On 14th April, 2021, the Tasmanian Prime Minister granted permission for TT-Line to sign the contract with Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for the construction of two ropaxes. A day later, both parties signed a formal contract [Read more...]
MSC-controlled ferry company Grandi Navi Veloci has bought the 1976-built ferries ‘Pride of York’ and ‘Pride of Bruges’. The forme P&O Ferries were previously deployed on the Hull/Zeebrugge/Rotterdam route. ‘Pride of York’ is to be renamed ‘GNV Aries’, [Read more...]
Hong Kong-based New Century Group has reported that its Singapore subsidiary, New Century Cruise Lines, has sold the 1969-built gambling cruise ship ‘Leisure World’ to an intermediary for recycling. In a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing, the company [Read more...]
Brokers have reported that the 1989-built Japanese cruise ship ‘Fuji Maru’ has been sold for recycling. The buyers were not identified but the price paid was said to be $443 per light displacement tonne (LDT).
The former CMV operated cruise ship ‘Columbus’ is now on her way to Alang for recycling under the name of ‘Colus’. She arrived at Duqm in Oman on 15th March and sailed two days later for India, according [Read more...]
Fincantieri subsidiary VARD has handed over the second expedition cruise vessel, ‘Coral Geographer’, to Australian operator Coral Expeditions. Following the delivery of her sistership ‘Coral Adventurer’ in 2019, Coral Expeditions ordered a second VARD 6 01 expedition cruise [Read more...]