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‘Oasis of the Seas’ moves to Cadiz

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Oasis of the Seas’ is currently in Navantia’s Cádiz shipyard for repairs after suffering damage in drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard. Three sailings departing Port Canaveral on April 7, 14 and 21 were cancelled due the [Read more...]

April 16th, 2019|

IMO SSE 6 meeting outcome

The IMO sub-committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) met in London between 4th and 8th March, 2019.   All agreements made at the meeting and listed below are subject to final approval by MSC 101 in June, [Read more...]

March 31st, 2019|

Norway acts to protect fjords

On 1st March, new environmental requirements for emissions and discharges in the world heritage fjords of Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord, Geirangerfjord, Sunnylvsfjord and Tafjord entered into force. The requirements were drawn up by the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) at the [Read more...]

March 31st, 2019|

World-first approval for VIKING survival craft

The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has officially approved the patented VIKING LifeCraft survival craft as a Novel Life-Saving Appliance. This meets the requirements for replacing conventional lifeboats on passenger ships and advancing progress toward greater safety in large-scale [Read more...]

March 16th, 2019|

Key West berth badly damaged

One of Key West’s three cruise berths has been put out of action for several months, due to being struck by a cruise ship. According to the Miami Herald, the Mallory Square berth will be out of action [Read more...]

December 17th, 2018|