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Right time for Wallem Ship Agency in Asia

As the leading cruise ship agent in Asia, Wallem is forging market growth based on partnerships with cruise lines and government agencies that develop itineraries for popular to high-end holidays. International Cruise Ship Industry puts the spotlight on Wallem in the latest in our Cruise [Read more...]

2024-04-04T08:15:54+00:00 April 4th, 2024|Marketing|

Carnival Corp on a roll

Carnival Corp has reported record first quarter revenues of $5.4 bill with record net yields (in constant currency) and record net per diems (in constant currency). The Group improved its first quarter bottom line by nearly $500 mill, compared to 2023 and the adjusted net loss was [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:58:36+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Finance|

Methanol Superstorage in cruise ship retrofit plans

Cruise industry shipowners and operators have been in the vanguard of the alternative fuel movement, but commercial shipping led 2023’s charge to methanol. Now, space-efficient ‘Methanol Superstorage’ is putting new energy into key cruise ship retrofits to replace conventional fuels. Methanol-capable engines were a stand-out [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:54:15+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Technology|

Royal Caribbean suspends Labadee calls

On 14th March, Royal Caribbean Group (RCI) suspended calls to Labadee, a secluded peninsula in Haiti, for seven days. This follows months of escalating violence in the country, a senior company executive said on social media. The company will continue the suspension of three days advance notice [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:36:11+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Safety|

UK/Netherlands ropaxes upgraded

Stena Line has carried out a major refurbishment project on its large ropaxes, ’Stena Britannica’ and ’Stena Hollandica’. The upgrade, which took 18 days per ship, includes new restaurant and bar options, modern and refreshed seating areas, and increased passenger capacity. In addition, the ships’ renovation is another [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:25:09+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Refurbishment|

Ferry Division lifts ICG’s EBITDA

Ferry, terminal, container and logistics conglomerate, Irish Continental Group (ICG), saw last year’s revenue decrease by €12.9 mill (2.2%) to €572 mill. EBITDA increased by €5.4 mill to €132.6 mill, primarily due to a strong performance in the Ferries Division, which includes Irish Ferries. Within [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:22:45+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Finance|