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Left to right: Richard Fain, Michael Bayley and Tim Meyer © Christian Eckardt

Left to right: Richard Fain, Michael Bayley and Tim Meyer © Christian Eckardt

Construction of ODYSSEY OF THE SEAS starts at Meyer Werft

Online Member Access Feb 04 2019

CruiseOn Friday 1 February construction of ODYSSEY OF THE SEAS, Royal Caribbean International’s (RCI) second Quantum Ultra Class vessel, started when Michael Bayley, CEO of RCI, and Tim Meyer, Managing Director of Meyer Werft, pushed the start button of the computer-controlled steel cutting machine.

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BIRKA STOCKHOLM, seen here on one of her ‘long-cruises’ in Travemünde in summer 2017, has been laid-up in Mariehamn since 16 March 2020. As it now seems, she will not return to service anymore. Photo: Marko Stampehl

Birka Cruises to close down business

Jul 03 2020

CruiseIn a one-line press release, Rederi Ab Eckerö has today, 3 July 2020, announced that it closes down the busines...

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WIGHT SUN is one of three Wight Class double-enders serving Yarmouth-Lymington. © Frank Lose

Wightlink to resume Yarmouth-Lymington service from 17 July

Online Member Access Jul 01 2020

FerryWightlink is to resume its Yarmouth-Lymington service on 17 July, following its suspension on 31 March due to th...

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WIGHT SUN is one of three Wight Class double-enders serving Yarmouth-Lymington. © Frank Lose

Wightlink to resume Yarmouth-Lymington service from 17 July

Online Member Access Jul 01 2020

FerryWightlink is to resume its Yarmouth-Lymington service on 17 July, following its suspension on 31 March due to th...

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MISIDA left Kotka, where it was laid up, for the Irish Sea on 28 June. © Marc Ottini

Godby Shipping finds charterers for MISIDA and MIDAS

Online Member Access Jul 01 2020

BOHAI HENGTONG will be a drive-through ro-ro. © CIMC Raffles

BOHAI HENGTONG floated out

Online Member Access Jul 01 2020

SAILOR was on charter to DFDS, serving Hanko-Paldiski and Paldiski-Kapellskär. © Marko Stampehl

Tallink Grupp acquires SAILOR from Navirail

Online Member Access Jun 30 2020

MSC WORLD EUROPA © Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Keel laying of MSC WORLD EUROPA

Online Member Access Jun 30 2020

Stena Line's lengthened E-Flexers will have a shore power connection, guaranteeing zero emissions in port. © Stena Line

Lengthened E-Flexers will have shore power connection

Online Member Access Jun 29 2020

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Oma Baatbyggeri delivered 29m BØRTIND to Torghatten Nord

Online Member Access Jun 29 2020

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© Marc Ottini

DFDS axes about 650 jobs, adapting itself to changed market conditions

Online Member Access Jun 29 2020

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YAMATO joins sister ship SETTSU on the Kitakyushu (Shinmoji)-Kobe route. © Hankyu Ferry

Hankyu Ferry to introduce YAMATO, but no further fleet expansion due to COVID-19

Jun 29 2020

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Just like last year, no services will be operated by THE CAT between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth. © Bay Ferries

THE CAT will not sail in 2020

Online Member Access Jun 29 2020

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BASTØ VI is one of two existing double-enders in the Bastø Fosen fleet to be electrified. ©  Peter Therkildsen

Bastø Fosen gets financial support to electrify two Horten-Moss double-enders

Online Member Access Jun 29 2020

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FRS is investing EUR 15 million in the Sassnitz-Ystad high-speed service and will operate FJORD CAT. © Frank Lose

FRS to start Sassnitz-Ystad high-speed service in September

Jun 26 2020

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HROSSEY and sister ship HJALTLAND operate the daily Aberdeen-Orkney/Shetland routes. © Frank Lose

CalMac and NorthLink Ferries services set to return to normal timetables, but with reduced passenger capacity

Online Member Access Jun 25 2020

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Boreal's five passenger-only double-enders for the Ruter service in the inner Oslofjord. © Boreal

Boreal orders five all-electric passenger ferries at Sefine Shipyard

Online Member Access Jun 25 2020

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