Construction of Silver Ray Begins

As reported in Travel Weekly this week, “Silversea Cruises has officially begun the construction of Silver Ray, the second ship in the Nova Class. Roberto Martinoli, president and CEO of Silversea Cruises (pictured) told the world’s press “We are proud to have started constructing Silver [Read more...]

2022-11-25T09:34:26+00:00 November 25th, 2022|Ships|

Atlas unveils a superyacht concept

Atlas Ocean Voyages’ new, 200 pax ‘World Traveler’ has been designed to evoke the aesthetic of a luxurious coastal vacation home or superyacht, the company claimed.   The vessel was designed by Artur Miranda and Jacques Bec of Portuguese-based Oitoemponto.   “The designers have done [Read more...]

2022-10-28T14:04:48+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ships|

Cemre to build Molslijnen’s environmental friendly ropaxes

Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has signed a formal contract to build Molslinjen’s passenger vessels ‘Als’ and ‘Samsø’ earmarked for the Bøjden-Fynshav and Ballen-Kalundborg routes. The double-ended ferries were designed by OSK-ShipTech for zero-emissions by operating entirely on batteries, optimised for each route. They will be 116.8 [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:43:49+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ships|

’Amorella’ joins Corsica Ferries

Viking Line has announced that following her sale, the ropax ‘Amorella’ was handed over to Corsica Ferries on 13th October. Following her re-flagging, she will be renamed ‘Mega Victoria’.

2022-10-28T13:31:07+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ships|

Disney to buy ‘Global Dream?

The German news agency NDR has reported that Disney Cruise Line (DCL) has agreed to buy the unfinished mega cruise ship ‘Global Dream’. However, no official confirmation has been received thus far, a private Disney blog said. ‘Global Dream’ was originally ordered by Genting Hong Kong, as [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:51:23+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Ships|

TDoS designs Four Season’s yacht project

Luxury yacht and cruise ship designer Tillberg Design of Sweden (TDoS) was responsible for the design for the first Four Seasons yacht project. The 207 m all-suite yacht will be the first of a fleet planned for the global luxury hospitality brand, which intends to [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:36:00+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Ships|

Incat joins ABB to develop hybrid powered ropaxes

Australian-based manufacturer of high-speed catamaran ferries, Incat Tasmania has joined propulsion supplier ABB to explore the construction of an electric ferry with hybrid-electric propulsion. The vessel could transition to battery power as shore charging becomes available. Both companies have signed a letter of intent (LoI) that [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:13:18+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Ships|