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.

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services
By Jon Ingleton | 02 December 2020

Jon Ingleton asks Olaf Groeger about the comprehensive programme Columbia Cruise Services has developed to help its managed fleet restart cruise operations

Olaf Groeger explains the programme the company has developed to restart operations

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft

By Rebecca Gibson | 02 December 2020

Royal Caribbean's newest ship will now undergo interior outfitting ahead of her sea trials next spring 

New Saga ship features catering areas installed by Almaco

New Saga ship features catering areas installed by Almaco

Almaco

By Rebecca Gibson | 02 December 2020

Company successfully completed work on Spirit of Adventure before her delivery in September

Jan Swartz named president of Holland America Group

Jan Swartz named president of Holland America Group

Princess Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 01 December 2020

Swartz will oversee operations at Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and P&O Australia

Staying the course with American Cruise Lines

Staying the course with American Cruise Lines
By Allan Jordan | 01 December 2020

American Cruise Lines’ new CEO Charles B. Robertson discusses the growth of domestic and river cruising in the USA with Allan Jordan

CEO Charles B. Robertson discusses the growth of domestic and river cruising in the USA

MSC Cruises to restart operations in Japan in 2021

MSC Cruises to restart operations in Japan in 2021

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 November 2020

The company is the first international cruise line to receive a certificate of compliance from ClassNK

How Mystic Invest is maintaining course

How Mystic Invest is maintaining course
By Sam Ballard | 25 November 2020

Mystic Invest’s Mario Ferreira’s ambitious expansion into the expedition sector may not have surprised many people, but his rise is breathtaking. Sam Ballard reports

Sam Ballard talks to Mario Ferreira about the company’s expansion into the expedition sector

American Cruise Lines celebrates launch of American Melody

American Cruise Lines celebrates launch of American Melody

American Cruise Lines

By Rebecca Gibson | 24 November 2020

Chesapeake Shipbuilding will now begin interior outfitting ahead of 2021 delivery

Taking to the river with A-ROSA River Cruises

Taking to the river with A-ROSA River Cruises
By Rebecca Barnes | 24 November 2020

Rebecca Barnes asks Lucia Rowe about A-ROSA River Cruises’ recovery plans post-Covid-19

Rebecca Barnes asks Lucia Rowe about the operator’s recovery plans post-Covid-19

Chantiers de l'Atlantique starts building Celebrity Beyond

Chantiers de l'Atlantique starts building Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 23 November 2020

Celebrity Cruises celebrates construction milestone for third Edge Series ship with a coin ceremony

Fincantieri completes project to lengthen Star Breeze

Fincantieri completes project to lengthen Star Breeze

Windstar Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2020

The all-suite yacht is the first of three Windstar vessels to be modernised at the Italian shipyard

The new arrivals in Norwegian cruising

The new arrivals in Norwegian cruising
By Sam Ballard | 18 November 2020

Sam Ballard asks Arild Myrvoll about Havila Voyages, the new operator that is set to raise eyebrows when it starts service on the Norwegian coast

Sam Ballard asks Arild Myrvoll about Havila Voyages, the new operator that is set to raise eyebrows

Why Silversea Cruises is a unique cruise brand

Why Silversea Cruises is a unique cruise brand
By Sandra Speares | 09 November 2020

Silversea Cruises’ Roberto Martinoli tells Sandra Speares why he is confident about the cruise brand’s ability to resume safe operations in the wake of the pandemic

Roberto Martinoli explains why he is confident in the brand’s ability to resume safe operations

Rebuilding cruise tourism after the Covid-19 pandemic

Rebuilding cruise tourism after the Covid-19 pandemic
By Jon Ingleton | 05 November 2020

Jon Ingleton speaks with cruise industry leaders about what it will take to rebuild the industry

Jon Ingleton speaks with cruise industry leaders about what it will take to rebuild the industry

Preparing for a Carnival season after the pandemic

Preparing for a Carnival season after the pandemic

Carnival Cruise Line

By Anthony Pearce | 04 November 2020

Cruises may be suspended but with Mardi Gras on the horizon, Carnival Cruise Line is set to return with a bang. Anthony Pearce speaks with president Christine Duffy

Christine Duffy explains why Mardi Gras will help Carnival Cruise Line return to the seas with a bang

Viking becomes the first cruise line to install PCR testing lab on a ship

Viking becomes the first cruise line to install PCR testing lab on a ship

Viking

By Rebecca Gibson | 03 November 2020

The new facility will enable the operator to conduct daily Covid-19 tests on all guests and crew

World Dream arrives in new Singapore homeport

World Dream arrives in new Singapore homeport

Genting Cruise Lines

By Rebecca Gibson | 27 October 2020

Dream Cruises ship to be the first to sail from the country since the Covid-19 pandemic

New Innovation Lounge to showcase cruise interior products

New Innovation Lounge to showcase cruise interior products

Michel Verdure

By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2020

Shores Global and Tillberg Design of Sweden team up for new venture in Miami

Ulstein Verft starts outfitting Lindblad Expeditions newbuild

Ulstein Verft starts outfitting Lindblad Expeditions newbuild

Ulstein/Oclin

By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2020

National Geographic Resolution is expected to be delivered in 2021

Chesapeake Shipbuilding prepares to launch American Melody

Chesapeake Shipbuilding prepares to launch American Melody

American Cruise Lines

By Rebecca Gibson | 19 October 2020

American Cruise Lines will welcome the fourth vessel in its modern riverboat series in 2021

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