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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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Royal Caribbean launches Wonder of the Seas; The world’s largest cruise ship embarks on its maiden voyage

For the second time in four years, Royal Caribbean has launched the largest cruise ship in the world. The massive ship set sail for its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Friday. Royal Caribbean’s new Wonder of the Seas ship debuted March 4 in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades, where it set sail to the […]

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Opinion: Failing the viral waterslide on a cruise ship happened to me too

Travel March 8, 2022 04:304 minute read REVIEW: Travel editor Stephanie Holmes got more than she bargained for when she tried a waterslide on a cruise ship… and now a viral clip from TikTok is giving her flashbacks. A viral video making the rounds on TikTok should, for me at least, come with a trigger […]

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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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Oceania Cruises Launches New Vista Cruise Ship

Oceania Cruises launched its next new cruise ship, Vista, last week. The 67,000 gross ton vessel will carry 1,200 passengers and will debut next spring. The float took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Italy. Vista will make its maiden voyage from Rome to Barcelona on April 14, 2023, followed by twelve additional […]

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ALMACO Provides Guest and Crew Areas for the New Swan Hellenic Vessel

ALMACO provided guest and crew areas for the new SH Minerva, which set sail on her maiden voyage for Swan Hellenic on December 27. According to a press release, ALMACO oversaw the design, procurement and construction of all passenger cabins, crew cabins and public crew areas. The project was carried out at the Helsinki shipyard […]

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Pandemic travel news: The world’s largest cruise ship is about to set sail

Editor’s note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Carnival celebrations are taking place around the world ahead of Mardi Gras, and […]

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AIDA Mega Ship will arrive for the first port of call in Hamburg

The second AIDA Cruises ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), AIDAcosmawill arrive for its first-ever port call in Hamburg, Germany on February 25, 2022. This landmark arrival will officially welcome the ship to the AIDA fleet, with a special salute from another ship and grand plans for the ship’s inauguration. AIDAcosma Officially […]

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On its first mission to the Great Lakes, the NOAA vessel will sonar map Lake Erie

CLEVELAND, OH – What’s under Lake Erie? The answer is no complete mystery to Great Lakes sailors, but parts of the lakebeds off Ohio and Pennsylvania have not been surveyed since the 1940s and the nautical charts on which commercial vessels rely have long awaited an update. For this reason, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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Unmanned freighter: the world’s first autonomous electric freighter

The world’s first all-electric, fully autonomous freighter has successfully completed its maiden voyage in Norway. Credit: Yara International. The world’s first all-electric, fully self-driving freighter has successfully completed its maiden voyage in Norway, but fear not, it’s a far cry from dramatic cinematic depictions of ‘ghost ships’. Frankie Youd profiles the vessel and highlights 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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Genting Hong Kong to sell world’s largest unfinished cruise ship

Genting Hong Kong Ltd., the bankrupt parent company that closed Crystal Cruises earlier this month after two ships were seized over unpaid fuel bills, is now looking to sell what is billed as the largest cruise ship in the world in terms of capacity. The Global Dream, still under construction at a German shipyard, is […]

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The Disney cruise ship Wish is now afloat at the shipyard in Germany, maiden voyage scheduled for July 14 from Port Canaveral

Disney’s newest ship, under construction for 10 months PAPENBURG, GERMANY – Disney Wish, Disney Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship which will make its maiden voyage July 14 from Port Canaveral, first sailed Feb. 11 from the Meyer Werft shipyard pier in Papenburg, Germany. Disney Wish is the first of three new Disney Cruise Line ships […]

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Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship will make its maiden voyage this summer

Disney cruise line announced his new ship, Wish Disney, will embark on its maiden voyage on July 14. The line will offer three- and four-night cruises from Port Canaveral, Florida, to Nassau, Bahamas, and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. Disney Wish includes Disney’s first-ever attraction at sea – AquaMouse. “Awash with ‘immersive’ show scenes, music, […]

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New Disney Wish cruise ship will offer Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars experiences

Disney has shared a preview of its brand new cruise ship set to depart this year – and it features Marvel, Star Wars and Frozen experiences. The “Disney Wish” would be one of the highly anticipated new cruise ships for 2022 and will offer a Frozen-themed restaurant, an immersive Marvel-inspired dinner, a Star Wars cocktail […]

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Disney Cruise Line’s new ship leaves the Meyer Werft construction hall

Disney Wish hit another major construction milestone on Feb. 11, as the Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship rolled out of the massive hangar at the Meyer Werft shipyard for the first time. The move marks the next phase of construction as the shipyard begins preparations for final equipment. At the end of March, she will […]

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Disney Wish cruise ship delayed and reservations suspended

Facebook Twitter pinterest Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish, has been delayed from its Summer 2022 launch date. This article will share details about the Wish’s postponement, impacted departure dates, discounts and what’s next. what to do if you are impacted, as well as our feedback on it and why it is happening. […]

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Disney’s newest cruise ship has postponed its maiden voyage

The Disney Wish is Disney Cruise Lines’ newest ship. And a Marvel-themed dining experience to a Star Wars lounge, to an attraction that would be right at home in a Disney theme park, it has just about everything you’d want if you were looking for a Disney vacation at sea. The first sailings on the […]

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World’s largest cruise ship completes delivery and departs

Wonder of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world (Royal Caribbean) Posted on January 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. by The Maritime Executive Royal Caribbean Group celebrates the final handover of its new cruise ship, which is also the largest cruise ship in the world. The fifth ship of the Oasis class, […]

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Cruise ship AIDA leaves its fleet and expands selection of voyages across its fleet

German cruise operator AIDA Cruises expands its AIDAselection travel offering, cruises that sail to exotic destinations on longer journeys than the cruise line’s more standard itineraries. The company previously used smaller, older ships for these voyages, but has now decided to deploy them on different classes of ships. The decision means that the company no […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line announces the launch of the new Norwegian Viva cruise ship in 2023

(9 a.m. EST) – Norwegian Cruise Line unveiled its upcoming new cruise ship on Wednesday, announcing that Norwegian Viva will be the next member of the all-new Prima-class ships. A sister to this year’s upcoming Norwegian Prima, the 3,219-passenger Norwegian Viva will weigh 142,500 gross tons and be 965 feet long. Built by Fincantieri in […]

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Why did the ship sink and who was really to blame?

Titanic explored the title ship tragedy and gave way to two questions about this event: How did the unsinkable ship sink and who was to blame? Titanic tells a love story while addressing the drama of the sinking of the famous ship, leaving room for two questions about this event: why the unsinkable Titanic sank […]

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Passengers celebrate New Years aboard a cruise ship in the port of Malaga

Passengers celebrate New Years on board a cruise ship in the port of Malaga. image: port of malaga Over 1,000 cruise ship passengers spent New Years Eve in the port of Malaga partying on board A cruise ship filled with more than 1,000 passengers celebrated the New Year at the dock in the port of […]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras Voted Best New Cruise Ship of 2021

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras cruise ship named Best New Cruise Ship of 2021 in Cruise Hive’s Annual Report Cruise ship prices. These are the first results in the category to be announced, and more results will arrive before the end of 2021. Mardi Gras is the best new cruise ship The flagship of the […]

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Sailor Spends ‘Ultimate’ White Christmas in Antarctica aboard Polar Exploration Vessel

A Scottish sailor is about to enjoy the ‘ultimate’ White Christmas this year – in Antarctica. Launcher Scott Thornton will spend the festive season near the South Pole aboard the exploration vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough on its maiden voyage to Antarctica. He helped moor the state-of-the-art vessel at Rothera research station, which is tasked […]

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Islands block Royal Caribbean cruise ship after testing positive 55 aboard for COVID

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was hijacked in Aruba and Curacao this week after 55 passengers and crew tested positive for COVID-19, the Miami Herald and other media reported. The outbreak on the mega-ship Odyssey of the Seas occurred just over a week after another Royal Caribbean ship, the Symphony of the Seas, docked in […]

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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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Carnival Radiance Adds Sparkle to Long Beach Cruise Ship Terminal – Press Telegram

There are now three large Carnival cruise ships leaving the Port of Long Beach. The 1,060-foot Carnival Panorama, which made its maiden voyage just two years ago, and the Carnival Miracle were joined by the Carnival Radiance, which set sail on Monday, December 13. The 2,984-passenger Carnival Radiance was formerly known as the Carnival Victory, […]

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A new vessel now serves the Cebu-Nasipit route for Agusan passengers

NASIPIT, Agusan del Norte (MindaNews / December 9) – A shipping company made its maiden voyage Wednesday evening (December 8) from Cebu to the port of Nasipit in Agusan del Norte and will return to its home port on Thursday evening, adding a new maritime transport service in the Caraga region. MV Starlite Saturn of […]

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Former Costa cruise ship beached for scrapping in Pakistan

2020 and 2021 have not been good years for cruise ships showing their age. Many Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean cruise ships have been scrapped this year, and we can add one more to this list. Antares Experience, formerly known as Costa Romantic, Costa neoRomantica, and Celestial Experience, was beached at the Gadani Shipbreaking Center […]

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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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Travel, tourism and hospitality MSC Cruises hosts christening ceremony for new ship in Dubai

MSC Cruises, the third largest cruise brand in the world, hosted the christening ceremony for MSC Virtuosa when Hollywood superstar Sophia Loren officially named the ship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Equipped with some of the latest marine technology available, MSC Virtuosa is one of the greenest cruise ships in the world. No effort has […]

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This autonomous electric cargo ship is a massive victory for the environment

The world’s first fully electric autonomous freighter has set sail in Norway in a move that promises to dramatically reduce carbon emissions. The world’s first fully electric autonomous cargo ship boat took to the waters in Norway in a move that promises to be a massive victory for the environment. Even though electric cars are […]

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Mary Rose Breakthrough: Henry VIII’s Favorite Ship “Six Minutes To Be Saved” | Sciences | New

Archaeologists stunned by ‘important’ burial found in British grave The Mary Rose was one of the largest ships in the English navy, serving more than three decades in several wars against France, Scotland and Brittany. Widely regarded as King Henry VIII’s favorite warship, it rested on the Solent seabed for over 400 years until it […]

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Cruise Holidays: Inside Europe’s newest and greenest cruise ship

November 26, 2021 – 14:36 ​​GMT Francesca shillcock Planning a trip? That’s why you should add a cruise to the top of your travel list and why P&O’s latest addition to their fleet is the one to try … I don’t know about you, but the very thought of going abroad after God knows how […]