2018年08月26日

四国開発フェリー(株)

2018年8月25日、四国開発フェリーの「おれんじ えひめ」が、東予(西条)―大阪南港航路に就航した。建造費は約80億円。「おれんじ8」の代船。
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2018年08月24日

Shippax News Bulletin – 34

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Trinidad & Tobago to sell INCAT 046 - T&T EXPRESS

Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley has announced that the country will sell the Incat 91 wave piercing catamaran INCAT 046, the trading name of which is T&T EXPRESS.

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More TEUs and new cars but less passengers for Port of Gothenburg

During the first half of 2018 (January-June), the container throughput (expressed in TEU) in the Port of Gothenburg increased by 19%, while the number of new cars and intra-European ro-ro units rose by 10% and 4%, respectively. In terms of tonnage, there a is a slight decrease to 20.6 million tonnes. Passenger numbers fell from 729,000 to 679,000, with cruise ship calls going from 21 to 17.

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Bornholmslinjen’s HAMMERSHUS delivered

Bornholmslinjen’s new EUR 68 million ro-pax ferry HAMMERSHUS has been delivered by Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and left the Finnish yard for Køge on 22 August, in time to take over the Bornholm concession that will start on 1 September.

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Seajets is the buyer of Færgen’s VILLUM CLAUSEN

In December 2017 Shippax reported that the 86m high-speed Bornholm ferry VILLUM CLAUSEN had been sold to an unknown buyer in the Mediterranean. The buyer has now been revealed and is no one else than Greek operator Seajets.

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JMU delivered SUNFLOWER KIRISHIMA

On 16 August Japan Marine United (JMU) delivered SUNFLOWER KIRISHIMA to Ferry Sunflower. The newbuild is a sister ship of the 13,659grt SUNFLOWER SATSUMA which entered service on the 581km Osaka-Shibushi route on 15 May 2018.

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Southern Spain high season casualties

The ro-lo VOLCAN DE TENEGUIA chartered by Armas to its new subsidiary, Trasmediterranea, has suffered an incident in the Port of Las Palmas, and will remain in port to carry out repairs for a week.

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LNG-powered AIDAnova leaves covered building hall

Construction on Aida Cruises’ 183,200gt AIDAnova, Meyer Werft’s yard number S.696, is progressing with the LNG-powered cruise ship being floated out on 21 August.

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Keel laid for CRYSTAL ENDEAVOR at MV Werften

On 21 August, the keel was laid for Crystal Cruises’ CRYSTAL ENDEAVOR at MV Werften in Stralsund, Germany in a ceremony attended by German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Prime Minister, Manuela Schwesig.

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Port of Turku plans joint terminal for Viking Line and Silja Line

The Finnish Port of Turku has unveiled an ambitious development programme and the key players - Viking Line Abp, Tallink Silja Oy, Port of Turku Ltd and the City of Turku - have therefore signed a joint letter of intent to increase the attractiveness of the area. Viking Line’s and Silja Line’s separate terminals will make room for a single, state-of-the-art terminal.

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Torghatten places order at Sefine

Torghatten Trafikkselskap has signed a contract with the Turkish Sefine Shipyard for an 84.3-metre long ferry. Of the Multi Maritime MM 74FE EL type, the ferry will be named HEILHORN and service the Vennesund to Holm route as of the summer of 2020.

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Further delay for LNG-powered GLEN SANNOX, while Ardrossan Harbour gets the green light for major improvements

The UK’s first LNG-powered ferry, CalMac’s 102.4m GLEN SANNOX, building Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd (FMEL), has been further delayed and will not enter service on the Ardrossan-Brodick service to the Isle of Arran until August 2019. Originally due in service in the autumn of this year, technical issues with the design of the ferry pushed delivery back to the spring of 2019. No details have been given as to the reason for the further delay.

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Financials

Half year financial results for Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö

1.503 million passengers travelled with the Group's three passenger ships (+8.5%). Freight units reached 45,903 (+12%). Turnover EUR 105.2 million (EUR 103.3 million). Operating profit EUR 2.4 million (EUR 0.7 million)

Strong growth for Fjord1 during 1H 2018

Total revenue for the first half of 2018 was NOK 1,505 million, compared to NOK 1,368 million in the first half of 2017. The improvement in revenue and margins resulted in an increase in EBITDA from NOK 448.6 million in the first half of 2017 to NOK 476.9 million in the first half of 2018.
Press Releases

LNG in the cruise industry: New cooperation with Wessels Reederei provides practical training at sea

AIDAnova is due to usher in a new era at the end of the year when it becomes the first cruise ship that can run on environmentally-friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG). To fully prepare the captains and officers for this technological changeover, a series of practical training sessions at sea started in June. The basis of this training project is a new cooperation between Carnival Maritime and Wessels Reederei, which is providing the LNG-powered container ship WES Amelie for training purposes.

Wärtsilä makes significant investment in Finland – the Smart Technology Hub, next-generation innovation and production centre, will be built in Vaasa

Wärtsilä is building the Smart Technology Hub, a new centre of research, product development and production, in Vaskiluoto, Vaasa. As of 2020, all of Wärtsilä's functions and personnel in central Vaasa will transfer to the new hub, along with the logistics and maintenance workshop operations from Runsor.

Adonis go mobile!

Adonis AS (Adonis), provider of global maritime HR solutions, recently announced the release of Adonis Personnel Portal v. 2018.2, enabling crew to manage critical tasks through their smart phones and tablets.

Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG Wins Contracts for Nine Hybrid Ro-Ro Vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded significant contracts with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., China to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine (9) Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, Italy. The contracts are valued at more than NOK 400 million and include an option for three additional vessels increasing the total value to more than NOK 500 Million.

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2018年08月20日

ジャパンマリンユナイテッド(株)

2018年8月16日、ジャパンマリンユナイテッド(JMU)は、横浜事業所磯子工場で建造していた「さんふらわあ きりしま」をフェリーさんふらわあに引き渡した。
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2018年08月17日

(株)シークルーズ

シークルーズは、「訪日外国人旅行者周遊促進事業費補助金」と「船旅活性化モデル地区制度」を活用して、八代内港と松島前島港(天草)の間で、高速船「セレナ」(19gt、旅客定員50人)を使って、2018年8月20日から11月まで8回、外国人観光客向け観光航路の実証事業を行う。
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Shippax News Bulletin – 33

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Please find the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 33.

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DFDS exercises option for sixth 6,700-lanemetre ro-ro at Jinling

DFDS has exercised its option for a sixth – and understood to be last – 6,700-lanemetre or 450-trailer ro-ro ferry built at Jinling Shipyard in China.

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Geelong-Melbourne commuter ferry set for 2019

A new fast ferry service linking Victorian capital Melbourne and the state’s largest regional city Geelong will get underway early in 2019, operated by Port Phillip Ferries (PPF).

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Toll delays new Bass Strait ships

Australia’s Toll Group will delay the introduction of its new Bass Strait ro-ros until 1 March 2019 in order to complete upgrades of its Burnie and Melbourne terminals at a cost of AUD 141 million.

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Cemre launched the second hull in a series of five Fjord1 electric ferries

The hull of the 111-metre long and 3,000-gross-ton SULØY has been launched at Cemre, Turkey. The double-ender will have a capacity of 120 cars when entering service on the Norwegian domestic Hareid to Sulesund route in early 2019. The hull of yard number 137 will now be towed to Havyard in Norway for final outfitting.

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Sardinia launches tender for cross-Bonifacio Strait winter ferry service

The Regional Government of Sardinia has launched a public tender to guarantee a winter ferry service between Santa Teresa Gallura (Sardinia) and Bonifacio (Corsica).

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Trasmediterranea reinforces Almeria-Melilla service

With the southbound season continuing longer than usual, as a result of families wanting to be in Morocco for the Eid al-Adha holiday, sailings to both Melilla and Nador remain full at this time.

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Wightlink’s new flagship VICTORIA OF WIGHT arrives in Portsmouth

Wightlink’s new 8,041gt VICTORIA OF WIGHT arrived in her new homeport of Portsmouth on the morning of 10 August having been towed 3,019 nautical miles from Turkish shipbuilder Cemre Shipyard in Yalova by the tug AMBER II.

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Passenger record for Eckerö Line

Single-ship operator Eckerö Line reached a record of about 1,035,000 passengers for the first six months of the year on its Helsinki-Tallinn route, serviced by the 2001-built, 36,365gt FINLANDIA. This number represented a 17% increase compared to the same period last year.

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Financials

Lower sales but improved income for Viking Line during 1H 2018

Consolidated sales of the Viking Line Group for the period 1 January-30 June 2018 were EUR 225.7 million (EUR 235.5 million for 1H 2017). Operating income totalled EUR -13.5 million (EUR -15.0 million).

Continued growth for DFDS during 2Q 2018

In 2Q, revenue increased by 6% to DKK 3.9 billion driven by the expansion of the route network in the Mediterranean as well as continued growth in the freight activities in northern Europe. This was also the key driver of the increase in EBITDA before special items by 9% to DKK 802 million.

Second quarter earnings reported by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Revenue increased 13.2% to USD 1.5 billion compared to USD 1.3 billion in 2017. Net Revenue increased 13.7% to USD 1.2 billion compared to USD 1.0 billion in 2017. GAAP net income was USD 226.7 million or EPS of USD 1.01 compared to USD 198.5 million or USD 0.87 in the prior year.

Tallink Grupp: freight volumes soared – 1H results affected by higher fuel price

Sales revenue decreased by 2.6%, ending at EUR 439.6 million (unaudited). The group’s unaudited net loss in the first half of the year amounted to EUR 4.3 million (EUR 2.4 million during 1H 2017).

Press Releases

Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system.

New performance indicator enables effective fuel savings, increased efficiency and early damage detection in diesel engines

Reliable results even at elevated pressure ranges up to 350 bar

Meyer implements CADMATIC software for Finnish and German shipyards

Meyer is boosting and harmonizing the outfitting design and construction of its cruise vessels by taking CADMATIC software into expanded use at its shipyards in Finland and introducing it in Germany.

Silverstream retrofits air lubrication system on DIAMOND PRINCESS from Carnival's Princess Cruises

Installation of the SilverstreamR System on the DIAMOND PRINCESS exceeds expectations in delivering fuel cost and emissions reductions

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