SH Minerva is first of three new ships on order for Swan Hellenic at Helsinki Shipyard

Swan Hellenic christens first of three new cruise ships

Nicosia, Cyprus-headquartered cruise line Swan Hellenic today christened its new cruise ship SH Minerva in a small private ceremony at Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard. The ceremony came after global supply chain disruptions and

The 182,800 gross tons Carnival Jubilee will have a capacity for more than 5,400 guests and 1,700 crew.

Carnival to base LNG-fueled Jubilee in Galveston

Carnival Cruise Line yesterday announced that all 22 of its U.S.-based cruise ships will be back in guest operations by March 2022. And it used the annual CruiseWorld travel advisor conference in

Richard FAIN

Royal Caribbean to debut fuel cell battery-hybrid cruise ship

Next summer, Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE:RCL) is set to debut what it claims will be the cruise industry’s first hybrid powered ship, (though Norway’s Hurtigruten might quibble with that) as part its

Captain Kate McCue

Capt. Kate McCue to command Celebrity Cruises’ newest, largest and most luxurious ship

Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo today announced that Capt. Kate McCue, the first American female cruise ship captain, will take the helm of Celebrity Beyond, the company’s third ship in

October 2021 Marine Log

October 2021

This issue focuses on a unique approach to ferry design, plus more ferry and cruise industry news. Learn about a new rail ferry, how ferry ridership is set to boom, and more!

Ports America locations

CPP Investments to take 100% ownership of Ports America

Ports America, the largest marine terminal operator and stevedore in North America with operations in 70 locations and 33 ports across the U.S., is to become 100% owned by Canada Pension Plan

Coast Guard member eyes part capsized vessel

Post-Ida response efforts continue

The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to impacts to waterways and assess environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana post-Hurricane Ida. These efforts include working In partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of

Green hydrogen initiative was announced the MSC Cruises took delivery from Fincantieri of its new flagship,

MSC Cruises, Fincantieri, Snam eye green hydrogen power for cruising

MSC Cruises today reported that it has signed an agreement with shipbuilder Fincantieri and Italian energy giant Snam to jointly explore options for the design and construction of an oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise

Riverboat with two towboats

Efforts to unground riverboat set to begin

The Lake Barkley Grounding Unified Command is scheduled to begin salvage operations tomorrow, June 16, to unground the riverboat, American Jazz. The riverboat has been stuck on a sandbar near Barkley Bridge

Norwegian Cruise Line stack insignia

Cruise line asks court to overturn Florida “vaccine passport” ban

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCHL) is pushing back on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ policy banning cruise lines (and other businesses) from requiring proofs of vaccination from customers. Yesterday, the cruise company filed