2017年11月17日

Shippax News Bulletin – 46

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Celebrity Cruises unveils ‘all-outside’ purpose-built cruise ship for the Galápagos

Widely rumoured in shipbuilding circles, but now confirmed: Celebrity cruises has a 100-passenger ship on order at the Dutch De Hoop shipyard for delivery in May 2019.

(With video)

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MSC Cruises’ first Meraviglia-plus ship to be named MSC GRANDIOSA

On 15 November, MSC Cruises held two back-to-back ceremonies at STX France: the coin ceremony for MSC BELLISSIMA, the second ship in the Meraviglia generation and the steel cutting for the first Meraviglia-plus ship.

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Website now updated with the latest info!
Financials
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Viking Line’s results for the period January-September 2017

Fincantieri makes a bid to delist Vard

Trading update Irish Continental Group (ICG) year to date

Third quarter result for DFDS + acquisition of Alphatrans

Fjord 1 issues a bond to finance future newbuildings
Gas-fuelled version of the Wärtsilä 31 engine introduced

Wärtsilä has introduced a gas-fuelled version of their Wärtsilä 31 engine, the Wärtsilä 31SG. This follows very positive acceptance of the diesel version in marine sector applications. The Wärtsilä 31 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine.

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Steam Packet to stay at Belfast

Despite intensive consultations and even visits to the port of Larne for berthing trials by 1998-built ro-pax vessel BEN-MY-CHREE and 96-metre Incat MANANNAN, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has decided to retain Belfast as the Northern Ireland terminal port for services from Douglas through the 2018 season.

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No go for Ulusoy Shipping takeover

The Turkish competition Authority has stopped the purchase of Ulusoy Shipping by U.N. Ro-Ro.

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Stena Line to increase capacity on the Rotterdam-Harwich route

With the chartered 1,755-lanemetre CAPUCINE and SEVERINE being handed back to CLdN at the turn of the year, Stena Line has announced the introduction of the much larger STENA FORERUNNER on the Rotterdam-Harwich route.

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TARIQ IBN ZIYAD makes an emergency call in Alcúdia following a vehicle deck fire

Algerie Ferries’ (ENTMV) 1995-built TARIQ IBN ZIYAD was on her way from Marseille to Alger when a fire started in a passenger vehicle on 12 November.

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UPDATED: Troubled start for brand-new SUNFLOWER SAPPORO

(Article first published 30 October 2017) Delivery of the 199.7m, 160-truck SUNFLOWER SAPPORO from Japan Marine United (JMU) was first scheduled for late August but for a variety of reasons this was delayed until 24 October.

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Damen grows its shipyard business in Romania

Damen Shipyards Group has entered into a share purchase agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the acquisition of its majority share in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries (DMHI).

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FRS Caribbean add Grand Bahama Island to the itinerary

On 23 September FRS Caribbean, part of the FRS Group, started their Miami to Bimini (Bahamas) service - now (as of 9 November) they are also adding Freeport, Grand Bahama to the itinerary.

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日本海運(株)

日本海運のRORO船「ひまわり9」は、2017年12月1日に就航する見込み。
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十島村

2017年11月19日、三菱重工業下関造船所で、十島村向けの「フェリーとしま2」が進水予定。
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2017年11月16日

佐渡汽船(株)

佐渡汽船は、2017年12月期通期連結業績予想を下方修正し、当期純損益が3100万円の赤字となる見通しを明らかにした。 直江津航路で需要が大幅に減少しているという。
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琉球海運(株)

2017年11月14日、琉球海運のRORO船「にらいかないU」(11,687gt、全長182m、幅26m、トラック177台、乗用車290台)が、那覇―大阪―東京航路に就航した。「しゅれいU」の姉妹船。
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