Vlissingen, Netherlands, based Oceanwide Expeditions has placed an order with Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard for a sister to its Polar Class 6 expedition cruise ship Hondius, delivered earlier this year. To be named
The latest design to be unveiled by Danish naval architectural firm Knud E. Hansen is a 110 meter sail assisted Wind Cruise Vessel. Able to accommodate up to 100 passengers, it has
Australian expedition cruise operator Coral Expeditions has placed an order with Vard for a second 93.4 m, 120 passenger ship. This follows the April delivery of its first Vard ship, the Coral
Five passengers on a Venice tour boat were injured after MSC Cruises 65,591 gt cruise ship MSC Opera plowed into it, then scraped alongside a pier earlier today. Cell phone video posted
Spirit of Discovery, the first newbuild cruise ship for Britain’s Saga Cruises, today reached the open sea after departing the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, late Sunday night and being towed in
Viking Cruises faces a class action lawsuit claiming punitive damages following the March 24 incident in which some 479 passengers were evacuated by helicopter from the cruise ship Viking Sky when it
A 440 ft cruise ship operated by the Church of Scientology as a floating religious retreat has left the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia and is headed for Curaçao, reports the BBC.
Carnival Corporation’s AIDAnova, operated by its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand, today became the first LNG fueled cruise to visit Barcelona, Spain —and the first to be fueled with LNG in the Mediterranean.
U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz has threatened to bar Carnival Corp. from docking any of its ships at U.S. ports. This follows alleged breaches of the probation imposed on the company in
ABB is to supply power, automation, propulsion and digital systems for the second icegoing cruise ship to be built for Lindblad Expeditions by Ulstein (see earlier story). ABB will deliver a full