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.

Florida Senators introduce new Set Sail Safely Act

Florida Senators introduce new Set Sail Safely Act
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 September 2020

The bill will lead to development of a roadmap for the safe resumption of cruising across the USA

T. Mariotti cuts the steel for Seabourn's second expedition ship

T. Mariotti cuts the steel for Seabourn's second expedition ship
Seabourn
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 September 2020

Ultra-luxury cruise vessel will be a sister to Seabourn Venture and is set to debut in 2022

Carnival Cruise Line to sell two Fantasy-class ships

Carnival Cruise Line to sell two Fantasy-class ships
Carnival Cruise Line
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 September 2020

Sale of Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination will help brand remove less efficient ships from fleet

Port of Tokyo opens new international cruise terminal

Port of Tokyo opens new international cruise terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 September 2020

The facility has a 430-metre-long berth and can accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships

Richard Fain provides a beacon of hope for the global cruise industry

Richard Fain provides a beacon of hope for the global cruise industry
Royal Caribbean Group
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks the Royal Caribbean Group's chairman and CEO how he is safely navigating its brands through the stormy waters caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Royal Caribbean Group chairman and CEO tells us how his cruise brands are navigating the pandemic

Long Haul Spa launches ‘Saving Face’ personal protective equipment

Long Haul Spa launches ‘Saving Face’ personal protective equipment
Long Haul Spa
By Alex Smith | 11 September 2020

The equipment has been can be customised with cruise line branding

Royal Caribbean adapts mobile app for new health and safety protocols

Royal Caribbean adapts mobile app for new health and safety protocols
Royal Caribbean Group
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 September 2020

The app will be used to help with social distancing and minimising common touchpoints 

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Review out now!

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Review out now!
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 September 2020

The magazine is packed with exclusive insights from stakeholders across the passenger shipping industry

Tersan Shipyard launches two newbuilds for Havila Voyages

Tersan Shipyard launches two newbuilds for Havila Voyages
Havila Kystruten
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 September 2020

New LNG- and battery-powered cruise ships are to be delivered to Norwegian operator in early 2021

Chesapeake Shipbuilding delivers American Jazz

Chesapeake Shipbuilding delivers American Jazz
American Cruise Lines
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 September 2020

Vessel is the third modern riverboat to join American Cruise Lines' fleet in the past two years

AIDA Cruises to resume cruise operations

AIDA Cruises to resume cruise operations
AIDA Cruises
By Alex Smith | 13 August 2020

The first sailing from Kiel, Germany will depart on 6 September

Costa Cruises to resume cruising from Italy in September

Costa Cruises to resume cruising from Italy in September
Costa Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 August 2020

Costa Deliziosa and Costa Diadema will sail to ports in the Mediterranean

MSC Cruises to return to service in August

MSC Cruises to return to service in August
MSC Cruises
By Alex Smith | 10 August 2020

MSC Grandiosa and MSC Magnifica will offer seven-night cruises to five different destinations

AmaWaterways resumes operations in Europe

AmaWaterways resumes operations in Europe
AmaWaterways
By Alex Smith | 23 July 2020

AmaKristina will sail a series of cruises in Germany with local guests

Swan Hellenic to relaunch with new expedition ship in 2021

Swan Hellenic to relaunch with new expedition ship in 2021
Swan Hellenic
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2020

New consortium purchases British-born cruise line and plans first cruises to Antarctica

Cruise & Maritime Voyages enters administration

Cruise & Maritime Voyages enters administration
Cruise & Maritime Voyages
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 July 2020

Covid-19 pandemic causes UK-based operator to fall into financial difficulties

Viking Saigon to debut on Mekong River in August 2021

Viking Saigon to debut on Mekong River in August 2021
VIKING
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 July 2020

Viking's newest vessel will sail cruise tours to destinations in Cambodia and Vietnam

Costa neoRomantica to join Celestyal Cruises fleet

Costa neoRomantica to join Celestyal Cruises fleet
COSTA CRUISES
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2020

Vessel will operate itineraries in the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean

Four ships to leave Holland America Line fleet in 2020

Four ships to leave Holland America Line fleet in 2020
Holland America Line
By Alex Smith | 16 July 2020

Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam have been sold to new owners

Six cruise experts form the Cruise Professional Advisors Alliance

Six cruise experts form the Cruise Professional Advisors Alliance
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 July 2020

Alliance will offer services, advice and resources to companies operating in the global cruise industry

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