The last cruise ship from the former Genting Hong Kong operation, Dream Cruises’ World Dream, has been sold in Singapore. Details have not yet been released but local observers are indicating that the vessel was renamed Manara today while still in the Singapore anchorage and re-registered with a new homeport of Majuro, Marshall Islands.
Harland & Wolff, the famed Northern Ireland shipbuilder, marked a key milestone in the restoration of operations after 20 years at its Belfast yard.
Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding Co. has decided to build a new 180,000 dwt dry bulk carrier using a low CO2 blast furnace steel material commercialized by Kobe Steel Corporation.
Keppel Corporation reported that the mergamerger of its shipyard and offshore marine engineering business was completed with Sembcorp Marine on February 28, 2023, acquiring the company and marking Keppel's exit from the shipbuilding and marine operations.
Norwegian Cruise Line is moving forward with plans to begin adapting its newbuilds for the future use of methanol as their primary fuel. The cruise line company told investors during its quarterly update today that it has agreed to design changes with Fincantieri to prepare two cruise ships due for delivery in 2027 and 2028 to accommodate the emerging alternate fuel that would address carbon emissions.
Pola Rise, a specialist in river-sea class vessels for Russia's inland waterways, was among the 230 Russian entities blacklisted by the United States Treasury in its latest round of sanctions related to the invasion of Ukraine.
Finland is facing the prospects of widening labor strikes as the work stoppage in the ports is set to begin its third week on Wednesday.
The government of Cuba faces tough choices in addressing a chronic shortage of electrical generating capacity, as rolling blackouts have affected communities across the country for months.