Passenger Vessels

South Korean Ferry Incident Update

Almost 100 ships, 18 helicopters involved in rescue; as many as 340 people from one school thought to be on board. Accident may be South Korea's biggest in 20 years.

Rescue underway to assist sinking S. Korean ferry

A passenger ferry carrying about 470 people was listing badly off South Korea's southwest coast and had sent a distress signal, a Korean coast guard official said on Wednesday,

Veolia unit Transdev fails to replace ferry company chairman

French transport firm Transdev, a joint venture between Veolia Environnement and state-owned bank CDC, has failed to replace the chairman of the board of its ferry unit SNCM,

Concordia Captain Tried to Blame Wreck on Electrical Blackout

The captain of the Costa Concordia tried to persuade the crisis coordinator of the cruise line to pretend an electrical blackout had caused the shipwreck, a court was told on Monday.

Port of Kiel Cruise Passenger Pavilion Takes Shape

It’s full steam ahead for Kiel’s Ostuferhafen construction work. Kiel’s new cruise ship passenger handling pavilion at Berth No. 1 in the Ostuferhafen is rapidly taking shape.

SEMBCORP MARINE’S SEMBAWANG SHIPYARD TO REVITALISE 'VOYAGER OF THE SEAS'

Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured an agreement with RCL Cruises Ltd., a member of the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. group,

EBDG-designed aluminum ferry to be Constructed

Elliott Bay Design Group has designed a  steel hull, aluminum superstructure vessel which will be built  by Nichols Bros Boat Builders for Wahkiakum County.  The 115  ft.

New Orleans’ Largest Cruise Ship Prepares for Departure

With Carnival Dream, Carnival Cruise Lines to Carry More Than 400,000 Passengers Annually from Port of New Orleans – Most of Any Cruise Operator The Port of

Cruise Season Opens in the Port of Kiel

This year’s cruise shipping season in Kiel opened on Saturday, April 5 when the first cruise ship of the year, the AIDAcara, berthed in the port after sailing through the Kiel Canal.

Transdev Sees Return to Profit, Ferry Unit Blocks Veolia Deal

French transport firm Transdev expects to return to profit this year, but sees no quick solution for its troubled Mediterranean ferry unit SNCM, which is blocking

NTSB: Seastreak Allision due to loss of vessel control

The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the ferry Seastreak Wall Street struck Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan in January 2013, because the captain

Alaska Proposes Passenger Vessel Discharge Legislation

ADEC Cruise Ship Program The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance Program is proposing to

Explorer of the Seas in Australia for 2015-16 Winter Season

Royal Caribbean International cruise line announced that Explorer of the Seas will join Voyager of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas for the winter 2015-16 season at Sydney.

Staten Island Ferry Safety Statistics Released

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) sets the standards passenger vessels, such as the Staten Island Ferry, must meet and then inspects the vessels regularly to ensure that they are in compliance.

38% Fuel Savings for Hybrid Ferry

When Imtech Marine was asked to supply a hybrid propulsion system to the first ever diesel electric, hybrid seagoing ferries to the Scottish state-owned ferry operator, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd.

NTSB Board to Discuss Wall St. Ferry Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board will meet to discuss a 2013 accident involving the Seastreak Wall Street commuter ferry in lower Manhattan. On January 9,

Four Holland America Ships to Sail SA Cruise Season

From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will offer South America deployment with four ships positioned in the region. The line's ms Statendam, ms Maasdam,

Silver Discoverer Embarks on Inaugural Voyage

Silver Discoverer, Silversea's latest addition to its award-winning expedition fleet, welcomes her first guests today, exactly 20 years to the day since the company

MTN, Fred.Olsen Extend 4-Year Relationship

MTN Communications (MTN) announced Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines has extended its four-year relationship with the company. Fred.Olsen chose to increase the breadth of communications,

Several Cruise Voyages Altered by Houston Spill

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a notice to cruise passengers affected by the Houston ship channel oil spill stating that several cruise voyages have been altered or rescheduled.

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