Cruise News


New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

3 hours ago

Lithuania's Port of Klaipėda said it is moving forward with plans to build a new cruise ship terminal following the conclusion of screening procedures for the assessment of potential environmental impacts.The Environmental Protection Agency…

Port Dwellers Hope Cruise Ships' Switch to Shore Power Will Ease Their Pain

Jul 02, 2024

Residents near the port of Lisbon and elsewhere hope plug-in infrastructure can take some of the pain out of sharing their cities with cruise ships that belch out fumes while pleasure-seeking passengers see the sights.European Union rules designed…

Shore Power Launched for Cruise Ships at PortMiami

Jun 18, 2024

Shore power has arrived for ships docked at PortMiami, and Carnival Conquest represented Carnival Corporation at a celebratory event on Monday announcing it will be the first cruise ship to plug into landside electrical power at the cruise capital of the world…

First in "Prima Plus Class", Norwegian Aqua Launched

Apr 23, 2024

The uniquely painted Norwegian Aqua was launched at the Fincantieri  Marghera (Venice) shipyard, the first vessel in the Prima Plus class for Norwegian Cruise Line's (NCL).With external work now complete, the yard and its partners will forcus…

European Subsidy for Shore Power at Zeebrugge Cruise Terminal

Apr 10, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges will receive a European grant of 3.2 million euros for a shore power installation for cruise ships in Zeebrugge. From 2026, cruise ships will be able to purchase green electricity when docked. It will be four years before this becomes mandatory across Europe…

Carnival Announces Pier Extension in The Bahamas

Feb 22, 2024

Carnival Corporation announced plans for a $100 million pier extension that will double the arrival capacity of Celebration Key, Carnival Cruise Line’s new exclusive destination scheduled to open on Grand Bahama island in the summer of 2025…

HAROPA Begins Work on Shore Power Connections at Le Havre Cruise Terminal

Feb 14, 2024

HAROPA PORT has started working on the construction of electricity supply connections for ships at the Le Havre cruise terminal.The purpose of the work planned for HAROPA PORT’s cruise terminal, dubbed Florida Point, is to assist the energy transition in the sea cruise sector…

Cruise Passenger Numbers Rebound at Port of New Orleans

Feb 05, 2024

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) reports its cruise passenger numbers are back to pre-pandemic levels. The port said Monday that it finished calendar year 2023 with nearly 1.2 million cruise passenger movements and renewed commitments to…

ABP Kicks Off Millbay Docks Transformation

Jan 31, 2024

The U.K.’s largest port operator announced it has commenced the first phase in a series of strategic infrastructure developments at Millbay Docks, within the Port of Plymouth.Associated British Ports (ABP) said the works—funded by the UK Government…

Wiltshire Named Acting Director of Port Everglades

Jan 23, 2024

The Broward County Commission has approved the appointment of Glenn A. Wiltshire as Acting Director of Broward County's Port Everglades Department. Wiltshire, the current Deputy Port Director, will take the helm when CEO and Port Director Jonathan…

CCS Grants AiP for Unique Cruise Terminal Design

Jan 22, 2024

China Classification Society (CCS) has issued an approval in principle (AiP) certificate to Chongqing Cuntan International Cruise Home Port Development and Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant for a passenger transportation system with intelligent control…

Steel Cut on Seventh SunStone Infinity Cruise Ship

Dec 15, 2023

The steel cutting ceremony for the seventh and final vessel in the Infinity series of expedition cruise ships took place at the Haimen shipyard of China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI).The PC6 expedition cruise ship, yet to be named, will embark on a long-term charter upon its delivery…

Zinus Announces Four New Contracts

Nov 15, 2023

Shore power and cable management solutions provider Zinus announced it has secured four new contracts spanning different regions and industries.Amon new projects, Zinus will supply a ZPP115 Shore Power Compact Unit to Kuldiphingh Port Facility in Suriname…

Shell Supplying LNG Fuel for MSC Cruise Ships

Oct 19, 2023

Shell LNG has completed the first bunkering of MSC Euribia in Rotterdam, under the agreement with MSC Cruises S.A for Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) to provide marine fuels for the line’s second LNG powered newbuild. MSC Euribia is currently operating in northern Europe…

Current News

New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

Adani Aims to Complete Phase One of Long-delayed Port by Year-end

Delft Students Cross North Sea on Self-Built Hydrogen Boat

Damen’s New Dredger Starts Work in Indonesia

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News