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Princess strengthens satcoms tie-up

Princess Cruises is to host a series of events this year to demonstrate its global connectivity. The company will become the first cruise ship fleet with early access to SES’ O3b mPOWER network augmenting the proprietary Princess MedallionClass [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Report slams LNG as a fuel

A report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) claimed that the LNG fuelled ships engines, particularly in cruise ships, emit between 70% and 82% more life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the short-term compared to clean [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|Environment|

GPH buys remaining Malaga concession

Global Ports Holding’s (GPH) joint venture, Creuers Del Port de Barcelona (Creuers), has bought the remaining shares of Malaga Cruise Port concession for €1.5 mill. GPH holds a 62% stake in Creuers, with the remaining share owned by [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|Ports|

Aranui reveals new cruise ship project

Aranui Cruises (Compagnie Polynesienne de Transport Maritime (CPTM)) revealed details of a new 280-pax cruise ship to Tahitian media recently. She will be the company’s first dedicated leisure cruise vessel and will join the pax/cargo vessel ‘Aranui 5’ [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|Ships|

Hapag-Lloyd moves in with RCCL

TUI’s Hapag-Lloyd Cruises brand is to be integrated into the TUI Cruises joint venture with Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL), a structure that was established in 2008. By adopting this strategy, TUI Group and RCCL will further develop their [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|Marketing|