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58m sailing yacht Ngoni revealed for first time [30.03.2017]

“Not only because she is Ed's last superyacht project, but also because she is a perfect example of innovative design, efficiency in tandem with simplicity, performance without compromising accommodation, clever engineering and bold styling – she is ...

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First Look at Carnival's Newest Cruise Ship Waterpark [29.03.2017]

Carnival Cruise Line continues to pour millions in updating their cruise ships and Carnival Glory recently returned from drydock with the addition of the cruise line's WaterWorks waterpark. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held aboard Carnival Glory to ...

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Crystal Announces Plans for Ocean Cruise Ship Refurbishments [29.03.2017]

Crystal, which currently has some of the largest luxury cruise ships afloat, will reduce the passenger count on both ships, with Crystal Symphony shrinking from 922 to 848 passengers and Crystal Serenity from 1,070 to 980. By keeping crew numbers the ...

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Jetsetting with … Managing director of The Singapore Yacht Show Andy Treadwell [29.03.2017]

SINGAPORE — As managing director of the Singapore Yacht Show, Andy Treadwell knows his boats. From super yachts to small dinghies, he has seen and travelled on them all. The 61-year-old makes it a point to take a trip on his own boat in Europe every ...

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SMEs band together to secure shipbuilding work [29.03.2017]

At least 17 companies have joined the alliance, which hopes to ensure SMEs are securing work and benefitting from the shipbuilding program, not just the big prime companies. Manager of strategic partnership with IKAD Engineering Darryl Hockey said the ...

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Russian yard lays keel for river cruise ship [29.03.2017]

Designed by Marine Engineering Bureau - Design - SPb, Saint Petersburg, the PV 300 is a new generation four-deck vessel with a length of 141 m, width of 16.8 m, passenger capacity of 342 and a crew of 144. Service speed is 22.5 km/h and cruising ...

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VIDEO: A summer cruise – Scotland to Norway in a dinghy [29.03.2017]

In July 1964, Frank Dye and Bill Brockbank set out on a 650-mile passage across the North Sea in a 15ft 10in dinghy, and they filmed it! Dye. Frank Dye checks the shipping forecast in a still from the film Credit: Bill Brockbank. TAGS: Dye ...

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Chinese Yard May Build Four Cruise Ships for Sunstone [29.03.2017]

Sunstone Ships, an expedition cruise ship owner based in Miami, has signed an agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the construction of four ice-class vessels, with options for six more. The new 340-foot ships will have 80-95 cabins, ...

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Superyachts to be one of summer's highlights [29.03.2017]

It will feature some of the most iconic boats in the history of the America's Cup, with eight of the nine existing J Class boats committed to participating in three days of racing scheduled around the first weekend of the America's Cup Match presented ...

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Bilgin Edges Closer to Delivery of 156 Superyacht [29.03.2017]

The 4-cabin 47.6-meter (156'2''ft) superyacht offers accomodation for 10. With an earlier design suggesting 5-cabins, the owners suite now offers a generous space and boasts a hull balcony. In new renderings released today, the 156 appears extremely ...

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Coast Guard rescues 70-year-old man on cruise ship off Cape Hatteras [29.03.2017]

CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. - A 70-year-old man was rescued from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast on Tuesday. The Coast Guard in Portsmouth, Va., received notification from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday that a passenger ...

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All Aboard The $1 Billion Luxury Cruise Ship For The Elite [29.03.2017]

What comes to mind when you think of cruise ships? Tacky monstrosities packed to the gils with tourists non-ironically wearing Hawaiian shirts and Schoolboy Q hats that totally block your view while you're soaking up rays on a beach in St. Barths, right?

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Silver Muse Cruise Ship to Offer Custom Library in Art-Themed Cafe [29.03.2017]

(11:35 a.m. EDT) -- Silversea Cruises has partnered with London-based bookshop Heywood Hill to create a library for the luxury line's soon-to-debut Silver Muse. The collection will be housed in the Arts Cafe, a new venue for Silversea. The 80-year-old ...

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Passenger medevaced from cruise ship off Cape Hatteras [29.03.2017]

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WITN) - A man who became ill on a big cruise ship off our coast was medevaced by a Coast Guard Helicopter to a hospital. The 70-year-old man was experiencing pains in his abdomen, according to the Coast Guard, while on board ...

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WATCH: Stomach-churning footage of cruise ship being BATTERED by waves goes VIRAL [29.03.2017]

As the winds swirled around it, the water raged more and more viciously. Video captured from above the giant ship caught the terrifying moment the cruise almost succumbed to the torrential weather. With one forceful motion, the enormous boat was pushed ...

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