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Alaska seeks for partner for cruise ship terminal

The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) is pursuing a public/private partnership to develop a rail/marine terminal in Seward. Last month, ARRC began advertising a Request for Qualification (RFQ), asking interested parties to put forward their concepts for replacing an ageing passenger dock and cruise terminal facilities in [Read more...]

2019-10-11T19:00:35+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Ports|

Sommer to take over NCL

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has made organisational changes, scheduled to be implemented following the launch of ‘’Norwegian Encore’, the company’s newest cruise ship. They include the appointment of Harry Sommer (pictured) as NCL’s President and CEO. He will replace Andy Stuart, who will step down [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:58:52+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Appointments|

Carnival to develop Bahamas port projects

Carnival Corp and two of its cruise line brands have signed an agreement with the The Bahamas Government to build two major port developments. Under the agreement, Carnival Corp will develop a new cruise port primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:57:01+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Ports|

Fjords future optimistic – NMA

The first Norwegian Fjord cruise season in which new regulations were in place has been completed. The fjord Harbour Masters concerned said that they had received fewer complaints about smoke, but are looking forward to even stricter regulations in the years to come, according to [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:53:03+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Environment|

Dubrovnik to tax cruise ships

Dubrovnik Municipality announced that it is to introduce a charge on foreign cruise ships. This is expected to come into force at the beginning of 2021. The new tourist tax will be between HRK2,000 and HRK40,000 per vessel, depending on the passenger capacity. It will [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:49:02+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Finance|

Harland and Wolff saved

InfraStrata, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects, has signed heads of terms to purchase the principal assets of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited and Harland and Wolff Group Plc for £6 million. The assets comprise of a multi-purpose fabrication facility, quaysides [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:43:31+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Refurbishment|

UK ferry scene due for significant expansion

There are 13 new ferries due to enter service before 2023 and eight launching before 2021, according to industry body, Discover Ferries. Announced during the travel industry’s annual ABTA Travel Convention, this represents a significant investment from the ferry sector of more than £1 bill [Read more...]

2019-10-11T18:35:28+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Ships|