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Brittany Ferries to take over Condor

Brittany Ferries, in a consortium with Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (ESIF), is to acquire 100% of Condor Ferries from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). Contracts have been signed and the deal is expected to be executed following scrutiny by relevant regulatory authorities. [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:43:58+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Finance|

Sustainable Arctic tourism

Following the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators’ (AECO) recent annual meeting, several decisions were made. One notable decision was the self-imposed ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by AECO members operating in the Arctic. It was the practice among [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:42:12+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Environment|

Port Everglades upgrades warehouse

Port Everglades is upgrading its maintenance facilities and streamlining operating procedures. A central warehouse is the focal point of an improved inventory control system to better track supplies and reduce costs. The next step, already underway, is to computerise the inventory accounting through a software [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:38:43+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Ports|

‘Artania’ to dock at Lloyd Werft

Reisen’s ‘Artania’ is due to arrive at Lloyd Werft on 17th November for a three week refurbishment project. More than 250 cabins will be refurbished during the refit, which will include class related maintenance. She is scheduled to leave the yard on 6th December. Together [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:36:44+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Refurbishment|

Hurtigruten tests biodiesel

Hurtigruten has become the Norwegian cruise line to start testing Biodiesel, which can potentially reduce emissions by 95%. The testing commenced on board the ‘Polarlys,’ which took on biodiesel in Bergen. The world is on its way into a new era, with a travel industry [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:35:10+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Technology|

Royal Caribbean reports record earnings

Royal Caribbean Cruises has reported record third quarter US GAAP earnings of $4.20 per share and adjusted earnings of $4.27 per share. These figures include a $0.13 negative impact from Hurricane ‘Dorian’. The company also updated its full year Adjusted EPS guidance to a range [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:32:28+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Finance|