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Odyssey of the Seas to be first Quantum Ultra ship in North America

Odyssey of the Seas to be first Quantum Ultra ship in North America
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Royal Caribbean's newest ship will homeport at Port Everglades from November 2020

Corsica Linea uses ABB technology for emission-free port stays in Marseille

Corsica Linea uses ABB technology for emission-free port stays in Marseille
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, September 16, 2019

Shore power will help the ferry operator reduce its emissions and noise pollution in the French port

Trelleborg helps Puerto Costa Maya welcome more cruise ships

Trelleborg helps Puerto Costa Maya welcome more cruise ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, September 16, 2019

SeaGuard foam fenders and MSB-150 bollards will enable vessels to berth in harsher weather conditions

Nyborg becomes 30th member of Cruise Baltic network

Nyborg becomes 30th member of Cruise Baltic network
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 16, 2019

Danish city has not previously been a cruise destination but will welcome two cruise calls in 2020

Marseille Provence Cruise Club to focus on green shipping at new event

Marseille Provence Cruise Club to focus on green shipping at new event
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 5, 2019

Delegates will discuss how to develop energy-efficient ships and other environmental initiatives 

Hamburg Cruise Days to welcome a record 12 cruise ships

Hamburg Cruise Days to welcome a record 12 cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Annual festival will take place between 13 and 15 September in the German city

Bantry Bay Port Company plans to grow local cruise business

Bantry Bay Port Company plans to grow local cruise business
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, September 2, 2019

The port is hoping to work with local businesses and excursion companies to promote the region

Port of Tyne marks 20 years of cruise operations

Port of Tyne marks 20 years of cruise operations
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, August 30, 2019

Uk port has hosted more than 700,0000 passengers during 450 calls from 60 different cruise lines

Costa Cruises to grow Mediterranean presence for 2020

Costa Cruises to grow Mediterranean presence for 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 29, 2019

The line will offer two new 14-day itineraries and return to Israel and Turkey

Global Ports Holdings to manage Nassau Cruise Port for 25 years

Global Ports Holdings to manage Nassau Cruise Port for 25 years
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Firm to construct terminal building and other facilities as part of deal with Bahamas Government

Hurtigruten to homeport in Dover for the first time in 2021

Hurtigruten to homeport in Dover for the first time in 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Operator will offer 12-day winter sailings from England to ports along the Norwegian coast

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Disney Wish will enter service in 2022 while the Bahamian island resort will welcome visitors in 2023

Crystal Cruises to make five maiden calls in 2022

Crystal Cruises to make five maiden calls in 2022
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, August 26, 2019

New voyages onboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will visit 157 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Celebrity Apex to offer new and longer European voyages in 2020

Celebrity Apex to offer new and longer European voyages in 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, August 23, 2019

Passengers onboard the new Edge Class ship will visit Greece, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Spain and more

55th MedCruise General Assembly

55th MedCruise General Assembly
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 22, 2019

1-4 October 2019; Antibes, France

Attendees will be able to take part in a range of regional meetings, business and networking sessions

MSC Cruises to homeport two ships in South Africa in the 2021-2022 season

MSC Cruises to homeport two ships in South Africa in the 2021-2022 season
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 22, 2019

Deployment plan is part of the cruise line's strategy to help boost cruise tourism in Africa

Port of Seattle to welcome a record 1.2 million cruise guests in 2019

Port of Seattle to welcome a record 1.2 million cruise guests in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 22, 2019

New study suggests each cruise ship call will generate US$4.2 million for the state economy

MSC Cruises makes first-ever cruise calls in Greenland

MSC Cruises makes first-ever cruise calls in Greenland
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

MSC Opera sails through Prince Christian Sund passage and visits Nuuk, Ilulissat and Qaqortoq

Cruise ship spending rises 28% in New Zealand, says Stats NZ

Cruise ship spending rises 28% in New Zealand, says Stats NZ
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Industry continues to grow with more passengers, port calls and itineraries than in previous years

Celebrity Constellation to homeport at Port Tampa Bay in winter 2020

Celebrity Constellation to homeport at Port Tampa Bay in winter 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, August 16, 2019

Next winter will mark the first time that the cruise line has deployed a ship in the Florida city since 2007