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Virgin Voyages Powers Fastest Internet at Sea with Industry-First Integrated MEO-LEO Service from SES

Virgin Voyages will deploy a new level of “Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi" connected experiences for thousands of its “sailors” (passengers) across its fleet; becoming the first cruise line to deploy SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink PRO service. Combining …
Feb 26, 2024 / Cruise

ABB and Carnival Corporation sign strategic partnership for Azipod® propulsion services

Long-term partnership agreement covers service for vessels powered by Azipod® XO electric propulsion system Carnival Corporation to benefit from optimized maintenance plan, service offering and ABB’s digital services around the world …
Feb 21, 2024 / Cruise

Port Everglades Welcomes Azamara to its Fleet

Tuesday (Dec12), Port Everglades officially welcomed Azamara Cruises for the first time and Azamara Onward to its new South Florida winter homeport during a traditional dockside plaque-and-key ceremony. As a portal to the world, the Greater Fort …
Dec 13, 2023 / Cruise

EWE Cruises, Deltamarin And Tillberg Design Of Sweden Receive AIP From DNV For Their New Expedition Vessel Project

A new expedition cruise vessel project, developed by EWE cruises, Deltamarin and Tillberg design of Sweden, has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society DNV. The project was published at Marintec Shanghai on December 7, …
Dec 8, 2023 / Cruise

Disney Cruise Line Celebrates Opening of New Cruise Terminal at Port Everglades

The magic of Disney Cruise Line has officially arrived at Broward County’s Port Everglades in greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier today, Disney Cruise Line, along with port and community leaders, celebrated the opening of the new dedicated …
Nov 14, 2023 / Cruise

Port Everglades Welcomes New Lines, New Ships and a New Terminal

Port Everglades is kicking off the 2023-2024 cruise season by welcoming new cruise lines and ships, and establishing itself as a new homeport for Disney Cruise Line. “We could very well top our 4 million passenger record, although our ‘official’ …
Nov 10, 2023 / Cruise

Last Call Of 2023 Brings Record Cruise Season For Belfast To A Close

Belfast enjoyed a record cruise season in 2023, with 158 calls reported by Cruise Belfast, the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast which markets the city as a leading cruise tourism destination. The announcement was made as the …
Oct 20, 2023 / Cruise

MOL Cruises Announces its new cruise line brand name "MITSUI OCEAN CRUISESSM", ship name "MITSUI OCEAN FUJISM" and an Around-the-World Cruise

MOL Cruises, Ltd. announced the launch of a new cruise brand, "MITSUI OCEAN CRUISES" and introduced "MITSUI OCEAN FUJI" as the name of the new ship that will be launched for passenger service at December 2024. MITSUI OCEAN FUJI will be MOL Cruises' …
Oct 13, 2023 / Cruise

China's first homegrown large cruise ship starts sea trail

China's groundbreaking cruise ship, Adora Magic City (CruiseMapper), the world's first domestically made large cruise vessel with 5G capabilities, started its maiden sea trial on Monday, according to Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. under …
Jul 18, 2023 / Cruise

The world’s most energy-efficient vessel from MSC Cruises’ takes to the sea with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions

Technology group Wärtsilä has provided a broad scope of solutions for MSC Euribia (CruiseMapper) which completed its net-zero GHG emission maiden voyage on June 8 in Copenhagen, Denmark, where also the official naming ceremony took place. The ‘MSC …
Jul 3, 2023 / Cruise