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RCL Orders Oasis Class Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the fall of 2023."This is the twenty-third cruise ship that RCL will be building at our shipyard…
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GTT Wins SHI LNG Tank Design Deal

GTT won an order from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 cu. m. LNG carrier (LNGC), on behalf of the Danish ship-owner Navigare.The tanks of this unit will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment system.
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Inside the World’s Top Ferry Lines

The ferry business, unlike more industrial parts of the shipping business, touches wide swaths of the world’s population across continents. The membership of Interferry, the leading trade group for the industry, with non-Governmental organization…
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New Power for Alaskan Classic

Thousands of people travel Alaska on mega-cruise ships each year, but only a handful get to cruise Alaskan waters on the immaculate M/V LISERON. Built in Seattle in 1952 by the US Navy as a minesweeper she was sold to France, but returned to…
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Naval incident off of Gibraltar

There was no incursion by Spanish naval forces during an incident near Gibraltar at the weekend, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.Gibraltar said that a Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave…
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Stena RoRo acquires Japanese RoPax

Stena RoRo has purchased the ferry Yamato from the Japanese shipping company Hankyu Ferry. The vessel will be rebuilt at a shipyard in Europe and be fully adapted to European standards, after which it will be chartered out. This process will…
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Excelerate, Equinor Perform First STS LNG Transfer

The first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) was completed in The Bahamas by Excelerate Energy and Equinor Energy AS.According to Excelerate, which provides transportation and marketing of LNG, its floating storage…
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