Cruise

  • 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…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    20th January 2017

    The March 2017 issue of Ships Monthly is out today. It has a special cruising section, starting with a behind the scenes look at Magellan, our Ship of the Month, the well-known 1985-built cruise ship , flagship of Cruise &…

  • Oavtion becomes biggest ship to visit New Zealand

    Oavtion becomes biggest ship to visit New Zealand

    6th January 2017

    The cruise ship Ovation of the Seas (2016) became the largest ship to ever visit New Zealand, when she came to Auckland at the crack of a grey summer dawn on 27 December 2016. She was too large to berth…

  • Flying Clipper to be the world’s largest

    Flying Clipper to be the world’s largest

    12th December 2016

    When she debuts in late 2017, SPV Flying Clipper will be the world’s largest square rigger and the largest ship of its kind afloat today. She will also be the biggest and the most ambitious of the Clipper fleet to…

  • Larger ships and more cruise passengers to Malmö

    Larger ships and more cruise passengers to Malmö

    11th December 2016

    Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP, has been given the go-ahead by the Swedish Maritime Administration to receive larger cruise ships in Malmö. The decision represents a major boost for cruise tourism in Malmö. Over 10,000 passengers are already booked for the…