2017年05月12日

Shippax Weekly News Bulletin – 19

Headlines of news added to Shippax news site during week 19. For full text, visit www.shippax.com.

Please note that further news might be added to the web site during the course of the day.

Wish you all a ferry nice weekend!


First steel cut for Hapag-Lloyd’s HANSEATIC NATURE

Construction of the first of two new polar expedition cruise ships for Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd Cruises – HANSEATIC NATURE – has started at VARD’s shipyard in Tuleca, Romania.

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Six vessels more for Operación Paso del Estrecho

The annual reunion between the Merchant Marine Heads of both Morocco and Spain has taken place, where they discuss and agree the available fleet for the peak summer season between the two countries.

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MEIN SCHIFF 6 delivered by Meyer Turku

Meyer Turku has delivered MEIN SCHIFF 6 to German TUI Cruises today, May 9.

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Incat bags order from Naviera Armas

Incat has inked a EUR 74m contract for the design and construction of a large new vehicle-passenger high-speed ferry for Naviera Armas of Spain.

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V2V Vacations plans second fast ferry for its new Victoria-Vancouver service

New Canadian fast passenger operator V2V Vacations, which inaugurated its service between Victoria and Vancouver on May 6 with the 46m catamaran V2V EMPRESS, is looking for a second high-speed passenger catamaran to start operation in the summer of 2018.

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Operator-owned ferries could be the way ahead for ferry services linking the Canadian Maritimes and Îles de la Madeleine

Ferry services linking the three Maritime provinces (the Canadian Maritimes) and the Îles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) are currently in the hands of private companies that charter the ships from Transport Canada, with the charters often being renewed every year.

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Baleària unveils ambitious expansion plans

Baleària’s President, Mr Utor, has revealed that it is the company’s intention to create a new brand called ‘Baleària Marroc’.

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2017年05月06日

NPO法人新町川を守る会

NPO法人新町川を守る会は、2017年4月24日から、イオンモール徳島と徳島市両国橋北詰めの周遊船乗降場との間でシャトル便の運航を始めた。
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2017年05月05日

Shippax Weekly News Bulletin – 18

Headlines of news added to Shippax news site during week 18. For full text, visit www.shippax.com.

Please note that further news might be added to the web site during the course of the day.

Wish you all a ferry nice weekend!


A plan to start a daily ro-ro service between the New Zealand ports of Whanganui and Motueka has received backing in a feasibility study.

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Nod for new Lyttelton cruise terminal

New Zealand’s Lyttelton – the port for main South Island city Christchurch – is to invest NZD 56m in a new cruise terminal capable of accommodating ships up to OASIS OF THE SEAS size (362 metres).

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SEAROAD (MERSEY) goes to Mexico

Tasmania’s SeaRoad Shipping has sold the former Bass Strait ro-ro SEAROAD MERSEY (built 1991) to a Marshall Islands-registered company for operation by Mexico’s Baja Ferries.

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Stena Line might re-open the Halmstad route as it will no longer be welcome in Varberg

Shippax already reported that Stena Line would likely bow out of Varberg following the municipality’s decision to use the terminal for a housing development project.

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Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH

In a surprise move, Patrick Verhoeven has announced that he will leave the post of Secretary General at the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) on September 1 this year to become Managing Director Policy and Strategy at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).

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Denmark expects record breaking cruise season

Through cooperation, the Danish ports expect to reach more than 1 million cruise guests in 2017, following a period of zero growth.

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Port of Tilbury to build new ro-ro terminal

London’s Port of Tilbury is to build a new large ro-ro terminal at a Greenfield site on land formerly occupied by the Tilbury power station.

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DISNEY WONDER: the first cruise ship to use the Panama Canal’s new expanded lock

Disney Cruise Line’s DISNEY WONDER became the first cruise ship to use the new expanded locks in the Panama Canal when she made a southbound transit on April 29, while on a cruise between Port Canaveral and San Diego. While other cruise vessels have transited the canal this year, they all have used the older sets of locks.

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PACIFIC DAWN back in Australia after major refurbishment

P&O Cruises Australia’s PACIFIC DAWN has returned to service after a GBP multi-million refurbishment completed by Trimline in Singapore.

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Bad start for PINAR DEL RIO on Almeria/Malaga-Melilla route

It was previously reported that the NISSOS CHIOS would be replaced by the high-speed craft PINAR DEL RIO on Baleària services to Melilla from both Almeria and Malaga.

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Frédéric Lota disputes management buy-out of Corsica Ferries

Local Italian and French media report that Frédéric Lota, one of the four children of the late Pascal Lota, founder of Corsica Ferries, is contesting the acquisition of the company by Pierre Mattei and the company’s top managers.

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Thirty-year milestone for Condor Ferries

Condor Ferries is celebrating 30 years of high-speed services from English south coast ports to Jersey and Guernsey with links from Poole to St. Peter Port, Guernsey, and St. Helier, Jersey, now in the hands of Austal trimaran CONDOR LIBERATION.

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Trasmediterranea has signed a contract for the completion of VIKING ADCC

As widely expected, Trasmediterranea has signed a contract with Factorías Vulcano in Vigo to complete the unfinished hull of VIKING ADCC – the project name used by Viking Line for a never-completed day ferry that was ordered ten years ago.

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