Latest News for: Accommodation ships


MSC Boxship Sets Size Records at Port of New York & New Jersey

The Maritime Executive 07 May 2021
The addition of the new ship to the route also marked a significant upgrade to capacity on the route ... This includes the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program, which increased the air draft of the bridge to 215 feet, and the Harbor Deepening Program, which created a 50-foot-deep shipping channel to accommodate ultra-large container vessels.

Awake.AI`s revolutionary Berth Planner makes port operations faster, smarter and safer

Journal Online 07 May 2021
Berth Planners AI-empowered predictions provide excellent insights on arriving and departing ships, suggest the most efficient berth option and give warnings when the berth is double booked or there are security or resource issues, as it is fully integrated with other port IT systems.

VOC Port Trust calls bids to privatise bulk cargo berth into container terminal

Business Line 06 May 2021
VOC Port plans to generate 100 MW of power through wind farms ... The successful bidder will be required to convert the 334.5 metre berth into a container terminal that can accommodate 8,000-TEU capacity ships at a depth of 14.2 metres. About 10 hectares of back-up area will also be handed over to the private operator ... Transition into transshipment hub.

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August 2021

Ellensburg Daily Record 05 May 2021
To accommodate physical distancing, additional performances may be added to the schedule ... To accommodate the new Greece sailings, guests sailing on Eurodam's published Seattle roundtrip Alaska cruises will be moved to similar accommodations on sister ship Nieuw Amsterdam, which is scheduled to sail on the same departure dates.

Time for a Foreign Policy of Adequacy, not Primacy

Antiwar 05 May 2021
>. Perhaps the biggest problem with U.S ... Most of the problems that trigger frenzied concern and demands for action in Washington – civil war in Syria, revolt in Libya, annexation of Crimea, squabble over the Senkaku Islands, Chinese ships squatting in waters contested by the Philippines – could be safely ignored or accommodated at minimal cost ... .

Disney’s New Star Wars: Galactic Cruiser Hotel Opens In 2022

CBS Sports 04 May 2021
When the Launch Pod docks with the starcruiser guests will then step into the ship’s main deck Atrium to begin their journey ... Guests may encounter the starcruiser’s strong and charismatic captain, the ship’s plucky mechanic, heroes of the Resistance or many more as they choose alliances and chart their courses.”.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails in Preparation for Asia-Pacific Deployment

The Maritime Executive 02 May 2021
Planning for the resumption of carrier strike operations began about 12 years ago, designing a jetty able to accommodate the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy and removing 3.5 million cubic meters of mud from the harbour so they could navigate it - and even building a power plant on the base to provide electricity to the carriers.

Disney has unveiled its newest cruise ship with interactive 'Frozen' and 'Avengers' restaurants and a ...

Business Insider 01 May 2021
Disney Cruise Line Disney Cruises has unveiled its newest ship, the Disney Wish ... Disney Cruise Line has unveiled its latest ship ... All three upcoming ships are currently being built in Germany ... All of this will accommodate 1,555 crew members and 4,000 guests inside the ship's 1,250 staterooms.

What Is Overtourism and Why Is It Such a Big Problem?

Treehugger 30 Apr 2021
... since accommodations and flights tend to be cheaper ... The wakes from massive ships were literally eroding the city, while widening the canals to accommodate larger ships throughout the years had damaged coastal habitats for wildlife as well as the physical foundations of the city.

New Pier at China's Djibouti Base Could Accommodate Carriers

The Maritime Executive 30 Apr 2021
China has completed construction of a pier large enough to hold an aircraft carrier at its Djibouti naval base, confirmed US Africom Commander Gen ... This is long enough to accommodate China’s new aircraft carriers and other large warships ... The facility is also reportedly capable of accommodating the new Type 075 amphibious assault ship ... ....

Update: Can the U.S. Fix Its Failing Infrastructure?

The Maritime Executive 30 Apr 2021
ports that can accommodate the growing fleet of mega-cargo ships ... to deep-sea ports for delivery to poor and developing countries in U.S.-flagged merchant ships serve humanitarian interests, promote American ideals, yield diplomatic dividends and enhance U.S ... ports can accommodate these ships, and others are scrambling to catch up.

Can the U.S. Fix Its Failing Infrastructure?

The Maritime Executive 29 Apr 2021
ports that can accommodate the growing fleet of mega-cargo ships ... The price of a gallon of gasoline or a gallon of milk is in no way impacted by the use of U.S.-flag ships versus foreign-flag ships.” ... ports can accommodate these ships, and others are scrambling to catch up.

Unifying maritime intelligence to improve security in W/Africa – Ugwala

Business Day Online 27 Apr 2021
The setbacks of the pandemic, according to him, were initial but with the innovations in technology through the period, shipping is evolving to accommodate virtual processes leading to efficiency ... help people to cope with the challenges being faced today in the shipping sector.

“Ribbon of Steel and Concrete”: A Cultural Biography of the Buffalo Skyway (1955) | Part 2

Buffalo Rising 27 Apr 2021
Like the Buffalo Skyway, the narrows bridge had to be high to accommodate ships passing beneath, and its height inevitably meant an elevated roadbed and the displacement of thousands of Brooklyn residents as the structure reached land.

In review: ABS Setting the Course for Low Carbon Shipping

Seatrade Maritime News 26 Apr 2021
Barry Parker gives the lowdown on ABS’s latest report plotting a course for shipping’s decarbonisation ...A major component of the scope of work for these conversions is the fuel storage system, this it is essential to design systems for new ships that accommodate a variety of different fuels with little or no modification.”  .