Cruise Ships News

Ponant Delays Two New Cruise Ships from Vard 

Published Nov 19, 2021 4:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

In what may be the first instance of a cruise company postponing new cruise ships on order since the onset of the pandemic, Ponant...


Saudi Arabia Aims to Attract Cruise Ships With New Port Investments

Published Nov 16, 2021 11:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

Saudi Arabia is targeting to attract more international cruise liners with a second terminal as part of efforts to revamp the King...


Record Number of Cruise Ships Scrapped at Alang in the Past 12 Months

Published Nov 11, 2021 2:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The demolition yards at Alang, India received a record number of cruise and passenger ships in the past 12 months. While none of t...


Royal Caribbean CEO and Industry Pioneer Richard Fain Stepping Down

Published Nov 9, 2021 7:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

Richard Fain, one of the architects of the modern multi-billion-dollar cruise industry, will be stepping down from his position as...


Port Everglades and San Juan Continue Cruise Ramp-Up

Published Nov 8, 2021 6:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

The cruise industry is continuing to move forward with efforts to restore more of its ships to service with the focus shifting to...


Largest "Green" Ferry Launched in China for Italy's Moby

Published Nov 8, 2021 3:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) has launched one of the world’s largest cruise ferries, which will be t...


Video: Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues Sailors in Gulf of Mexico 

Published Nov 5, 2021 1:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Carnival Cruise Line ship honored one of the oldest traditions of the sea diverting from its course to come to the aid of a sail...


Havila Takes Delivery of its First Norwegian Coastal Vessel

Published Nov 4, 2021 7:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

After several delays, Havila Voyages has taken delivery on the first of its hybrid vessels which will be used to start a new servi...


Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of World's Largest Cruise Ship

Published Nov 4, 2021 2:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

The world’s largest cruise ship was quietly delivered to its owners last week and is scheduled to depart the shipyard tomorr...


Canada’s Ban on Cruise Ships Ends

Published Nov 2, 2021 3:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada has become the latest country to end its restrictions on cruise ships. The expiration of the ban as of November first comes...

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