Royal Caribbean has confirmed that some 48 passengers tested positive for COVID-19 aboard the Symphony of the Seas. The mega cruise ship departed Miami on December 11 for a weeklong trip to St. Thomas, St. Maarten and a private island resort, Perfect Day at Coco Cay. During its return trip to Miami, 44 cases of
Dartmouth, NS — Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT), provider of the world’s most sustainable marine coatings, has announced new additions to its Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Technology Leadership Project, the Smart Protective Coatings Project. New partners include Oceanex Inc., which offers regular ro/ro service between Montreal and Newfoundland and Labrador, Baffin Fisheries, the leading commercial fisheries enterprise in
SHANGHAI – In a festive ceremony, China marked a key milestone in its long-standing efforts to develop its cruise ship construction industry. On December 17, the first large cruise ship built in the Land of the Rising Sun was floated and transferred to the docks for further construction. It is expected to be delivered in
Ottawa-Following open and competitive processes, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, has awarded two contracts: a $6-million contract for three offshore skimmers (per photo) to GRIFFIN Engineered Systems Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a $3.5-million contract for five high-speed sweep systems to Navenco Marine Inc. of Chateauguay, Quebec. In the event of an oil
By Michael Grey* In the compromise that dictates the design of a ship, you don’t have to be cynical to observe that the needs of the crew come last, after the cargo, machinery and anything else that might remunerate the owner. The crew, it might be said “just fit in where they can”. It has
In view of the upcoming CO2 emission regulations, Finland’s Langh Tech has started researching the possibility of carbon capture on board vessels. The first tests have been successfully performed on board one of the vessels in sister company Langh Ship’s fleet, utilizing the existing Langh Tech hybrid scrubber installed on board. The company reports reports
The Canadian Coast Guard today announced the awarding of seven contracts for refit and vessel life extension on Coast Guard ships. These contracts, valued at over $28 million, will see shipyards on the east and west coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes and Quebec regions, perform maintenance and life extension work on seven Coast Guard Ships.
La Division Croisières du Groupe MSC et Chantiers de l’Atlantique ont dévoilé ce mois-ci deux étapes importantes pour la construction des prochains navires de la compagnie c.-à-d. la mise à flot du premier navire au GNL de MSC Croisières, le MSC World Europa et la cérémonie de la pose de la quille du MSC Euribia, également