First steel cutting ceremony of the new Oasis-class ship for RCL

First steel cutting ceremony of the new Oasis-class ship for RCL

The first steel plate of a new Oasis-Class ship (hull 34) has been cut yesterday (Apr24) at Chantiers de l’Atlantique machining workshop. Photo credit : Bernard BIGER / Chantiers de …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Newcastle statement on Newcastle cruise terminal funding

Port of Newcastle statement on Newcastle cruise terminal funding

Infrastructure NSW has advised that the $12.7 million funding for the Newcastle cruise terminal project is no longer available. Port of Newcastle has been working on this project on behalf of the NSW Government on the …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

ABP South Wales is preparing for a busy 2019 cruise season at the Port of Cardiff (see also CruiseMapper), following a popular programme of passenger vessel calls in 2018. Marco Polo, owned and operated by Cruise …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Cruise
Brisbane Breaks Ground on New Cruise Ship Terminal (Video)

Brisbane Breaks Ground on New Cruise Ship Terminal (Video)

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has turned the sod on Brisbane's $158 million new International Cruise Terminal, heralding the start of a new era for Queensland's economy. Artist’s impression - Brisbane …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Cruise
A new order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique

A new order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a fifth Edge-class ship for delivery in the fall of …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Cruise
Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) announces that it has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA. Caption: Cruise ferry …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä Transverse Thrusters the preferred choice for cruise ships

Wärtsilä Transverse Thrusters the preferred choice for cruise ships

During the past year, the technology group Wärtsilä has received orders to supply more than sixty of its transverse thrusters for twelve new cruise ships being built in four shipyards on behalf of six different …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Curious
Havila Kystruten and Kongsberg Signs Long-Term Service Agreement

Havila Kystruten and Kongsberg Signs Long-Term Service Agreement

Havila Kystruten AS and KONGSBERG have signed a ten-year long “Power-by-the-Hour” service agreement for four new coastal cruise vessels that are currently under construction. The contract value is 150 …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Cruise
ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital systems for the second icegoing cruise ship to be built for Lindblad Expeditions (see also CruiseMapper) by Ulstein Destined to take …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Cruise
GE - Propelling Towards a Cleaner and More Efficient Future of Cruise

GE - Propelling Towards a Cleaner and More Efficient Future of Cruise

GE Will be Showcasing Various Propulsion Technologies and Service Capabilities at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019 GE is a Valuable Partner to the World’s Cruise Operators; Recently Chosen to Equip Multiple MSC …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Cruise