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Palumbo Shipyards converts Silver Cloud into expedition cruise ship

Palumbo Shipyards converts Silver Cloud into expedition cruise ship
By Rebecca | Thursday, November 9, 2017

Silversea vessel fitted with an ice-strengthened hull so she can sail itineraries in the polar regions

St. Kitts hosts first-ever call from Oceania Cruises' Sirena

St. Kitts hosts first-ever call from Oceania Cruises' Sirena
By Rebecca | Monday, October 16, 2017

Oceania Cruises ship brought more than 600 passengers to the Caribbean island

Passenger Ship Sustainability to focus on emissions and ballast water

Passenger Ship Sustainability to focus on emissions and ballast water
By Rebecca | Monday, September 18, 2017

Delegates will also discuss LNG, alternative fuels, ship design and engine and propulsion systems

Costa Cruises to launch WeChat Mini Program for Asia-based ships

Costa Cruises to launch WeChat Mini Program for Asia-based ships
By Rebecca | Thursday, August 31, 2017

New service will enable guests to pay for itineraries and onboard services via the online platform

Kristiansand opens new cruise pier for large vessels

Kristiansand opens new cruise pier for large vessels
By Rebecca | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Norwegian port can now berth ships the size of Royal Caribbean’s 360-metre Oasis-class vessels

Victoria Cruises adds another ship to Yangtze River

Victoria Cruises adds another ship to Yangtze River
By Rebecca | Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Victoria Sophia will sail three and three- and four-night cruises between Chongqing and Yichang

Fathom to offer three Cultures of the Caribbean cruises

Fathom to offer three Cultures of the Caribbean cruises
By Rebecca | Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Itineraries will include a day in Santiago de Cuba and social impact activities in the Dominican Republic

Vigor is to build two passenger ferries for WETA in San Francisco

Vigor is to build two passenger ferries for WETA in San Francisco
By Rebecca | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Two newbuilds follow on from an earlier order for two passenger ferries at the US shipyard

Med ports welcomed 27.4 million cruisers in 2016

Med ports welcomed 27.4 million cruisers in 2016
By Rebecca | Friday, March 17, 2017

MedCruise member ports hosted 13,467 cruise calls last year, according to new statistics

Cruise traffic on the rise in Malta and Gozo

Cruise traffic on the rise in Malta and Gozo
By Rebecca | Monday, January 23, 2017

Mediterranean islands to make infrastructure improvements to attract cruise ships

DNV GL to classify three Crystal expedition yachts

DNV GL to classify three Crystal expedition yachts
By Rebecca | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

First passenger vessels to be classified according to DNV GL’s new building regulations

Carnival to increase capacity in Long Beach and Tampa

Carnival to increase capacity in Long Beach and Tampa
By Rebecca | Friday, November 4, 2016

Carnival Miracle to sail from Florida, while Carnival Splendor sail from California in 2018

Cunard Line flagship calls at port of Le Havre

Cunard Line flagship calls at port of Le Havre
By Rebecca | Friday, November 4, 2016

QM2 to return to embark on its ‘500 passengers for 500 years’ transatlantic crossing next September

UK ferry bookings rose by 23% in January 2016

UK ferry bookings rose by 23% in January 2016
By Rebecca | Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Figures from Direct Ferries show European ferry bookings also grew by 33% last month

Columbia Cruise Services signs contract with FTI Cruises

Columbia Cruise Services signs contract with FTI Cruises
By Rebecca | Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Company will provide ship management services onboard Berlin from October 2015

Princess to homeport five ships in Australia in 2016-2017

Princess to homeport five ships in Australia in 2016-2017
By Rebecca | Thursday, April 16, 2015

Cruise line to expand capacity in the country by 20% between October 2016 and April 2017