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Spectrum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Unveils Unique Features of Spectrum of the Seas

By MarEx 2018-06-13 04:38:53

Royal Caribbean International has released details of its newest ship, the Quantum Ultra class Spectrum of the Seas, highlighting she will boast the cruise line's first private enclave for suite guests, new stateroom categories, innovative dining concepts and many experiences...

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Quark Expeditions' new ship

New Expedition Cruise Ship Capable of 40 Days Without Resupply

By MarEx 2018-06-12 18:32:48

Quark Expeditions has ordered a new expedition cruise ship designed for 40 days operation in polar regions without the need to resupply. The vessel will be built by Croatia’s Brodosplit to a design by Sembcorp Marine subsidiary LMG Marin. When...

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MSC Seaview

Sophia Loren Christens MSC Seaview

By MarEx 2018-06-10 19:29:53

MSC Seaview was christened by Godmother Sophia Loren in Genoa, Italy, on Saturday. The ship was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, and is the 15th addition to the MSC Cruises fleet. She is the third ship to...

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Hondius launched

Polar Explorer Hondius Launched

By MarEx 2018-06-10 18:08:33

Oceanwide Expeditions' new polar cruise ship Hondius has been launched at Brodosplit shipyard in Croatia. Hondius is the first-registered Polar Class 6 vessel in the world.  The Polar Class 6 vessel will offer deluxe accommodation for 176 passengers sailing both the...

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MSC Seaview

Fincantieri Delivers MSC Seaview

By MarEx 2018-06-04 19:56:50

Fincantieri delivered the 4,132-passenger MSC Seaview to MSC Cruises on Monday.  With a gross tonnage of 153,000 tons and a length of 323 meters (1,060 feet), MSC Seaview is the largest and most technologically advanced ship ever to be designed...

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New Mein Schiff 2

New Mein Schiff 2 Floated Out

By MarEx 2018-06-01 19:32:42

A month after the successful delivery of new Mein Schiff 1, the next ship in line, new Mein Schiff 2, was floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard on Friday. She will be a sixth ship build by Meyer Turku for German TUI...

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AmaLea

AmaWaterways Christens AmaLea, Reveals AmaMagna

By MarEx 2018-05-31 20:21:46

AmaWaterways has christened its newest river cruise ship, AmaLea, with a ceremony in Vilshofen, Germany.  The 154-guest AmaLea features AmaWaterways’ twin balconies which offer panoramic views from both a French and outside balcony. She also has four suites (350 square...

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Makes Tourism Comeback

By MarEx 2018-05-31 19:56:50

Puerto Rico has reaffirmed its readiness to host visitors following hurricane damage last year. Last month, the Island received 17,000 cruise passengers in one day. It expects the arrival of 100,000 passengers in May and 131,000 in June. The cruise...

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Silver Spirit

Silverseas Upgrades and Expands Fleet

By MarEx 2018-05-31 19:20:18

Silversea Cruises’ Silver Spirit has sailed from Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo following the completion of a complex lengthening and refurbishment project.  Having been cut in half, lengthened by 49 feet with the insertion of a pre-built section, and renovated extensively, Silver...

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diver

Handprint Tracking Trialed to Count Divers

By MarEx 2018-05-31 01:04:14

A new electronic tracking system which uses handprints to identify and monitor passengers is being trialed on the Great Barrier Reef to reduce the risk of divers and snorkellers being left behind by tour vessels. 20 years ago, American couple...

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