Celebrity Cruises has announced that it has placed an order for a fifth Edge-class ship in an agreement with the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in France.
The fifth Edge-class ship is expected to be delivered to the cruise line in autumn 2024. The first Edge-class vessel Celebrity Edge was delivered to the cruise line in November 2018.
Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of its latest brand new cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas.
The delivery ceremony took place at Bremerhaven, Germany on 11 April 2019. The brand new 169,300 gross tonne ship was officially handed over to the cruise line from the Meyer Werft shipyard.
MSC Cruises has unveiled details of its new state-of-the-art, multiple ship cruise terminal to be built at PortMiami.
The cruise line has received approval and will design and construct the new highly innovative cruise terminal. MSC Cruises will also be responsible for operating and maintaining the large building that will house the two cruise terminals as well as the two quayside cruise berths.
Carnival Mardi Gras To Debut Premium ‘Carnival Excel’ Suites with Select Amenities & New Resort-Style Loft 19 Enclave Access
Carnival Cruise Line have unveiled more details on the numerous accommodation choices guests will have on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras set to debut in 2020.
The 189,900 gross tonne ship which will feature more than 180 suites across 11 styles, including the new premium category Carnival Excel suites with select amenities and access to a new resort-style, open-air enclave called Loft 19.
Seabourn has revealed the first interiors renderings for its new ultra-luxury expedition ships which are set to launch in June 2021 and May 2022.
The two new 23,000 gross tonne vessels, the first named Seabourn Venture will each be 170 metres in length and will each accommodate 264 guests in 132 luxurious oceanfront veranda suites.
Viking Cruises and China Merchants Group have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to launch a joined venture cruise line for the Chinese cruise market.
The deal was signed on 08 April 2019. It includes a wide-ranging partnership which covers product development, sales and marketing for the new cruise line, which will offer worldwide cruises.
Ponant have taken delivery of its third of six Explorer class cruise ships, Le Bougainville.
The 184-passenger vessel was delivery to Ponant, the only cruise line which operates flying the French flag, on 08 April 2019.
Holland America Line has announced that its third Pinnacle Class ship, which is due to launch in May 2021, will be named Ryndam.
The ship will be a sister to Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam. The 99,500 gross tonne ship will accommodate 2,666 guests and will be the fourth ship in the cruise line’s fleet to have been named Ryndam. The first Ryndam launched in 1901 and the most recent ship to bear the name left the fleet in 2015.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages has officially taken delivery of its new ship, Vasco da Gamma, following a formal re-naming ceremony in Singapore.
The British-based cruise line took delivery of the 55,877 gross tonne ship at 19:48 (Singapore local time) on 03 April 2019. The ship is expected to undergo a refurbishment before its maiden voyage with Cruise & Maritime Voyages.
Royal Caribbean International’s soon to launch Spectrum of the Seas has arrived in Eemshaven, following its conveyance along the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
Spectrum of the Seas departed the shipyard early on the morning of 20 March 2019, before arriving at Eemshaven the following day.