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Survitec in milestone MES delivery

Delivery of Stena Lines’ new E-Flexer ropaxes have marked the 100th reference for Survitec’s Marin Ark 2 marine evacuation system (MES). First of class ’Stena Estrid’, delivered last January, is currently serving the Holyhead/Dublin, route, while newly delivered ‘Stena [Read more...]

May 29th, 2020|Safety|

Silversea provides an operational update

In media briefings last week, Silversea's President and CEO, Roberto Martinoli (pictured) and Barbara Muckermann, Silversea Cruises Chief Marketing Officer, gave a rundown of the company’s response to COVID-19. Talking about newbuildings, they said that the 596 pax [Read more...]

May 29th, 2020|Marketing|

Five cruise ships due in Durban

According to local media, five cruise ships are due call at Durban to refuel and take on supplies under strict Covid-19 safety protocols. The South African port authority Transnet told Timeslive that South Africa had been considering, on [Read more...]

May 29th, 2020|Ports|

Scandlines opts for rotor sails

Norsepower has installed a rotor sail on board Scandlines hybrid ropax ‘Copenhagen’.   ’Copenhagen’ operates between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark and was retrofitted in Rostock during a scheduled overnight stop. Norsepower’s rotor sail unit fitted measured 30 [Read more...]

May 29th, 2020|Environment|

New world order

Before returning to service, many cruise lines and travel partners are working to establish new and enhanced health and safety procedures and protocols in line with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) recommendations, a major travel agency said. UK [Read more...]

May 29th, 2020|Safety|

RCL gives business update

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) has updated its financial position in light of the COVID-19 pandemic impact in the Group’s first quarter results presentation. "Responding to the dramatic change in business conditions caused by COVID-19 has required focus, dedication, [Read more...]

May 21st, 2020|Finance|

Large residential yacht ordered

Following the completion of the conceptual design and engineering stages, Ocean Residences Development Ltd (ORD) has ordered a large residential yacht from the DIV Shipbuilding Group. DIV owns both the Kleven Verft shipyard in Norway and the Brodosplit [Read more...]

May 18th, 2020|Ships|

Carnival to slash workforce

To further strengthen its liquidity, Carnival Corp and its brands are to introduce layoffs, furloughs, reduced work weeks and salary reductions across the company, including for senior management. These moves will contribute hundreds of millions of dollars in [Read more...]

May 16th, 2020|Marketing|