Steel cutting ceremony for the next AIDA LNG cruise ship at MEYER WERFT

Steel cutting ceremony for the next AIDA LNG cruise ship at MEYER WERFT

With the symbolic steel cutting ceremony at MEYER WERFT, work has begun on the next cruise ship for AIDA Cruises (see also CruiseMapper). Like the AIDAnova that was delivered at the end of 2018, this ship will be fitted …
Aug 16, 2019 /  Cruise
The Most Important Galapagos Islands Cruise Tips

The Most Important Galapagos Islands Cruise Tips

If you have made up your mind to visit the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, prepare yourself for the time of your life. According to the people who have been here, it is almost impossible to forget your first visit trip to …
Aug 12, 2019 /  Cruise
Fincantieri: Enchanted Princes Floats Out in Monfalcone

Fincantieri: Enchanted Princes Floats Out in Monfalcone

Enchanted Princess, (see also CruiseMapper) the fifth Royal-class ship built for the ship operator Princess Cruises, a brand within Carnival Corporation, floated out yesterday at Fincantieri’s shipyard in …
Aug 7, 2019 /  Vessels
ALE: World’s longest cruise ships lengthened at a shipyard in Italy

ALE: World’s longest cruise ships lengthened at a shipyard in Italy

In Palermo, Italy, ALE completed the lengthening of two vessels to make them the longest cruise ships in the world. The Grimaldi Roma (see also CruiseMapper) and Grimaldi Barcelona operate on the busy …
Aug 2, 2019 /  Curious
Maiden Call by Marella Cruises At The Port of Kiel

Maiden Call by Marella Cruises At The Port of Kiel

International guests go on day trips in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg Maiden call by Marella Cruises in Kiel. In the early Tuesday morning (16th July) the cruise ship Marella Explorer (see also CruiseMapper) …
Jul 16, 2019 /  Cruise
Tersan Shipyard goes green for coastal cruise ships

Tersan Shipyard goes green for coastal cruise ships

Oslo-based TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a deal to deliver its energy-efficient marine compressed air systems to two new cruise vessels Tersan Shipyard is building for Norwegian shipowner Havila Kystruten …
Jul 16, 2019 /  Curious
MOL: Cruise Ship Nippon Maru Slated for Renovation

MOL: Cruise Ship Nippon Maru Slated for Renovation

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) Friday (Jul12) announced that its group company Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line, Ltd. (MOPAS) has scheduled a major renovation of its operated cruise ship, the Nippon Maru (see …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Cruise
Boskalis to dry dock Carnival cruise ship on the BOKA Vanguard (Video)

Boskalis to dry dock Carnival cruise ship on the BOKA Vanguard (Video)

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Carnival Cruise Line to lift cruise ship Carnival Vista (see also CruiseMapper) out of the water onto the BOKA Vanguard and transport it to a …
Jul 3, 2019 /  Vessels
MEYER WERFT announces handover of Spirit of Discovery

MEYER WERFT announces handover of Spirit of Discovery

Spirit of Discovery, the first of two new cruise ships for the British cruise line Saga Cruises, will be leaving the harbour of Emden next week as planned. The handover of the new cruise ship will take place before …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Cruise
The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

Since its boom in popularity in the 19th, the cruise ship industry has gone through significant changes. It started as transoceanic transportation and tropical vacation that were only available to the individuals from …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Cruise