Deals this week: Fincantieri, Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana

26 January 2017 (Last Updated January 26th, 2017 18:30)

Italian ship-building company Fincantieri has signed an agreement to built two new cruise ships for Carnival's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands.

Italian ship-building company Fincantieri has signed an agreement to built two new cruise ships for Carnival's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands.

The deal will see Fincantieri build a 99,500t vessel for Holland America Line and a 145,000t vessel for Princess Cruises at shipyards in Marghera and Monfalcone respectively.

Delivery of the new vessels is scheduled to take place in 2022.

"Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana has signed a deal with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to build a 350m-long and 15.5m-deep berth in the port of Puerto Cortes, Honduras."

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) subsidiary Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana has signed a deal with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to build a 350m-long and 15.5m-deep berth, as well as two trestles to be connected to the existing yard in a specialised container and cargo terminal in the port of Puerto Cortes, Honduras.

Two super post-Panamax quay cranes are also planned to be installed in the expanded berth as part of the contract.