2018年01月13日

今治造船(株)

2018年1月12日、今治造船は、南日本造船の買収を巡って、同社の筆頭株主である三井造船、第2位株主である商船三井との間で基本合意に達したと発表した。2018年4月1日の買収完了を目指す。
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2018年01月05日

Shippax News Bulletin – 1

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Dear Subscriber,

We are sending you the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 1.

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Have a great weekend and hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

Scottish MP poised to launch direct ro-pax connection between Scotland and Scandinavia

According to Scottish media, MSP Angus MacDonald from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) has urged Transport Minister Humza Yousaf to call a meeting with ferry operators to explore the potential for a new direct ro-pax service between Scotland and Denmark, Norway or Sweden.

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2017 full year statistics and financials

Eckerö Line

Viking Line

Wasaline

Tallink Grupp

David MacBrayne

P&O Ferries charters NEPTUNE DYNAMIS for a two-month period

Winter time is drydocking time for many ro-pax ferries and this is no exception for P&O Ferries’ ro-pax fleet serving Hull from both Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.

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Six companies bidding for Trinidad & Tobago service

UPDATE:

Bridgemans Services Group Limited has withdrawn its 81m wave piercing OCEAN FLOWER 2 from the Trinidad and Tobago waters for good following months of uncertainties, issues with OCEAN FLOWER 2 and a delayed tendering process. OCEAN FLOWER 2, the one-time STENA LYNX III which has a capacity of 670 passengers and 148 cars, is currently in Curacao with the owner looking to sell her.

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Godby Shipping sells, extends charter and plans for future purchase

UPDATE:

FRS has emerged as the buyer of MIRANDA. She will be introduced between Motril and Tangier Med later this month and is expected to arrive in Cadiz on 7 January.

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C.T.M.A. VACANCIER fined for violating speed limit

The 1973-built, 11,481gt C.T.M.A. VACANCIER, operated by CTMA, has been fined by Transport Canada for violating the speed limit aiming at preventing whale deaths.

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Fjord1 secures NOK 4.458m of bank financing

In an announcement on the Oslo stock exchange, the Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1 declared it has secured bank financing from DNB and Nordea for a sum of NOK 4.458m.

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Austal to build 49m high-speed catamaran of SNC Aremiti

Austal Limited has landed an AUD 30m contract to design and build a new 49m, 620-passenger high-speed catamaran for SNC Aremiti which has been operating ferry services between Tahiti and Moorea since 1991.

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Record year for P&O Ferries’ Zeebrugge-Tilbury route

Ever since its inception in July 2007, P&O Ferries’ dedicated freight line between Zeebrugge and Tilbury has gone from strength to strength. 2017 was yet another record year with more freight being carried than in any other year in the decade-long history of the route.

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Molslinjen’s newbuild to be named HAMMERSHUS

Molslinjen’s new 158-metre ro-pax ferry for the Rønne-Køge and Rønne-Sassnitz services will be named HAMMERSHUS after the ruins of the old castle erected in the 1200’s in Bornholm.

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Irish Continental orders 5,610-lanemetre ro-pax for the Dublin-Holyhead service

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) has entered into an agreement with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft (FSG) to build an EUR 165.2m ro-pax ferry that will likely replace the 2001-built, 4,101-lanemetre ULYSSES on the Irish Sea’s Central Corridor between Dublin and Holyhead.

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Sale proceeds from STENA SUPERFAST VII and VIII allows early repayment of Tallink Grupp’s loans

Tallink Grupp has announced an early repayment of loans, using the proceeds from the sale of STENA SUPERFAST VII and VIII to Stena.

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Euroafrica Shipping Lines acquires PUGLIA for operation under the Unity Line banner

A sale-purchase transaction was concluded on 28 December for the acquisition by Euroafrica Shipping Lines of the 1,780-lanemetre, 99-passenger PUGLIA.

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ACL reviews rotations in Europe and axes Gothenburg

Atlantic Container Line (ACL), a Grimaldi Group subsidiary, has confirmed to Shippax that it will drop the Gothenburg calls with ATLANTIC SUN performing the last sailing out of the Swedish port on 15 January.

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Lengthening of PETER PAN has commenced in Bremerhaven

PETER PAN of TT-Line, the German ferry operator, has returned to Bremerhaven – her birthplace – 16 years and two months after being delivered by SSW Fähr- und Spezialschiffbau.

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Naviera Armas launches a fast ferry service between Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Naviera Armas has announced that it will introduce the high-speed craft VOLCAN DE TENO between the two Canary Island capitals – Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

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Political turn for Scottish ferries

The Scottish Government appears to be moving away from long-standing tendering processes for domestic ferry operations with Caledonian MacBrayne set to be awarded a new contract for Clyde and Hebridean services without tendering while the future procedure for routes to Orkney and Shetland, where Serco Northlink’s current contract has been extended by 18 months, is under consideration and could follow suit.

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2018年01月02日

共栄運輸(株)

函館―青森航路で青函フェリーを北日本海運と共同運航する共栄運輸は、2017年12月、北海道に対して第2種旅行業の登録を行った。
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2017年12月25日

全日本海員組合長崎支部

2017年12月25日、全日本海員組合長崎支部は、九州商船の長崎・佐世保―五島列島航路で無期限ストライキに入った。九州商船の船員側は、ジェットフォイル整備員を船員から陸上従業員に採用形態を変更する九州商船の方針に反対している。

その後、九州商船側は船員側の要求を受け入れ、組合はスト解除を決定。26日より通常運航が再開。
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2017年12月22日

Shippax News Bulletin – 51

- In association with Interferry

Dear Subscriber,

We are sending you the headlines of the news added to the Shippax website during week 51.

The Shippax team will take a short break between Christmas and the New Year.

We would like to thank you for being with us in 2017 and look forward to bringing you the latest news again in 2018.

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Management changes at P&O Ferries, Brittany Ferries and HH Ferries Group

The end of 2017 sees changes at the top of leading European ferry operators. P&O Ferries’ Helen Deeble is stepping down as CEO, whereas Brittany Ferries’ Group Commercial Director Mike Bevens is leaving his position after Christmas. HH Ferries Group has appointed Susanne Kaarnimo-Knight as CCO.

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Five people dead in Philippines ferry accident

The 286-passenger inter-island catamaran MERCRAFT 3 with 257 passengers and crew on board capsized earlier today in the Polillo Strait, killing at least five people.

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DFDS closes down own ro-ro terminal in Esbjerg with immediate effect

With a single daily call and more standardised cargoes to handle, i.e. uniform trailers, DFDS has announced that it is no longer economically viable to run its own ro-ro terminal in Esbjerg, Denmark. It will be closed with immediate effect.

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(UPDATED) Citigroup Global Markets Limited appointed to possibly find new investors for AS Tallink Grupp

Estonian newspaper Äripäev reports that Tallink is in takeover negotiations with an unspecified party. It is understood that a preliminary non-binding agreement has been signed. British companies Terra Firma, Arcus Infrastructure Partners and First State Investments are mentioned as potential new partners. Also Morgan Stanley may be associated with the deal. More information is supposed to be revealed on 25 or 26 January.

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Fjord 1's first two of three ferries launched at Cemre Shipyard

On 9 December HUSAVIK was the first of three ferries built for Fjord1 to be launched at the Turkish Cemre Shipyard with the second ship in the series being launched on 18 December.

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ML FREYJA to start sailing for Mann Lines on 27 December

The Visentini-built and Visemar-owned ML FREYJA, which has been on subcharter to SOL since her delivery in June, is due to be handed back to Mann Lines, her long-term charterers.

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Jadrolinija celebrates 12 millionth passenger in 2017

On Monday 18 December, Jadrolinija celebrated its 12 millionth passenger for 2017, the year when the Croatian state-owned ferry operator celebrated its 70th anniversary.

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The European Commission approves the Maltese tonnage tax scheme subject to commitments

The European Commission has conditionally approved under EU State aid rules the Maltese tonnage tax scheme for a period of 10 years. The scheme will ensure a level playing field between Maltese and other European shipping companies, and will encourage ship registration in Europe.

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Stena Line awarded for their digitalisation efforts

At the CIO Gala, held on 18 December in Stockholm, Stena Line received the ‘Digital Project of the Year’ award for their efforts in adopting AI, with the aim of become fully AI assisted by 2021.

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Port of Tallinn to give discounts to LNG-powered ships as from 2018

Following the path of several other ports to encourage environmentally friendly technologies and solutions, Port of Tallinn has decided to grant discounts of up to 4% on tonnage fees for ships using LNG as their primary fuel when calling at their harbours.

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SILVER TIARA takes to the water

The 8,600gt SILVER TIARA was launched from the slipway of Nakai Zosen Corporation’s Setoda Shipyard on 18 December.

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(UPDATED) Scandlines to be put up for sale according to Danish media

The Sunday Times reports that the investment bank Rotschild has been appointed to sell Scandlines with a valuation of around GBP 600m.

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Easter 2018 routes to Ibiza

After the startling success enjoyed by Trasmediterranea in 2017 on the new line between Gandia and Sant Antoni (Ibiza), it is no surprise that they have opened their booking system for reservations at Easter between the two ports.

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Baleària’s Almeria-Melilla route remains closed during the Christmas holidays

Due to continuing problems with the REGINA BALTICA, which is now in drydock in Gibraltar, Baleària advises that its sailings between Almeria and Melilla will not resume before 8 January.

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Celebrity Cruises unveils ‘all-outside’ purpose-built cruise ship for the Galápagos

The keel was laid for CELEBRITY FLORA on 13 December of what is number 488 for the shipyard De Hoop.

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Færgen sells VILLUM CLAUSEN to an unknown buyer

The Danish ferry operator Færgen has announced that they have sold the 86m high-speed Bornholm ferry VILLUM CLAUSEN to an unknown buyer in the Mediterranean.

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Stena acquires STENA SUPERFAST VII and VIII

AS Tallink Grupp has announced that the sale has now been finalised with both ferries being handed over to their now owners on 14 December.

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VARD to build LNG-powered expedition/icebreaker cruise ship for Ponant + launching of LE LAPEROUSE

French cruise company Ponant has signed a newbuilding contract with VARD, the designer and shipbuilding group that is 79.69% controlled by Fincantieri. The EUR 270m contract comes on top of the four 10,000gt Explorer-Class expedition ships that Ponant earlier ordered at VARD.

LE LAPEROUSE launched

On 18 December, the LE LAPEROUSE took to the water at the VARD yard in Tulcea, Romania. The hull will now be towed to VARD Soeviknes, Norway, for completion.

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CLIA releases the 2018 Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released their latest 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook together with a forecast of the top nine cruise travel trends for the coming year.

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BC Government to launch a review of the coastal ferry service in British Columbia

A comprehensive review of the coastal ferry service in British Columbia is to be launched in January 2018 to evaluate its performance in meeting the needs of ferry users and British Columbia’s coastal communities.

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

Viking Ocean Cruises has made the contract effective for cruise ships number seven and eight to be delivered from Fincantieri, with the option for the ninth and tenth exercised.

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Tender out for 2018 inter-Channel Island ferry service

A tender has been sent out again, giving the successful bidder the option of providing an additional service to Alderney as well with part funding available from the States of Alderney.

So far, nine companies have expressed their interest in running the service, up from the previous four. The five additional have not yet been named.

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Det Norske Veritas assumes full ownership of DNV GL

Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (The Foundation) and Mayfair announce the sale of Mayfair’s 36.5% shares in DNV GL Group AS to DNV Holding AS. The agreement was signed on 8 December 2017.

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Huanghai Shipbuilding delivers 34,000gt ro-pax ferry HARMONY YUNGANG

Huanghai Shipbuilding, a prolific builder of ro-pax ferries for the Chinese domestic market, delivered HARMONY YUNGANG to Lianyungang C-K Ferry on 14 December.

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