Passenger Ship Technology
Britannia rules the waves once more
Britannia rules the waves once more
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
On 20 December 2010 the keel of 143,730gt Britannia was laid at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard. The UK£473 million (US$706 million) ship was launched on 14 February 2014 and christened ...
Rio ferry operator going for gold
Rio ferry operator going for gold
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Brazilian ferry operator CCR Barcas is boosting its fleet with nine new vessels – a timely strategy given that Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the Olympic Games next year. CCR Barcas, part of ...
China cruise building – a matter of when, not if
China cruise building – a matter of when, not if
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
One of the big questions posed at the recent Cruise Shipping Miami convention was whether Asia might grab a much bigger slice of the cruise ship construction business that is currently a staple of ...
Interferry calls for closer co-operation in regulations process
Interferry calls for closer co-operation in regulations process
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Interferry has praised the recent European Shipping Week (ESW) in Brussels – and is now urging the industry and regulators to build on the initiative’s success by continuing to develop ...
Stena unveils Stena Germanica methanol conversion
Stena unveils Stena Germanica methanol conversion
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Stena Line has become the first operator in the world to run a large 1,500 passenger ferry on methanol, dramatically reducing emissions compared with today’s standard fuel, the company has ...
Rolls-Royce launches system integration solution
Rolls-Royce launches system integration solution
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Rolls-Royce has launched a system integration solution for smaller cruise ships that is based on one of four platforms. It has also created a customised model to show the system in more ...
First new ferry for South Korea since Sewol tragedy
First new ferry for South Korea since Sewol tragedy
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
The first new passenger ferry since the tragic sinking of the ferry Sewol has been delivered to South Korea. Ferry operator Seaspovill took delivery of a Damen fast ferry in February. Sea Star 5 is ...
Incat delivers wave piercing catamaran to Japan
Incat delivers wave piercing catamaran to Japan
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Japanese ferry operator Sado Kisen has taken delivery of its first high speed passenger and car carrier, which has been added to its fleet of conventional ferries. Incat Tasmania has delivered ...
Tallink to build LNG fast ferry
Tallink to build LNG fast ferry
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku have signed a contract for the construction of an LNG powered dual-fuel fast ferry. The ferry, which will be deployed on the Tallinn-Helsinki route, will be about 212m ...
MSC Cruises unveils new Seaside class
MSC Cruises unveils new Seaside class
Passenger Ship Technology 2nd Quarter 2015
MSC Cruises announced at Cruise Shipping Miami that the first of its next-generation Seaside class of ships – set to debut in November 2017 – will be named MSC Seaside and will sail ...
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