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Baleària presents a proposal for the construction and operation of the new passenger terminal in the Port of Valencia

Baleària presents a proposal for the construction and operation of the new passenger terminal in the Port of Valencia

Baleària has submitted a tender for the construction and operation of the new public passenger terminal in the port of Valencia, …
Jul 3, 2020 / Cruise
Wärtsilä and Pastrovich Studio sign agreement to develop a sustainable hybrid boutique cruise vessel

Wärtsilä and Pastrovich Studio sign agreement to develop a sustainable hybrid boutique cruise vessel

A new generation of boutique cruise ships is set to emerge, with the luxury of a superyacht, the construction techniques and …
Jun 29, 2020 / Cruise
Grieg Star and G2 Ocean join forces with other partners to research the feasibility of safe autonomous deep-sea ships

Grieg Star and G2 Ocean join forces with other partners to research the feasibility of safe autonomous deep-sea ships

Autonomous ships have been a much-discussed idea for years. Developers have made several tests, but the technology is still young. …
Jun 17, 2020 / Cruise
Hurtigruten establishes Dover as UK home port for expedition cruises from March 2021

Hurtigruten establishes Dover as UK home port for expedition cruises from March 2021

The Norwegian operator, considered to be the world’s greenest cruise line, has launched 4 adventurous itineraries as expedition …
Jun 10, 2020 / Cruise
Crystal Expedition Cruises postpones the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Expedition Cruises postpones the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Expedition Cruises has postponed the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor (see also CruiseMapper). The …
Apr 14, 2020 / Cruise
Cruise shipping suspended in Kiel until end of April

Cruise shipping suspended in Kiel until end of April

In light of current developments regarding the spread of the corona virus, the port of Kiel postpones the beginning of its Cruise …
Apr 1, 2020 / Cruise
Port of Valencia announces tender for the construction and operation of the new public passenger terminal

Port of Valencia announces tender for the construction and operation of the new public passenger terminal

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has put out to tender the administrative concession for the construction and operation of the …
Mar 5, 2020 / Cruise
Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Christens Ship That Perfects Luxury – Seven Seas Splendor™

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Christens Ship That Perfects Luxury – Seven Seas Splendor™

Gala Celebration Features Ship’s Godmother, Supermodel and Actress Christie Brinkley, and GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist, Seal Regent …
Feb 26, 2020 / Cruise
MPA Singapore to give 50% Port Dues Concession to Passenger Vessels

MPA Singapore to give 50% Port Dues Concession to Passenger Vessels

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be giving a 50% port dues concession to passenger vessels, to provide …
Feb 19, 2020 / Cruise
Abu Dhabi Ports Inks Long-Term Agreement with MSC Cruises

Abu Dhabi Ports Inks Long-Term Agreement with MSC Cruises

Abu Dhabi Ports has announced a long-term agreement with MSC Cruises, giving the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line …
Feb 13, 2020 / Cruise