Cruise news

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.

Carnival Corporation joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

Carnival Corporation joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network
By Alex Smith | 22 January 2020

Cruise company becomes member of global community aiming to reduce impact of plastic waste

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

First two World-class ships will use Wärtsilä 46DF engines and LNGPac systems

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

Five ships to be launched under the US brand by the end of 2023

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2020

Third and fourth LNG-powered World-class ships to be constructed at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Port of Walvis Bay hosts maiden call from MSC Orchestra

Port of Walvis Bay hosts maiden call from MSC Orchestra
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2020

MSC Cruises ship was welcomed to Namibian port with traditional plaque change ceremony

Silver Origin on track for summer 2020 debut

Silver Origin on track for summer 2020 debut
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2020

De Hoop begins interior outfitting of Silversea's new Galapagos-bound expedition ship

Gary Barlow to perform at Iona's christening

Gary Barlow to perform at Iona's christening
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 January 2020

Musician and singer will also serve as musical director for a new venue onboard P&O Cruises' newest ship

Reshma Saujani to be godmother for new Celebrity Apex

Reshma Saujani to be godmother for new Celebrity Apex
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 January 2020

Girls Who Code CEO will name the ship at the Port of Southampton in the UK at the end of March 2020

New Tauck ship to celebrate Portuguese culture

New Tauck ship to celebrate Portuguese culture
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 January 2020

Andorinha will features interiors with traditional motifs when she debuts on Portugal's Douro River in April

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year
By Alex Smith | 15 January 2020

An all-time high 6,824,000 cruise passengers visited the port

Take That’s Gary Barlow to be ambassador for P&O Cruises

Take That’s Gary Barlow to be ambassador for P&O Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 January 2020

Singer-songwriter will help UK cruise brand to create music-infused travel experiences for guests

Celebrity Cruises partners with lifestyle brand Goop

Celebrity Cruises partners with lifestyle brand Goop
By Alex Smith | 14 January 2020

The first ‘Goop at Sea’ experience will be offered onboard Celebrity Apex, hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment
By Alex Smith | 14 January 2020

Entertainment company will provide production shows onboard Braemar from 1 June 2020

Four new Carnival Corporation ships to hit the waves in 2020

Four new Carnival Corporation ships to hit the waves in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2020

Carnival, Costa, Princess Cruises and P&O Cruises UK will all expand their fleets

Silversea embarks on the first-ever world cruise to all seven continents

Silversea embarks on the first-ever world cruise to all seven continents
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2020

Silver Whisper will take guests to 62 destinations in 32 countries over 140 days

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard
By Alex Smith | 02 January 2020

Polar expedition vessel reaches construction milestone ahead of August debut

Sailing with a specialist in polar cruising

Sailing with a specialist in polar cruising
By Sam Ballard | 27 December 2019

Sam Ballard asks Robert Halfpenny how Aurora Expeditions’ first purpose-built ship will elevate the company’s polar cruise offering

Robert Halfpenny explains how Aurora Expeditions’ first purpose-built ship will boost their cruise offerings


Nominate your Ship of the Year before 31 December!

Nominate your Ship of the Year before 31 December!
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 December 2019

Help ICFR celebrate the innovative cruise ships and passenger ferries that started service in 2019

Azamara expands partnership with World Wildlife Fund

Azamara expands partnership with World Wildlife Fund
By Alex Smith | 23 December 2019

Cruise line will offer shore excursions and themed-sailings supporting organisation’s conservation work

Princess Cruises to increase deployment in Europe and Japan

Princess Cruises to increase deployment in Europe and Japan
By Alex Smith | 23 December 2019

Cruise line will have seven ships in Europe and longest-ever season in Japan in 2021

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