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The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

Seatrade Cruise Global: key updates from the final day

Seatrade Cruise Global: key updates from the final day
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, April 19, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the fifth day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR's Jon Ingleton shares the last in a series of report about the 2019 event

People-powered design is driving Hurtigruten's success

People-powered design is driving Hurtigruten's success
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, April 19, 2019

Hurtigruten’s new ships combine innovative design with environmentally sustainable hybrid technology – and an entire company’s expertise, says CEO Daniel Skjeldam

Daniel Skjeldam on how the new ships combine innovative design with green hybrid technology

UK and Irish cruise numbers surpass two million for first time

UK and Irish cruise numbers surpass two million for first time
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 18, 2019

CLIA report shows the region is the second European market to hit the milestone

Seatrade Cruise Global: what happened on day four?

Seatrade Cruise Global: what happened on day four?
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, April 18, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the fourth day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares more updates from the industry's biggest event

Seatrade Cruise Global: hot topics from day three

Seatrade Cruise Global: hot topics from day three
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the third day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR recalls the highlights from MedCruise, Ponant, Carnival, Windstar and more

Vasco da Gama joins the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet

Vasco da Gama joins the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Ship will begin her maiden voyage on 22 April from Singapore to London, England

Seatrade Cruise Global: highlights from day two

Seatrade Cruise Global: highlights from day two
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the second day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares updates from Cruise Europe, Studio DADO, Royal Caribbean and others

AmaWaterways launches new AmaDouro in Portugal

AmaWaterways launches new AmaDouro in Portugal
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Advantage Travel Partnership CEO Julia Lo Bue-Said christened the river cruise ship in Porto

How TUI Cruises is making waves in the German cruise market

How TUI Cruises is making waves in the German cruise market
By Guest | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wybcke Meier tells Sam Ballard how the brand is continuing to carve its own unique niche to guarantee continued growth and success

Wybcke Meier shares how the brand is guaranteeing continued growth and success

Seatrade Cruise Global: A look back at day one

Seatrade Cruise Global: A look back at day one
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, April 15, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the first day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares the best bits from the opening day of the event

Silver Origin to be one of world's greenest cruise ships, says Silversea

Silver Origin to be one of world's greenest cruise ships, says Silversea
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 12, 2019

Ship has been purpose-built to sail in the Galapagos Islands and will debut in 2020

NCLH signs berthing deal with Greater Victoria Harbour Authority

NCLH signs berthing deal with Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 12, 2019

Cruise company will have a guaranteed berth at Victoria Cruise Terminal for the next 12 seasons

Mardi Gras to feature first-ever Carnival Excel suites

Mardi Gras to feature first-ever Carnival Excel suites
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 12, 2019

New accommodation will offer guests select amenities and access to resort-style deck, Loft 19

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-class ship

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-class ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Vessel will be delivered by French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique in autumn 2024

Seatrade Cruise Global: MSC Cruises unveils Miami terminal

Seatrade Cruise Global: MSC Cruises unveils Miami terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Building designed by Arquitectonica will house two terminals, two berths and a large parking garage

TUI Cruises to branch into the river cruise industry in 2020

TUI Cruises to branch into the river cruise industry in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Operator purchases three passengers ships and creates adults-only packages

Ponant’s newest Explorer ship prepares for maiden cruise

Ponant’s newest Explorer ship prepares for maiden cruise
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Le Bouganville will begin sailing from Malaga, Spain on 15 April before her official christening on 4 June

Seatrade Cruise Global: Cruise Baltic reports cruise record

Seatrade Cruise Global: Cruise Baltic reports cruise record
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Member ports welcomed record number of guests in 2018 and expect further growth in 2019

Seatrade Cruise Global: Chantiers de l'Atlantique updates

Seatrade Cruise Global: Chantiers de l'Atlantique updates
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

French shipbuilder demos new solutions and services portfolio and updated version of Silenseas ship

Introducing a new side to Damen Shipyards Group

Introducing a new side to Damen Shipyards Group
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Andrea Trevisan how the firm is growing its reputation of shipbuilding excellence by moving into cruise ship construction

Andrea Trevisan explains how the firm is growing its reputation by moving into cruise ship construction