Knud E. Hansen introduces sanitized expedition ship design

Danish naval architectural consultancy Knud E. Hansen’s latest design is a 150 meter expedition cruise vessel that can accommodate up to 400 passengers and has a range of approximately 6,500 nautical miles.

DNV GL launches new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry

While DNV GL may be best known as a maritime classification society, it provides certification services across a broad range of industries, notably including healthcare. Now it is drawing on its healthcare

American Queen partners with Ochnser Health for safe return to operations

The Hornblower group’s river cruise brand, American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC), is partnering with Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system, Ochsner Health, to help implement a safe return of guests and crews

VIDEO: Quark celebrates launch of new expedition ship

Quark Expeditions, Seattle, Wash., this week marked a major milestone in the construction of its technologically-advanced polar vessel, Ultramarine, with a traditional launch ceremony that also honored the shipbuilding team at Croatia’s

Sea trials of new Silversea cruise ship include an unusual world first

Royal Caribbean’s Silversea Cruises brand is preparing to take delivery of its new ship Silver Origin, following a remarkable display of resilience and ingenuity by its builder, the De Hoop shipyard in

World’s longest cruise ship roller coaster starts taking shape

COVID-19 restrictions may have temporarily halted production at Genting Group’s MV Werften shipbuilding operation in Germany, but work is continuing on a key feature of its first Global Class vessel: the world’s

Carnival announces layoffs, furloughs and salary cuts

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today reported a number of additional actions it is taking to strengthen its liquidity position in the event of an extended pause in cruise

Tritan Software launches new onboard telehealth solution in response to COVID-19

As the cruise industry looks for new passenger and crew health safeguards to help it resume operations, Miami-headquartered Tritan Software has launched SeaConsult, a new telehealth solution that will that will allow

Foreship launches project aimed at keeping coronavirus off cruise ships

Helsinki, Finland, headquartered naval architecture and marine engineering firm Foreship has launched an initiative to limit the presence and spread of coronavirus and other pathogens on passenger ships and get the cruise

Royal Caribbean puts focus on safety, cost cuts and liquidity

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) estimates it is burning through cash in the range of approximately $250 million to $275 million per month during the present suspension of cruise operations, it