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Virgin ship discovered in Antarctica 107 years after sinking

By Ashley Strickland, CNN As human beings, we can’t help but leave traces of ourselves wherever we go. And some of these artifacts are bigger than others. In South America, there is a rock art wall created by early humans 8 miles (13 kilometres) in length which serves as a record of the arrival of […]

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🌱 Juneteenth, Largest Cruise Ship + Congressional Funding

Hello and welcome to the Saturday edition of the USVI Daily. Let’s start with the headlines, but don’t miss the events section! The Board of Directors of the VI Economic Development Commission may require businesses to observe the June 16 public holiday by giving employees a day off. Full story in The daily news. Senators […]

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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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Nova Scotia Champion: Nicola Sturgeon asks Grant Shapps to ship bars from Scotland

ALL Russian-linked boats have been effectively banned from landing in Britain, it has been announced. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said he had written to all UK ports asking them to deny access to Russian-flagged, registered or operated vessels. He was facing calls to bar a Kremlin-linked tanker from docking in Orkney on Tuesday. Nicola Sturgeon […]

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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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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 world’s largest cruise ship joined Royal Caribbean’s fleet to begin sailing in March – see inside the Wonder of the Seas

The wonder of the seas.Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean has welcomed the world’s largest cruise ship, the new Wonder of the Seas. The 1,188-foot-long cruise ship will begin sailing on March 4. Take a look around the ship, which can accommodate nearly 6,990 guests and 2,300 crew. Cruising just got a little bigger: Royal Caribbean welcomed […]

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This desert was once a sea (and home to a fleet of ghost ships)

When a lake (or in this case, a sea) dries up, it’s not often that there are real ships left – except that’s exactly what happened here. If anyone thinks the Salton Sea (both its creation and its disappearance) is an ecological disaster, wait until you see the Aral Sea. The Aral Sea was the […]

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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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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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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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Lack of tonnage still plagues the ship recycling market

The ship recycling market started in 2022, where it left 2021, ie in a constant “hunger” for more tonnage. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Clarkson Platou Hellas noted that “As we move into the new year, market activity has continued to grow slowly compared to last year. However, we understand that smaller units […]

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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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The first Australian grain ship to test the economic and ecological benchmarks of biofuels

The country’s first biofuel-powered grain ship is expected to leave port on Sunday, only the second time the renewable fuel alternative has been used in an Australian export ship. Edwine Oldendorff is transporting 30,000 tonnes of malting barley from Albany, Western Australia to Vietnam in a trial commissioned by the grain handling cooperative CBH. “We […]

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The largest boxship in the world to operate on HSFO with Scrubber

The Ever Alot is the largest container ship in the world. Image Credit: CSSC The new favorite as the world’s largest container ship is expected to run on HSFO using a scrubber. New 24,000 TEU boxship Never much has just been launched, the China State Shipbuilding Company said in a statement posted on its website […]

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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 Celebration is the most anticipated new cruise ship for 2022

As the results continue to be announced in the Cruise ship prices, it can now be revealed that Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship is the most anticipated new cruise ship of 2022. The carnival celebration is the most anticipated for 2022! Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship, currently under construction at the […]

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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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Adani Group to ship first shipment of coal from controversial mine to Australia

The coal will be exported from a terminal at Abbot Point, which Adani bought for $ 2 billion in 2011. Melbourne: India’s Adani group is preparing to ship the first shipment of coal from Australia’s most controversial mine, after fighting a seven-year campaign led by climate activists and defying a global push away from fossil […]

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COVID-19 outbreak hits another Florida-based cruise ship, the Carnival Freedom

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred on a South Florida-based cruise ship for the third time this week, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida are at their highest level since the start of the pandemic. An undisclosed number of passengers and crew aboard the Carnival Freedom cruise caught the virus, resulting in the ship […]

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Royal Caribbean details four cruise ship deployments for summer 2023

Royal Caribbean details its Caribbean deployments for the summer of 2023, including three oasis-class cruise ships, Wonder of the seas, Allure of the Seas, and Harmony of the seas. All ships will provide exceptional vacations from major cruise home ports in the United States. The Oasis class in the Caribbean for summer 2023 The cruise […]

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Port of Oaxaca welcomes first cruise ship since pandemic began

News The World, a luxury residential yacht, arrived in Huatulco last weekend. More than 350 passengers are expected to collectively spend US $ 25,000 per day in Huatulco Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2021 After more than a year of COVID-related cancellations, cruise ships are back in Oaxaca, led by The world, a luxury residential […]

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Another Royal Caribbean ship resumes cruises from Tampa

After 21 months without guests, the Royal Caribbean International ship The shine of the seas returned to the cruise. The ship departs today from Port Tampa Bay on a four-night cruise, part of a new four- and five-night cruise program in the Western Caribbean and Bahamas. Today’s trip will visit the Costa Maya and have […]

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VIDEO: The oil spill Ahoy? The satellite spots a possible pollution trail from a cargo ship

The Icelandic coastguard has found a cargo ship that satellite images have shown may be leaking oil. The spill, which appears as a lighter and elongated spot compared to the surrounding ocean, was first detected by a satellite orbiting some 700 kilometers (about 435 miles) above the earth. The Icelandic Coast Guard shared images online […]

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Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, to sail from Port Canaveral in 2022

Perhaps no ship is as anticipated in 2022 as Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas. The newest ship in the fleet isn’t just another addition to the cruise line’s Oasis Class ships. When he makes his debut from March 2022, he will ascend the throne of the largest cruise ship in the world. Wonder of […]

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World’s largest cruise ship to dock in Port Canaveral in 2022

PORT CANAVERAL, Florida – The world’s largest cruise ship is causing a sensation in Port Canaveral from November 2022, Royal Caribbean announced on Wednesday. Central Floridians ready to sail around the Space Coast can do so all year round in the Wonders of the Sea, the global giant of Royal Caribbean, officials said. [TRENDING: 3 […]

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Sailors returning home pose new risk to Chinese shipping traffic

Breadcrumb Links Business Concern over increasing viral outbreaks is prompting local authorities to put in place additional restrictions on travel from port cities to Beijing and provinces further inland, experts said. Author of the article: Freight at a Modern Terminals Limited loading dock at Kwai Chung container port in Hong Kong. Photo by MIKE CLARKE […]

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Supply chain chaos causes ship emissions to jump – Quartz

The post-pandemic shopping spree in the United States is not only breaking the supply chain, it is wreaking havoc on the environment. Ships chasing record container prices are speeding across the ocean to load as often as they can, increasing emissions at the fastest rate since 2008. Container ships, like those that move goods from […]

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Strong growth in supply vessels thanks to orders from X-Press and CMA CGM

X = Press Feeders has ordered 16 new vessels (X-Press) Posted on November 29, 2021 at 4:08 PM by The maritime executive With the container shipping industry focusing on the economies of scale of ultra-large ships, it is also creating a growing opportunity at the other end of the spectrum for supply ships. The latest […]

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US Navy ship rescues drifting Iranian sailors for eight days

Gulf of Oman, Navcent Public Affairs – A US Navy ship rescued two Iranian sailors on November 27 from a fishing boat after drifting for eight days in the Gulf of Oman. Dry cargo vessel USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) responded after the Combined Maritime Forces, an international maritime coalition based in Bahrain, received a […]

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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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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 […]