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SMS Group Investment Pays Off with 'Record Breaking' 2021

Jan 14, 2022

As COVID continues to create business hurdles globally, the SMS Group, based within the Port of Southampton in the UK, announced that it has recorded its busiest year in company history.  Traditionally a ship repairer, SMS Group invested in a team of industry professionals to establish…

Ten Years on, Costa Concordia Shipwreck Still Haunts Survivors, Islanders

Jan 13, 2022

Ester Percossi can still hear the screams, feel the cold and see the terror in people's eyes.She is one of the survivors of the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia, the luxury cruise liner that capsized after hitting rocks just off the coast of the small Italian island of Giglio on Jan…

Passengers Depart COVID-hit Cruise Ship After 5 Days Stuck in Lisbon

Jan 03, 2022

Disconsolate passengers stuck on a cruise ship moored in Lisbon's port for five days due to a COVID-19 outbreak began disembarking early on Monday, focused on clearing the final hurdle of a negative test before boarding homebound flights.The AIDAnova…

Carnival Opens New Dubai Cruise Terminal

Dec 17, 2021

Cruise ship operator Carnival Corporation has officially opened its new Dubai Harbor Cruise Terminal with Shamal Holding following their strategic partnership signed in 2018 to develop the new cruise port.With the arrivals of Costa Firenze and…

Zinus Develops New Shore Power Solution for Cruise Ships

Dec 08, 2021

The Norwegian company Havnekraft has awarded Zinus a contract to develop and deliver a new and flexible shore power solution for cruise ships calling at Haugesund Cruise Port. Several international ports are also showing great interest in the solution…

Sunstone's Fifth Infinity-class Cruise Ship Launched in China

Nov 09, 2021

SunStone Ships announced the successful launch of itts fifth, Infinity-Class Vessel, Ocean Odyssey.The series is an interesting one as it was started wiith the goal of melding European design and Chinese shipbuilding.“We are very pleased with the high quality…

Antonelli named new SVP at MedCruise

Nov 08, 2021

The head of cruises of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), Francesca Antonelli, was elected as the new senior vice-president of the Mediterranean Cruise Ports Association (MedCruise). The elections were held during the 59th edition of the MedCruise Assembly held in Barcelona where Figen Ayan…

Fincantieri Delivers Extended Star Pride Cruise Ship to Windstar Cruises

Oct 15, 2021

Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo has delivered the Star Pride, the third ship of the extension and modernization Star Plus Initiative project of cruise operator Windstar Cruises.The program, worth $250 million dollars and involved the cruise ships “Star Breeze” and “Star Legend”…

Fincantieri Cuts First Steel for Princess Cruises New LNG-powered Ship

Sep 07, 2021

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has cut first steel for the first of two LNG-powered cruise ships being built for Princess Cruises, a Carnival Corporation brand.The steel cutting ceremony took place last week in San Giorgio di Nogaro (Udine) at Centro Servizi Navali…

VIDEO: Norwegian Cruise Line's New Ship Floated Out in Italy

Aug 13, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new cruise ship Norwegian Prima was floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice) this week.The Norwegian Prima is the first of six vessels of the Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) new Prima Class of ships…

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

Jul 30, 2021

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage…

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Jul 30, 2021

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on has delivered a new cruise ship 'Rotterdam' to the cruise line Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation.This is Holland America Line's eleventh ship in the fleet. A handover ceremony took place at…

Silversea Cruises' New Ultra-luxury Ship Christened in Greece

Jul 29, 2021

Silver Moon, Silversea Cruises' newest ship in its 'ultra-luxury' fleet, was christened Thursday in Athens, Greece. The naming ceremony was held in the port of Piraeus.At 40,700 gross tons and with a maximum capacity of 596 guests, Silver Moon is the cruise line’s second Muse-class ship…

Cruise Restart - Norwegian Cruise Line Welcomes First Guests after 500-day Hiatus

Jul 26, 2021

Cruise shipping company Norwegian Cruise Line on Sunday officially marked return to business, with its Norwegian Jade ship the first of its 17-ship fleet to welcome guests after 500 days. It was also another first for the Norwegian Jade, as…

Largest Italy-built Cruise Ship Delivered

Jul 26, 2021

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has said it has delivered the MSC Seashore - the largest cruise ship to be built in Italy - to the cruise division of MSC GroupAlso, Fincantieri said Monday that MSC Seashore's sister ship MSC Seascape was under construction at the Monfalcone shipyard…

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