Cruise Ships News

Passenger Killed as Viking Cruise Ship Hits Rogue Wave Near Antarctic

Published Dec 2, 2022 12:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Drake Passage lived up to its reputation as one of the most difficult waterways in the world with a cruise ship reporting it w...


Princess Cruise Ship Skips Australian Port Due to COVID-19 Cases

Published Dec 1, 2022 4:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Princess Cruises’ cruise ship the Grand Princess is the latest to experience a significant outbreak with the continuing wave...


Former Genting HK Cruise Ship to be Sold at Auction

Published Nov 30, 2022 9:01 AM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts are continuing with the banks and provisional liquidators to complete the sale of the assets of Genting Hong Kong and its...


Helsinki Shipyard Starts Tender to Free Cruise Ship From Sanctions

Published Nov 29, 2022 2:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Helsinki Shipyard launched a tender for the sale of the incomplete third expedition cruise ship the yard is building for Swan...


Cunard Cruise Ship Skips Call in Bali Due to COVID Cases On Board

Published Nov 28, 2022 3:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The cruise industry has recovered from the toughest challenges of the COVID-19 era, but in Australia - where rates of community tr...


China Continues Expansion of Domestic Cruise Business

Published Nov 25, 2022 4:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

China released additional details in its efforts to develop a domestic cruise industry. Designs were previewed for a smaller, more...


Mitsui OSK Plans New Cruise Ships as it Seeks to Diversify Business

Published Nov 25, 2022 11:31 AM by The Maritime Executive

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), while best known for its commercial shipping operations, is looking to new avenues of gro...


Fincantieri Delivers Largest Cruise Ship Built in Italy to MSC 

Published Nov 16, 2022 4:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri completed the delivery of the largest cruise ship yet built in Italy to MSC Cruises. The 170,400 g...


Japan Reopens Ports to International Cruises

Published Nov 15, 2022 6:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

In another positive development for the cruise industry, Japan announced that it will reopen its ports to cruise ships in an effor...


As COVID-19 Resurges in Australia, Cruise Ship Returns With 800 Cases

Published Nov 13, 2022 11:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an echo of the outbreak aboard Ruby Princess in 2020, the Majestic Princess returned to Sydney, Australia with 800 positive cas...

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