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.

Chantiers de l’Atlantique lays keel for MSC Cruises’ first LNG ship

Chantiers de l’Atlantique lays keel for MSC Cruises’ first LNG ship
Bernard Biger/Chantiers de l'Atlantique
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 June 2020

French shipyard marks construction milestone for MSC World Europa, which is due for delivery in 2022

Josh Leibowitz named as new president of Seabourn

Josh Leibowitz named as new president of Seabourn
Seabourn
By Alex Smith | 29 June 2020

Carnival Corporation executive will oversee all aspects of the ultra-luxury brand’s operations

CLIA members to suspend cruises from US ports until September

CLIA members to suspend cruises from US ports until September
By Alex Smith | 22 June 2020

Pause in passenger operations has been voluntarily agreed, despite CDC’s No Sail Order expiring in July

Shipyard De Hoop completes world’s first remote sea trials

Shipyard De Hoop completes world’s first remote sea trials
Silversea Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 May 2020

Dutch shipyard prepares to deliver Silversea Cruises’ new Silver Origin in the coming weeks

CLIA survey shows continuing interest in cruising

CLIA survey shows continuing interest in cruising
CLIA
By Alex Smith | 06 May 2020

Majority of UK consumers say they are ‘very likely or likely’ to take a cruise in the future

Poseidon Expeditions renews contract for Sea Spirit

Poseidon Expeditions renews contract for Sea Spirit
By Alex Smith | 17 April 2020

Agreement with SunStone Ships extends charter of the ship for two years

Royal Caribbean founder Arne Wilhelmsen passes away

Royal Caribbean founder Arne Wilhelmsen passes away
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 April 2020

Company pays tribute to man who was considered to be one of the cruise industry's greatest visionaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to hold new fleet reunion

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to hold new fleet reunion
By Alex Smith | 09 April 2020

'Four Fred.s in Lisbon’ to take place in October 2021 after cancellation of ‘Four Fred.s in Funchal’

Genting Cruise Lines creates post-Covid-19 healthcare measures

Genting Cruise Lines creates post-Covid-19 healthcare measures
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 April 2020

Healthcare screenings, rigorous cleaning and other preventive measure will ships resume sailing

Crystal Cruises offers virtual cruise experience

Crystal Cruises offers virtual cruise experience
By Alex Smith | 03 April 2020

Crystal@Home showcases a weekly voyage through varied digital and social media platforms

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex
By Alex Smith | 30 March 2020

Executives accepted command of the vessel via video conference

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials
By Alex Smith | 19 March 2020

New P&O Cruises ship is being conveyed along the river Ems before conducting tests on the North Sea

MedCruise issues statement on the impact of Covid-19

MedCruise issues statement on the impact of Covid-19
By Alex Smith | 18 March 2020

Association shows its support for members and predicts resilience in the face of crisis

Ship of the Year 2020: And the winners are…

Ship of the Year 2020: And the winners are…
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 March 2020

We reveal the vessels that have taken top spot in our first-ever passenger ship awards

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel
By Alex Smith | 17 March 2020

New ship for Changjiang Cruise Overseas Travel will be powered by electric motors

First all-female bridge and leadership team sets sail

First all-female bridge and leadership team sets sail
By Alex Smith | 09 March 2020

Celebrity Edge embarked on the landmark voyage on International Women’s Day

Climeon to install systems on Havila Kystruten ships

Climeon to install systems on Havila Kystruten ships
By Alex Smith | 05 March 2020

The company’s technology will allow waste heat to be recovered onboard the four vessels

ABB’s onboard solutions receive verification from DNV GL

ABB’s onboard solutions receive verification from DNV GL
By Alex Smith | 05 March 2020

Vessel is the industry’s first to achieve compliance under the classification society’s framework

Hydro to deliver aluminium solution for Havila Kystruten cruise ships

Hydro to deliver aluminium solution for Havila Kystruten cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 03 March 2020

Lightweight alternative will be used to the upper sections of cruise line’s new ships

Carnival Maritime implements Wärtsilä Navi-Port solution

Carnival Maritime implements Wärtsilä Navi-Port solution
By Alex Smith | 28 February 2020

Wärtsilä partnered with Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Centre for the project

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