2018年01月24日

商船三井フェリー(株)

苫小牧―大洗航路に就航している商船三井フェリーの「さんふらわあ ふらの」は、船体点検の結果、入渠の上修理が必要なことが判明し、2018年1月24日より運休する。
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2018年01月19日

Shippax News Bulletin – 3

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Please find the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 3.

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Onorato seals charter deal with the Siem Group

What has been rumoured for some time, has now been confirmed: Onorato Armatori has positively negotiated a five-year charter contract for two 4,100-lanemetre ro-ros that the Siem Group recently ordered at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, a daughter company of the Siem Group.

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Baleària presents new LNG-powered Visentini-Class vessels

Attending the annual Tourist Trade Fair in Madrid (FITUR), Baleària took the opportunity to present its new vessels which will be delivered later this year.

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OSK-ShipTech A/S expands team with experienced ‘ferry naval architect’

With a series of important ro-ro and ro-pax projects in the pipeline, Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S are ramping up the naval architect and project management department adding a very experienced naval architect with more than 18 years of design experience.

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EHRENBERG Kommunikation becomes EHRENBERG SØRENSEN Kommunikation

Magnus Ehrenberg established the agency EHRENBERG Kommunikation in 1993. Since then the agency has grown into an international agency with offices in five different cities in Scandinavia and Germany. After 24 years the name of the partner and CEO of the agency, Allan Sonne Sørensen, is now added to the door.

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Uljanik Shipyard to get lifeline from the Croatian Government

Facing financial difficulties, Uljanik Shipyard has been granted a state loan guarantee of up to EUR96 million by the Croatian Government in order to restructure and continue its operations.

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Port of Helsinki became Europe’s biggest passenger port in 2017

With 2.4% growth over the previous year, the Port of Helsinki reached a record 12.3 million passengers in 2017. With almost 600,000 passengers more than Dover, Helsinki became Europe’s premier passenger port.

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Havila Kystruten AS bids for Kystruten with four newbuildings

Per Sævik’s Havila Kystruten AS has announced that it has also made a bid for the Norwegian ‘Kystruten’ tender (the coastal seaway tender). With four low-emission newbuildings to run the routes, the company feels it has an edge over its competitors.

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LE RIF – abandoned?

LE RIF, ex- IMTC, was acquired by a new Moroccan operator – Detroit World Logistic Maritime (DWLM) – in 2016 with a view to upgrading her and putting her into service on the Algeciras-Tangier Med route. She initially went into drydock in Malaga, but after various disputes over the work to be done, and the cost, the vessel was towed to Naples.

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Tender out for the world’s first hydrogen high-speed ferry route in Norway

The municipality of Trøndelag, Norway, has sent out tender for what will become the world’s first hydrogen high-speed ferry route.

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Brittany Ferries to charter a Visentini-Class ro-pax for new direct Cork-Santander connection

The direct routes linking the Irish Republic with continental Europe are gaining importance as Brexit uncertainty continues with freight carriers wanting to bypass the UK land bridge. Brittany Ferries has not awaited EU subsidies to join the fray and further expand its network with a direct twice weekly Ireland-Spain connection to start in late April.

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Hurtigruten buys back two ships and submits a bid for the Kystruten tender

At the end of November last year Hurtigruten bought back RICHARD WITH and now they have done the same with NORDLYS. A formal bid for the Kystruten tender has also been submitted.

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Modernised CARNIVAL VICTORY to re-enter service soon

Carnival Cruise Line’s 2000-built CARNIVAL VICTORY currently is in the midst of an extensive, multi-million-dollar drydocking that is adding a wide variety of food and beverage innovations, as well as two luxurious Captain's Suites and new deluxe ocean view staterooms.

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FTI Cruises seeks second vessel, returns to Cuba

According to the German travel trade magazine ‘Touristik aktuell’, German cruise operator FTI Cruises is looking for a second ship to complement the 1980-built BERLIN.

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Chinese connection for Chilean operators

UPDATE:

The semi-submersible heavy-lift carrier SUN SHINE has arrived in Puerto Montt, Chile, with its cargo of four Far East-built ferries. More details are available about the second-hand ships sourced in South Korea. These are LEPTEPU (65.25m x 16m) and the much smaller MAILLEN (32.75m x 7m).

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Record numbers for the Port of Kiel

The Port of Kiel in Germany handled 7,407,376 tonnes of cargo in 2017 – a record that was 14.3% higher than the previous year. Much of this growth was related to the new SCA forest products centre which, in its first full year of operation in 2017, handled over 780,000 tonnes.

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First steel cut for CRYSTAL ENDEAVOR at MV Werften

On 15 January, the first steel cut was made for Crystal Cruises’ CRYSTAL ENDEAVOR at MV Werften in Stralsund, Germany.

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Croatia tests reduced ferry rates during off-season weekends

Following a suggestion made by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, both Jadrolinija and Rapska Plovidba have agreed to test reduced weekend ferry fares (Friday to Sunday) during the off-peak season.

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Belfast’s Harland & Wolff to return WESTPAC EXPRESS to commercial passenger role

Following 16 years of sterling service for the US Marine Corp in the Pacific, the 2001, Austal-built 101m WESTPAC EXPRESS (HSV 676) is scheduled to arrive at the Northern Ireland shipyard of Harland & Wolff on 15 January for work to return the high-speed catamaran to her passenger/vehicle carrying role.

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Naviera Armas clinches newbuilding deal with Hijos de J. Barreras

Naviera Armas returns to the Barreras shipyard in Vigo to build its next generation ro-pax. This news will officially be announced later during week three, but has meanwhile been confirmed to Shippax.

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Keel laying of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first cruise yacht

On 11 January the first keel section was laid of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s inaugural yacht at Hijos De J. Barreras Shipyard in Vigo, Spain.

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Keel laying held for CARNIVAL PANORAMA

On Wednesday, 10 January, the traditional keel-laying ceremony was held for CARNIVAL PANORAMA at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy.

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2018年01月17日

商船三井フェリー(株)

ジャパンマリンユナイテッド磯子工場に入渠中の「さんふらわあ さっぽろ」は、2018年2月20日の大洗発より運航再開する(予定)。
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2018年01月16日

近海郵船(株)

近海郵船のRORO船「まりも」(約11,200gt)が、2018年1月15日、苫小牧―常陸那珂航路に就航した。
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2018年01月13日

Shippax News Bulletin – 2

- In association with Interferry

Dear Subscriber,

We are sending you the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 2.

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Enjoy your weekend!

NORDLINK to become a swan

In preparation of her new role for FinnLink, the Star-Class NORDLINK will be renamed FINNSWAN at the end of this month.

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New Baku ro-ro terminal inaugurated

On Tuesday 9 January, the Azerbaijan president, Ilham Aliyev, officially opened the new ro-ro terminal at the Baku International Sea Trade Port, situated in the Alyat settlement of Garadagh district.

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CAROLINE RUSS temporarily on the Gothenburg-Kiel route

After having been replaced on the Hoek van Holland-Killingholme route by larger tonnage, CAROLINE RUSS continues her charter to Stena Line as the 1,625-lanemetre ro-ro freighter has now been introduced on the overnight service between Gothenburg and Kiel.

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All indicators are on green for Corsica Ferries

2017 has proved to be a transitional and successful year for Corsica Ferries with Pierre Mattei, the company’s CEO, and members of the top management having taken over the company from three of the late Pascal Lota’s four children.

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FRS acquires MIRANDA from Godby Shipping

FRS has released a press statement confirming what Shippax has earlier reported, notably that FRS, through its subsidiary Kekepania Shipping Company Limited, has acquired the ro-ro vessel MIRANDA for use on the company’s Motril-Tangier Med line.

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Over ten million passengers for Port of Tallinn in 2017

10.56 million passengers travelled through the Port of Tallinn during 2017, a 4% increase on 2016 and the tenth consecutive year of record-breaking numbers.

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Former Interferry CEO to run Kitsap Transit’s ferry operations

Kitsap Transit, a public transit agency serving Kitsap County, Washington with bus services, a foot ferry, a vanpool system, worker-driver services, and dial-a-ride services, has appointed Darrell Bryan to run the ferry business.

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Onorato is happy with the Group’s 2017 freight carryings

The Onorato Armatori Group is reporting positive figures for the ro-ro traffic of its Moby and Tirrenia brands, with a further growth for the Sardinia and Sicily lines in 2017.

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CalMac’s not-yet-delivered GLEN SANNOX to get a new bulbous bow

The first LNG ferry to be built in the UK for domestic operation, Caledonian MacBrayne’s 102m GLEN SANNOX, has run into further problems. However, these will not affect the new delivery date of the ferry.

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Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft unveils more details about the TT-Line Tasmania pair

As reported yesterday, TT-Line Tasmania has signed an LoI with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for the design and construction of two large ro-pax ferries that will be introduced on the Bass Strait come 2021.

FSG has released more details and a new rendering of the pair.

The ships' technical specs are as follows:

Length: 212m
Beam: 31.5m
Passengers/Crew: 2,000
Freight: 2,519 lanemetres
CEUs: 1,714
Cabins: 284
Recliners: 195

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Hogia in the glimmer of the eastern Emerald

Hogia Ferry Systems have signed an agreement with Indonesian ro-ro operator PT Jagat Zamrud Khatulistiwa (JZK). This is Hogia’s first client in Indonesia, the beautiful country often called the Emerald of the Equator (“jagat zamrud khatulistiwa” in Indonesian) due to the green and lush rainforests.

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Eckerö Line and Eckerö Linjen 2017 full year statistics

Eckerö Line, a subsidiary of Åland-based Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö and operator of the 2,080-passenger, 1,796-lanemetre FINLANDIA between Helsinki and Tallinn, has released the 2017 statistics for the route. Eckerö Linjen, also a subsidiary of Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö servicing the Eckerö–Grisslehamn route with the 1,500-passenger and 515-lanemetre ECKERÖ released theirs as well.

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TT-Line (Tasmania) signs an LoI with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft

According to sources in Australia, TT-Line Company Pty Ltd (TT-Line Tasmania) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the design and construction of two large ro-pax ferries that will replace SPIRIT OF TASMANIA I and II.

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Record freight throughput for Europe’s busiest ferry port

Freight volumes through the Port of Dover have reached record levels for the fifth consecutive year.

The Kentish port handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 – up on the previous record by almost 10,000 units (2,591,286). It brings the total increase over the last five (record) years to just under 650,000 units or 33%.

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Red Funnel’s CEO Kevin George appointed chairman of the Group

Following the restructuring of Isle of Wight ferry company Red Funnel in July last year, with a consortium of UK and Canadian pension funds having taken over, the current CEO, Kevin George, is stepping up as chairman of the Group. Six new non-executive members also join the Red Funnel board.

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Færgen saw growth on all routes in 2017

The Danish ferry company Færgen has reported a successful 2017, showing growth on all their seven routes, hitting record levels on three of them.

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Fjord1 wins contract to operate four Norwegian ferry connections

The municipality of Møre and Romsdal, Norway, has announced on its website that the ferry company Fjord1 has won the contract to operate four of its ferry connections.

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Linda Line to bring in a new vessel to continue their operation

After having recently sold off their last ferry to Greek Golden Star Ferries, the 353-seat passenger-only high-speed catamaran KAROLIN, Linda Line has now reportedly entered into a preliminary oral agreement to bring in a not-yet known car carrying catamaran on the Helsinki to Tallinn route.

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Belfast refit for new AZAMARA PURSUIT

Azamara Club Cruises has announced that its latest acquisition – the AZAMARA PURSUIT which is currently still sailing for P&O Cruises as ADONIA – will be refitted in the UK as it prepares to go into drydock at the iconic Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.

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TS Laevad carried 2.23 million passengers in 2017

TS Laevad, the Port of Tallinn subsidiary in charge of the ferry services from the Estonian mainland to the isles of Hiiumaa and Saaremaa, has just published its traffic figures for 2017.

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(UPDATED) Viking Ocean Cruises’ contract for the seventh and eight ship effective, option exercised for two more

The name of the sixth ship will be VIKING JUPITER, and she will be launched in February 2019.

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First steel cut for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

On Friday morning, 5 January 2018, the steel cutting ceremony for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic polar newbuild was held at the Ulstein Verft.

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UPDATED: Port of Madeira reducing port fees to make Funchal-Portimão ro-pax service viable

UPDATE 2:

The 13 companies that initially submitted their interest have all withdrawn from the tender process stating that they would not be able to make the service financially viable.

Madeira’s regional government has instead approved for a summer-only tender to be launched with a EUR 3m subsidy.

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Cairnryan-Larne freight traffic grew by 1.3% in 2017

P&O Ferries carried 210,533 lorries on the two-ship Cairnryan-Larne route in 2017. This represents a 1.3% increase on 2016 and is the highest volume of freight traffic on the route since 2011.

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Molslinjen’s HAMMERSHUS takes to the water

Molslinjen’s new EUR 68m ro-pax ferry HAMMERSHUS for the Rønne-Køge and Rønne-Sassnitz route, took to the water on Friday 5 January.

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52-year-old QUEEN OF BURNABY sold for CAD 653,356

The 1965-built former BC Ferries vessel QUEEN OF BURNABY was sold at auction last Thursday, 4 January, for CAD 653,356 after taxes and fees, following 281 bids.

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All passengers and crew safely evacuated after MESTRE SIMÃO grounded in the Azores

In the morning of 6 January, the 748gt ro-pax ferry MESTRE SIMÃO of Atlânticoline was pushed onto rocks by strong winds and waves when approaching Madelena on the Isle of Pico.

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Baleària fleet shuffle

The REGINA BALTICA has completed repairs in Gibraltar and has returned to Valencia to resume sailing on the Valencia-Mostaganem (Algeria) service.

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30-metre section of PETER PAN on its way to Bremerhaven

As earlier reported, TT-Line’s PETER PAN arrived at German Dry Docks (GDD) in Bremerhaven on 22 December for her 30-metre lengthening.

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Boreal orders fully electric ferry at Vard

Boreal has ordered a new 74m, 199-passenger fully electric ferry to be introduced on the Norwegian domestic service between Kvanndal and Utne.

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