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Stena to expand Baltic operations

Stena Line is to continue its expansion on the Baltic Sea next year, increasing both freight and passenger capacity. The Swedish family-owned ferry company will deploy two new 240 m long E-Flexer ropaxes, on the Nynäshamn/Ventspils route next [Read more...]

October 14th, 2021|

‘Norwegian Prima’ floated out

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) new ship, ’Norwegian Prima’ was recently floated at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera (Venice), Italy. To celebrate the occasion, a commemorative coin was welded to ‘Norwegian Prima’ in a traditional maritime ceremony overseen by Eamonn [Read more...]

August 30th, 2021|

Innovative expedition ship delivered

VARD has delivered the first hybrid electric icebreaking cruise ship fitted with LNG propulsion. The Norwegian shipbuilder handed over the seventh ship to the French cruise company PONANT - the Polar exploration ship ‘Le Commandant Charcot’. ‘Le Commandant [Read more...]

August 12th, 2021|

Recycled passenger ships

The former Indian controlled, Polish-built passenger/cargo vessel ‘Nicobar’ (pictured) has been sold at auction to Indian recyclers. Broking sources quoted the price as $456 per light displacement tonne (ltd) on the basis ‘as is’ Kolkata. Elsewhere, the former [Read more...]

August 12th, 2021|

‘Silver Moon’ officially named in Piraeus

On 28th July, Silversea Cruises’ latest ultra-luxury cruise ship ’Silver Moon’, was christened in Piraeus. ‘Silver Moon’s’ official naming ceremony was attended by  guests, including Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean Group, Chairman and CEO; Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO of Silversea [Read more...]

July 29th, 2021|