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NCL Corp proposes senior notes offering

NCL Corp (NCLC), a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, has agreed to sell $565 mill aggregate principal amount of 3.625% senior notes due 2024. These will be made up of a private offering that will be exempt from the registration requirements of the US [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:10:59+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Finance|

Viking River Cruise Captain charged

Late last month, Hungarian prosecutors charged the Ukrainian Captain of a Swiss owned river cruise ship with misconduct leading to mass casualties and 35 counts of failing to provide help in a disaster. Last May, Viking Cruises’ ‘Viking Sigyn’ sank another cruise boat in a [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:09:29+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Safety|

New engines ideal for ro-ros

Swiss-based engine designer WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd) has unveiled four new short-stroke engines to address economic engine speeds and accommodate space constraints on several vessel types, including ro-ros. The range, starting with the X52-S2.0 and X62-S2.0 and their dual-fuel counterparts X52DF-S1.0 and X62DF-S1.0, [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:07:22+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Technology|

Solar Solve wins large NCL order

South Shields, UK based Solar Solve Marine recently received a large order from Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL). The order is for 21 type-approved patented SOLASAFE roller sunscreens for the navigation bridge windows and 10 rolls of silver adhesive window film for other windows to be [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:05:25+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Technology|

SeaDream contract cancelled

SeaDream Yacht Club and Damen have confirmed that the contract to build a new ship has been cancelled. Both parties are open to potential future projects and collaboration, SeaDream said. The new ship, ‘SeaDream Innovation’, was scheduled to be delivered in September, 2021. “The response [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:02:37+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Ships|

MSC negotiates Dubai berthing rights

MSC Cruises has signed a long-term agreement with DP World for preferential berthing rights at Dubai’s Mina Rashid Port. The contract was formally signed by the line’s CEO Gianni Onorato and Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannaei, CEO, P&O Marinas & Executive Director, Mina Rashid on [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:00:41+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Ports|

Battery powered hybrid ready for service

Hurtigruten’s new hybrid battery powered expedition cruise ship ‘Fridtjof Nansen’ will be completed earlier than scheduled. As a result, Hurtigruten is adding a series of shorter pre-inaugural voyages. ‘Fridtjof Nansen’ is claimed to be packed with green technology and large battery packs and is, alongside [Read more...]

2019-12-13T13:58:06+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Ships|