Funchal sold at Auction

According to Portuguese news outlets, the 1961-built cruise ship ‘Funchal’ has been sold at an auction. She was reportedly sold at an auction recently to an undisclosed buyer, after four bids were lodged for the 524 pax vessel. The winning bid was said to be [Read more...]

2018-12-17T08:51:05+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ships|

‘AIDAnova’ delivered

AIDA Cruises took deliveryof the LNG powered ‘AIDAnova’ from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg on 12th December, 2018. The formal commissioning of this innovative prototype of a new generation of AIDA ships was attended by Michael Thamm, CEO Costa Group & Carnival Asia, Felix [Read more...]

2018-12-17T08:39:08+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ships|

TT-Line orders ropax in China

Germany-based ferry company, TT-Line has placed an order for a dual fuel LNG powered ferry at Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Jinling. The contract includes an option for another ropax and calls for the delivery of the first vessel in 2022. Following her delivery, the vessel would be used [Read more...]

2018-12-17T08:37:00+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ships|

SunStone orders third expedition cruise vessel

SunStone Ships has declared option number two for another Infinity class expedition cruise ship at Ulstein, bringing the total on order up to three. The company originally placed one firm contract and nine options on the Ulstein designed and equipped cruise vessel in 2017. With [Read more...]

2018-11-18T15:06:11+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Ships|

RCCL partners with Southern Power

To offset some of its emissions, Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) has signed an agreement with Southern Power, a US wholesale energy provider, for its new 200 MW Reading Wind facility. This initiative, which will offset up to 12% of RCCL’s emissions from 2020, is the [Read more...]

2018-10-28T22:16:37+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|

Work restarts on ‘Titanic II’

Blue Star Line Chairman, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, claimed that work has restarted on the construction of ‘Titanic ll’. The vessel is expected to be put into service on the Southampton/New York service in 2022. She will replicate the 1912-built ‘Titanic’ in length (269 m) [Read more...]

2018-10-28T21:55:23+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|