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GAC Norway opens Tromsø branch

Growing interest in year-round Arctic cruises has prompted GAC Norway to open a branch, in Tromsø.   Located 300 km north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is the largest urban area in Northern Norway and serves as a portal [Read more...]

January 28th, 2019|

RMT slams P&O’s flagging out plans 

Seafarer ratings union RMT has rejected P&O’s claim that Brexit was behind a decision to switch the entire Dover/Calais ferry fleet from the UK to the Cypriot flag.   RMT general secretary Mick Cash said:“This is pure opportunism [Read more...]

January 13th, 2019|


We would like to take the opportunity of thanking everyone for their support throughout 2018. We would also like to wish everybody a good festive break and plain sailing in fair winds in 2019. The next ICSI newsletter [Read more...]

December 17th, 2018|

Cruise industry still on a role- CLIA

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the ‘2019 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook’ report. In its research, CLIA forecasts social media and restorative travel as top cruise travel trends in the coming year. In addition, the [Read more...]

December 17th, 2018|

Color Line vessels to remain under NOR flag

The Norwegian Government has ruled against the re-flagging of Color Line vessels to the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) flag. This is a significant and hard fought victory for Norwegian seafarers and the ongoing ITF cabotage campaign, the [Read more...]

December 2nd, 2018|

Fincantieri to move into Baoshan

Fincantieri CEO, Giuseppe Bono (pictured), and the District Mayor of Baoshan, Fan Shaojun, have signed contracts aimed at creating a cruise hub. This will be primarily dedicated to activities in this sector, including shipbuilding and maritime operations. As part [Read more...]

November 18th, 2018|

Carnival firms up its Chinese venture

Carnival Corp has launched its cruise joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) under the name CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Limited. The new China-based cruise company plans to operate its own fleet to serve Chinese cruise guests [Read more...]

November 18th, 2018|

Havyard reaches 100 designs

From just the original four employees and two old armchairs, Havyard Design & Solutions (HDS) has passed the 100 design mark. The most recent design reference was Kystruten’s coastal cruise vessels. From the beginning in 2005 and over [Read more...]

October 28th, 2018|