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
First cruise ship of season arrives at Port of Nanaimo

First cruise ship of season arrives at Port of Nanaimo

The first cruise ship of the season, the 596 guest Silversea Cruises Silver Muse (see also CruiseMapper), a luxury cruise line based in Monaco, will dock at the Port of Nanaimo Sunday, June 16. The vessel will arrive …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Cruise
Coral Expeditions Orders Second Expedition Cruise Ship from VARD after Coral Adventurer success

Coral Expeditions Orders Second Expedition Cruise Ship from VARD after Coral Adventurer success

VARD is cementing its relationship with Australia’s Coral Expeditions following the success of the recently delivered Coral Adventurer vessel (see also CruiseMapper), built at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam. …
Jun 6, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call

Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call

The Port of Southampton has welcomed the Sun Princess (see also CruiseMapper) cruise ship on her maiden call. A traditional plaque and key ceremony took place on board the ship to mark her first call to …
May 30, 2019 /  Cruise
Cruise Ship Asuka II to Undergo Makeover in 2020

Cruise Ship Asuka II to Undergo Makeover in 2020

Asuka II (see also CruiseMapper),  operated by NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., will undergo a 45-day makeover at the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore from the middle of January 2020. Asuka II is the …
May 16, 2019 /  Vessels
New Cruise Season starts at the Port of Riga

New Cruise Season starts at the Port of Riga

At the end of April, the Port of Riga opened the 2019 cruise season when the 300 m cruise ship MSC Poesia entered the port. MSC Poesia (see also CruiseMapper) is owned by the cruise line MSC and brought more than 2,500 …
May 14, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Kiel strengthens its partnership with MSC Cruises

Port of Kiel strengthens its partnership with MSC Cruises

The PORT OF KIEL and the shipping company of MSC Cruises are going to intensify their long-lasting partnership. The corresponding letter of intent was signed on 27th April by Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman at MSC …
May 9, 2019 /  Cruise
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
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