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Last year we detailed how Finland's Norsepower had rediscovered an engineering innovation from the 1920s called the rotorsail, which sees large cylinders installed atop big ships harness wind for propulsion. Now a passenger ship operated by the Viking Line has been treated to the Rotor Sail Solution ...
Viking Line will also use the Norsepower rotor sail solution on its new vessel, which is due to be operational in 2020. Built in China, the passenger ship will be equipped with two mechanical rotor sails, thus doubling the wind power potential. "For Norsepower, it's an honour to be able to make Viking ...

Liverpool terminal to host 4,000-passenger ships. Liverpool could begin to welcome ships capable of carrying “at least 4,000 passengers” from summer 2020 after plans for a new cruise terminal were given the green light last week. New Liverpool Cruise Terminal, relocation image. Sharelines ...
A passenger ship has been fitted with a rotor sail that will enable it to use wind power during trips between Finland and Sweden. Finnish shipping business Viking ... Viking Line said that the Viking Grace is the first passenger ship to use a rotor sail utilizing wind power. Its first voyage with the new rotor sail ...
APRIL 11, 2018 — Finnish operator Viking Line's LNG fueled cruise ferry Viking Grace has become even more environmentally friendly: she is now the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail to harness wind power for propulsion. Developed by Finnish clean technology and engineering company ...
The 2018 Passenger Ship Safety event takes place this week in Southampton, running from April 10 to 12, and focusing on the future of shipping, while aiming to share best practices and innovative technology, according to show organizers. The unique show will bring together key decision makers from the ...

Passenger Ship Safety Southampton will stream key sessions live online on a complimentary basis, responding to demand for a live stream of the event's content. The event takes place this week in Southampton, running from April 10 to 12, and focusing on the future of shipping, while aiming to share best ...
Royal Caribbean (25). Royal Caribbean has the second most cruise ships including the world's largest passenger ships, the Oasis class. The cruise line added their 25th ship, Symphony of the Seas, this past week. Symphony of the Seas is also the largest cruise ship ever built.
A British passenger ship that sank after it was bombed in a Japanese air strike in World War Two has been raised off the Sri Lanka coast after 75 years. The SS Sagaing, whose passengers and cargo were largely saved back in 1942, has been refloated with the help of a team of divers from Sri Lanka's navy. It had been ...
The Arctic Umiaq Line ferry that has been beset in ice since March 23 has finally freed itself from an ice flow off Greenland's southwest coast. The 73-meter (240-foot) Sarfaq Ittuk had 37 passengers and 22 crew members on board. Due to the location and the wind direction, it was not possible for other ships ...
According to the South Korean Coast Guard, the passenger ship came a cropper while trying to avoid colliding with a fishing boat, Yonhap News Agency reported. Cheong Wa Dae, the country's presidential office, said that it is currently operating an emergency situation center to deal with the incident.
The number of passenger ship calls at Estonian ports in international sea traffic totaled around 6,170, or one percent fewer passenger ships than in 2016, including ro-ro passenger ships. A total of 326 cruise ships called on Estonian ports, up from 285 in 2016. Approximately two million vehicles, excluding ...
Prospects for Maritime Satellite Communications provides an in-depth view of the sector dynamics, analysis and forecasts for the maritime satcom market. Five comprehensive sections give a detailed analysis of trends and prospects within the major addressable maritime market segments, including ...
The number of passenger ship calls at Estonian ports in international sea traffic totaled around 6,170, or one percent fewer passenger ships than in 2016, including ro-ro passenger ships. A total of 326 cruise ships called on Estonian ports, up from 285 in 2016. Approximately two million vehicles, excluding ...
First announced in 2017, and scheduled to launch in late 2019, Ritz-Carlton Yacht Voyages will feel a little bit like vacationing aboard a superyacht, if you happened to have a friend with a private, 298-passenger ship with a Michelin-star chef running one of the five restaurants on board. The idea, says the ...
Not so passenger ship service. It started to fall apart when jet travel got travelers to Hawaii in a matter of hours. By the early 1970s, passenger service to and from the islands joined the Chevy Corvair, the Twist and granny glasses on the scrapheap of history. Sure, there were (and are) people who preferred ...
Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. ... Bureau Veritas classed passenger ship and ferry projects cover a wide range of innovative developments including: Sunstone's four expedition class ships (plus six options) to be built in China; Ponant's ...

"These are smaller vessels, but they are still complex passenger ships; as such, they need to be envisaged as cruise ships from the outset." ... Foreship has been involved with more than ten Polar Code passenger ship projects to date, including two landmark contracts: a luxury cruise vessel for Crystal ...
They must be designed to be fit for purpose, as passenger ships operating in remote areas. Smaller size does not mean that safety or energy efficiency should take a lower priority than is the case for bigger ships.” Foreship has been involved with more than 10 Polar Code passenger ship projects to date, ...
“These are smaller vessels, but they are still complex passenger ships; as such, they need to be envisaged as cruise ships from the outset.” Aarnio said he is particularly concerned that some proposed expedition ships designs are tailor-made to avoid SRtP requirements, as they feature two overlength main ...
MOSCOW, February 10. /TASS/. An icebreaker headed on Saturday to rescue the Igor Farhutdinov passenger ship with 127 people on board, stuck in the ice in the Sea of Okhotsk, a source in the Maritime rescue sub-center told TASS on Saturday. "The ship has found a spot of clean water and is staying there, the situation ...
MOSCOW, February 10. /TASS/. An icebreaker on Saturday managed to approach the Igor Farhutdinov passenger ship with 127 people on board, stuck in the ice in the Sea of Okhotsk, a source in the Maritime rescue sub-center told TASS on Saturday. "The Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker has reached the area, where the ...
Delegates attending the meeting will hear John Erik Hagen, Regional Director, Norwegian Coastal Administration, use his Smart Shipping: Utilizing Automation for Safer Passenger Ships session to discuss the need for greater collaboration in the development of e-navigation. The meeting, chaired by ...
Passenger Ship Safety Miami continued on Wednesday with in-depth day focusing on life saving, safety management systems, crew training, compliance and mass rescue operations. Royal Caribbean SMS Development. "A well functioning safety management system (SMS) has the type of culture where ...
Passenger Ship Safety Miami 2018 kicked off this week with cruise line executives, major suppliers, class societies, public agencies and regulatory bodies coming together for a two-day conference event. With an expanding global cruise fleet, the human factor and crew training were key topics when it ...
The Arctic Umiaq Line passenger ship Sarfaq Ittuk has been stuck in ice in Torssukatak in southern Greenland since last Wednesday. There are 37 passengers and 21 crew members on board the 73-meter (240-foot) vessel, which is not expected to be free until this Wednesday or Thursday. Arctic Umiaq ...
Bureau Veritas classed passenger ship and ferry projects cover a wide range of developments including: Sunstone's four expedition class ships (plus six options) to be built in China; Ponant's ice-breaking, LNG-fueled order; MSC Cruise's LNG-fueled mega ships; Scenic's ultra-luxurious polar expedition ...
MARCH 6, 2018 — Classification society Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries, succeeding Jean-Jacques Juenet, who retires in April. "This is a very important appointment in an important market where understanding innovation – in new fuels, in new client ...
“These are smaller vessels, but they are still complex passenger ships; as such, they need to be envisaged as cruise ships from the outset.” ... Foreship has been involved with more than ten Polar Code passenger ship projects to date, including two landmark contracts: a luxury cruise vessel for Crystal ...
“These are smaller vessels, but they are still complex passenger ships; as such, they need to be envisaged as cruise ships from the outset.” Aarnio said he is particularly concerned that some proposed expedition ships designs are tailor-made to avoid SRtP requirements, as they feature two overlength main ...
But others took to the waters, striking out for Hawaii, which worked its own sort of magic, first on Matson Navigation Co. passenger ships, then, after disembarkation from the five-day cruise, on the abundant pristine beaches. Matson is credited with ... Not so passenger ship service. It started to fall apart when ...
Grand Classica is scheduled to join its sister ship Grand Celebration and begin sailing from the Port of Palm Beach on April 13. Riviera Beach. Grand Classica, a 1,680-passenger ship, will join its sister ship Grand Celebration at the Port of Palm Beach as it begins sailing from the port to Freeport, Bahamas ...
Kalambo — BUSINESSPERSONS and residents who carry out businesses and live around Lake Tanganyika may now have something to smile about, after the government announced on Monday that it was about to sign the contract for the construction of a new cargo and passenger ship. The new ship ...
MOSCOW, February 10. /TASS/. An icebreaker on Saturday managed to approach the Igor Farhutdinov passenger ship with 127 people on board, stuck in the ice in the Sea of Okhotsk, a source in the Maritime rescue sub-center told TASS on Saturday. "The Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker has reached the ...
MOSCOW, February 10. /TASS/. An icebreaker headed on Saturday to rescue the Igor Farhutdinov passenger ship with 127 people on board, stuck in the ice in the Sea of Okhotsk, a source in the Maritime rescue sub-center told TASS on Saturday. "The ship has found a spot of clean water and is staying there, the situation ...
Delegates attending the meeting will hear John Erik Hagen, Regional Director, Norwegian Coastal Administration, use his Smart Shipping: Utilizing Automation for Safer Passenger Ships session to discuss the need for greater collaboration in the development of e-navigation. The meeting, chaired by ...
The brand expects passengers from Victoria to double in the next year. The 2600-passenger ship docked at Station Pier at 6am today with thousands of holidaymakers who had sailed from Sydney. The first Melbourne departure heads to New Caledonia this afternoon for an 11-night cruise visiting Noumea, ...
At least 20 bodies have been pulled from the sea off the coast of Melilla, a small Spanish territory bordering Morocco. PHOTO | AFP. In Summary. Moroccan rescue services recovered the corpses after the crew of a passenger ship spotted them in the water. The dead are believed to be migrants from ...
... to a 2015 incident in the Falklands when a cruise ship had to be evacuated with 347 people aboard. "We were lucky there was a large military presence," he noted. Passenger Ship Safety Miami took place Jan. 30 and 31. The next Passenger Ship Safety Miami event is scheduled for January 29-31, 2019.
The 4,100-passenger ship promises a seven-day cruise featuring a Cirque de Soleil-esque performance, a cover band performing The Beatles' greatest hits and stops to the Bahamas, St. Thomas and Tortola. Well, scratch St. Thomas and Tortola. “Honestly, I was a little disappointed and disgruntled about ...
“This is a celebratory day for Ferries del Caribe as we become the first in the world to install border control kiosks onboard a passenger ship,” said Nestor ... A major differentiator between border control kiosks installed at airports and onboard passenger ships is that the cruise ship kiosks can connect via ...
Also in development are draft amendments to SOLAS on the availability of passenger ships' electrical power after flooding from side raking damage. On other matters, the Sub-Committee will continue ongoing work, including developing a draft new SOLAS chapter and related Code on the safe carriage of ...
Strange as it may seem, passenger ships from Russia were first to use the port for cruises from Germany to the UK. The Russian passenger ship Estonia made a total of 14 cruise calls here between 1973 and 1988. Estonia was one of 19 Mikhail Kalinin type passenger ships built in the then East Germany ...
Passenger Ship Safety Miami is set to take place Jan. 30 – 31 in South Florida, with a number of key cruise line speakers set to participate alongside industry suppliers, class societies and other stakeholders. The event's goal is to bring together leading experts from the cruise industry to discuss the practical ...
Other important items on the agenda include guidelines and regulations for passenger ships in the event of flooding. Ships should be designed so that essential systems remain operational after a casualty. The meeting is expected to finalize draft guidelines on stability computers and shore-based support ...
MANILA, Philippines – Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC), the listed shipping company of Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy, has tapped a Japanese contractor for the construction of its new passenger ship. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) yesterday, CLC said it signed a ...
THE Bellarine Peninsula welcomed an wave of tourists to the region on Tuesday when passenger ship the Norwegian Jewel came to town. The 294m-long cruise ship dropped its anchor at Portarlington about 7am, giving visitors the day to explore the region before its scheduled 6pm departure. Carrying ...
Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation (CLC) of Davao tycoon Dennis A. Uy has tapped Kegoya Dock Co., Ltd. in Japan for the construction of one brand-new RORO-Passenger Ship. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the firm said it has signed a contract with Kegoya Dock in pursuit of ...
Cruise Express has a new cruise and rail tour to Norway to see the aurora borealis. The 15-night Journey to the Northern Lights departs Australia on February 18, 2019, with two nights in Oslo, train journeys to Voss and Bergen, and a six-night voyage on Hurtigruten's 691-passenger ship Kong Harald.
PORTARLINGTON is readying for a massive injection of tourists ahead of the arrival of the largest passenger ship to anchor in the region. With Geelong's Corio Bay too shallow to host the 294m-long Norwegian Jewel, the cruise ship will instead berth off the north-eastern tip of the Bellarine Peninsula on ...


 

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