Galveston to offer LNG as a fuel

In what could be a boost to future cruise ship operations out of Galveston, Texas, Galveston Wharves and Stabilis Solutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the use of LNG as a marine fuel at the port. Under the terms of the [Read more...]

2021-08-12T18:49:12+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Marketing|

MSC gets Jeddah berthing rights

MSC Cruises has signed a five-year preferential berthing rights agreement with the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah. This announcement was made in Jeddah on the occasion of ’MSC Bellissima’s’ opening of Jeddah’s new passenger terminal. The new cruise terminal will handle MSC passengers on the [Read more...]

2021-08-12T18:23:16+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Marketing|

Meyer Werft and unions agree to cuts

Towards the end of last month, cruise ship builder Meyer Werft reached an agreement with IG Metall Küste and the shipyard's works council on a package to secure the shipyard location and competitiveness for the long term. This agreement ends on 31st December, 2023. If [Read more...]

2021-08-12T18:15:48+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Marketing|

Cruise ship bunkers at Hambantota

‘Navigator of the Seas’, under the local agency of Prudential Shipping, called at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota International Port (HIP) for bunkers recently. This vessel was the first passenger ship to arrive at the port since the outbreak of the pandemic. She was sailing from the [Read more...]

2021-08-12T17:56:28+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Marketing|

CCS opens UK operation

Hamburg-based Columbia Cruise Services (CCS) has launched CCS UK, a Southampton-based ship management and recruiting operation. The cruise vessel management business will continue running fleets for its existing UK shipping operators while aiming to attract new clients. CCS recently purchased premises in Southampton, England, which [Read more...]

2021-08-12T17:54:51+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Marketing|

Interior Awards Ceremony announced

The Cruise Ship Interiors Awards, supported by sponsor Kalmar Lighting, returns for 2021 with a new focus, new award categories, and a new location, organiser Elite Exhibitions revealed. Taking place on 2nd December, at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe at London’s Excel Exhibition Centre at [Read more...]

2021-07-25T18:42:08+00:00 July 25th, 2021|Marketing|