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Crystal Announces Near Term Deployment for Esprit

Oct 16, 2019

Crystal Yacht Cruises announced the 55-cruise roster of 2022 and early 2023 itineraries for Crystal Esprit.A number of new options punctuate the collection of regionally focused voyages, with dozens of seven- and eight-night options catering…

Princess Cruises Takes Delivery of Newest Ship

Oct 15, 2019

Princess Cruises, the Carnival-owned cruise line, has taken delivery of its fourth Royal-class ship, Sky Princess, at Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard in Trieste, Italy.The vessel is the 17th ship Fincantieri has built for Princess, but it…

Vard Delivers Hanseatic Inspiration

Oct 06, 2019

Vard, a Fincantieri subsidiary, has delivered the new Hanseatic Inspiration to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, the second in a series of three 230-guest luxury expedition ships for the German cruise operator.With her close to 16,000 gross tons and 139 meters long…

Hapag-Lloyd Cruise to Sail Without HFO

Oct 02, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has announced that from July 2020 its global fleet will no longer burn heavy fuel oil (HFO) and instead run exclusively on marine gas oil with a maximum sulfur content of 0.1 % (LS-MGO).'In doing so, the company will cut…

Port of LA to Develop Cruise Terminal

Oct 01, 2019

The Port of Los Angeles has announced a development opportunity for an Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal at Berths 46 and 50, with plans to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) later this fall.The proposal is intended for cruise lines, terminal operators…

Carnival to Build 2 New Ports in Bahamas

Sep 25, 2019

British-American cruise operator Carnival Corporation and two of its cruise line brands have signed an agreement with the government of The Bahamas to build two major port developments.The world's largest travel leisure company, with a combined fleet of over 100 vessels across 10 cruise line brands…

Carnival to Expand Terminal F at PortMiami

Sep 23, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line expressed appreciation today to the Miami-Dade County Commission for approving a proposal for a complete renovation and major expansion of Cruise Terminal F at PortMiami that will be capable of supporting the operations…

CMHI Lays Keel for Ocean Victory

Sep 19, 2019

China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) held in Haimen a keel-laying ceremony for the Miami-based SunStone Ship's third Infinity-class ship, Ocean Victory.European aesthetic and design, and Chinese ship-building efficiency combine to produce…

First Hybrid Cruise Ship Sails Northwest Passage

Sep 17, 2019

Norwegian cruise, ferry and cargo operator Hurtigruten announced that its new expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen became the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage last week.As MS Roald Amundsen arrived in Nome…

Costa Smeralda to be Delivered a Month Late

Sep 16, 2019

Citing technical complexities, Meyer Turku is delaying the delivery of the cruise ship Costa Smeralda one month from mid-October to mid-November.With its new LNG propulsion system and many sophisticated rooms with stage and audio/video equipment…

Genting Cuts Steel for Dream Cruises at Werften

Sep 13, 2019

Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong (GHK) said that its unit Dream Cruises has launched the construction of the second Global Class cruise ship at German shipbuilder MV Werften  in Rostock-Warnemünde.“Production of Dream Cruises’ second Global…

Cruise Lines Invests $22 Bln in Clean Fuel Tech

Sep 12, 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) said that its Cruise Lines have invested more than $22 billion in ships with new, energy-efficient technologies and cleaner fuels and achieved substantial progress.“While cruise ships comprise far less than 1% of the global maritime community…

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

Sep 11, 2019

China Merchants Heavy Industry has delivered an expedition cruise vessel to SunStone Ships, the first of its next-genn INFINITY-class vessel and perhaps more significantly China's firm entrance into the cruise ship building sector.The arrangement…

Tallink Enters Singapore

Sep 08, 2019

Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp has announced establishing a subsidiary in Singapore this week – Tallink Asia Pte Ltd – which is the group’s first subsidiary in Asia.  The operator of cruise ferries and ropax ships said that the purpose…

Wärtsilä Waste Treatment for Princess Cruises

Aug 30, 2019

The Finnish technology major Wartsila will supply and install an Auto Gasification solution for the Regal Princess, enabling the safe disposal of waste from the ship through a self-fueling thermal decomposition unit, thereby significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions…

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