Dream Cruises Selects SES Networks’ Game-Changing Connectivity for Cruise Fleet

Dream Cruises Selects SES Networks’ Game-Changing Connectivity for Cruise Fleet

Guests and crew onboard World Dream, Genting Dream and the recently launched Explorer Dream will experience transformational, ultra-fast, low-latency connectivity powered by SES Networks’ Signature Maritime …
May 15, 2019 /  Cruise
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
Norwegenkai shore-based ship power plant inaugurated (Video)

Norwegenkai shore-based ship power plant inaugurated (Video)

The PORT OF KIEL’s first shore-based power supply plant for shipping was officially inaugurated at the Norwegenkai on May 9th. The facility was declared open jointly by the Minister-President of the federal state …
May 10, 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
Port of Newcastle statement on Newcastle cruise terminal funding

Port of Newcastle statement on Newcastle cruise terminal funding

Infrastructure NSW has advised that the $12.7 million funding for the Newcastle cruise terminal project is no longer available. Port of Newcastle has been working on this project on behalf of the NSW Government on the …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

ABP South Wales is preparing for a busy 2019 cruise season at the Port of Cardiff (see also CruiseMapper), following a popular programme of passenger vessel calls in 2018. Marco Polo, owned and operated by Cruise …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Cruise
SunStone orders sixth INFINITY Class Vessel

SunStone orders sixth INFINITY Class Vessel

SunStone Ships announces the signing of an agreement for INFINITY Class-vessel No. 6, continuing the European designed, Chinese built concept. SunStone President and CEO, Niels-Erik Lund, commented, “We have …
Apr 17, 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
A new order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique

A new order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a fifth Edge-class ship for delivery in the fall of …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Cruise