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KiwiRail firms up rail ropaxes

KiwiRail and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed a firm contract for the delivery of two Cook Strait ferries. The first will arrive in 2025 and the second in 2026. The contract price for the two ferries is [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|

VARD delivers ‘HANSEATIC spirit’

VARD has delivered ‘HANSEATIC spirit’ (pictured), the third expedition cruise vessel for Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.  Her handover completes the series of three vessels in the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises expedition class. ‘HANSEATIC spirit’ has now joined the expedition fleet [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|

‘Global Mercy’ joins Mercy Ships

Following a ceremony at the shipyard in China at the end of last month, the world's largest civilian hospital ship, ‘Global Mercy’ (pictured), was delivered to the charity organisation Mercy Ships. Stena RoRo has been working on the global [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|

‘Stena Scandica’ redelivered

In August, 2020, Stena RoRo began a conversion project involving the ropax ‘Stena Scandica’ (ex ’Stena Lagan’) being responsible for design and execution. The ship was cut in half and a new 36 m long mid-section inserted and as a [Read more...]

June 25th, 2021|

Cruise ship sales and transfers

Carnival Corp has sold AIDA’s ‘AIDAcara’ to undisclosed interests. She marks the 19th cruise ship sold from the Carnival brand in the wake of the pandemic. ‘AIDAcara’ was AIDA’s original cruise ship, delivered almost 25 years ago. With [Read more...]

June 25th, 2021|