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Growth in Asia/Pacific Cruise Capacity Expected in 2024

The 2024 Cruise Industry News Annual Report indicates a substantial increase in cruise capacity in the Asia/Pacific region this year.

Growth in Asia/Pacific Cruise Capacity Expected in 2024
1 Jul 2024

Oceania Cruises Launches Grandest Polynesia Season To Date

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its most extensive Polynesia season to date, with the Nautica and Regatta set to sail in the region in 2025.

Oceania Cruises Launches Grandest Polynesia Season To Date
18 Jun 2024

Carnival Cruise Line Australia Revisits 'Grinchmas in July'

Carnival Cruise Line Australia introduces new Grinch-themed experiences for its second annual ‘Grinchmas in July’ sailings, starting this month.

Carnival Cruise Line Australia Revisits 'Grinchmas in July'
17 Jun 2024

Australian Government Approves Fourth Offshore Wind Zone

The Australian government has approved its fourth offshore wind zone, this time located off the coast of Illawarra, despite opposition from locals.

Australian Government Approves Fourth Offshore Wind Zone
6 Jun 2024

Unseaworthy Bulk Carrier Given 3 Month Australia Ban

AMSA have announced that the bulk carrier Peace has been banned from Australian ports for three months due to being deemed unseaworthy.

Unseaworthy Bulk Carrier Given 3 Month Australia Ban
22 May 2024

Maersk and Kotahi Ink Second Long-Term Freight Agreement

Maersk and Kotahi, New Zealand’s largest container manager, have extended their long-term freight partnership through December 2034.

Maersk and Kotahi Ink Second Long-Term Freight Agreement
14 May 2024

Live Export of Sheep to be Banned by Australia in 2028

Australia has decided to prohibit the live export of sheep by sea starting May 2028, following numerous incidents involving livestock carriers.

Live Export of Sheep to be Banned by Australia in 2028
10 May 2024

Maersk Announce Upgraded New Zealand Service

Maersk has unveiled a new upgraded service starting May 17th designed to enhance logistics solutions for New Zealand and the surrounding islands.

Maersk Announce Upgraded New Zealand Service
9 May 2024

P&O Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded Sailors from Drifting Yacht

The P&O Australia Cruise Line ship, Pacific Encounter, conducted a rescue operation on May 4, saving three sailors who were stranded at sea.

P&O Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded Sailors from Drifting Yacht
1 May 2024

280,000+ TEUs Handled by Port of Melbourne in March

The Port of Melbourne has issued its trade report for March 2024, indicating a rise in overall container throughput with a total of 280,900 TEUs.

280,000+ TEUs Handled by Port of Melbourne in March
23 Apr 2024

IMO to Support Pacific Island Nations with New Fiji Office

The Fiji office will cater to the needs of Pacific Island countries by aligning IMO initiatives with national and regional development strategies

IMO to Support Pacific Island Nations with New Fiji Office
17 Apr 2024

Increase in Tahitian, Polynesian Capacity for Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises is expanding its presence in Tahiti and French Polynesia, capitalizing on several years of successful operations in the region.

Increase in Tahitian, Polynesian Capacity for Windstar Cruises
12 Apr 2024

Three Stranded Fisherman Rescued from Remote Pacific Atoll

Three fishermen who were stranded for over a week on a remote Micronesian atoll are safe, following a rescue op by the U.S. Coast Guard & Navy.

Three Stranded Fisherman Rescued from Remote Pacific Atoll
19 Mar 2024

Bulk Carrier Collides with Pier in N. Australia

Mining operations in Northern Australia were halted yesterday following an incident where a Cypriot-flagged bulk carrier collided with a pier.

Bulk Carrier Collides with Pier in N. Australia
19 Mar 2024

Seventh Regional Office Opened by IMO in Fiji

the IMO is set to establish its seventh Regional Presence Office in Suva, Fiji, following a Memorandum of Understanding signed on March 18th.

Seventh Regional Office Opened by IMO in Fiji