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Kongsberg wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro Vessels
Greek seamen to strike in September

Greek seamen to strike in September

Piraeus - Ferries will remain moored at Greek ports on Monday,3 September, after the union representing the country’s seamen called a 24-hour strike following fruitless talks with ship operators to renew a collective pay agreement

Msc Splendida debuts in the Russian port of Vladivostok
Selbach (Hamburg Messe): «Shipping and technology in SMM next edition»
Asian cruise market growth continues

Asian cruise market growth continues

Miami - Cruise vacations are growing increasingly popular in Asian markets, according to the latest report from trade association Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). Asian-sourced ocean cruise passenger numbers hit another record high in 2017 with more than four million taking an ocean cruise (up 20.6%)

“State negligence contributed to ‘Sewol’ tragedy”

“State negligence contributed to ‘Sewol’ tragedy”

Seoul - The South Korean Government also shoulders the responsibility for the “Sewol” tragedy that took the toll of over 300 lives back in 2014. As such, a local court has ordered the government and the shipping company to compensate the victims’ families USD 177, 000 for each deceased passenger

Fincantieri: two LNG ships for Princess Cruises

Fincantieri: two LNG ships for Princess Cruises

Trieste - Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Princess Cruises, brand of Carnival Corporation plc, the world’s largest cruise ship operator, for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships which will be the largest ships built so far in Italy with deliveries scheduled in Monfalcone

Wärtsilä provides maintenance for Virgin Voyages

Wärtsilä provides maintenance for Virgin Voyages

Trieste - Virgin Voyages has assigned Wärtsilä the responsibility of the maintenance of Virgin Voyages’ three cruise ships. Wärtsilä will ensure that vessels are powered and operated reliably, efficiently and sustainably, enabling Virgin Voyages to focus on providing its cruise passengers with a unique holiday experience

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