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Ritz-Carlton and Chantiers should announce a delivery agreement

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and Chantiers de l’Atlantique are expected to soon announce an agreement for Evrima as well as potentially a series of new builds, according to people familiar with the matter. Chantiers de l’Atlantique is set to take charge of the final construction phases of the 298-guest Evrima, which is now set to […]

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Cruise Lines Welcome Reversal of Ban | the lawyer

politics, federal politics Cruise lines have welcomed the government’s decision to allow ships to return to Australia from April, calling it a big step forward. Cruise ships have been banned since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will be able to return from April 17 with additional safety measures in place. New mitigation […]

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CDC lowers travel advisory for cruise ships to Level 2

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lowered its travel advisory for cruise ships on March 14. This is the lowest level the agency has issued since the pandemic began and the cruise industry was suspended in March 2020. This confirms that cruising is safe. make a comeback and is a safe form […]

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Launch of Virgin Voyages new Valiant Lady ship from London

Virgin Voyages, Richard Branson’s cruise line, today celebrated the official introduction of its second flagship ship, the 2,770-passenger Valiant Lady. Friday morning debuted with an epic launch Party at the London International Cruise Terminal in Tilbury, where Valiant Lady is docked. A special event is also planned at the Manor (the disco on board the […]

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Ocean Liner vs Cruise Ship – What are the differences?

Often the words cruise ship and ocean liner are used interchangeably. Most people don’t realize that there are significant differences between the two types of ships. Some are fundamental, while others are measurable. We dig deeper into what constitutes an ocean liner as opposed to a cruise ship. Differences between ocean liners and cruise ships […]

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Movable to get a new cruise ship, destinations in 2023

After the Carnival Ecstasy left the Port of Mobile for good in October, city officials will only have to wait about a year for a newer, larger ship to take its place. Carnival Cruise Lines President Christine Duffy announced that the Carnival Spirit would arrive in Mobile on a seasonal basis, beginning in October 2023. […]

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Vietnamese model to turn cruise ship into ocean walkway

February 22, 2022 HANOI – The world’s last liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered cruise ship, the Costa Toscana, will be transformed into a dizzying ocean gateway for the J Spring Fashion Show 2022 on February 28. According to its producer, Vietnamese model Jessica Minh Anh, the iconic production is set against the cinematic backdrop of the […]

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How the World’s Largest Cruise Ship Was Built

(CNN) — It has been preparing for three years, but the largest cruise ship in the world is finally ready to welcome passengers. Measuring 1,188 feet, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas was delivered last month and is due to begin its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the Caribbean on March 4. The […]

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Vancouver businesses relieved to welcome cruise ship passengers again this spring

Cruise ships will once again bring thousands of passengers – and potential customers – to Vancouver this spring and while COVID-19 may have made some people hesitant to board, local business owners are eagerly waiting. what experts say could be a record. year. The industry generates millions of dollars for the city’s economy, but for […]

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Beloved cruise ship captain Othello Ghoshroy commits suicide on his 10th wedding anniversary

Cruise ship captain adored by Australian passengers kills himself on his 10th wedding anniversary after the ‘perfect storm’ of marriage separation and job loss due to Covid Captain Othello Ghoshroy was found dead at his Southampton home by his wife The beloved cruise ship captain was a favorite of Australian travelers He was a regular […]

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it’s time to leave this cruise ship operator looking for a safer port

After two years of disputes, 2021 annual results show $9.1 billion in cash on hand, but borrowed $33.2 billion and leased $1.3 billion to give net debt of 25.5 billions of dollars. Heavy losses have eaten away at shareholders’ funds and reduced them to $12.1 billion, leaving the debt ratio at 210%. And even if […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship arrives in Singapore 6 months early

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship will arrive in Singapore earlier than expected and cruises from the city will now begin on April 11, 2022. Spectrum of the Seas will operate three- and four-night ocean cruises starting in April, six months earlier than originally planned. “We know vacation time is precious and choosing how to spend […]

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Cruise ship docks in Belize after Bahamas refuses entry

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 24, 2022 – On Friday, Jan. 7, the Celebrity Apex was unable to make its scheduled stopover in the Bahamas after being refused entry. This was due to the island nation’s recent change to its entry requirements for cruise ships in the face of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, and as a […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship to reposition early in Singapore

Royal Caribbean has decided to reposition its Specter of the Seas in Singapore earlier than expected. The Quantum-ultra-class ship is set to begin sailings in early April 2022. It comes after a difficult period of operating cruises to nowhere outside of Hong Kong. Spectrum of the Seas heading to Singapore early Cruise passengers departing from […]

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Ex-Royal Caribbean cruise ship beached to be scrapped after 50 years in service

One of the original cruise ships purpose-built for Royal Caribbean in the early 1970s was beached for demolition in India. Formerly known as viking sunthe ship’s service finally ended after 50 years of service. The Ancient Sun Viking Reaches the End viking sun was once a pioneer in the cruise industry and an important part […]

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UK’s newest cruise line expands with second ship

Ambassador Cruise Line, a new UK cruise line, has announced the purchase of its second ship. Ambitiona former AIDA cruise ship, will enter service in 2023. The purchase became clear earlier this week when AIDA announced the sale of its oldest vessel AIDAmira. Ambassador Cruise Line offers cruises from a wide variety of UK ports, […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced to make some port changes

greatness of the seas, sailing from Barbados on 7-night Southern Caribbean cruises, has had its itinerary changed for a cruise departing on March 13, with the islands of Trinidad and Tobago remaining closed to cruise ship traffic. In addition to not calling at Trinidad and Tobago in March, the ship also canceled its call at […]

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Wilhelmsen Ship Management offers a complete value chain – Cruise Industry News

“Being part of the Wilhelmsen Group, we are part of one of the largest shipping networks and marine service providers in the world,” said Carl Schou, president and CEO of Wilhelmsen Ship Management, according to the 2022 Drydocking and Refurbishment Report through Cruise industry news. “We have a full value chain, which we can offer […]

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US set to seize luxury cruise ship over unpaid fuel bills | Nation

The Crystal Symphony, a luxury cruise ship operated by financially troubled Genting Hong Kong Ltd., will be seized to pay off $1.2 million in unpaid fuel bills if it docks in Miami on Saturday, while the ship is diverted to the Bahamas after a US court. issued an arrest warrant. A U.S. marshal and court-appointed […]

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US ready to seize cruise ship Genting over unpaid fuel bills

(Bloomberg) – The Crystal Symphony, a luxury cruise ship operated by financially troubled Genting Hong Kong Ltd., will be seized to pay off $1.2 million in unpaid fuel bills if it docks in Miami on Saturday, so that the vessel is diverted to the Bahamas after a US court issues an arrest warrant. A U.S. […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels three crossings from Florida

Royal Caribbean independence of the seas canceled three departures from Port Canaveral in Florida, including two charter cruises that were scheduled to depart on January 14 and 22, 2022. Guests have been notified of the cancellations. independence of the seas Cruise Cancellations The Royal Caribbean cruise ship is not leaving its home port of Port […]

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Australian Couple Share Their Experience Cruising Abroad Amid Omicron COVID-19 Wave

A queensland couple who left the country to embark on a six-week cruise have revealed what life on board is like amid an Omicron wave. Aussie cruise goers Ed and Patrea Stuttard left their Golden Coast home after Christmas to fly to the United States to test the cruising waters after COVID-19[female[feminine put anchors on […]

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Italy celebrates 10 years since the Costa Concordia disaster

Italy will mark the 10th anniversary of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster on Thursday with a day-long commemoration. Thirty-two people died when the ship hit a reef and capsized off the Tuscan island of Giglio. The events will end with a candlelight vigil at 9:45 p.m. when the ship hit the reef. It will […]

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Cruise ship builder MV Werften files for bankruptcy in Germany – Reports

German cruise ship builder MV Werften filed for bankruptcy on Monday, leaving the fate of the shipyard and its 2,000 employees uncertain, according to reports. The bankruptcy comes after negotiations between the German government and shipyard owner Genting Hong Kong failed to reach an agreement on financing the remainder of the construction of the Global […]

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Cruise ship medic exposes conditions aboard ship amid Omicron crisis

Last Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a general warning that all passengers “avoid cruise travel,” regardless of their vaccination status. This followed the agency’s advice that more than 80 cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters were reaching the threshold for health investigations due to positive cases of COVID-19 on board. […]

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First cruise ship in nearly 2 years docks in Honolulu with more than 2,000 passengers

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The first cruise ship in nearly two years arrived in port in Honolulu on Sunday. But with the recent rise of the Omicron variant, critics say it’s too early to reopen Hawaii’s ports to the cruise industry. Even at two-thirds capacity, the Grand Princess is so large that it carried more than […]

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Cruise ship workers must form committees to protect the lives, health of passengers and crew!

Thousands of cruise ship crews and passengers around the world are at risk from the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Following the precipitous reopening of the cruise ship industry after the 2020 global shutdown, in which at least 70 people died and around 200,000 crew members were stranded around the world, another wave […]

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Almost all cruise ships report cases of COVID-19 on board, despite precautions

Almost all cruise ships operating in U.S. waters have reported recent cases of COVID-19 among passengers or crew, despite numerous precautions to guard against the spread of the virus – including vaccination, testing and testing. face coverage requirements. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now advise people to avoid the cruise, even if […]

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All 157 of the Explorer Dream cruise ship test negative for COVID-19

Taipei, Jan. 2 (CNA) The 157 passengers and crew aboard the Explorer Dream cruise ship, which resumed service on Friday after a seven-month pandemic-induced hiatus, have tested negative for COVID-19 and are free to disembark, according to the Keelung Hospital of the Department of Health and Welfare on Sunday. The Explorer Dream, part of Dream […]

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Avoid cruise ship travel, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status

The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas (L), pictured here in Miami, Florida, is one of 91 ships … [+] who have reported cases of Covid-19 and have met the CDC’s investigation threshold. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Getty Images Oh, boat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new […]

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Carnival says most ship routes remain unchanged amid Omicron

December 28 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Tuesday that the majority of its ships’ itineraries were unchanged despite an increase in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which has threatened to block the recovery of the cruise industry. The world’s largest cruise operator, however, said a few destination ports were revising their protocols and […]

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It is the largest cruise ship in the world – 24/7 Wall St.

Transport December 27, 2021 7:30 a.m. The cruise ship business was once an important part of the global travel industry. The huge ships carried hundreds if not thousands of people per ship for trips ranging from days to months. Carnival Cruises and Royal Caribbean each had a market value of $ 50 billion. Royal Caribbean […]

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First cruise ship visit to Grand Cayman in over 21 months canceled

After careful consideration and reviews of health and safety protocols, Cayman Islands have decided to cancel Holland America’s next visit Nieuw Statendam cruise ship, which was scheduled to visit Grand Cayman on December 28, 2021. This stopover had been planned as testing COVID-19 testing protocols of new visitors to the popular Caribbean island, as it […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship reports dozens of coronavirus cases

Dozens of people aboard a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship tested positive for the coronavirus after leaving Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, according to the cruise line. Fifty-five fully vaccinated passengers and crew aboard the ship, the Odyssey of the Seas, tested positive, the cruise line said in a statement on Thursday, noting that the […]

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Viking takes delivery of the first expedition cruise ship

Viking announced today that it has taken delivery of its very first expedition vessel, Viking Octantis. The delivery ceremony took place this morning at the VARD Fincantieri shipyard in Søviknes, Norway. The ship will set sail for South America tomorrow as it prepares to welcome passengers in January for the line’s first voyages to Antarctica. […]

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Cruise ship recovery expected next year, according to draft schedule – The Royal Gazette

Created: Dec 22, 2018 2021 07:51 AM Cruise ship enters Hamilton Harbor (file photo) More than 180 cruise ship visits are slated for next year, the draft schedule has revealed. The project only included two more cruise ship visits than expected this year, but the figure was well above the 36 visits actually recorded in […]

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Royal Caribbean ship denied entry to port, cruise continues as normal

Royal Caribbean Sea explorer was refused the scheduled stopover in Saint Lucia on December 16 and instead spent a day at sea due to confirmed cases on board. The vessel continued its voyage normally. Explorer of the seas refused in Saint Lucia There is no doubt that cruise ships are operating with cases of COVID […]

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The location and status of each MSC cruise ship: December update – Cruise Industry News

With 12 vessels now in service, the MSC Cruises fleet is gradually approaching a full return to commercial operations. Cruise Industry News compiled the location and condition of each vessel as of December 17, 2021. MSC Seashore Year of construction: 2021 Capacity: 4,560 guests Status: In service Location: Eastern Caribbean After her inaugural season in […]

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Coast Guard suspends search for fallen passenger from cruise ship

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a 31-hour search for a passenger who fell from a cruise ship near Mexico, authorities said on Sunday. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was aboard a Carnival cruise ship when she fell “from the balcony of her cabin on Saturday morning,” Carnival Cruise Line said in a […]

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Protesters welcome the first major cruise ship back to Key West

Protesters marked the return of the first large cruise ship to Key West (Safer Cleaner Ships / Twitter) Posted on Dec 10, 2019 2021 17:56 by The maritime executive The first large cruise ship on a scheduled trip was greeted by protesters when it docked in Key West, Fla. On December 9. While several small […]

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Margaritaville at Sea announces first cruise ship, ready to depart from Palm Beach

A name synonymous with sun, sand and fun is now entering the cruise industry. Margaritaville announced today that it will begin operating its first cruise ship from April 30, 2022. Margaritaville at Sea launches its first ship, as part of a renowned partnership with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. Images courtesy of Margaritaville at Sea. Margaritaville […]

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17 Covid cases found aboard cruise ship in New Orleans

More than a dozen people who were on a cruise ship that docked in New Orleans on Sunday tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said, highlighting obstacles the cruise industry continues to face. to cope after more than a year of restrictions and setbacks. Ten people aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, operated by Norwegian Cruise […]

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SILVER NOVA: SILVERSEA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST NOVA CLASS SHIP, PUSHING THE LIMITS OF SUSTAINABLE CRUISE

(MONACO) Ultra-luxury travel brand Silversea Cruises has announced the name of its first ship, Silver Nova, developed as part of its innovative new build project known as Project Evolution, as well as the start of construction of the ship at Meyer Werft in Papenburg. The leaders of Silversea and Meyer werft marked the occasion with […]

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Costa Cruises takes delivery of the second LNG-powered cruise ship

Costa Cruises has taken delivery of the cruise company’s second LNG-powered cruise ship at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. The ship completed its sea trials towards the end of October and was officially handed over to Costa on December 2, 2021. The ship confirms that Costa is at the forefront of the switch to […]

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Record number of cruise ship visits forecast for 2022 after two years of absence

The cruise ships are coming back. Two years after COVID-19 closed borders to large passenger ships and left ports empty, Victoria’s Ogden Point will be the first to welcome a cruise ship into Canadian waters on April 6. The Greater Victoria Port Authority on Tuesday released a draft schedule for the Victoria cruise ship season […]

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Dubai’s largest cruise ship sets sail

The Middle East’s largest passenger cruise ship has departed from Dubai. With a crew of 1,400 men, the MSC Virtuoso was officially named on Saturday in a ceremony in Port Rashid that took place in the shadow of the $ 800 million ship. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed attended the christening ceremony, a long-standing maritime tradition […]

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The first cruise ship received clearance to return to Grand Cayman in December

A surprise move by the Cayman Islands government this week as it approved the visit of the first cruise ship in more than twenty months. The Seattle-based Holland America Line received clearance despite the government making it clear earlier that it could be several months before a cruise ship returned to the Cayman Islands. According […]

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Port of Dubai welcomes first cruise passengers from AIDAbella cruise ship

– Cruise passengers arriving at the Port of Dubai are easily accessible from the city’s world-famous attractions such as Burj Al Arab, Bluewaters Island and Palm Jumeirah– Dubai Port Cruise Terminal is close to both Dubai International Airports – a gateway to Dubai and international destinations– The Port of Dubai further strengthens Dubai’s position as […]

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Watch a huge ship sail to Glasgow to provide accommodation for COP26

Glasgow once again welcomed another huge ship with the arrival of MS Romantika. The giant cruise ferry, operated by Tallink, is one of two ships that will be docking in our city to provide accommodation for the upcoming COP26 climate change conference. Now safely moored at King George V Quay in Shieldhall, near Braehead Shopping […]