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Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement to build two new cruise ships for Carnival Corporation.

Expected to be finalised in early 2017, the contract covers a third 99,500gt, 2,660-guest Pinnacle-class vessel for Holland America Line, which will be built at Fincantieri’s Marghera yard in Italy. The ship will be delivered in 2021, when she will debut interiors similar to those

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Since the early 2000s, Greek shipowners have been a major presence in the US public markets. The value of Greek family holdings surged towards the end of the 2003–7 shipping super-cycle, slumped in the wake of the 2009 financial crisis, and rebounded to surprisingly lofty levels in 2014, ironically, a year when Greece’s government was in the midst of a severe financial crisis.

In May 2014, IHS

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The offshore oil and gas supply shipping company Toisa Ltd filled for bankruptcy protection after falling of demand of its services and inability for loan repayment, as well as low cash flows. The Bermuda-chartered company and 23 of its affiliated vessel-owning companies filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, New York. Toisa Ltd accumulated

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The 3rd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference has been successfully concluded, on Thursday 19 January 2017, at Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall, The Banqueting Hall.

During the Conference, SetelHellas and Cisco presence, was perceived as significant. At their collaborative stand executives from both companies had the opportunity to discuss and share opinions with more than 500 CEOs and Shipping Executives from the top

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More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its annual piracy report released Tuesday.

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre is the world’s only independent 24-hour manned center for receive reports of pirate attacks from around the world.

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While regular cruise ship rooms are nice, balcony rooms can feel extra luxurious. Balcony rooms give you the opportunity to escape the crowded decks and unwind on your own private terrance.

This all sounds great, but the truth is that these rooms can be much pricier than a typical suite so you may want to consider whether it's really worth it. If you’re

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Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials involved in both industries say, a risk that could feed through into global prices.

Digitalisation means electricity networks, emergency services, industry and agriculture are all vulnerable to hacking by criminal gangs for extortion or, for political reasons, by militant groups or

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SetelHellas and Cisco participate as Gold Sponsors at the 3rd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference that will take place on Thursday 19 January 2017, at Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall, The Banqueting Hall entitled: “Greek and European Shipping: Competitiveness and prospects in times of uncertainty”. The aim of the Conference is the discussion of the the challenges that both the Greek and the European shipping sector

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Ports of Auckland in New Zealand is exploring the feasibility of powering cruise ships from the national electricity grid, or LNG- or methanol-powered barges, when they are berthed in port.

Currently ships in port need to keep their generators running to supply onboard power when berthed in Auckland, but the port has commissioned a feasibility