NYK Welcomes Families From Hope&Wish Aboard Christmas-Decorated Asuka II

NYK Welcomes Families From Hope&Wish Aboard Christmas-Decorated Asuka II

NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., an NYK Group company, welcomed aboard children with rare, serious diseases and their family members — 74 in total — for a Christmas event on board Asuka II (see also CruiseMapper) …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Cruise
Foundation Stone Ceremony for 2nd OSTSEEKAI Terminal

Foundation Stone Ceremony for 2nd OSTSEEKAI Terminal

Port of Kiel expands cruise passenger handling capacities The building construction of the second Ostseekai terminal building for cruise passengers is about to start. Kiel’s Lord Mayor Dr Ulf Kämpfer, Town …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Cruise
Maiden call for super luxury passenger ship MEIN SCHIFF 3 at Port of Colombo

Maiden call for super luxury passenger ship MEIN SCHIFF 3 at Port of Colombo

The super luxury passenger vessel MV Mein Schiff 3 of TUI Cruises (see also CruiseMapper) with 2,430 passengers and 995 crew on board made her maiden call at the Port of Colombo on 26th November 2018. The vessel was …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Cruise
Another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax

Another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax

It is another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax. In 2018, Halifax received 316,869 guests on 198 vessel calls. This is an 8% increase in the number of cruise guests over 2017, and a 14% increase in the number …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Cruise
Three Cruises That Combine Education

Three Cruises That Combine Education

Have you ever been on a cruise? If yes, what was the purpose of the cruise? You're a family guy and want to impress the wife and kids so you surprise them with an amazing cruise line? Or you're a rough adventurer heading …
Nov 27, 2018 /  Cruise
Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

On 22 October 2019, the Costa Smeralda (see also CruiseMapper) will be docking at Cruiseport Rotterdam. The Smeralda is actually the second cruise ship in the world, after AIDAnova, to power its engines with LNG …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Cruise
SunStone Ships inks deal for two more new-builds

SunStone Ships inks deal for two more new-builds

SunStone’s Ground-Breaking INFINITY Class to see Vessels 4 and 5 Join the Expedition Fleet SunStone Ships announced the signing of an agreement to build another two INFINITY Class vessels, signaling rapid adoption …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Cruise
TUI cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 docks at Doha Port, marking its maiden call to Qatar

TUI cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 docks at Doha Port, marking its maiden call to Qatar

TUI cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 (see also CruiseMapper) docked at Doha Port - Qatar’s Gateway to Marine Tourism on Thursday, November 8, 2018, marking its maiden call to Qatar and carrying more than 2,522 …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Cruise
Cruise Terminal upgrade begins at the Port of Southampton

Cruise Terminal upgrade begins at the Port of Southampton

Construction work has begun to upgrade Ocean Cruise Terminal at the Port of Southampton, to support continued growth in the cruise sector. Representatives from ABP, Carnival UK and contractors, GRAHAM, came together …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Cruise
Third Expedition Cruise Vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

Third Expedition Cruise Vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

Recently, ship owner SunStone Ships declared the first option at the CMHI yard in the INFINITY-class series of expedition cruise vessel designs. The shipowner has now declared option number two. The total amount of CX103 …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Cruise