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
SunStone orders sixth INFINITY Class Vessel

SunStone orders sixth INFINITY Class Vessel

SunStone Ships announces the signing of an agreement for INFINITY Class-vessel No. 6, continuing the European designed, Chinese built concept. SunStone President and CEO, Niels-Erik Lund, commented, “We have …
Apr 17, 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
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
Cruise Season Kick-off In the Port of Kiel

Cruise Season Kick-off In the Port of Kiel

Investment in onshore power supply plants for more sustainability The call by the cruise vessel AIDAcara on Sunday, 7th April, marks the beginning of Kiel’s cruise season 2019. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Cruise