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Lebanon acquits vessel accused of transporting stolen Ukrainian grain: official

Lebanon’s attorney general on Tuesday authorized the release of a Syrian-flagged ship after it was seized following allegations by the Kyiv embassy in Beirut that it was transporting flour and barley stolen from Ukraine, said an official. Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat cleared the Laodicea, which docked in the northern port city of Tripoli last week, to […]

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Crew of Ukrainian grain ship delighted to set sail amid landmine concerns

Aug 1 (Reuters) – The news that his ship would be allowed to leave the Ukrainian port of Odessa carrying grain was the “best feeling” of the year, a cheerful crew member said on Monday, adding that he worried about mines. The Razoni, flying the flag of Sierra Leone, left Odessa for Lebanon on Monday […]

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The ship that launched Sir Stelios’ EasyCruise dream is broken up in Dubai

Rain could not dampen Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s enthusiasm in 2005 when the Greek serial entrepreneur introduced the first of what was to be the first of many cruise ships for his company EasyCruise which applied the principles of its low-cost airline EasyJet to bring ultra-cheap cruising to the masses. Today this cruise ship, the 4,100gt […]

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Visit the Götheborg – a Swedish tall ship

Next week, the world’s largest active wooden sailing ship will travel to London, fire its guns next to Tower Bridge, then open to the public for them to come on board to take a look. Gothenburg in May 2007 (c) Gothenburg / SOIC Ship Management It’s actually a replica of an 18th century tall ship, […]

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Nome welcomes its first cruise ship in three years

Visitors dressed in red coats and yellow hoods disembarked under the cover of gray rain clouds. Most had white hair. Many spoke with French, German or Canadian accents. At first there were only a few, but on Saturday afternoon the town was bustling with hundreds of cruise ship passengers finishing or starting an 18-day voyage […]

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Ukraine ready to ship grain, awaits signal for first shipment

ODESA, Ukraine, July 29 (Reuters) – Ukraine is set to ship grain from two Black Sea ports under a UN-brokered deal, but no date has been set for the first shipment, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on Friday. He told reporters in the southern port of Odessa that 17 ships trapped by a five-month […]

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Silversea announces name of new ship and details 2024-2025 cruise schedule

Silversea Cruises has announced its new 2024-2025 Voyage Collection, featuring 341 new sailings to destinations in 120 countries between March 2024 and May 2025. The extended offering is the biggest in Silversea’s history, with more options thanks to a 56% increase in capacity in 2024 compared to 2020. Eleven ships of the line will embark […]

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The Sausalito ship removes 96 tons of trash from the Pacific Ocean

Debris collected from the North Pacific Gyre lies on the deck of KWAI, a vessel operated by the Sausalito-based Ocean Voyages Institute, in Sausalito on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Debris collected from the North Pacific Gyre lies on the deck of KWAI, a vessel operated by the Sausalito-based Ocean Voyages Institute, […]

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First Seabourn expedition vessel enters service in Norway

The new Seabourn Venture officially enters service today in Norway. As Seabourn’s first purpose-built expedition vessel, the ultra-luxury cruise ship welcomes guests to Tromso for a trip to Svalbard. The one-way route sails to the North Cape and the Northern Isles before ending in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. In addition to visits to Storstappen Island, Hornvika, Skarsvag […]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s new ship will have the largest selection of retailers in the fleet

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, Carnival Celebration, will be a shopping paradise. The ship, which will debut in November this year, will feature no less than nine retail collections offering different choices for each cruiser. Carnival offers new designs, such as designs inspired by the company’s home of Miami, and some time-tested favorites, such […]

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American Ship Repair partners with C-LNG Solutions

American Ship Repair has partnered with C-LNG Solutions and will be their official representative in the United States, according to a press release. American Ship Repair continues to engage with innovative solution providers to meet the needs faced by modern ship owners through this partnership with C-LNG, a leader in liquefied natural gas systems in […]

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Veteran cruise ship scrapped after superyacht conversion project canceled

Three years after disembarking its last passengers from Saga Cruises, the 1981-built Pearl II was sold for recycling in Turkey. Tugboats towed the veteran 18,600 GT vessel from its moorings near Piraeus on Saturday, ending an abortive project that would have seen it converted into one of the largest private yachts in the world. Saga […]

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Skagway’s busiest cruise pier at risk of catastrophic landslide, study finds

A view of the largest rock mass according to geotechnical engineers will eventually fall: “Such a failure will be catastrophic in nature with significant risk to life and property. (Photo by Mike Swasey/KHNS) A new report compiled by geotechnical engineers shows Skagway’s busiest cruise pier is at significant risk of landslides affecting the pier, moored […]

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Cursed cruise ship where 120 passengers tested positive for COVID-19, now faces 20ft waves and brutal wind, running aground off Australia

A Coral Princess cruise ship with more than 2,000 passengers on board is stranded at sea. Strong winds and 20ft waves prevent the ship from docking safely in Australia, according to reports. That’s not the ship’s only challenge in recent days. Last week it reported 120 cases of COVID-19 on board. Passengers on the Coral […]

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9 million and counting: Victoria’s cruise ship industry hits passenger milestone

It would be hard to find a more fitting pair of passengers to mark a landmark moment for cruise ships in Victoria than Rosa and Jesus More. When one of the Washington state residents got off his Princess Cruises liner and traveled to Ogden Point on Friday, he became the nine millionth cruise ship passenger […]

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Ship insurers navigate uncharted waters with Ukrainian grain risks after deal struck

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – A number of insurers are keen to cover grain shipments from Ukraine after a deal was struck to reopen Black Sea ports, although the first shipments are expected to be in weeks, industry sources said. Friday. Russia and Ukraine signed a historic agreement on Friday to reopen ports to grain […]

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CDC ends cruise ship COVID-19 program

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has terminated its COVID-19 program for cruise ships, as cruise lines use their own mitigation programs. The CDC’s COVID-19 cruise ship program has been a feature of the coronavirus pandemic after many of the initial high-profile outbreaks occurred aboard ships. The CDC’s “no-sail order” for cruise ships, launched […]

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7 Best Ship Designs to Build in Minecraft 1.19 Update

The Minecraft building community has been unmatched for a decade. Other survival titles are unable to fully catch up with the game’s building mechanics and the freedom it gives its players. Players can build almost anything they can imagine in Minecraft, from mansions and entire countries to cars and castles. One of the most creative […]

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New Disney cruise ship sets sail

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The newest cruise ship to join Disney’s fleet has set sail for its “christening cruise” from Port Canaveral, Florida to Disney’s private destination, Castaway Cay in the Bahamas. “Disney Wish” is the fifth ship in the company’s cruise fleet and its first newly designed ship to launch in a decade. To […]

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CDC stops reporting COVID cases on cruise ships

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s program that tracks COVID-19 cases on cruise ships in U.S. waters “is no longer in effect,” according to a CDC website update. Why is this important: The CDC COVID-19 program for cruise ships, which became voluntary last January, publicly posted data on the number of cases of the […]

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CLIA responds after CDC shuts down COVID cruise ship program

After the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on July 18, 2022 that its The COVID-19 program for cruise ships was to end immediatelythe Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents most cruise lines, reacted to the good news. An important advance for cruises The end of the CDC program and […]

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Second cruise ship in Australia reports high number of cases

The Sun class Pacific Explorer of P&O Cruises is the second cruise ship sailing in Australia to be reported to have a significant outbreak of COVID-19 on board, following the recently reported cases aboard Princess Cruises princess coral. The ship has recorded up to 100 cases on board. Mitigation and quarantine measures are proceeding as […]

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Navy ship catches fire during massive military exercise near Hawaii

by John Konrad (gCaptain) US Navy Crews Respond to “reports of engine room fires and potential injuriesaboard a ship participating in the biennial naval exercise RIMPAC off Hawaii today. At approximately 8 a.m. Hawaii time, U.S. Navy watch officers received reports of a fire and potential injuries aboard a Joint Task Force ship. The vessel, […]

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Holland America Line cruise ship suffers from propulsion issues

A cruise ship sailing for Seattle-based Holland America Line experienced technical issues with its Azipod propulsion system while on a cruise in Alaska. The Westerdamwhich was only returned to service on June 12, will miss several ports due to issues affecting the ship’s top speed. Holland America Line informed passengers on board of the changes […]

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US Navy ship sails again near disputed South China Sea islands

BEIJING, July 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near the disputed Spratly Islands on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, its second “freedom of navigation” operation in a week in the South China Sea. On Wednesday, the Chinese military said it “chased” the same ship, the USS Benfold, as it sailed near the disputed […]

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Registration opens for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe

The conference is dedicated to bringing together buyers and suppliers involved in the European cruise design industry Registration is open for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe (CSIE), taking place at the London ExCeL conference center from November 30 to December 1. The conference is dedicated to bringing together buyers and suppliers involved in the European […]

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Kodiak will see its first cruise ship in over 2 years this week

View from the Near Island Bridge. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) This week marks the start of Kodiak’s first cruise ship season since 2019 – 565 passengers will be on board the Roald Amundsen when it docks at Pier 2 in Kodiak on Thursday. Aimee Williams is the Executive Director of the Discover Kodiak Visitor Center. […]

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Six types of ship sway you should know

When you look at the ocean on a calm day, it can look flat. However, this is not the case. When you look closer, the motion of the ocean causes a ship to have six different degrees of motion. They are: heave, thrust, swing, roll, yaw and pitch. Additionally, the weather generates a dynamic and […]

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Regent Seven Seas begins construction of new cruise ship Seven Seas Grandeur

(1:45 p.m. EDT) — Regent Seven Seas Cruises kicked off construction of its newest cruise ship, Seven Seas Grandeur, today with a keel-laying ceremony at Fincantieri Shipyard in Ancona, Italy. During the ceremony, a steel section of the 55,000 ton ship was lifted onto the dry dock, signifying the official start of the physical construction […]

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What Happens After a Cruise Ship Hits an Iceberg

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship that hit a small iceberg last month will be back in service this week, the cruise line announced on Monday. The ship “made contact with the ice” while heading for the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska on June 25, leading to multiple trip cancellations, although there were no injuries, a doorman […]

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COVID outbreak on Coral Princess among crew and passengers as cruise ship docks in Brisbane

Queensland authorities say an outbreak of COVID-19 on a cruise ship was expected, as the state nears 41,000 active cases. Key points: Refunds are now available on the next Coral Princess cruise Queensland’s health minister says COVID protocols are in place Queensland recorded another 4,804 cases on Monday, bringing the number of active cases to […]

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Inside the $1.7 billion Celebrity Beyond cruise ship with an Australian F45 gym on board

Passengers are raving about a new ‘luxury’ cruise liner that cost billions to build – and it has a distinctly Australian characteristic. An Australian fitness chain has opened a gym aboard a new $1.7 billion cruise ship in a “first of its kind” collaboration that sees its workout studios open at sea. F45 first launched […]

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Victoria’s cruise season gets off to a rocky start due to ship cancellations

Many in Victoria were hoping for smooth sailings for the return of cruising this year, but the season got off to a bad start. In one of the last cancellations, the Ruby Princess canceled her trip to Victoria on Thursday due to mechanical issues, according to Ian Robertson, CEO, Greater Victoria Harbor Authority. “There are […]

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Cruise Ship Scrap Update: More Cruise Ships Hit The Beach

Cruise ship recycling activity is on the rise in 2022. After recycling a total of nine cruise ships in 2021, shipbreaking yards have already received ten ships in the first six months of 2022. Cruise Industry News looks at the most recent transactions: Filoxenia salamisCapacity: 400 Gauge: 15,402Year built: 1975Last operator: Salamis Cruise LinesStranding date: […]

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AIDAnova becomes the largest cruise ship to call at a Danish port

Denmark’s Kalundborg cruise port receives its largest cruise ship, AIDAnovaon July 8, 2022. It marks a major milestone for the port and also marks the first port of call of the 2022 season with AIDA Cruises. AIDAnova Arrive at Kalundborg cruise port AIDAnovaoperated by German cruise line AIDA Cruises, arrived at Kalundborg cruise port on […]

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New Jersey’s Official Tall Ship AJ Meerwald Returns Home

Bivalve, NJ – After a lengthy renovation project, the New Jersey tall ship, schooner AJ Meerwald, will return to the water on Friday, July 8, 2022. The ship’s historic launch will begin its return journey to its homeport at the Bayshore Center in Bivalve, NJ. The 94-year-old boat has been hauled to Belfast, Maine since […]

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60-person brawl on cruise ship breaks out over alleged threesome

This Carnival Cruise ended with a pretty viral show. A 60-person fight broke out in a nightclub aboard the ship, and it all stems back to jealousy. (As Olivia Rodrigo.) Apparently, the fight broke out over jealousy over a trio of important people aboard the cruise to New York. Passenger Theresa James told FOX News […]

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Cruise Ship Employee Reveals Creepy Parts Found Aboard Most Ships

Travel Jul 5, 2022 11:55 PM2 minute read The former employee told how her cruise ship had a jail and a morgue on board, hidden from guests. Photo / Unsplash Most people know that big cruise ships have lots of crazy facilities on board, from gyms and swimming pools to casinos and sometimes cinemas. However, […]

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Dance floor fight breaks out on cruise ship

MANHATTAN (WPIX) – A dancefloor fight broke out Tuesday morning on a Carnival cruise ship, prompting police to meet the ship ahead of its scheduled docking in Manhattan, authorities and officials said. Don’t miss the latest breaking news with push alerts on the FOX8 mobile app. Shortly before the Carnival Magic was scheduled to arrive […]

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The Portimão cruise ship project is getting a little closer

“I declare that there is a favorable environmental impact statement, even if it is conditional”, said the president of the Committee for Coordination and Regional Development (CCDR) of the Algarve. José Apolinário stressed, during a press conference, that the decision “allows us to move on to a new phase”: to articulate with the municipalities of […]

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Until what time will a cruise ship be waiting for you? Here is what a captain says.

On a cruise, travelers have the freedom to experience multiple destinations in one trip with port stops where they can leave the ship and explore somewhere new. But cruise ships operate on a tight schedule, often allocating passengers only around seven or eight hours for a one-day stopover, sometimes even less. This leaves a lot […]

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Docks in Malaysia for the First Time in Two Years

For the first time in two years, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has docked in a Southeast Asian port outside of Singapore and Hong Kong. Port Klang, gateway to the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, had the honor on Friday. The call by Specter of the Seas is a prelude to a further expansion of cruises […]

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Warriors’ bizarre cruise ship-shaped hotel at Chase Center now ‘indefinitely delayed’

Is the COVID-19 era really the best time for a cruise ship-themed hotel and condo project? Maybe the Warriors have their doubts because they just announced that this very strange Chase Center add-on is “indefinitely delayed.” I confess that I did not know until today that the Golden State Warriors were planning to build a […]

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Autonomous ship Mayflower at home in Plymouth after crossing the Atlantic

PLYMOUTH – A third Mayflower has landed in Plymouth. Autonomous ship Mayflowerthe experimental unmanned catamaran, moored alongside Mayflower II at State Pier on Thursday morning, ending a two-month trip across the Atlantic. A small flotilla of boats escorted the boat known as MAS400 into the harbor and a crowd gathered along the shore cheered as […]

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Cheating allegations led to massive fight aboard cruise ship, reports say

Photo: Theresa James via FOX News The US Coast Guard had to escort a cruise ship to shore after a melee broke out among its passengers in international waters. Officials said the fight, which involved up to 60 people, broke out around 2 a.m. on a Carnival cruise ship bound for New York. Theresa James, […]

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Cruise ship returns to port after hitting piece of iceberg

(CNN) – The cruise ship Norwegian Sun struck a piece of an iceberg on Saturday, sustaining damage to its starboard bow, according to a statement from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). A member of the Coast Guard Sector’s Juneau Prevention Team and contract divers assessed the damage to the right forward side and determined […]

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Blyth Tall Ship has received over £636,000 in lottery cash for its upcoming community project

The coastal town is among the 10% most deprived areas in the UK and still suffers from third generation unemployment following the collapse of the coal and shipbuilding industries. Like many communities, it has also been affected by the pandemic but now, thanks to the National Lottery grant, Blyth Tall Ship – which uses maritime […]

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Swan Hellenic gets her cruise ship back after winning shipyard auction

Swan Hellenic Cruises has managed to directly acquire a new-build expedition cruiser that Finnish shipbuilder Helsinki Shipyard put up for auction after Russian lessor GTLK defaulted on its payment obligations. The Cyprus-based cruise operator said its bid to acquire the 10,700 gt Polar-class cruise ship SH Vega (built in 2022) had been accepted by Helsinki […]

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Celebrity Beyond review: ‘A star quality cruise ship’ | Travel

A a life-size silver peacock guards the entrance to the Cypriot restaurant on Celebrity Beyond. Tribute to Hera by Clarita Brinkerhoff, part of the ship’s 4,500-piece art collection, is studded with some 28,854 sparkling Swarovski crystals, all set by hand. Like everything about this sleek new ship, it makes me look twice. The 3,260-passenger Celebrity […]

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Norwegian cruise ship hits iceberg in Alaska, skips port of call

Norwegian Cruise Line has confirmed to Cruise Hive that the norwegian sun a cruise ship came into contact with a small iceberg (growler) due to heavy fog while traveling in Alaska. As a result, the ship was forced to skip a port of call and head for Juneau to assess the damage. The 78,309 gross […]

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British ship captain jumps overboard wearing boxers to save a meerkat named Boris

Captain Tom Sexton stripped naked to rescue a captive meerkat named Boris who made a bid for freedom | Image Courtesy: Metro/SWNS/Twitter Photo: Twitter HIGHLIGHTS Two meerkats were on their way to a zoo in south-west England. The meerkats escaped from their cages to let the sailors rush to catch them. While Doris, a female […]

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1,400-year-old ‘ghost’ ship sails England’s east coast again

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here. CNN — When archaeologist Peggy Piggott discovered two tiny gold objects on July 21, 1939, the past became a little brighter. Investigating the remains of an Anglo-Saxon burial mound, she was digging with others […]

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The Tall Ship Festival returns to Brockville – Kingston

After a pandemic hiatus, the Tall Ship Festival returns to Brockville this weekend. Organizers believe it could be the busiest festival yet. Onlookers have already been there to observe the ships announcing past eras. “We actually have my daughter and son-in-law visiting from Vietnam,” Brockville resident Elizabeth Coleman said as the family looked at the […]

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Luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation glides through Plymouth Sound

The luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation is in Plymouth. The mega yacht class vessel, which can have 600 passengers on board, was built by Fincantieri in Sestri Ponente, Italy. According to the Seabourn website, they pioneered ultra-luxury small cruises and continue to represent the pinnacle of this unique style of travel. She comes to Plymouth […]

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Navy’s oldest ship calls at NOTL

Perhaps one of the greatest old sailboats in the world called Niagara-on-the-Lake home last weekend. HMCS Oriole, the oldest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, docked at the NOTL Sailing Club June 17-20. The ship’s executive officer, Lt. James Craigie, said working on the tall sailing ship was probably the best job in the navy. […]

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Technology for kids is changing the cruise ship industry, see what Royal Caribbean ships have to offer

Technology is helping kids be amazed and entertained as the cruise industry picks up. SEE WHAT’S OFFERED Scream time replaces screen time in this high seas Disneyland. Royal Caribbean makes it very easy to remove children from their smartphones and iPads by raising the entertainment stakes. Powered by the latest technology, the Quantum-class Odyssey of […]

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The Ritz-Carlton cruise ship is delayed again

The Ritz-Carlton yacht collection is facing another delay due to a “prolonged strike by steelworkers in the Cantabria region of Spain,” according to a company statement. The company said the highly disruptive protests had impacted the finishing process, forcing it to postpone its maiden voyage. The Evrima will now depart on August 31, 2022 from […]

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As overtourism returns, Barcelona seeks to curb cruise ship traffic

Although the world has seen a two-year hiatus from overtourism issues, they are rapidly returning to tourism hotspots. And, the pandemic has allowed residents of these overcrowded destinations to experience their cities without the usual crowds of tourists, ultimately fueling calls for change. In Barcelona, ​​one of the top travel destinations struggling with overtourism issues […]

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10 small boat cruises to book now

Clipper ships are surprisingly fast (they can even reach 17 knots on a good day) and there are more amenities for Star Flyer’s 166 passengers (swimming pools, comfy beds, a talented chef) than there used to be. at the time of Captain Onedin. My seven days around the Northern Cyclades visited the Turkish coast and […]

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A brand new cruise ship will be auctioned

The Helsinki shipyard invites tenders for the sale of the SH Vega. Originally ordered for Swan Hellenic, the 10,000 ton expedition vessel is in the final stages of construction at the Finnish shipbuilder. According to an announcement posted on the shipyard’s website on June 13, the vessel, which is referred to by its construction name […]

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Key Aust cruise ship in Vanuatu race

A former Australian cruise ship converted into a floating COVID vaccination clinic is in a race against time as the island nation of Vanuatu prepares to reopen to the world. By mid-May, 82% of adults in the Pacific nation had received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 75% fully vaccinated. The Omicron variant […]

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Disney Cruise Line’s new 144,000-ton, 1,119-foot-long ‘Disney Wish’ ship set to arrive in Port Canaveral on June 20

The ship can accommodate 5,555 passengers, 1,555 crew Port Canaveral today released its public access plan to the port to see the arrival of Disney Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, the Disney Wish, which is scheduled to arrive in Port Canaveral early Monday morning June 20 at the cruise terminal 8. BREVARD COUNTY • PORT […]

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Nassau Cruise Port on track for more than 1,100 cruise ship calls this year

The cruise industry’s first full year of sailing since the pandemic is proving to be a big success for Nassau in the Bahamas. The port expects to reach an impressive 1,100 cruise ship visits this year. It also comes as the port welcomed more than 20,000 cruise ship passengers in a single day for the […]

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CRD committee supports increased garbage disposal fees for cruise ships – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Cruise ships docking in Victoria may soon have to pay more than three times what they currently pay for the solid waste they leave behind. A fee of $157 is charged per ton for solid waste sent to the Hartland landfill by cruise ships. The Capital Regional District Environmental Services Committee approved June 15 to […]

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Carnival retires ship, rearranges cruise ships from three brands

AIDAvita, 20, is the next cruise ship to leave Carnival Corporation’s fleet (file photo) Posted on June 14, 2022 9:59 PM by The Maritime Executive Carnival Corporation has reported new ship shuffling measures across its cruise brands as the company continues to respond to changes […]

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Former Crystal liner acquired by SilverSea

The Crystal Endeavor cruise ship, previously owned by ultra-luxury cruise line Genting’s Crystal Cruises, will now operate under Royal Caribbean International’s luxury Silversea brand. The Silverseas cruise line was purchased by Royal Caribbean International from 2018 to 2020 and has since acquired Crystal Cruises’ former ship, the Crystal Endeavour. This ship was classed as an […]

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Supply Ship Rams and Sinks Luxury Yacht

The supply vessel lost control as it maneuvered into the luxury sailing yacht (Photos courtesy Port Tarragona) Posted on June 14, 2022 7:15 PM by The Maritime Executive An offshore supply vessel operating as a rescue vessel reportedly suffered a mechanical failure while maneuvering to […]

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Jamaica seeks to recruit up to 90,000 workers for global cruise ship industry

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the Jamaican government intends to tap into the local workforce to identify, recruit and deploy at least 10,000 of the 90,000 workers required in the global cruise industry. , while unscrupulous people charged potential workers up to 200,000 Jamaican dollars (one Jamaican dollar = 0.008 euro cents) to secure jobs […]

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You Can Now Ride a Great Lakes Cruise from Toronto to Florida

After a two-year hiatus, cruise ships are officially back in business on the Great Lakes, and in Toronto in particular. And with Pearson Airport still a mess, you might be looking for a less stressful way to travel. Viking Cruises Canada now offers a luxurious 16 day cruise from Toronto to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The […]

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Cruise ship passengers return to Virginia to find cars broken into

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Those who took a sea cruise returned to Norfolk on Friday to find some of their cars had been broken into. Several cruisers contacted WAVY-TV on Friday afternoon to say their car had been broken into while they were leaving for a six-day Bahamas cruise on the Carnival Magic. Vapors affect […]

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Ingalls Shipbuilding christens its latest amphibious vessel

PASCAGOULA, Miss. Ingalls Shipbuilding on Saturday christened its 13th amphibious ship after Richard M. McCool Jr., a U.S. Navy captain who received the Medal of Honor for rescuing survivors from a sinking destroyer during a a World War II kamikaze attack. “Today, we reflect on the bravery and heroism of Richard M. McCool Jr. as […]

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Ship Spotters: 5 of the Biggest, Coolest and Oldest Boats in the North | Features

By Lynda Wheatley | June 11, 2022 Perhaps Ratty said it best: “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – worth as much as just messing around in boats. Like Mole in Kenneth Grahame’s novel The wind in the willows, you can take Ratty’s advice as sage advice. There are endless […]

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Carnival Cruise Ship Returned to Service After Completing Repairs Due to Fire

The Freedom Carnival repairs are complete and the ship is back in service from Port Canaveral, Florida on June 11, 2022. This comes after the ship spent some time in the Bahamas carrying out repairs due to a fire that broke out at the end of May. 2022. Carnival Freedom resumes service After being taken […]

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Australia cruises: What it’s like to be back on a cruise ship, ‘Little has changed’ | Guide to cruise activities including food, shows and more

It was only when I was squatting on a three-meter-high platform on top of a cruise ship which I remembered that I was not a fan of adventure sports. Or, in fact, any type of sportsman. It was an unfortunate moment, really, because a nice Englishman had just told me to get off that platform […]

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BRP Navy Ship ‘Antonio Luna’ Sails to Hawaii for Naval Exercise Rimpac

The Philippine Navy (PN) on Thursday officially sent its contingent to the Rim of the Pacific (Rimpac), the world’s largest US-led military exercise at sea, to be held in Hawaii. PN officials led by Vice Admiral Adeluis Bordado conducted the commissioning ceremony in Subic for Navy Naval Task Force 80.5 aboard the BRP Antonio Lunawho […]

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This cruise line just canceled its latest ship launch

Julia Buckley, CNN As summer heats up, the travel industry is struggling to cope – and a company saw the writing on the wall, canceling the launch of a new cruise ship. Virgin Voyages, the highly anticipated brand committed to revolutionizing the cruise industry, has postponed the launch of its third cruise ship, Resilient Lady. […]

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The Genting Dream cruise ship will sail from Singapore to Indonesia from July 1

Resorts World Cruises will begin cruise voyages from Singapore to the Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan with Dream of Genting from July 1. Stopovers will also be made to Malaysian destinations in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang. According to reports, Michael Goh, president of World Cruisessays that Dream of Genting will set sail for […]

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End of an era as Disney Dream cruise ship departs Port Canaveral – Orlando Sentinel

The vanguard of Disney Cruise Line’s latest new era moves forward as Disney Dream, which debuted in Port Canaveral in 2011, left the only port it’s ever called home to make way for the first ship of a new era. With the new Trident Disney Wish-class ship arriving later this month, Dream left Port Canaveral […]

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Princess Cruises brings back a strict requirement for a ship

Princess Cruises informs its customers of the news princess of the islands sailing that he brought back an important policy to protect guests and crew from the growth of COVID cases on board. The cruise line has implemented a mandatory face mask requirement “out of an abundance of caution”. Island Princess Face Mask Requirement Due […]

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Autonomous Unmanned Mayflower Ship Arrives in North America

The unmanned Mayflower Autonomous Vessel (MAS), designed to recreate the Mayflower’s historic voyage across the Atlantic 400 years ago, has arrived in Canada. The £1million robotic ship left Plymouth at the end of April and sailed across the Atlantic. The ship without a captain or crew on board was originally scheduled to arrive in Massachusetts […]

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Alaska cruise season reminds me how special life is here

My family moved from Los Angeles to a remote island in Alaska because we wanted to be closer to nature. Every summer our island receives huge cruise ships with people ready to explore what we call home. Cruise season makes me appreciate where we live. Loading Something is loading. In late April or early May, […]

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10,000 cruise ship jobs for Jamaicans

From June 5, 10,000 Jamaicans will be recruited to work on overseas cruise ships, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said. Bartlett, speaking to reporters following a function at the Montego Bay Convention Center on May 27, said the massive recruitment drive comes at a time when the cruise industry and tourism, by extension, are showing signs […]

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‘Human Power And The Wind’ – North Escambia Man Revisits America’s Tall Ship : NorthEscambia.com

Walking on the deck of the American tall ship was a step back in time on Friday for a man from North Escambia. The USCGC Barque Eagle is docked at Plaza De Luna in downtown Pensacola until Sunday morning. Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy David Bashore served six years in the Coast Guard, including sailing […]

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Cruise ship anchors in Cordoba

Onlookers in Cordoba watch from the ferry dock as the cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen prepares to drop anchor and ferry visitors to the city, Monday, May 31, 2022. Photo by David Little/for The Cordova Times A Hurtigruten cruise ship with a capacity of 528 people dropped anchor outside the port of Cordova on Monday […]

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Cruise ship visitors get an unexpected sight in Nassau, Bahamas

A waterspout was spotted in the port of Nassau in the Bahamas today, writhing near cruise ships docked for the day to visit the island nation’s capital. The brief event did not impact any vessels, and no damage was reported as the waterspout moved onto Paradise Island. Waterspout in Nassau The waterspout was recorded around […]

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Hydrogen fuel system for cruise ships wins DNV approval

Preliminary approval from DNV means the company can now enter its final design phase. Image credit: VHA Classification society DNV granted preliminary approval to a hydrogen-based energy system for a cruise ship. The system was created as part of the FreeCO2ast project to develop a hydrogen energy system for two coastal cruise ships belonging to […]

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Mauritius: A Norwegian tall ship will visit Mauritius in December 2022

The Statsraad Lehmkuhl, a Norwegian tall ship that is circumnavigating the globe with the aim of raising awareness of the state of the world’s oceans, will come to Mauritius on December 02, 2022. As such, the Norwegian Embassy is currently working on a program involving the Prime Minister’s Office for the visit of this tall […]