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Working around the clock to kick-start the return of cruising

Working around the clock to kick-start the return of cruising
By Susan Parker | 23 October 2020

Resuming operations during the coronavirus pandemic involves a dedicated team addressing a myriad of details on a daily basis. Susan Parker speaks with Michel Grimm of CroisiEurope

Michel Grimm of CroisiEurope discusses the process of resuming operations during the pandemic

MSC Magnifica resumes operations in Italy

MSC Magnifica resumes operations in Italy
MSC Cruises
By Alex Smith | 21 October 2020

The ship is the second to begin sailing for MSC Cruises after the pandemic halted cruising

Aris Batsoulis chosen as new MedCruise president

Aris Batsoulis chosen as new MedCruise president
MedCruise Association
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 October 2020

Corfu Port Authority executive will replace outgoing president Airam Díaz in mid-October 2020

Dream Cruises becomes first cruise line to restart service in Singapore

Dream Cruises becomes first cruise line to restart service in Singapore
Dream Cruises
By Alex Smith | 09 October 2020

World Dream will offer two- and three-night ‘Super Seacation’ cruises for local residents

Azamara to return to sailing in Europe in 2021

Azamara to return to sailing in Europe in 2021
Azamara
By Alex Smith | 09 October 2020

Azamara Quest will be the first ship to resume service on 20 March 2021

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth to return to service with British voyages

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth to return to service with British voyages
Cunard
By Alex Smith | 30 September 2020

Iconic ship will return in March 2021 with first scenic voyages from Southampton

New Celestyal Cruises ship to enter service in March 2021

New Celestyal Cruises ship to enter service in March 2021
Celestyal Cruises
By Alex Smith | 29 September 2020

Celestyal Experience will operate three itineraries in the Mediterranean during 2021

Mein Schiff 6 returns to service in Greece

Mein Schiff 6 returns to service in Greece
Port of Heraklion
By Alex Smith | 22 September 2020

The vessel will embark on a series of seven cruises every Sunday from the Port of Heraklion

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

Port of Skagen hosts 19 calls from SeaDream ships

Port of Skagen hosts 19 calls from SeaDream ships

Port of Skagen 

By Rebecca Gibson | 17 September 2020

Danish port was one of the first in the world to welcome cruise vessels after the industry shutdown

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

New attraction for cruise guests at Vøringsfossen waterfall

New attraction for cruise guests at Vøringsfossen waterfall
Erik Gaven
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2020

Norwegian Public Roads Administration opens a step bridge above the waterfall in Eidfjord

PortMiami moves forward with expansion projects

PortMiami moves forward with expansion projects
PortMiami
By Alex Smith | 10 September 2020

Miami-Dade County has issued US$335 million to the port for cruise developments

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines reveals sailings for Bolette

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines reveals sailings for Bolette
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 08 September 2020

The new ship will depart on its maiden voyage from Southampton on 5 March 2021

Genting Cruise Lines forms partnership with Sanya CBD

Genting Cruise Lines forms partnership with Sanya CBD
Dream Cruises
By Alex Smith | 03 September 2020

Company will develop domestic cruise itineraries from the Chinese province of Hainan

Diamond Princess to sail maiden season in 2021

Diamond Princess to sail maiden season in 2021
Princess Cruises
By Alex Smith | 20 August 2020

The ship will be deployed in South America and Antarctica

The Port of Tarragona lays first caisson of Balears Wharf

The Port of Tarragona lays first caisson of Balears Wharf
Port of Tarragona
By Alex Smith | 19 August 2020

Eleven caissons are being manufactured on the Mar del Aneto floating dock

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

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to use Havana as new turnaround port

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to use Havana as new turnaround port
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 10 August 2020

The cruise line is relaunching its Caribbean itineraries for next year

Viking Star to sail world cruise in 2021-2022

Viking Star to sail world cruise in 2021-2022
Viking
By Alex Smith | 27 July 2020

136-day itinerary will visit 27 countries and 56 ports, including overnights in 11 cities

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