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
First Steel for Cruise Terminal 3 Waterside Construction Arrives at Port Canaveral

First Steel for Cruise Terminal 3 Waterside Construction Arrives at Port Canaveral

Waterside construction at Port Canaveral’s new state-of-the-art Cruise Terminal 3 is underway and a new 1,309-foot-long berth is about to take shape with the arrival of the first steel for the bulkhead …
Nov 30, 2018 /  Curious
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
Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri has signed a contract with Windstar Cruises (part of the Xanterra Travel Collection) (see also CruiseMapper), owners and one of the main operators in the field of high-end small ship cruises, for an …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
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
ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built Viking Line vessel has been extended to include the ABB Ability™ System …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Curious
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