Princess Tells "Chinese Story" Along Silk Road Route

By MarEx 2017-05-24 17:02:37

Carnival's Princess Cruises brand is collaborating with the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries on a 37-day cultural tour from...


Greece To Bolster Cruise Capabilities

By MarEx 2017-05-23 18:58:12

The Greek government has signaled its intentions to adopt a public private partnership model drive in order to improve critical port and air infrastructure required to help...


2016 Cruise Numbers Exceed Expectations

By MarEx 2017-05-23 17:32:05

The cruise industry has surpassed 2016 ocean cruise passenger projections, reaching 24.7 million cruise passengers globally up from a projection of 24.2 million.  For...


Cruise Passengers Overwhelm Regional Medical Services

By MarEx 2017-05-20 19:55:16

Cruise ship passengers trying to avoid costly onboard medical services are overwhelming doctors on shore in north-western Australia. Doctors in the Kimberley region have...


China Tops Two Million Cruise Passengers

By MarEx 2017-05-19 18:01:01

The number of outbound cruise passengers in China topped two million for the first time in 2016. That number is expected to rise to 2.6 million this year and to 305 million...


Hacker Demonstrates Attack on Superyacht IT Systems

By MarEx 2017-05-17 13:34:48

The recent worldwide ransomware attack on Windows-based computer systems has brought new awareness to the serious threat of hacking to corporate and government...


Record Year for Australia's Cruise Industry

By MarEx 2017-05-16 20:52:34

The Australian cruise market grew by 21 percent in 2016, with 1,281,159 Australians taking a cruise. The growth is the biggest increase on record, according to the Cruise...

Aurora Expeditions vessel

First X-Bow Expedition Cruise Vessel Ordered

By MarEx 2017-05-15 19:08:53

Australian-based Aurora Expeditions has ordered its latest expedition cruise ship, the first such ship to feature Norwegian designer Ulstein's X-Bow.  The...

Costa Concordia

No More Appeals for Schettino

By MarEx 2017-05-12 18:04:59

Italy's highest court has upheld a 16-year jail sentence for Captain Francesco Schettino, master of the Costa Concordia when it struck rocks of Italy's coast on...

Winner: University of Liege EMShip

Winners Announced in Ferry Design Competition

By MarEx 2017-05-09 19:07:44

The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) has announced the winners of its 2017 Competition for the design of a safe and affordable ferry. The awards will be presented on...

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