ABB plugs Holland America Line into low-emission shore power worldwide

ABB plugs Holland America Line into low-emission shore power worldwide

In line with its “Electric. Digital. Connected.” vision for the maritime industry, ABB is playing a key role in Holland American Line’s goals of embracing new technologies to further minimize the …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Cruise
MSC Cruises enters ultra-luxury segment by placing order for four more ships from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises enters ultra-luxury segment by placing order for four more ships from Fincantieri

The first of this highly-innovative new generation of ships will come into service in Spring 2023 MSC Cruises (see also CruiseMapper) and Fincantieri today announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Cruise
Wärtsilä LNG solutions featured on environmentally advanced cruise ship

Wärtsilä LNG solutions featured on environmentally advanced cruise ship

The technology group Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine, which emphasises outstanding efficiency, extremely economical fuel consumption, and minimal emissions, has been selected to power a new and highly …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
Cruise season sees 61% increase in passengers at Aberdeen Harbour

Cruise season sees 61% increase in passengers at Aberdeen Harbour

The 2018 cruise season has come to a close at Aberdeen Harbour with more than 3,000 passengers visiting the city – representing a 61% increase since 2017. A total of 27 cruise trips arrived in Aberdeen (see also …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Cruise
Steel cutting started at Shipyard De Hoop for new Silversea order

Steel cutting started at Shipyard De Hoop for new Silversea order

Last week, Shipyard De Hoop celebrated a new order for a 100-pax Expedition Cruise vessel for Silversea. This new build vessel (to be named Silver Origin) shall be built at the yard under hull number 489. Monday at …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

The Panama Canal announced that it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season. The first transit will occur on Oct. 5 with the …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Cruise
Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

In 2017, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Cruise
Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend their partnership to 2028

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend their partnership to 2028

The marine and cruise industry is moving more and more toward long-term partnerships. Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. are leading the way by strengthening their long-term cooperation and extending …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Curious
Why a Cruise Might be the Best Choice of Travel This Year

Why a Cruise Might be the Best Choice of Travel This Year

When you are trying to choose the ultimate travel adventure there are a lot of thing you must keep in mind. You have to consider what it takes to choose the best possible trip moving forward. Understand what it takes to …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Cruise
Kiel marks the last of nine maiden visits this year

Kiel marks the last of nine maiden visits this year

The cruise ship Viking Sky (see also CruiseMapper) sailed into the Kiel Fiord on her maiden visit to Kiel early on Tuesday morning escorted by a water fountain display from a local tug. The ship’s arrival also …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Cruise