USCG is to crack down on small passenger vessel fire safety

Coast Guard, NTSB and partners investigate Antarctic cruise passenger deaths

If you were thinking that an “adventure cruise” to Antarctic waters could be fun, you just might want to reconsider. U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and

Princess Cruises ship in the Port of Los Angeles.

Port of LA issues cruise terminal RFP

The Port of Los Angeles is inviting comments on a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the future development of a new Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal and redevelopment of the existing World

American Jazz

American Jazz heads for California via the Panama Canal

American Cruise Lines reports that its modern riverboat American Jazz is repositioning from the Mississippi River to the West Coast for new California river cruises. Beginning in February 2023, they will be

sail powered cruise vessel will be built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique

Chantiers de l’Atlantique set to build world’s largest sailing vessels

French hospitality giant Accor S.A. has signed a letter of intent with Chantiers de l’Atlantique covering the construction of two very large luxury sailing cruise yachts. The shipbuilder says “the order will

Starlink antennas on deck

American Cruise Lines deploys Starlink wi-fi on 2023 fleet

American Cruise Lines said today that SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet has been added to its 2023 fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships. The new Starlink satellite service is a major upgrade,

Emeril Lagasse

Carnival Cruise Line names Emeril Lagasse CCO

Carnival Cruise Line reports that chef and restauranteur Emeril Lagasse will serve as its Chief Culinary Officer. A restaurant concept created by Lagasse, Emeril’s Bistro, is already popular on two of Carnival’s

MSC Cruises plans new Galveston Wharves terminal

Galveston set to add a fourth cruise terminal

MSC Cruises has plans for a new homeport at the Port of Galveston, Texas. The cruise line is in negotiations with Galveston Wharves and both entities have signed a non-binding memorandum of

Carnival Corporation CEO

Carnival says momentum “bodes well for 2023”

When is a U.S. GAAP net loss of $1.6 billion and adjusted net loss of $1.1 billion any kind of good news? When you’re Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL) and analysts

CSSC cruise ship

Chinese cruise ship design gains AiP

A design for an 80,000 gt cruise ship developed independently by China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has been given Approval in Principle (AiP) by China Classification Society (CCS). CSSC sees this as

Silversea Cruises president and CEO Barbara Muckerman

Barbara Muckermann named Silversea Cruises next president and CEO

Silversea Cruises president and CEO Roberto Martinoli is to transition to the role of senior advisor to Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) president and CEO Jason Liberty on January 1. Barbara Muckermann,