New Laeisz Car Carrier Passero christened in China
The two latest ships of a series of eight car carriers for Hamburg based shipowners F. Laeisz werer lately christened in China. The ships can laod up to 5.000 cars and will be chartered to japanes K-Line.
Two cruises from Nice cancelled after seizure in Kotor
Charterer Tierra Entière had to cancel two cruises departing from Nice on the "Arion" of Classic International Cruises after the ship currently was arrested in the port of Kotor in Montenegro. More than 500 customers which were due to start a trip from Sicily from Sep 18 to 30 and from Sep 30 to October 10, 2012, were affected. They will all be reimbursed at 15 October 2012.
The "Arion" was seized by the Court in Podgorica for a sum equivalent to 2 million Euros, a parto of the amount estimated for the damage caused. For the rest, the charterer will take an arbitral tribunal in London.