skadovsk and the Black Sea port of Kherson were closed 'until the restoration of control'…

First Ukrainian Corn Cargo Leaves Romanian Black Sea Port

Apr 29, 2022

A cargo carrying over 71,000 tonnes of Ukrainian corn finished loading in the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta on Thursday, the first since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the manager of port operator Comvex said.With Ukraine's sea ports blocked since the war started more than two months ago…

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…

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