Costa Cruises has taken delivery of Costa Smeralda, its new LNG-powered flagship. The handover ceremony took place at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, where the ship was built. At 180,000-gross tons […]
MSC Cruises last weekend celebrated the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, the third major new ship building milestone the cruise line has celebrated in the […]
Costa Smeralda has passed her propulsion test as part of her comprehensive sea trials, marking the next major milestone in her construction.
A new seafood specialty restaurant designed by chef Rudi Sodamin, called Rudi’s Seagrill, will debut aboard Mardi Gras and feature his famous ‘food faces’ according to Carnival Cruise Line.
Norwegian Cruise Line is making a number of upgrades to its Great Stirrup Cay private island in the Caribbean as part of the Norwegian Edge fleet wide refit program, and the biggest […]
Ponant, a subsidiary of Artemis Group (holding company of the Pinault family), and the parent company of Paul Gauguin Cruises has announced a two ship order from Italian shipyard Fincantieri.
Holland America Line has laid the keel for its new Pinnacle-class cruise ship Ryndam at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Venice.
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed additional details on BOLT, the first roller coaster at sea, which will be the main attraction in the already action-packed expansive open-air recreation area on Mardi Gras called […]
Virgin Voyages will name its second cruise ship Valiant Lady and will deploy her in the European cruise market sailing 7-night Mediterranean itineraries out of Barcelona, Spain.
Scarlet Lady, the first cruise ship from the brand new cruise line Virgin Voyages, is currently at sea undergoing sea trials, while Virgin has announced a set of pre-inaugural cruises ahead of […]