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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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