It's official: The contracts have been signed for the first two cruise ships to be built in China to operate for the new Chinese cruise brand CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Ltd. This seals agreements announced in February 2017.
Fincantieri and Shanghai’s Boashan district government have signed an agreement to create a hub dedicated to the development of cruise shipbuilding, as well as the broader maritime sector.
Scanship has entered into a contract with Carnival Cruise Line to support the company's ongoing commitment to advanced watewater purification systems in accordance with IMO's MARPOL MEPC 227(64). The deal pertains to a ship in operation.
The Italian and French shipbuilding industry associations ASSONAVE and GICAN have inked a common 'Research, Development and Innovation Road Map for Shipbuilding.'
Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year went to Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, while Outstanding Contribution Award went to Fred Danska, director-cruise, at Wärtsilä, and Port Personality of the Year to Betty MacMillan, cruise development manager, Port Saint John.
Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems, decking and flooring specialist in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has seen a series of wins in the polar expedition cruise ship sector.
An aspiring chef has been selected as the second beneficiary of a maritime education scholarship co-funded by Sailors’ Society and Garrets International, and administered by Homer Foundation.