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SGS signs new agreement with RCCL

Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) has entered into a new agreement with long term client Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) to provide underwater hull maintenance and repair services for its 58 ship fleet. These include cruise ships trading under the banners of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity, [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:50:11+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Technology|

Finnlines invests in large ropaxes

Following an order for three hybrid sto/ro ultra large green vessels at Jinling Shipyard in 2018, Finnlines recently signed an order for two ro-paxes from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai), previously known as AVIC Weihai. Both shipyards are now part of China Merchants Group. Called [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:42:14+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Ships|

NCL eliminates plastic bottles on all ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has replaced all single-use plastic beverage bottles with plant-based carton containers across its fleet. As a result, NCL will be eliminating over six million single-use plastic water bottles a year. This initiative is being facilitated in partnership with JUST® Goods, Inc, [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:16:30+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Environment|

MOL, Mitsubishi finalise LNG-Fuelled ferry deal

Yokohama-based Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has concluded a contract with Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) to build two LNG-fuelled ferries, the first to be ordered in Japan. These vessels will be built at the Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works, with completion and handover scheduled for the end of [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:14:47+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Ships|

3 Maj receives Scenic contract

Rijeka's beleaguered 3 Maj shipyard has won an order for the first time in four years. The keel for a new Polar cruise ship, which is a sistership to the one recently built at Uljanik in Pula, is due to be laid during the second [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:13:11+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Ships|