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Crystal Expedition Cruises postpones the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Expedition Cruises postpones the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Expedition Cruises has postponed the launch of its luxury expedition ship, Crystal Endeavor (see also CruiseMapper). The …
Apr 14, 2020 / Cruise
Cruise shipping suspended in Kiel until end of April

Cruise shipping suspended in Kiel until end of April

In light of current developments regarding the spread of the corona virus, the port of Kiel postpones the beginning of its Cruise …
Apr 1, 2020 / Cruise
Port of Valencia announces tender for the construction and operation of the new public passenger terminal

Port of Valencia announces tender for the construction and operation of the new public passenger terminal

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has put out to tender the administrative concession for the construction and operation of the …
Mar 5, 2020 / Cruise
Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Christens Ship That Perfects Luxury – Seven Seas Splendor™

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Christens Ship That Perfects Luxury – Seven Seas Splendor™

Gala Celebration Features Ship’s Godmother, Supermodel and Actress Christie Brinkley, and GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist, Seal Regent …
Feb 26, 2020 / Cruise
MPA Singapore to give 50% Port Dues Concession to Passenger Vessels

MPA Singapore to give 50% Port Dues Concession to Passenger Vessels

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be giving a 50% port dues concession to passenger vessels, to provide …
Feb 19, 2020 / Cruise
Abu Dhabi Ports Inks Long-Term Agreement with MSC Cruises

Abu Dhabi Ports Inks Long-Term Agreement with MSC Cruises

Abu Dhabi Ports has announced a long-term agreement with MSC Cruises, giving the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line …
Feb 13, 2020 / Cruise
Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completes triple cruise ship maintenance & repair programme

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completes triple cruise ship maintenance & repair programme

In just five weeks over the course of November and into December, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed extensive annual repair …
Jan 30, 2020 / Cruise
Carnival Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

Carnival Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

The float-out of the coming flag-ship of Carnival Cruise line ‘Mardi Gras’ (see also CruiseMapper) was celebrated today at Meyer …
Jan 24, 2020 / Cruise
MSC Lirica To Homeport In Piraeus For Summer 2021

MSC Lirica To Homeport In Piraeus For Summer 2021

MSC Cruises will deploy MSC Lirica to the Eastern Mediterranean market in summer 2021 and she will homeport in Piraeus (Athens), …
Jan 23, 2020 / Cruise
Almost 290 cruise liners will call at Ports of Stockholm in 2020

Almost 290 cruise liners will call at Ports of Stockholm in 2020

The 2020 cruise season is expected to be another record year in terms of passenger numbers for Ports of Stockholm. The season will …
Jan 22, 2020 / Cruise