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AIDAnova scheduled to leave the MEYER WERFT covered building dock on 21 August

AIDAnova scheduled to leave the MEYER WERFT covered building dock on 21 August

The first cruise ship from AIDA Cruises to use LNG is scheduled to leave the MEYER WERFT covered building dock on 21 August. The AIDAnova (see also at CruiseMapper) is scheduled to leave the MEYER WERFT covered …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Cruise
ABP Plymouth Welcomes Elegant Explorer MS Prinsendam Cruise Ship

ABP Plymouth Welcomes Elegant Explorer MS Prinsendam Cruise Ship

The Port of Plymouth has welcomed MS Prinsendam (see more about the ship at CruiseMapper) also known as the ‘Elegant Explorer’, on a beautiful summer’s day, as one of the stops on the vessel’s …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Cruise
Economic Boost For Belfast as MJM Group Delivers Azamara Pursuit Success

Economic Boost For Belfast as MJM Group Delivers Azamara Pursuit Success

Luxury cruise liner, Azamara Pursuit, the third ship in the Azamara Club Cruises fleet, has left Belfast following a successful refit at the hands of MJM Group. Caption: Passenger (cruise) ship Azamara Persuit - Image …
Jul 30, 2018 /  Cruise
Port of Halifax Receives Top-Rated Cruise Destination Award

Port of Halifax Receives Top-Rated Cruise Destination Award

The Port of Halifax has been recognized as a top-rated Canada-US cruise destination by Cruise Critic. The 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards announced by Cruise Critic lists the Port of Halifax (more …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Cruise
Even Larger Cruise Ships to Enter Riga Centre

Even Larger Cruise Ships to Enter Riga Centre

On Friday, 20 July one of the largest cruise ships to enter the Port of Riga this year, Serenade of the Seas, moored at the passenger terminal in the centre of the city. The length of the ship, which was built in 2003 in …
Jul 24, 2018 /  Cruise
Wärtsilä to provide comprehensive optimised maintenance for Virgin Voyages

Wärtsilä to provide comprehensive optimised maintenance for Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages has assigned Wärtsilä the responsibility of the maintenance of Virgin Voyages’ three cruise ships, the first of which is named Scarlet Lady (see also CruiseMapper). Wärtsilä will …
Jul 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Fincantieri wins contract for the construction of a new class of ultra-eco-friendly ships for TUI cruises

Fincantieri wins contract for the construction of a new class of ultra-eco-friendly ships for TUI cruises

Fincantieri has been awarded an order for the construction of 2 new-concept gas powered ships (Liquified Natural Gas – LNG), from TUI Cruises (see also CruiseMapper), a joint venture between TUI AG and Royal …
Jul 13, 2018 /  Cruise
DNV GL and Brodosplit sign class contract for Quark polar expedition vessel

DNV GL and Brodosplit sign class contract for Quark polar expedition vessel

DNV GL has secured a classification contract for Quark Expeditions new polar expedition vessel. Brodosplit shipyard and DNV GL have signed a contract for the classification of Quark Expedition’s (Quark) new …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Cruise
Viking Ocean Cruises premiere in the Port of Kiel

Viking Ocean Cruises premiere in the Port of Kiel

Viking Ocean Cruises (see also CruiseMapper) has chalked up its first visit to the port of Kiel. Escorted by a port tug and to the accompaniment of a water fountain display, the company’s Viking Sun berthed at …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Cruise
T. Mariotti and Damen partner for cruise newbuilding

T. Mariotti and Damen partner for cruise newbuilding

Seabourn announces letter of intent for two ultra-luxury expedition vessels T. Mariotti, leading Italian luxury cruise shipbuilding company, and Damen Shipyards Group have announced the creation of a new partnership to …
Jul 2, 2018 /  Cruise