2017年09月01日

マルエーフェリー(株)

2017年8月31日、マルエーフェリーは那覇―神戸―大阪航路に就航している琉球エキスプレス(6,266gt)の運航を、乗客減により2017年10月10日に休止し、旅客運航から撤退すると発表した。

なお貨物輸送については、2017年10月11日にRORO船の「琉球エキスプレス2」を那覇―名瀬―志布志―大阪―神戸航路に就航させる。
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2017年08月25日

Shippax News Bulletin – 34

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Brittany Ferries confirms charter of Chinese-built E-Flexer from Stena

In a telephone interview with Shippax, Brittany Ferries has confirmed that they will charter the third ship in Stena’s E-Flexer series to be built at Avic Weihai in China.

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Another high-speed ferry order for Austal’s Philippines shipyard

Austal Limited has bagged the fifth high-speed commercial ferry contract for Austal Philippines in just over 12 months.

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KYK Line’s MARIMO launched

Kinkai Yusen Kaisha’s (KYK Line) new freight ro-ro ferry MARIMO took to the water at the MHI Shimonoseki shipyard on 23 August.

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UPDATE: Austal confirms Fjord Line order for 109m high-speed cat

Last week we reported about the order Fjord Line had clinched with Austal to design and build a 109m high-speed catamaran for the Kristiansand-Hirtshals route.

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Steel cutting started for polar expedition vessel HONDIUS

Brodosplit has made the first steel cut for hull number 484 on 22 August. Built for Oceanwide Expeditions, and to be named HONDIUS, she will be the first vessel to meet the latest and highest polar classification level, Polar Class 6.

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MSC Cruises’ second Seaside-Class floated out

Today (23 August), MSC SEAVIEW – the second ship in MSC Cruises’ innovative Seaside-Class – was floated out at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard.

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Kleven looking for new investors

The Norwegian Kleven Shipyard is in financial trouble and works hard to attract additional owners with fresh capital in order to secure future operations.

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Færgen hits record on all routes

The Danish ferry company Færgen has just released its traffic figures for the summer season, showing record numbers to all islands it serves; i.e. Bornholm, Samsø, Fanø, Als, Langeland and Lolland.

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Red Funnel orders RED JET 7 at Wight Shipyard

Red Funnel, the operator of high-speed and conventional ferry services from Southampton to the Isle of Wight, has ordered a new 41m high-speed catamaran at the Wight Shipyard Ltd, securing 85 jobs in East Cowes, Isle of Wight.

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Genting Hong Kong Group 2017 half year report

Revenue from cruise and cruise-related activities increased 22.7% to USD 471.2m the first six months of 2017, compared to USD 384.0m the same period last year. Net Revenue increased by 18.2% to USD 363.7m, compared to USD 307.8m the same period last year, mainly due to an increase in Capacity Days.

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First quarter results for BC Ferries released

Passenger traffic levels were the highest BC Ferries has experienced in the past 20 years and vehicle traffic levels were the highest the company has ever experienced as compared to the same quarter in prior years. During this quarter, passenger traffic increased 3.8% and vehicle traffic increased 4.4% compared to the same quarter in the prior year.

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UPDATE on Fjord Line’s order – not yet confirmed, says Austal

On Friday, Fjord Line sent out a press release stating that, “The Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships Pty Ltd has been commissioned to build a 109m high-speed catamaran which will represent a new technological standard and provide clear environmental gains on the Kristiansand-Hirtshals route.”

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Wasaline 2017 half year report

Wasaline transported 81,473 passengers (Jan-June 2017), a 10.5% increase compared with the same period last year (73,678 in 2016). Freight lanemeters transported ended at 143,528 (+ 21.9%) and tonnes transported increased by 11.8% (160,861 tonnes).

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Rederiaktiebolaget ECKERÖ, financial overview for the first half of 2017

The Group's total number of passengers amounted to 1,387 million, a decrease of 1% compared to the same period last year. The number of freight units transported amounted to 41,098, an increase of 22% compared to the same period last year.

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Laid-up VASTERVIK sold to Inter Shipping

Rumoured for some time, Gibraltar Strait operator Inter Shipping has now confirmed that they have bought VASTERVIK from the ship’s liquidators for approximately EUR 14m.

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Fjord Line orders capacious Austal cat for the Kristiansand-Hirtshals route

Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships Pty Ltd has inked a contract to build a new 109m catamaran for Fjord Line which will replace the company’s Incat-built FJORD CAT on the Kristiansand-Hirtshals route.

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三菱重工業(株)

2017年8月23日、三菱重工業下関造船所で、近海郵船向けのRORO船「まりも」(約11,200gt)が進水した。2018年1月に常陸那珂―苫小牧航路に就航する。
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2017年08月19日

国土交通省港湾局

2017年8月10日、国土交通省港湾局は、奄美大島と徳之島をモデル・ケースとする「島嶼部クルーズの意義と魅力」を公表した。
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カメリアライン(株)

博多と釜山(韓国)を結ぶ「ニューかめりあ」は、プロペラ部分に不具合が発生したため、2017年7月26日から8月31日まで運休(予定)。
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