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Tallink firms up newropax order

Tallink Grupp and Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) have firmed upan original contract to build a new LNG-powered fast ferry for the Tallinn – Helsinki route . Similar to the group’s newest vessel ‘Megastar’, the new shuttle ferry will also [Read more...]

March 31st, 2019|

Stena RoRo places a new order

Stena RoRo has placed an order for another newbuilding in its‘Stena E-Flexer RoPax’series with the Chinese shipyard, AVIC International. This order is in addition to the eight newbuildings already contracted. There are still two options remaining. The vessel, [Read more...]

March 31st, 2019|

MSC firms up luxury cruise ship order

On Thursday 14th March, MSC and Fincantieri announced that the formal contracts had been signed for the construction of four luxury cruise ships. The contracts were valued at over €2 bill subject to financing. Pierfrancesco Vago (pictured), Executive [Read more...]

March 16th, 2019|

Viking firms up another two ships

On the back of an agreement announced in March last year to build six cruise ships, Fincantieri and Viking have signed the contracts for the first two units. They will be delivered in 2024 and 2025, respectively. In [Read more...]

March 16th, 2019|

Carnival Corp’s claim taken to task

In an article published recently in TradeWinds, Carnival Corp claimed that it has switched all of its cruise ships sailing to the Arctic from burning heavy fuel oil to low-sulfur marine gasoil. Since December, 2016, international environmental organisations [Read more...]

March 16th, 2019|

Deltamarin wins Kvarken design contract

Deltamarin has signed a €4 mill contract with Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC) to design the new ropax for Kvarken Link, a Finnish/Swedish consortium (see ICSI News 2nd February). Deltamarin’s input covers basic and detail design for the [Read more...]

March 16th, 2019|

Stena RoRo acquires ropax

Stena RoRo has purchased the ropax ‘Yamato’ from the Japan’s Hankyu Ferry.   The vessel will be rebuilt at a European shipyard to European standards, after which she will be chartered out. This process will begin in spring 2020 [Read more...]

March 2nd, 2019|