Latest News for: Accommodation ships


China completes structure building for first home-built cruise ship

People Daily 19 Oct 2021
... according to the ship manufacturer ... The vista-class cruise ship will be 323.6 meters long and 37.2 meters wide and will be able to accommodate over 5,000 passengers, according to the blueprint.

Backlog of ships at California's two largest ports hits highest-ever record as supply chain crisis ...

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2021
Both figures are astonishingly higher than during pre-pandemic times, when just 17 ships were anchored. Officials have resorted to holding areas not used since 2004 to accommodate the surge of container, bulk, and cargo ships ... Of the 100 vessels at anchor, 70 are cargo ships ...

Satellite images show massive congestion at the Port of Long Beach this year compared to ...

Business Insider 19 Oct 2021
A side by side comparison of ship congestion off the Port of Long Beach in 2019 and 2021. Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite imagery The Port of Long Beach is home to a backlog of ships off the coast amid congestion troubles. Satellite images show ships waiting to unload amid a spike in demand for consumer goods.

Gov. Ron DeSantis says Florida can help alleviate supply chain crisis

WPTV 19 Oct 2021
1, 2021, as container ships waiting ... "Port Everglades recently accommodated the MSC Stella container ship with nearly 7,000 containers this past weekend, and the MSC Susanna container ship with 9,200 containers is arriving this weekend from India via the Suez Canal," DeSantis said.

Kongsberg Maritime & CMI Sign MoU to Develop Sustainable Solutions

The Maritime Executive 19 Oct 2021
KM has maintained a strong presence in China for many years via its subsidiary company Kongsberg Maritime China Ltd, providing key products and services to the Chinese maritime industry and driving the development of sustainable shipping through new technologies.

Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed Interview: Why This Sequel Is Too Powerful for Old-Gen

The Escapist 19 Oct 2021
The Escapist ... Either we would have had to ship the new game with potentially weaker visuals compared to the DAH!1 remake to accommodate the larger and denser maps of the second, or we would have to forego the old gen and gain back that optimization time and give that time back to the team to make a bigger, better world and combat experience ... ....

Another 50 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past two days

Arab News 18 Oct 2021
ROME. Fifty migrants were rescued on Sunday and Monday by the Sea-Watch 3 vessel in the waters off the coast of Libya ...There are now 329 migrants in our facility, which can accommodate a maximum of 250 people. “The prefecture of Agrigento ordered for them to be transferred to the quarantine ship GNV Atlas, which is moored one mile from the coast ... ....

5 things to know for October 18: Supply chain, Congress, coronavirus, China, Sudan

Henry Herald 18 Oct 2021
The recent oil spill off the coast of California has caused less damage than feared so far. However, it's brought the issue of offshore drilling into a new environment. state congressional races ... 1 ... For instance, some toymakers are adjusting the kinds of toys they're shipping this holiday season to accommodate a scarcity of shipping containers. 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5.

From Assam to Tamil Nadu, 12 Union Ministers bought property last fiscal

Indian Express 18 Oct 2021
... Minister Smriti Irani, and Shipping and Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal — and nine Ministers of State ... On July 7, 2021, Sonowal was accommodated in the Union Cabinet as Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways, and Ayush ... n Shripad Yesso Naik; Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

Editorial: COVID disruptions reveal larger supply issues

Decatur Daily 17 Oct 2021
toy company is leaving one-third of its iconic Tonka Mighty Dump Trucks behind this year, waiting for a better time to ship them ... As for Alabama, a project is underway to deepen and widen the Port of Mobile, making it able to accommodate more and larger ships, laden with more goods.

World’s largest floating nightclub opens on Dubai’s historic QE2 cruise liner

Arab News 16 Oct 2021
The world’s largest floating nightclub has opened onboard the retired Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship in Dubai. The luxury Float Dubai venue, which can accommodate 1,000 people, hosted an opening party on Thursday ahead of its first weekend ... “The ship has an eerie vibe to it.

Tallink Cruise Ferry Arrives in Scotland for COP26 Accommodations

The Maritime Executive 15 Oct 2021
The ferries, both owned by Tallink Group, are being used to address concerns over a lack of hotel space to accommodate the expected 30,000 delegates to the conference ... During COP26, the two cruise ferries are expected to accommodate a total of 3,300 people with Tallink maintaining all technical services aboard both ships.

Dublin Inland Port to start operations next month

RTE 15 Oct 2021
"The current phase at Dublin Inland Port is capable of accommodating up to 6,000 shipping containers at any one time when fully operational, in an area the same size as Merrion Square," he explained. "Other shipping and logistics operators will join DFT at the ...

New €48m Dublin Inland Port set to open next month

Irish Independent 15 Oct 2021
Cormac Kennedy, the head of property at Dublin Port Company (DPC), said the new inland port will be capable of accommodating up to 6,000 containers when it’s fully operational ... “Other shipping and ... Dublin Port handled 7,282 ship arrivals in 2020 and 74,372 freight vehicles.

Cruise season is upon us. Here are 5 tips you need to know ahead of ...

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2021
According to Nick Wilkinson, the regional vice president of business development for the Middle East and Africa for Norwegian Cruise Line, many cruise ships will operate at reduced capacity, with the most accommodating around 40% of available capacity per cruise ... Compare the value for money on the different cruise ships before making a booking.