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...]
Viking Line’s new environmentally friendly ropax, ‘Viking Glory’ was launched at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd (XSI)’s shipyard on 26th January. ‘Viking Glory’ will enter service early next year on the Turku/Mariehamn/Stockholm route. “’Viking Glory’ embodies Viking Line’s [Read more...]
Joint Finnish/Swedish shipowner Kvarken Link’s subsidiary Wasaline is to sell the 1981-built battery-powered ropax ‘Wasa Express’ to United Arab Emirates-based UME Shipping. ‘Wasa Express’ will be delivered to UME shipping following the delivery of the ‘Aurora Botnia’ to take her place [Read more...]