Passenger Vessels

Incat Crowther Designs Ferry for Malaysia

Incat Crowther has been commissioned to design a passenger transport ferry to be operated by Cataferry Sdn Bhd, in Malaysia.   The main deck features a full width cabin accommodating 151 passengers.

Pitbull Named Godfather of Norwegian’s New Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that musician Pitbull will serve as godfather for its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, slated to be christened next month in Miami.

Refugees Give Greek Tour Operators an Extended Season

Placards in hand, travel agent Iakovos Bouchoris and his team scout for customers at Greece's busy Piraeus port, near Athens, where some 5,000 people arrived on

Azerbaijan to Get New Passenger Vessel This Year-end

 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company  expects to get the first of the three passenger vessels being built currently at the Baku Shipbuilding & Repair Plant (Baku Shipyard LLC) until the end of 2015,

Abu Dhabi Ports Welcomes New Cruise Season

 As Abu Dhabi's new Zayed Port cruise terminal opens by the end of this year, the number of cruise ships docking in Abu Dhabi is set to increase by a fifth this season, reports the National.

Cruise Critic Awards Best Cruise Lines of 2015

 Online cruise guide Cruise Critic has announced the winners of its annual Editors' Picks Awards for 2015, revealing the industry's top performers in a variety of different categories.

Incat Ferry Order from Denmark

  Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd, Australian shipbuilder, has secured a contract for the construction, delivery and long term charter of a large fast vehicle ferry for Danish company Mols-Linien A/S.

Floating Pep Rally to Set Sail for Seahawks

Monday night football brings additional ferry service and onboard fun For its first ever "floating pep rally" Washington State Ferries will provide some pomp

Damen's Third Ferry for South Korea

  All good things come in threes as Damen delivers the third vessel of the year, from the Damen Fast Ferry (DFFe) series to South Korean operators. Having already

Radio Holland Revamps Cruise Ship Bridge

Holland America Line’s cruise ship MS Noordam recently underwent a 10-day dry-dock period, during which it was fit with a customized bridge from Radio Holland. The

Saga Cruises Orders New Ships

 Saga Cruises has placed an order for a new cruise ship to be built by Meyer Werft in Germany with the delivery date of Summer 2019.    The deal comes with an

US Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger

A 68-year-old man who reportedly suffered a seizure was medevaced from a cruise ship 180 miles off of Southwest Pass, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.   Watchstanders

A Pleasant Sub-prise for Penang Ferry Passengers

 The sudden appearance of a submarine has caused excitement among hundreds of ferry users at Penang Port, Malaysia.   The Australian navy submarine HMAS Sheean

Monitoring for Efficiency, Safety

Ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland traditionally would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions

Incat Crowther Designs 63m Ferry for Central America

Incat Crowther announced it has been commissioned to design a 63-meter monohull passenger ferry vessel for an undisclosed operator in Central American.   The

Panama Canal's Cruise Season from October 3

The Panama Canal cruise ship season 2015-2016 will officially begin on October 3 with the transit of Costa Luminosa, on a voyage from Italy around the world. “Approximately

Carnival to Begin Operations in Alabama

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Fantasy will begin voyages from the Alabama coast, marking the return of cruise ships to Mobile after a four-year absence.

Texas Orders Diesel-electric Ferry

Southwest Shipyard awarded contract to build new generation of EBDG-designed ferries for Port Aransas, Texas   Southwest Shipyard of Houston, partner of Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG),

Six New Ferries for Sydney Harbor

Six new ferries to operate on Sydney’s Inner Harbor have been ordered from Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania’s Hobart Shipyard, who was awarded the contract

America's First Female Cruise Ship Captain on Maiden Voyage

 An American woman Kate McCue is on her maiden voyage at the helm of the Celebrity Summit. She's leading the 14-day cruise with more than 2,100 passengers and a crew of about 950.

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