Norton Rose Fulbright advises on $1.5bn financing for Viking Ocean Cruises

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised BNP Paribas, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, a syndicate of lenders and SACE on the partial financing of four new cruise vessels for Viking Ocean Cruises. The financing consists of four export credit loan facilities, which are together worth over $1.5bn and are backed by Italian export credit […]

WFW advises MSC on sustainable cruise ship deliveries

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised MSC Cruises on the delivery of the MSC Seascape, built at Fincantieri in Italy and the sistership of the innovative MSC Seashore. The vessel was funded by a pre- and post-delivery financing facility backed by Italian ECA SACE, which was documented by WFW in July 2018. The delivery […]

Vallianz Holdings accelerates digitalisation of OSV fleet with Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress

Vallianz Holdings, an established provider of offshore marine and engineering solutions for the global energy industry, is accelerating the digitalisation of its fleet of offshore support vessels (OSV) with a comprehensive package of connectivity services from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications. With its headquarters in Singapore, Vallianz operates an OSV fleet […]

Windcat Workboats rolls out Reygar’s DDPR system across entire Crew Transfer Vessel fleet

Windcat Workboats, Europe’s leading provider of specialist Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to the offshore wind power industry, has installed Reygar’s Digital Daily Reporting System, Digital DPR, across its entire fleet of over 50 workboats. The Digital DPR (DDPR) app runs from a touchscreen tablet onboard and is simple and easy to use for busy workboat […]