2019年01月30日

ミラ・クルーズ(株)

ミラ・クルーズのMira 1 (旧ふじ丸、23,340gt)は、2019年1月29日、係船していた常石を離れ、中国の寧徳(=ニントー)に向かった。

ミラ・クルーズは、同船を使用して「療養客船」という新コンセプトのクルーズを計画し、2015年の開業を目指していたが、断念していた。
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太平洋フェリー(株)

太平洋フェリーの「きたかみ(2代目)」(13,694gt)は、2019年1月25日に苫小牧―仙台航路に就航した。
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2019年01月26日

Shippax News Bulletin – 4

- In association with Interferry

Dear Subscriber,

Please find the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 4.

We highly recommend our monthly magazine, Shippax Info if you want a broader and more in-depth news coverage, together with fleet change reports, orderbooks, projects & conversions, our unique traffic statistics and much much more.

Have a nice weekend!

Taiheiyo Ferry introduces new KITAKAMI

Japanese ferry operator Taiheiyo Ferry’s latest fleet addition – the ro-pax KITAKAMI – entered service today, 25 January, on the route Tomakomai-Sendai-Nagoya, having been built by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works.

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End of the line for former Sealink cross-channel ferry HORSA?

An auction will take place at the National Bank of Greece on 6 February this year of the 5,109gt ro-pax PENELOPE A, a vessel very much immersed in the history of British and Greek ferry services.

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Baleària names new fast ferry ELEANOR ROOSEVELT – takes delivery of HYPATIA DE ALEJANDRIA

Adolfo Utor, President of Baleària, used the occasion of the 2019 edition of FITUR, (the International Fair for Tourism) in Madrid this week, to announce details of the LNG-powered ro-pax high-speed craft which the company ordered in late October.

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Maiden voyage for W.B. YEATS

More than one month after its delivery from Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), it appears that Irish Ferries has introduced W.B. YEATS between Dublin and Holyhead.

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Meyer Turku delivers MEIN SCHIFF 2

TUI Cruises of Germany has taken delivery of its latest newbuild from Meyer Turku, the 111,500gt MEIN SCHIFF 2.

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Kvarken Link firms up contract for new ro-pax ferry

The Letter of Intent (LoI) which Kvarken Link signed with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) on 11 January has now turned into a firm contract for the construction of a EUR 120 million hybrid ro-pax ferry with a capacity of 800 passengers and 1,500 lanemetres.

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De Hoop launched CELEBRITY FLORA

CELEBRITY FLORA, Celebrity cruises’ 100-passenger boutique cruise ship purpose-built for the Galápagos islands, was launched at the Dutch De Hoop shipyard on Saturday 19 January. In a few weeks’ time she will be towed to Rotterdam for completion. Delivery is set for May this year.

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Usuki Shipyard launches FERRY KAIHO

On 19 January, Japanese shipbuilder Usuki Shipyard launched the small a ro-pax ferry FERRY KAIHO. The 83.9m long and 13.6m beam ferry will be introduced on Kume Shosen’s 98.5km Kume Shima - Tonaki Jima - Naha route, joining the 2012-built FERRY RYUKYU.

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C.T.M.A. back to square one

The new Government of Quebec has decided to withdraw the 20-year license for ferry services to the Magdalen islands. The former government had granted this license to C.T.M.A. in spring 2018.

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WILLEM DE VLAMINGH takes to the water

Rederij Doeksen’s 1,200gt WILLEM DE VLAMINGH was rolled into the water on Saturday 19 January following a naming ceremony performed by Christine Doeksen, spouse of Royal Doeksen CEO Jan Willem Doeksen.

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Salamis Lines buys VIKINGLAND

Limassol-based Salamis Lines has signed an agreement with Swedish Orient Line to acquire VIKINGLAND for EUR 4,950,000. The 1982-built, 2,170-lanemetre freight ro-ro is expected to join Salamis Lines in April this year.

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NZ’s Interisland Line to stay with rail

Contrary to widespread expectations, KiwiRail-owned Interisland Line has decided to retain rail capacity alongside vehicles and passengers on two new ferries to be built for Cook Strait service.

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Trasmediterranea returns to the cities

As had been forecast, Trasmediterranea has announced that its ‘Super-Ferries’ FORTUNY and SOROLLA will indeed be renamed in honour of Spanish cities, in this case CIUDAD DE MELILLA and CIUDAD DE GRANADA respectively.

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CRUISE ROMA arrives in Palermo for lengthening and upgrade project

Grimaldi Lines’ CRUISE ROMA arrived at the Palermo yard of Fincantieri on 18 January to begin her major lengthening and upgrade programme, which is expected to take 12 weeks to complete.

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DFDS anticipates introduction of larger vessels, therefore expanding its terminal capacity in Felixstowe

Two months after announcing an increase of its marshalling space in Vlaardingen by 60%, DFDS has announced that it has signed a new long-term contract with the Port of Felixstowe which will see the installation of a new linkspan and marshalling space for extra 161 trailers in a first phase.

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Press Releases

Please send your relevant industry press releases to news@shippax.se to have them published in this section!

Strong year confirms Marseille Fos growth trend

Volumes last year in key areas of activity confirmed Marseille Fos as the leading French cargo and cruise port – a result matched by dynamic progress at its logistics and industrial sites. Total cargo throughput improved 1% on 2017 to 81 million tonnes. Standout performances included a seventh consecutive year of growth in container traffic, which rose 2% for 1.4 million teu, and a 12% increase in dry bulks at 15.2MT. Meanwhile cruise numbers leapt 15% to 1.7 million passengers.

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018

Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2018 have just been compiled. Container volumes rose by 17 per cent compared with the previous year. Energy products, intra-European ro-ro* units and new cars all fell by one per cent, albeit in relation to the high comparative figures for these three segments in 2017.

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels to be compliant with the Ballast Water Management Convention regulations that entered into force in September 2017 for all new build vessels. The contracts cover in total 13 systems, the orders for which were all booked in quarter four 2018.

EBDG Represents AMD Marine Consulting Designs

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has signed a licensing agreement with AMD Marine Consulting (AMD) of Sydney, Australia to be their exclusive North American vessel design representative. AMD specializes in high-speed, multi-hull vessel designs. The partnership brings together a wide-ranging collection of vessels and marine expertise.

Princess Cruises to Activate Three Additional Princess MedallionClass Ships in 2019

Princess Cruises announced the expansion of its Princess MedallionClass™ experience to three additional ships – ROYAL PRINCESS, CROWN PRINCESS and SKY PRINCESS – building on the enhanced and personalized cruise vacations guests are currently enjoying on its CARIBBEAN PRINCESS ship sailing the Caribbean, and with REGAL PRINCESS starting February 17, 2019. The OceanMedallion™, included complimentary, is a wearable device that elevates the guest experience by delivering an enhanced level of personalization and innovative services resulting in high guest satisfaction scores.

From bridge to propeller in one company

Havyard is merging its navigation, automation and power systems services into one brand: Norwegian Electric Systems.

Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade of Rauma thruster facility

Rolls-Royce has completed a multi-million Euro upgrade and refurbishment of its thruster manufacturing plant in Rauma, Finland, consolidating production over a single site, and creating one of the world’s most advanced propulsion facilities.

Getlink 2018 revenues: 9th year of growth

The Group’s consolidated revenues grew to €1.079 billion, an increase of 5% at a constant exchange rate. Getlink continues its growth momentum, after increases of 4% in 2016 and 2017, and on this occasion reaching a new revenue record, at constant exchange rates.

MARITIME TRAINING: TAKE THE MARTID GLOBAL SURVEY

The second annual global Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) survey examines global maritime training practices and trends, and is officially open.

To facilitate a broader response, three, targeted versions of the survey are available: one for vessel operators, one for training institutions and one for seafarers.

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water

The Seine may soon be the world’s greenest river and Paris boat operators are leading the way. The City of Paris has set ambitious goals to improve air quality and reduce the city’s carbon footprint in conjunction with the upcoming Olympic Games in 2024. Dubbed “Green Paris”, these goals will, in large part, be reached through transitioning to clean electric mobility.

Deltamarin’s further involvement in TITANIC II project confirmed

Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of TITANIC II. The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management services.

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2019年01月24日

日本郵船(株)

2019年1月24日、日本郵船は連結子会社である郵船クルーズの株式の50%をアンカー・シップ・パートナーズに譲渡して、クルーズ事業を共同経営することで合意した。
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2019年01月22日

国土交通省四国運輸局

国土交通省四国運輸局は、2019年1月21日、国立ハンセン病療養所「大島青松園」のある大島と高松を結ぶ官用船「せいしょう」(82gt、旅客180人)について、2019年4月26日より、一般客も受け入れると発表した。
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