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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…

Trio Working to Build World's First Hydrogen-powered Oceangoing Cruise Ship

Jul 26, 2021

MSC Group's cruise division, shipbuilder Fincantieri, and Italian energy infrastructure company Snam have signed a memorandum of understanding to determine the conditions for the design and construction of what would become the world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship…

A Win for Florida: Appeals Court Lifts CDC Cruise Ship Restrictions

Jul 26, 2021

A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from enforcing coronavirus-related cruise ship rules in Florida.The decision is a…

Carnival Expects Return to Cruises with 65% Fleet Capacity by 2021 End

Jul 21, 2021

Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to have resumed cruises with 65% of its total fleet capacity by the end of 2021, betting that concerns over a resurgence in COVID-19 cases will not deter holidaymakers.The company also said its Carnival…

Marella Explorer 2: First Cruise Ship Since 2019 to Arrive in Port of Cromarty Firth

Jul 19, 2021

The Scottish Port of Cromarty Firth is set to welcome its first cruise ship since 2019 with the arrival of the Marella Explorer 2 on July 25.The news comes as the Scottish cruise sector prepares to resume operations after First Minister Nicola…

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Ruling that Would Have Suspended CDC Cruise Ship Rules

Jul 19, 2021

A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could not enforce its coronavirus cruise ship rules in Florida.Last month, U.S. District…

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