Pod problems force Royal Caribbean to make multiple itinerary changes

Royal Caribbean is having to change more than 30 itineraries involving several ships due to propulsion problems affecting Allure of the Seas. Here’s what the cruise line said in an email sent

Royal Caribbean has record quarter, despite dry dock incident

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today reported record first quarter results — despite an expensive April 1 incident in Grand Bahama Shipyard involving Oasis of the Seas. The cruise ship was

Royal Caribbean orders sixth Oasis-class cruise ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) reports that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the fall of

VIDEO: Meyer Werft cuts steel for second RCL Quantum Ultra

FEBRUARY 3, 2019 — Royal Caribbean International has revealed that its newest cruise ship will be named Odyssey of the Seas. Construction got under way last week with a steel cutting ceremony

Silversea Cruises to build three new cruise ships at European shipyards

OCTOBER 8, 2018 — Three new cruises ships for Silversea Cruises will be built at European shipyards, according to a joint announcement today by the ultra-luxury and expedition cruise brand and its

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend long term service agreement

OCTOBER 4, 2018 — Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. have extended a long term service agreement originally signed in 2013 to the year 2028. Under the agreement, Wärtsilä is optimizing the

Celebrity Edge set for first sea trials at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

JULY 26, 2018 — French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique (the former STX France, which regained its historic name earlier this month) reports that the cruise ship Celebrity Edge left the outfitting quay

TUI Cruises goes big with order for LNG fueled duo

JULY 13, 2018 — TUI Cruises has awarded Fincantieri an order for two LNG fueled cruise ships that, at 161,000 grt, will be the largest vessels ever built in Italy. Set for

Royal Caribbean to take majority stake in Silversea Cruises

JUNE 14, 2018 —Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) and Manfredi Lefebvre D’Ovidio today announced an agreement for RCL to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, Under the agreement, Royal Caribbean

Lifejacket issue keeps Majesty of the Seas in port

FEBRUARY 14, 2017 — Lifejackets that “were showing their age” meant that Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas remained docked in Port Canaveral this morning. . The ship had been scheduled to