Carnival reports $4.4 billion second quarter loss

Reporting a staggering second quarter loss and faced with a continuing pause in operations as a result of COVID-19 restrictions worldwide, Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company, is planning

COVID-19: Damen introduces 24/7 disinfection service for ships

Damen Shiprepair Harbor & Voyage (DSHV), the mobile ship repair squad of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has announced the creation of a 24/7 covid-19 disinfection service for ships. DSHV has sought to

DNV GL launches new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry

While DNV GL may be best known as a maritime classification society, it provides certification services across a broad range of industries, notably including healthcare. Now it is drawing on its healthcare

ClassNK lists flag state guidances on COVID-19

ClassNK says that in response to the spread of COVID-19, it has been making every effort to provide support to all those who may miss due dates for surveys/audits due to force

MM&P: Crews of five U.S.-flag containerships trapped by crew change breakdown

The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) says that crews of five U.S.-flag containerships are among the thousands of seafarers essentially being held hostage aboard their vessels because of the

ICS issues updated COVID-19 health guidance

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated health guidance for the global shipping industry to ensure ship operators and crew can safely deal with seafarers struggling with medical conditions during

Sea trials of new Silversea cruise ship include an unusual world first

Royal Caribbean’s Silversea Cruises brand is preparing to take delivery of its new ship Silver Origin, following a remarkable display of resilience and ingenuity by its builder, the De Hoop shipyard in

USNS Mercy departs Los Angeles

Foss Maritime and sister company Amnav assisted the Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship USNS Mercy as she departed the Port of Los Angeles on the morning of May 15 for her home

COVID-19: Sembcorp’s Singapore shipyard labor force slashed from 20,000 to 850

Singapore’s “circuit breaker” measures to limit the spread of coronavirus have had a major impact on Sembcorp Marine. In particular, its Singapore shipyards’ use of migrant workers living in dormitories has been

Foreship launches project aimed at keeping coronavirus off cruise ships

Helsinki, Finland, headquartered naval architecture and marine engineering firm Foreship has launched an initiative to limit the presence and spread of coronavirus and other pathogens on passenger ships and get the cruise