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
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
North Sea Port on course to set new annual record

North Sea Port on course to set new annual record

North Sea Port has achieved a new record for the first nine months of this year. With 53 million tons of cargo being transshipped via sea-going vessels, the fusion port could well be on its way to setting a new annual …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Cruise
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
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
Vancouver welcomes largest cruise ship to-date, Norwegian Bliss, to Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver

Vancouver welcomes largest cruise ship to-date, Norwegian Bliss, to Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver

On Sunday, September 30, Norwegian Bliss (see also CruiseMapper) will arrive at the Canada Place cruise ship terminal at the Port of Vancouver. At over 168 thousand tonnes, 333 metres in length, and room to …
Sep 28, 2018 /  Cruise
ABB and Raytheon Anschütz bring the benefits of electric, digital and connected bridge to Ritz-Carlton

ABB and Raytheon Anschütz bring the benefits of electric, digital and connected bridge to Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first “anti-cruise” luxury vessel (see also CruiseMapper) will benefit from a full integration of ABB’s propulsion, automation and dynamic positioning package with …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Cruise
Port of Kiel marks 150th ship call this season

Port of Kiel marks 150th ship call this season

Kiel welcomes maiden visit by P&O Cruises “Aurora” The cruise ship “Aurora”, part of the fleet of the English shipping company P&O Cruises, arrived early Tuesday morning for her first …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Cruise