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Brittany Ferries, Repsol extend LNG supply deal

Brittany Ferries and Spanish energy company Repsol have extended their LNG supply contract. Repsol will supply LNG bunker fuel to the company’s newbuildings ‘Salamanca’ and ‘Santoña’ during the ships’ regular visits on routes linking Portsmouth, UK and northern Spain, beginning in 2022. These ropaxeswill be [Read more...]

2019-08-18T21:16:27+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Technology|

Lindblad reports revenue increases

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings reported second quarter 2019 tour revenues of $76.7 mill, an increase of $7.2 mill, or 10%, compared to the same period in 2018. The increase was driven by growth of $5.4 mill at the Lindblad segment and a $1.8 mill increase at [Read more...]

2019-08-18T21:14:07+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Finance|

Eden unveils new cruise jetty

Eden, New South Wales, has welcomed the opening of a new cruise jetty. The Eden breakwater wharf extension will play host to the ‘Pacific Explorer’, which is scheduled to arrive with more than 2,000 passengers on 15th September, local reports said. She will be followed [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:48:05+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Ports|

Consortium wins Cayman Islands cruise terminal bid

Last month, the Cayman Islands tourism ministry awarded the cruise and cargo port project tender to the McAlpine-led consortium, Verdant Isle Port Partners. The island’s Premier, Alden McNee McLaughlin Jr, MBE said when making the announcement that no contracts would be signed before 1st October [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:46:39+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Ports|

Genting to sell 35% of Dream Cruises

Genting Hong Kong is to sell up to 35% of Dream Cruises to TPG Capital Asia, TPG Growth and Ontario Teachers’Pension Plan. The sale will strengthen Genting Hong Kong as it completes two ‘Global Class’ ships for Dream Cruises, the first of which will be [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:45:15+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Finance|

Ponant to acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises

French-based expedition cruise ship operator PONANT is to acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises. Following the acquisition, the two cruise lines will keep their respective management - Diane Moore acting as CEO of Paul Gauguin Cruises with her team based in Bellevue, WA and Navin Sawhney acting [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:40:36+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Marketing|

Ferry to be fitted with a rotor sail

Ferry operator Scandlines has signed an agreement with Norsepower to install the auxiliary wind propulsion system Rotor Sail Solution on board the hybrid passenger ferry ‘Copenhagen’. Operating between Rostock in Germany and Gedser in Denmark, ‘Copenhagen’ combines diesel and battery power. With the addition of [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:39:01+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Technology|