Tersan Shipyard goes green for coastal cruise ships

Tersan Shipyard goes green for coastal cruise ships

Oslo-based TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a deal to deliver its energy-efficient marine compressed air systems to two new cruise vessels Tersan Shipyard is building for Norwegian shipowner Havila …
Jul 16, 2019 /  Curious
The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

Since its boom in popularity in the 19th, the cruise ship industry has gone through significant changes. It started as transoceanic transportation and tropical vacation that were only available to the individuals from …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Cruise
Wärtsilä Transverse Thrusters the preferred choice for cruise ships

Wärtsilä Transverse Thrusters the preferred choice for cruise ships

During the past year, the technology group Wärtsilä has received orders to supply more than sixty of its transverse thrusters for twelve new cruise ships being built in four shipyards on behalf of six different …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Curious
Marlink signs multi-year agreement to supply global connectivity services for O.A.T. small ships

Marlink signs multi-year agreement to supply global connectivity services for O.A.T. small ships

Marlink secures contract to provide global satellite voice and data connectivity services for five adventure cruise ships in the O.A.T. small Ships fleet Marlink has just entered into an agreement with Overseas …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Amsterdam reports increase in ship calls in 2018 while number of serious accidents remains virtually unchanged

Port of Amsterdam reports increase in ship calls in 2018 while number of serious accidents remains virtually unchanged

The port of Amsterdam welcomed a total of 41,424 barges and 7,525 sea-going vessels in 2018, including 180 sea cruise ships. The numbers for 2017 were 40,012 and 7,011, respectively. The number of recreational vessels …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Riga Sets Goal: Number of Cruise Ships and Their Passengers Must Be Doubled

Port of Riga Sets Goal: Number of Cruise Ships and Their Passengers Must Be Doubled

Over almost half a century, the cruise industry has experienced dynamic growth, initially driven by the demand for cruise travels in North America and the recent demand in Europe and rest of the world, especially China …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Cruise
Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri has signed a contract with Windstar Cruises (part of the Xanterra Travel Collection) (see also CruiseMapper), owners and one of the main operators in the field of high-end small ship cruises, for an …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

The Panama Canal announced that it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season. The first transit will occur on Oct. 5 with the …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Cruise
Fincantieri wins contract for the construction of a new class of ultra-eco-friendly ships for TUI cruises

Fincantieri wins contract for the construction of a new class of ultra-eco-friendly ships for TUI cruises

Fincantieri has been awarded an order for the construction of 2 new-concept gas powered ships (Liquified Natural Gas – LNG), from TUI Cruises (see also CruiseMapper), a joint venture between TUI AG and Royal …
Jul 13, 2018 /  Cruise
Freeport of Riga is getting ready for new cruise ship season

Freeport of Riga is getting ready for new cruise ship season

Cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise …
Mar 16, 2018 /  Cruise