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Cruise Ship Industry News

Virtuoso to partner with Starboard Cruises Services

Cruise retailer Starboard Cruise Services, part of the LVMH empire, has signed a partnership agreement with luxury travel network Virtuoso. Through the joint venture, Starboard Cruise Services’ Luxury Division (Starboard Luxury) and Virtuoso will deliver a tailor-made destination retail offer on board [Read more...]

August 27th, 2022|Marketing|

MAN to power KiwiRail’s new ferries

KiwiRail has selected MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main generator engines for its new hybrid-electric fleet. The Inter-island Resilient Connection (iReX) programme is a $1.45 bill investment, which will see KiwiRail’s two new, rail-enabled ferries coming into [Read more...]

August 27th, 2022|Technology|

Virgin negotiates new funding

Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages has received $550 mill in new capital to support its growth. The funding was led by BlackRock and includes new external financing and additional capital from existing investors, including Bain Capital Private Equity and Virgin Group. Virgin Voyages [Read more...]

August 27th, 2022|Finance|

Intellian ties up with Speedcast

Provider of satellite communications technology solutions, Intellian has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with satcoms supplier Speedcast. The multi-million-dollar agreement will enable Intellian and Speedcast to collaborate to serve multiple markets with satellite connectivity, including the maritime and energy [Read more...]

August 27th, 2022|Technology|