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Tokyo ‘s new cruise terminal

Tokyo International Cruise Terminal was officially due to open to the public on 10th September. Designed to be part of the now delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics, the terminal will be able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships. The new four-level terminal was built in [Read more...]

2020-09-12T08:02:06+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Ports|

Lindblad Expeditions raises cash

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has entered into an agreement with a group of investors for the private placement of $85 mill of convertible preferred stock. The investors include MSD Partners, Durable Capital, Headlands Capital, Deep Field Asset Management and Declaration Capital, "Since the global COVID-19 pandemic [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:57:29+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Finance|

Carnival ahead in its sustainability programme

In its recently released 2019 sustainability report, Carnival Corp claimed it had achieved its remaining 2020 sustainability targets last year. Carnival has also established new 2030 sustainability goals, including a Paris Agreement-aligned commitment to cut its carbon emissions by 40%. The group first defined its [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:55:56+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Environment|

Silversea gets DNV GL health certificate

Silversea’s ‘Silver Spirit’ has become the first ultra-luxury cruise ship to sail with a certificate in infection prevention for maritime (CIP-M) from DNV GL. The CIP-M programme is built on DNV GL Healthcare’s expertise in infection risk management. Using the experience from over 4,000 audits [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:53:45+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Safety|

Genting initiates cost cutting measures

Following an announcement that it was suspending certain payments to creditors, Genting Hong Kong has announced an EBITDA loss of $204.1 mill for the first half of this year, compared to a positive EBITDA of $76.9 mill in 1H19. After depreciation and amortisation, the operating [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:50:06+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Finance|

Atlas Ocean Voyages appoints six sales directors

Atlas Ocean Voyages has appointed six additional Sales Directors. Cathy Kusuma has been named Regional Sales Director, Eastern US; Rolf Logan, Regional Sales Director for Central US; Anthony Cooper, Regional Sales Director for Western US; and Eric Bacon, Regional Sales Director for Canada. Furthermore, Alyssa Logan has taken on the role [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:48:16+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Sward becomes Foreship’s US President

Finnish-based naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship has appointed Benjamin Sward (pictured) as President of Foreship LLC. He has taken over responsibility for the company’s US activities, including growth and the renewed pursuit of opportunities in the commercial shipping and offshore sectors. Based in [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:41:36+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Silversea hires Bruzzone

Silversea has appointed Roberto Bruzzone as the new Senior Vice President of Marine Operations (pictured). Starting this month, he will report directly to Silversea‘s President and CEO, Roberto Martinoli, and will be responsible for the fleet’s marine and technical operations. He will also oversee newbuilding [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:39:17+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|