Cruise

  • Hamburg’s busy 2017 cruise season

    Hamburg’s busy 2017 cruise season

    25th March 2017

    In addition to the opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg at the start of 2017, cruise ships are set to play a central role for Hamburg’s 2017 tourism year. In September, highlights will include the Hamburg Cruise Days, Europe’s biggest public cruise festival,…

  • Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

    Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

    20th March 2017

    Thomson Cruises revealed its 2018 programme at the start of March 2017, which will see the addition of 12 new itineraries. The 69,130-ton TUI Discovery, which joined Thomson Cruises in 2016, will be based in Newcastle from May 2018, from…

  • May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    17th March 2017

    The May issue of Ships Monthly is out today, Friday 17 March 2017. We have a special feature looking at the innovative new destroyer USS Zumwalt, which recently commissioned into the US Navy at Baltimore by Conrad Waters. The main…

  • Ulstein Verft to build Color Line’s new hybrid vessel

    Ulstein Verft to build Color Line’s new hybrid vessel

    24th February 2017

    Ulstein Verft will be constructing Color Line’s new hybrid vessel, an environmentally sound ship hich will be servicing Sandefjord–Strømstad from summer 2019. Ulstein won the contract in competition with several other yards. “It is very gratifying that the Norwegian shipbuilding…

  • Stena Line enters partnership with Mercy Ships

    Stena Line enters partnership with Mercy Ships

    21st February 2017

    The humanitarian NGO Mercy Ships and Stena Line, the world’s largest privately owned ferry company, have decided to enter a long-term partnership.  The goal is to raise general awareness about the charity, promote volunteering and charitable giving both within Stena…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    17th February 2017

    The April 2017 issue of Ship Monthly hits the news stands today, 17 February, and it brings a fresh look to the magazine while continuing with the same high quality articles and in-depth features. A voyage report by Jim Shaw…

  • Busy cruise season ahead for Poole

    Busy cruise season ahead for Poole

    15th February 2017

    The Port of Poole is looking forward to a good cruise ship season with 14 calls by three small, luxury vessels scheduled so far between May and September. North American operator Grand Circle Cruise Line is once again sending Corinthian…

  • Marco Polo diverted to Portland due to bad weather

    Marco Polo diverted to Portland due to bad weather

    14th February 2017

    The cruise season at Portland started a little earlier than planned when Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Marco Polo diverted to the port on Monday 11 February 2017 due to bad weather and tidal restrictions. The ship, which was returning from…

  • Portland Port prepares for busiest cruise ship season

    Portland Port prepares for busiest cruise ship season

    27th January 2017

    Portland Port in Dorset is preparing for its busiest cruise season yet, hoping to welcome more than 36,000 passengers. In a welcome boost for the local economy, Portland Port is trying to establish itself as a major player in the…

  • Seaborne Encore named in Singapore

    Seaborne Encore named in Singapore

    22nd January 2017

    The first of the two 600-passenger cruise ships on order for Seabourn Cruise Line, Seabourn Encore, was named in Singapore on 7 January 2017 by the British soprano Sarah Brightman. The new ship, which completed her sea trials on 7…