The Spectrum of the Seas leaves the Meyer Werft's dock

The Spectrum of the Seas leaves the Meyer Werft's dock

Ship leaves building dock II and floating unit enters the dock The Spectrum of the Seas (see also CruiseMapper) will probably be leaving the covered building dock II at the MEYER WERFT on 25 February 2019. The ship has …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Cruise
MSC Cruises reveals unique features of flexible and engaging MSC Bellissima retail offer

MSC Cruises reveals unique features of flexible and engaging MSC Bellissima retail offer

Largest shopping area to date with 30% more space than MSC Meraviglia Exclusive products and offers from leading international brands Pioneering retail entertainment concept offers guests an immersive shopping …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Cruise
Chantiers De L’Atlantique to build a new Oasis-Class cruise ship

Chantiers De L’Atlantique to build a new Oasis-Class cruise ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) just gave confirmation of an order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique, according to a previous option agreement, to build a new Oasis-class cruise ship, due for delivery in the fall of …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Cruise
GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

MSC Seaside EVO Are the Latest Two Mega Cruise Ships Added to MSC Cruises’ Seaside Class GE Will Provide the Electric Propulsion Technology and Lead the Consortium for Managing Electrical Power and Propulsion …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Cruise
Valmet signs an automation service agreement with Celebrity Cruises in the United States

Valmet signs an automation service agreement with Celebrity Cruises in the United States

Valmet has signed a service agreement with Celebrity Cruises for Valmet DNA integrated automation systems onboard four Millennium-class vessels in the United States. The order was included in Valmet's third quarter of …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of New Orleans Sets Cruise Passenger Record

Port of New Orleans Sets Cruise Passenger Record

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) set a new record in 2018 with 1,182,111 cruise passenger movements, up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. A 23 percent surge in guests taking Mississippi River cruises helped buoy the …
Feb 7, 2019 /  Cruise
Global Ports Holding PLC signs 30-year concession agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda

Global Ports Holding PLC signs 30-year concession agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda

Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world's largest independent cruise port operator, announced on Friday (Feb 01) that, following it signing of a Memorandum of Understanding which was announced on 9 November 2018, GPH …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Cruise
Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of Titanic II (see also CruiseMapper). The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Cruise
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Order for New Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Order for New Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Company Further Enhances Growth Profile with Eleven Ships on Order Across Portfolio of Three Award-Winning Brands Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH), (NCL) Tuesday (Jan15) announced an order for a new ship …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Riga Sets Goal: Number of Cruise Ships and Their Passengers Must Be Doubled

Port of Riga Sets Goal: Number of Cruise Ships and Their Passengers Must Be Doubled

Over almost half a century, the cruise industry has experienced dynamic growth, initially driven by the demand for cruise travels in North America and the recent demand in Europe and rest of the world, especially China …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Cruise