Scanship Holding said it has entered into an exclusive negotiation to sell 100% of its shares in Scanship AS and subsidiaries.

Scanship entered into two contracts with STX France in Saint-Nazaire to supply its total clean ship system for the Meraviglia Plus class of ships.

ALMACO Group announced Meyer Werft has awarded the company the newbuilding contract for Provision Stores and Fast Thawing Chambers for AIDA Cruises’ next generation ships, which are expected to be delivered end of 2018 and 2021.

Smiths Detection Inc., along with maritime security provider American Guard Services, debuted the first dual-view x-ray systems to be used for screening cruise passengers' belongings.

Technology group Wärtsilä is launching its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year's Seatrade Cruise Global. Developed by the company's Dynamic Positioning unit, SmartPredict is designed to provide safer and more efficient vessel operations by reducing the risks associated with manoeuvring. 

Foreship has secured a major design consultancy contract covering the first post-Ballast Water Convention treatment systems to be specified by Norwegian Cruise Line.

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (VIKING) has a trio of new products showcasing at Seatrade Cruise Global, taking place in Fort Lauderdale this week.


Semester at Sea, which operates World Odyssey, has reached an agreement to implement Rescompany's reservations and customer relations management systems.

Bolidt, has launched a unique glow-in-the-dark decking solution for the cruise industry whose luminosity by night harvests solar energy stored during the day.


While environmental matters will be part of numerous sessions, including the State of the Global Cruise Industry panel, two Seatrade Cruise Global panels focus in depth on this key subject.

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