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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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