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Cruise Ship Industry News

Fosen to complete ‘Honfleur’

Norway’s Fosen shipyard is to complete the fitting out of the LNG powered ropax ‘Honfleur’ for Brittany Ferries. ‘Honfleur’ was originally ordered at Flensburger (FSG), where her construction started in 2018. The 42,400 gt newbuilding is now being [Read more...]

October 27th, 2020|Ships|

Wärtsilä to power new ropax series

P&O Ferries has contracted Wärtsilä to power its new double ended ropaxes.  They will be powered by Wärtsilä 31 type engines, claimed in the Guinness World Records to be the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine. The engine’s high level [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|Technology|

Miami Mayor extends cruise lines waiver

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has extended a waiver for lay berth and harbour fees for cruise lines through 16th November, subject to availability at PortMiami. “Miami-Dade County will continue to support its cruise line partners,” said Mayor Gimenez. “It is [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|Finance|

Kurtz teams up with Scenic

Donna Kurtz has been appointed Director, Charter & Incentive Sales of Scenic USA. She has had more than 30 years experience in the travel industry. "With more than 500 connections in the charter and incentive business, Donna comes [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|Appointments|

New MedCruise President unveiled

Aris Batsoulis has been elected president of MedCruise, effective immediately. He was most recently the Senior Vice President of the port group representing the port of Corfu. This announcement followed the decision of outgoing President Airam Díaz to [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|Appointments|

RCL addresses HVAC

Due to the nature of how COVID-19 is spread, many people have asked Royal Caribbean what the company does to protect passengers from the airborne spread of the virus. Specifically, they want to know how the air will [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|Safety|