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Norwegian Bliss becomes largest passenger ship to cross Panama Canal

Norwegian Bliss becomes largest passenger ship to cross Panama Canal
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Norwegian’s newest ship passed through the locks on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides

Baie-Comeau to welcome a record 11 ships in 2018

Baie-Comeau to welcome a record 11 ships in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Five of the ships will be making their inaugural visits to the Canadian port

Princess Cruises to sail first Los Angeles to Shanghai cruise

Princess Cruises to sail first Los Angeles to Shanghai cruise
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Coral Princess will call at 22 destinations in Alaska, North Asia and Hawaii in 2018

Why cruise guests can expect a warm welcome in the Saint Lawrence region

Why cruise guests can expect a warm welcome in the Saint Lawrence region
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 17, 2018

René Trépanier, executive director of Cruise the Saint Lawrence, tells Rebecca Gibson how the organisation is working with partners to fly the flag for Canada

René Trépanier explains how the organisation is working with partners to fly the flag for Canada

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Authority partners with RAK Ports

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Authority partners with RAK Ports
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Collaboration aims to grow the cruise tourism offering in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Carnival Corporation and Meraas to develop Dubai as regional cruise hub

Carnival Corporation and Meraas to develop Dubai as regional cruise hub
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Companies to build new cruise terminal that will open in October 2020

Turkey reports rise in cruise numbers in early 2018

Turkey reports rise in cruise numbers in early 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Global Ports Holding's cruise terminals to host repeat visitors and inaugural calls this year

Carnival secures preferential berthing rights at new Brisbane terminal

Carnival secures preferential berthing rights at new Brisbane terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Australian Competition authority approves agreement with Australian port, subject to two conditions

Carnival adds 23 sailings to US-Cuba cruise programme for 2019-2020

Carnival adds 23 sailings to US-Cuba cruise programme for 2019-2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Programme will include the line's first-ever Cuba voyage from the Port of Charleston

Poole Harbour welcomes first cruise call at new South Quay

Poole Harbour welcomes first cruise call at new South Quay
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

UK port completes seven-year expansion project so it can welcome more cruise ships and other vessels

Carnival Legend to homeport in Tampa Bay from October 2019

Carnival Legend to homeport in Tampa Bay from October 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

The vessel will head to new base after sailing cruises in Alaska, Australia, Hawaii and South America

How Port Everglades is investing in the future

How Port Everglades is investing in the future
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Cruise guests are set for a completely new experience when embarking or disembarking their ships at Port Everglades following a series of terminal upgrades

Cruise guests are set for a completely new experience at US port following terminal upgrades

Carnival Corporation opens new Helix Cruise Center in Barcelona

Carnival Corporation opens new Helix Cruise Center in Barcelona
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

New facility is the line's second terminal at the Port of Barcelona and will be able to handle LNG ships

Pullmantur makes its maiden cruise call in Kiel

Pullmantur makes its maiden cruise call in Kiel
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 7, 2018

Zenith called at the German port during a Western Europe itinerary 

Carnival Spirit departs Sydney for dry dock in Singapore

Carnival Spirit departs Sydney for dry dock in Singapore
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, May 4, 2018

Features will include a new arts area and an entertainment space for teenagers

Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers win London cruise contract

Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers win London cruise contract
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 4, 2018

Companies will run operations on behalf of Port of London for next five years

Viking Cruises to offer new 245-day world cruise in 2019

Viking Cruises to offer new 245-day world cruise in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

Voyage will be the world’s longest-ever continuous cruise and visit 113 ports in 59 countries 

Carnival Australia helping Cairns to become cruise hub

Carnival Australia helping Cairns to become cruise hub
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Cruise company books multiple calls in Australian city following the completion of a dredging project

P&O Cruises Australia to sail to Papua New Guinea in 2019

P&O Cruises Australia to sail to Papua New Guinea in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Destinations include Alotau, Kitava Island, Rabaul, Kiriwina Island and the Conflict Islands

Port of Galveston: A port with significant potential

Port of Galveston: A port with significant potential
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Sean Dudley speaks to Rodger Rees, the newly appointed port director at the Port of Galveston, to find out what he hopes to bring to the role in the months to come

Rodger Rees explains what he hopes to bring to his new role as port director