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New Suez Canal Up and Running

Written by Abdelmonem Achour on . Posted in Maritime news

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially inaugurated the New Suez Canal in the port city of Ismailiya .

The USD 8 billion project, which took 11 months to complete, included the widening and deepening of 35 kilometers of the existing Canal up to a depth of 24 meters, as well as digging and creating 37 kilometers of the so-called ”second lane,” running parallel to the existing Canal.

Costa Crociere Drops Calls in Turkey

Written by Abdelmonem Achour on . Posted in Maritime news

Italian cruise line Costa Crociere has decided to suspend calls to Turkey, specifically Istanbul and Izmir, amid rising security threats in the country arising from the recent attacks in Istanbul attributed to terrorist groups.

As a result, the aforementioned calls will be replaced with alternative calls in Greece, Italy and Malta, the cruise line informed.

Conference focuses on building an industry without borders

Written by Abdelmonem Achour on . Posted in Maritime news

Renewable energy plays an indispensable role in meeting rising energy demand. The 6th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC), which is co-located with Offshore Energy 2015, focuses on “building an industry without borders”.

If the offshore wind industry is to realise its potential growth, the industry needs to exceed borders; geographically, in legislation and mentally. More than 20 expert speakers and over 150 industry professionals will discuss how taking down barriers can lead to further industry growth from Monday 12 October 2015 at Amsterdam RAI.

Offshore wind – heading for subsidy free

Written by Abdelmonem Achour on . Posted in Maritime news

An independent analysis from BVG Associates, commissioned by Statkraft UK has produced an upbeat forecast of the industry’s future with the prospect of being subsidy-free and competitive with CCGT.

The offshore wind industry is often overwhelmed by louder voices from those decrying the feasibility of the technology, questioning the economics from the consumer’s standpoint while the industry itself is quietly reducing costs. This reporting of good news reveals the industry’s potential, summed up in the first paragraph: “Successive governments have established the UK as the world leader in offshore wind. Levels of deployment in the last few years have set the industry on a path of steep cost reduction and provided a platform for an industry that will be sustainable without special consumer support.”

Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Written by Abdelmonem Achour on . Posted in Maritime news

Seattle-based cruise operator Holland America Line has decided to cancel upcoming port calls at La Goulette, Tunisia through the end of May, 2015, following last week’s terrorist attack at a local museum in La Goulette when 17 tourists and two museum workers died.

Twelve guests of MSC Cruises and five guests of Costa Cruises have lost their lives in the attack. A total of twenty-two guests of the two liner companies have been injured in the attack, as reported by the two companies in the recent updates.