Cruise ship industry updated orders coming in the near future

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) In the period 2015-2016, 17 new vessels were launched adding a total of 41162 passenger capacity to the worldwide industry, which was 9,1% growth, with additional USD 3,4 billion dollars in annual revenue. By the year 2027, based on all current shipbuilding orders, Royal Caribbean (RCCL) will be ranked the world’s largest passenger shipping company (estimated…

How Cruising Will Change In 2018: New Cruise Ships and Hot Trends

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) It’s a well-known fact; the cruise industry is buoyant, and growing by the day. And with this popularity comes new innovations, experiences, destinations, cuisine offerings, and sparkling new ships. It’s a safe bet that in 2018 there will be a cruise that caters to every taste, even for those that consider themselves landlubbers. We’ve…

Next big thing: People localization system for safe evacuation of large passenger ships

Introduction: Safe and efficient passenger evacuation in case of an emergency is a hot topic in the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) today in the aftermath of the Costa Concordia and the South Korean Sewol ferry tragedies where 32 people and approximately 300 people respectively were lost. Even though the causes of these tragedies were different,…