Finnlines enjoys a passenger renaissance

The number of private passengers carried by Finnlines increased by over 17 % in 2023, compared with 2022. Finnlines also raised its passenger services to a new level when the first of two Superstar-class ropaxes, ‘Finnsirius’, entered service between mainland Finland, Åland and Sweden in [Read more...]

2024-01-29T17:44:34+00:00 January 29th, 2024|Marketing|

Exploris starts cruising

‘Exploris One’, ex ‘Silver Explorer’, embarked upon her maiden voyage for her new operator, Exploris Expeditions and Cruises, on 23rd December sailing from Valparaiso to the Antarctic. Before re-entering service, the small 132-pax expedition type cruise ship underwent a refurbishment programme at a Chilean shipyard. [Read more...]

2024-01-13T14:05:28+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Marketing|

Peninsula offers LNG as a fuel at Algeciras

Marine energy supplier, Peninsula, is now offering LNG bunkering services at Algeciras, utilising the new, purpose-built bunker vessel,‘Levante LNG’. This marks a first for both Peninsula and the Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras (APBA). Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship ’Icon of the Seas’ was the [Read more...]

2024-01-13T13:53:08+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Marketing|

Viking Line reports good loadings

Last year was a very good year for Viking Line, as nearly 5 mill passengers sailed on the company’s vessels. Between June and August, there were nearly 1.8 mill pax carried, and many departures during the summer holiday season were sold out well in advance. The [Read more...]

2024-01-13T13:46:06+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Marketing|

Fred.Olsen’s Canary Islands success

Canary Islands ferry operator, Fred.Olsen Express, recorded a 10% increase in the number of passengers carried, compared to 2022. To respond to the increase in demand, the company increased the number of trips to a total of 22,000 last year. Fred.Olsen Express ended 2023 carrying [Read more...]

2024-01-13T13:32:58+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Marketing|

Orkney joins Cruise Europe

Orkney is the latest cruise destination to join Cruise Europe. This is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of Great Britain. It has about 70 islands, 20 of which are inhabited. The largest town and the administrative centre [Read more...]

2024-01-13T13:24:10+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Marketing|