The largest and newest cruise ship ever to be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany has successfully completed its conveyance of the Ems River from the shipyard to Eemshaven.
The 183,900 gross tonne AIDAnova departed the shipyard on the morning of 08 October 2018, navigating numerous locks, bridges and barriers before it arrived in Eemshave at approximately 09:00 on 09 October 2018.
Royal Caribbean International has trademarked the name Metropolis of the Seas. The trademark was registered by the cruise line on 01 October 2018.
The trademark is just one of multiple trademarked names which the cruise line has registered in recent months.
Saga Cruises has announced that its first ever new-build cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery, will be named in its home port of Dover on 05 July 2019.
The boutique luxury cruise ship will be the first cruise ship to be christened in Dover for more than a decade, following the completion of stages 1&2 of the £250 million redevelopment of Dover Western Docks.
Celebrity Cruises has announced that its second Edge-class ship, Celebrity Apex which is due to launch in April 2020, will debut in Southampton.
The ship which is currently under construction at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique in France will also be christened in Southampton.
Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled the hull art for its fourth and final Breakaway-Plus class ship, Norwegian Encore which debuts in November 2019 from Miami.
Spanish ar Eduardo Arranz-Bravo, the Spanish artist has been commissioned to create the artwork which will embellish the ship’s hull.
The only cruise line to operate flying the French flag, Ponant has announced the name of its newest polar class expedition ship, Le Commandant Charcot which is set to launch in 2021.
The hybrid electric icebreaker has been named in honour of Captain Jean-Baptiste Charcot, who was known as ‘the gentleman of the Poles’.
The largest ever cruise ship constructed for AIDA Cruises has been floated out of the construction hall at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
The 180,000 gross tonne AIDAnova is now positioned at the outfitting dock at the shipyard ahead of its delivery to the cruise line later this year.
Carnival Cruise Line and the Canaveral Port Authority have reached an agreement in principle for a new state-of-the-art cruise terminal to accommodate the cruise line’s new 180,000 gross tone ship.
The new ship which will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) will be the largest ever constructed for Carnival Cruise Line is expected to launch in 2020.
Princess Cruises has announced the name of its fifth Royal-Class ship. The new ship will be named Enchanted Princess and is expected to enter service in June 2020.
The 143,700 gross tonne Enchanted Princess and will be a sister vessel to Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess and Sky Princess, which joined the fleet in October 2019.
Celebrity Cruises has revealed details about the entertainment that will be offered to guests aboard the cruise line’s newest ship, Celebrity Edge which is expected to launch in November 2018.
Entertainment on board the game-changing Celebrity Edge will raise the bar to even greater heights. The ship will feature the most technologically advance theatre and most production shows of any ship in the cruise line’s history.