2018年10月05日

(株)五島産業汽船

長崎に本拠を置く五島産業汽船は、事実上倒産し、自己破産申請を行う。負債総額は、15億円以上となる見込み。
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Shippax News Bulletin – 40

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Eesti Gaas orders LNG bunker barge

The Estonian energy company Eesti Gaas has placed an order at Damen Shipyards for a new 6,000m3 capacity LNG bunker barge to provide mobile LNG bunkering for the growing fleet of LNG vessels in the North-East Baltic Sea area.

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TESO’s SCHULPENGAT to be recycled

Koninklijke N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming (TESO) hasn’t found a buyer for its 1990-built SCHULPENGAT, a 1,320-passenger and 300-car double-ender that became surplus to requirements following the 2016 introduction of TEXELSTROOM.

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ANEMOS on her way to the breakers

Following more than 14 months of layup at Neos Molos Drapetsonas in Drapetsona, the 1966-built ANEMOS has left Greece for the breakers in Turkey on 1 October.

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DFDS further increases capacity and frequency on Klaipeda routes

To meet rising demand for ro-ro space and offer flexibility on the Kalshamn-Klaipeda and Kiel-Klaipeda routes, DFDS has short-term chartered the 2,171-lanemetre or 160-trailer Mercandia Class MAESTRO UNIVERSE until shortly before Christmas when she will be replaced by FINLANDIA SEAWAYS.

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EU accepts Baleària proposal for Gijon-Nantes MoS

Baleària’s proposal to operate a service between the Spanish port of Gijon and the French port of Nantes is a major step closer, with the EU accepting the project.

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End of the line for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ HANSEATIC

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ 8,445gt, 1991-built expedition cruise vessel HANSEATIC completed her final voyage for the German cruise operator on 30 September and immediately drydocked at Hamburg’s Blohm+Voss shipyard to be readied for service with her new owners; Canada’s One Expedition Cruises as RCGS RESOLUTE. The Canadian operator, based in Squamish, British Colombia, will take delivery of the vessel during the first week of October.

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VARD delivers second Explorer Class ship to Ponant

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has delivered the second 131m, 180-passenger luxury expedition cruise vessel in the six-ship Explorer Class series to Ponant. Named LE CHAMPLAIN, she follows LE LAPÉROUSE which was delivered in June.

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Nor Lines upgrades short-sea service network to Norway

Through a restructuring of the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway, Samskip is adding capacity, frequency and new port options on these routes operated by its subsidiary Nor Lines.

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Major row breaks out on the Clyde between CMAL and Ferguson Marine

The phrase ‘Clyde-built’ used to have a special meaning in terms of world shipbuilding for many decades – quality ships. Sadly, this seems not to be the case today as highlighted by the unholy row currently going on between state-owned ferry and ports company Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) and the latest remaining commercial shipbuilder on the Clyde, Ferguson Marine Engineering over the late delivery and cost overruns on two LNG dual fuel ro-paxes on order.

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Press Releases

Palumbo Group takes control of Viktor Lenac Shipyard

Palumbo Group acquired Viktor Lenac Shipyard which becomes now member of the largest ship-repair & conversions Group in Mediterranean Sea, this move represents a strategic complement to Palumbo’s current shipyard portfolio.

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend their partnership to 2028

The marine and cruise industry is moving more and more toward long-term partnerships. Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. are leading the way by strengthening their long-term cooperation and extending their service agreement to the year 2028. The original agreement, signed in 2013, spanned 10 years. Under the agreement, Wärtsilä is optimising maintenance efficiency through improved Turbocharger maintenance, providing OEM spare parts, workshop services and preferred technical assistance for 46 Royal Caribbean Cruises’ ships.

NorthLink Ferries Chooses Corethree as M-Ticketing Partner

Scottish ferry operator, NorthLink Ferries, has selected mobile solutions company, Corethree, to roll out its new m-ticketing app. Previously passengers could book their voyage to the Scottish Northern Isles with NorthLink Ferries via their website, telephone or by visiting one of their offices. However, now this new app features the ability to book tickets, cabins and vehicles on a journey and pay securely through a mobile device.

New ocean technology powerhouse emerges from Norway

Building on maritime and offshore expertise gained through decades of experience serving the ocean industries from Norway, newly formed Global Ocean Technology Group is gathering key marine and energy technologies and services in a company with global ambitions.

ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On

Classification society ClassNK has analyzed the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships and confirmed that installation deadlines based on the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWM Convention) for many of them are highly concentrated in the year 2022. As difficulties are expected in the installation of BWMS if everyone around the world waits until 2022, ClassNK recommends installing early.

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2018年10月04日

(株)名門大洋フェリー

名門大洋フェリーの「フェリーふくおかII」で修学旅行中の中学生100人が、2018年9月14日〜15日にノロウイルスによる食中毒の症状を訴えた。北九州市は10月4日にこの事実を発表し、4日から2日間、レストランを営業停止処分にした。
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2018年10月02日

(株)五島産業汽船

2018年10月2日、長崎に本拠を置く五島産業汽船は、全便の運航を中止した。
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2018年09月30日

川崎近海汽船(株)

2018年9月28日、川崎近海汽船(東京)は、室蘭から宮古に向かう便について、10月6日より八戸にも寄港すると発表した。宮古発室蘭行の便は変更なし。また日曜日の室蘭発、月曜日の宮古発の便は運休する。三陸沿岸道路が全面開通していないことから、集荷で苦戦していた。
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