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Felin Named CEO of Hurtigruten Norway

Dec 04, 2020

Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten Group has appointed Hedda Felin CEO of Hurtigruten Norway, where she will take the helm of Hurtigruten’s coastal Norway operations.As CEO of Hurtigruten Norway, Felin will be part of the Hurtigruten Group Management Team…

Costa Cruises Completes Italy's First LNG Bunkering

Oct 26, 2020

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises brand said its liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered flagship Costa Smeralda has become he first vessel to bunker LNG in Italy.Carried out in the port of La Spezia and completed at 6 p.m. on Sunday, the operation was supported by the Italian Coast Guard…

Cruising Pause Has Major Impact on Florida's Economy

Sep 23, 2020

The cruise industry has certainly been among businesses hardest hit by the economic impacts of COVID-19. But the industry-rocking fallout extends well beyond the cruise lines themselves, extending through cities throughout Florida where canceled…

Port of Seattle Shelves Plans for New Cruise Terminal

Jul 29, 2020

Plans to develop a new cruise terminal at the Port of Seattle have been derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. The port announced Tuesday it has called off a request for industry proposals for a joint investment to build and operate a proposed new cruise terminal to serve the Alaska market…

Leibowitz Takes Over as Seabourn President

Jun 25, 2020

Carnival's luxury cruise brand Seabourn announced Thursday that Josh Leibowitz has been named president, effective immediately. He will report to Stein Kruse, group CEO of Holland America Group and Carnival UK.Leibowitz joined Carnival Corporation…

Europa 2’s Cold Ironing Connection Certified by DNV GL

Jun 23, 2020

Ultra-luxury cruise ship Europa 2 has had its cold ironing connection certified by classification society DNV GL following testing of the undisrupted use and compatibility of the shore-to-ship power system in the Port of Hamburg.While idled due to the coronavirus pandemic…

Cruises from US Ports Suspended Through Mid-September

Jun 19, 2020

A number of ocean-going cruise lines said they will voluntarily suspend cruise operations from U.S. ports until September 15 due to COVID-19, industry body Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced Friday.The extended operational…

Carnival Corp Names Weinstein COO

Jun 19, 2020

Carnival Corp on Friday named Josh Weinstein as its new chief operations officer as the company continues to grapple with the global COVID-19 pandemic.Reporting to Carnival Corporation President and CEO Arnold Donald, Weinstein's responsibilities…

Market Insights: Cruise Shipping ... Now What?

Jun 16, 2020

Heading into 2020 the cruise industry was booming. The number of passengers who went on cruises in 2019 was at an all time high, a trend mirrored by the exponential fleet growth since the 1950s. However, COVID-19 caused an industry wide shut down…

New Zealand to Allow Some Ships, Cruises Still Banned

Jun 11, 2020

New Zealand said on Friday that it would allow entry of some maritime vessels as it looks to open up its economy after lifting all coronavirus restrictions earlier this week.Cruise ships and people traveling for leisure, however, will continue to be banned from entering the country…

Tech Partners Aim to Assist Cruise Rebound

Jun 09, 2020

Terminal operating systems (TOS) solutions provider Tideworks Technology has entered into a joint venture with software applications and consulting services company Brenock Technology to deliver tech solutions aimed at helping the cruise industry rebound from the coronavirus pandemic…

The Future of Cruise Ship Buffets: A Step-by-step Guide

Jun 02, 2020

How will cruise lines serve food in an efficient and safe way without compromising superior customer experience?We are in the middle of a paradigm shift, a true disruption in most aspects of our social lives; from meeting friends, going out…

DNV GL Launches Infection Prevention Certification for Maritime

Jun 02, 2020

Classification society DNV GL launched a custom infection prevention certification aiming to help the maritime industry resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens. Genting Cruise Lines is the first customer working…

COVID-19 Puts Copenhagen Cruise Terminal on Ice

May 29, 2020

With uncertainty surrounding business in general, and specifically the future shape and form of the cruise industry, it was announced the the establishment of the new cruise terminal in Copenhagen is postponed indefinitelyA very significantly changed cruise market…

Three Cruise Ships Dock in Oakland

May 12, 2020

Three cruise ships will idle at the Port of Oakland without passengers while cruise operations are suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the port said Friday. The .Two Norwegian Cruise Line vessels, Regatta and Norwegian Jewel, have tied up at Oakland’s Outer Harbor Terminal…

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