2017年06月14日

関釜フェリー(株)

関釜フェリーは、2017年7月20日から9月10日まで「“青春18きっぷ旅”大応援キャンペーン」を行い、「青春18きっぷ」の利用者に限り、下関(日本)と釜山(韓国)間のフェリーの2等運賃を半額にする。
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2017年06月09日

Shippax Weekly News Bulletin – 23

Headlines of news added to Shippax news site during week 23. 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!


Ten LNG-fuelled ferries on the cards for Caronte & Tourist

Italian ferry operator Caronte & Tourist S.p.A. has recently announced that it aims to embark on an EUR 200m ordering spree for ten LNG-powered ferries to be built in the next ten years.

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Scandlines operations halted after a bomb hoax

During the afternoon of 7 June, all Scandlines ferries serving the Puttgarden-Rødby and Rostock-Gedser routes were promptly sidelined after a bomb alert via an anonymous phone call had been received.

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Baleària ready to start Almeria-Nador service

After a long period of uncertainty, the news has come through that Baleària has finally received authority to operate between Almeria and Nador this summer.

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Japanese cruise business on a roll

Statistics that have just been published by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, reveal that the number of foreign cruise ship passengers visiting Japan (on board both Japanese and non-Japanese ships) reached 1,992,000 in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 78.5%.

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Damen to build two Minor-Class vessels for BC Ferries

As part of the company’s rejuvenation programme and standardization strategy to achieve operating cost savings and efficiencies, BC Ferries has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group to build two new Minor-Class vessels that are scheduled to go into service in 2020.

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New-look rendering for Polferries’ next ro-pax generation

Polferries has just published a new rendering of its ro-pax ferry of which the first design stage is nearing completion.

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SAGA PEARL II to be retired in 2019

Saga Cruises has confirmed that SAGA PEARL II will make a final voyage in 2019 before the company’s first newbuilding, the SPIRIT OF DISCOVERY, is delivered from Meyer Werft at Papenburg to sail alongside the 1981-built SAGA SAPPHIRE which joined the fleet in 2012.

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Taiheiyo Ferry ordered new ro-pax

Nagoya-based Taiheiyo Ferry has signed a contract for a new 14,000 gt (Japanese measurement system) ro-pax ferry with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works.

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2017年06月03日

太平洋フェリー(株)

2017年5月29日、太平洋フェリーは、三菱重工業下関造船所に、約14,000gtのカー・フェリー1隻を発注した。「きたかみ」(13,937gt、1989年)の代船で、2019年1月に竣工予定。
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2017年06月02日

Shippax Weekly News Bulletin – 22

Headlines of news added to Shippax news site during week 22. 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 sister ship for VISION OF THE FJORDS

The 2016-built VISION OF THE FORDS (one of the winners of the 2017 Shippax Awards) will get a sister ship ready for delivery in April 2018.

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Increased fuel bills affect Q1 results of Minoan Lines and Attica Group

Rising bunker prices are impacting the financial results of Greek ferry companies, with Minoan Lines and Attica Group reporting fuel prices are responsible for rising operational costs.

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MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC MERAVIGLIA and confirmed to beef up capacity

In the presence of France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, the STX France Shipyard in Saint-Nazaire delivered the 5,714-passenger MSC MERAVIGLIA to MSC Cruises.

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CLdN confirms order at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Yesterday, May 30, we reported about Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) having inked an USD 119m order for two ro-ro vessels from an undisclosed European shipowner.

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Ulstein Verft signs an LOI for best-in-class expedition cruise vessels

Norway-based Ulstein Verft has signed an LOI with an undisclosed party for the construction of one or more expedition cruise vessels of its Ulstein CX104 type.

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Brodosplit close to bag cruise ship order from Germany

Croatian media report that Brodosplit is negotiating a cruise ship newbuilding contract worth EUR 340m.

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SUPER-FAST GALICIA to emerge from refit as CIUDAD DE IBIZA

Trasmediterranea has announced that its SUPER-FAST GALICIA will be renamed CIUDAD DE IBIZA following the ship’s EUR 5m refurbishment and passenger capacity upgrade.

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Peace Boat set to order the world’s greenest passenger ship

Peace Boat, Japan’s largest cruise organisation (*), has signed an LOI with the Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the construction of a so-called Ecoship, claimed to become the world’s most innovative and ecologically friendliest cruise ship.

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Stornoway plans GBP 50m development in new cruise and ferry infrastructure

The Scottish Outer Hebrides port of Stornoway is to spend GBP 50m on developing new facilities for cruise ships and ferries over the next 20 years.

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Hyundai Mipo Dockyard inks order for ro-ro pair

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) informed through a stock exchange release that an order for two ro-ro vessels has been inked with an undisclosed European shipowner.

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A new zero emission ferry for Fjord1

Fjord1 and Fjellstrand have signed a contract for a zero emission ferry. The fully electric, battery- powered ferry is of the ZeroCat type and will operate between Halhjem and Våge in Hordaland, Norway.

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Portucalence has confirmed the acquisition of two Moby stalwarts

With the introduction of the fully refurbished, Batman-themed MOBY NIKI on services to Elba, Moby Lines is disposing of MOBY LOVE and MOBY BABY.

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2017年05月31日

栗林商船(株)

2017年5月26日、栗林商船向けのRORO船、「神北丸」(12,430gt)が、新来島どっく大西工場で竣工した。2017年6月1日より、釧路―苫小牧―仙台―東京―大阪航路に就航する。
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