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CMV buys two more secondhand cruise ships

CMV has bought two more secondhand cruise ships. P&O Australia's ‘Pacific Dawn’ and ‘Pacific Aria’ will be taken over in Singapore on 2nd March and 2nd May, 2021 respectively, increasing CMV’s lower bed fleet capacity to 9,000 berths [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|

Japan’s 1st LNG-fuelled ferries

Mitsui OSK Lines. (MOL) and its subsidiary, Ferry Sunflower Limited, are to build the first two LNG-fuelled ferries in Japan. MOL said that it planned to order the vessels from Mitsubishi Shipbuilding next month. Ferry Sunflower will charter [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|

Fincantieri to build PONANT pair

Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA), worth about €300 mill, for the design and construction of two luxury expedition cruise vessels for PONANT, a subsidiary of Artemis Group (holding company of the Pinault family). The MoA [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|

DFDS/Moby ropax deal cancelled

DFDS and Moby have cancelled their agreement to swap the ropaxes operating on the Amsterdam (Ijmuiden)/Newcastle route. On 6th September, 2019, DFDS agreed with the Italian ferry company Moby to acquire two ropaxes, ‘Moby Wonder’ and ‘Moby Aki’, [Read more...]

November 15th, 2019|

UK ferry scene due for significant expansion

There are 13 new ferries due to enter service before 2023 and eight launching before 2021, according to industry body, Discover Ferries. Announced during the travel industry’s annual ABTA Travel Convention, this represents a significant investment from the [Read more...]

October 11th, 2019|

SeaDream selects YSA Design

Proven experience in smaller ultra-luxury cruise ships and a lasting relationship with the pioneer of superyacht vacationing were behind the selection of YSA Design as the design partner for SeaDream Yacht Club’s ‘SeaDream Innovation’. She has been designed [Read more...]

September 29th, 2019|

New ropax design from KEH

Danish-based ship designer and consultant, Knud E. Hansen (KEH) has unveiled a 154 m ropax ferry design that will be able to accommodate up to 1,500 pax and 440 cars. The design also boasts an additional 657 lane [Read more...]

September 13th, 2019|