Cruise

  • Portland Port’s 2019 Cruise Season To Break Records

    Portland Port’s 2019 Cruise Season To Break Records

    17th January 2019

    Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers to date. This has been the general pattern for the last 10 years, with numbers increasing from just 4…

  • Ships Monthly February 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly February 2019 issue out now

    14th January 2019

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now available. Go to Kelsey Shop to get your copy. https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO NEWS WATERFRONT Hansa heavylift goes bankrupt, OOCL marks half a century of operations, and Damen to establish a ro-pax division. FERRY Brittany…

  • Damen Shiprepair Brest completes refit of  Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

    Damen Shiprepair Brest completes refit of Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

    10th January 2019

    In January 2019 Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following a 12-day repair and refit programme. She was the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, having been delivered in 2010. The programme was highly intensive with a series of…

  • Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

    Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

    24th December 2018

    In December 2018 Genting Cruise Lines celebrated its silver anniversary with a special event held on board Genting Dream in Singapore to commemorate the very first sailing of Langkapuri Star Aquarius from Singapore in 1993, beginning 25 years of supporting…

  • Oasis of the Seas and Royal Caribbean’s 2020-21 deployment

    Oasis of the Seas and Royal Caribbean’s 2020-21 deployment

    19th December 2018

    In December 2018 Royal Caribbean International announced its 2020-21 deployment plans. Oasis of the Seas will greet head to New York and offer new holidays from Northeast America with seven-night Caribbean itineraries that include a day at the cruise line’s private…

  • Ships Monthly January 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly January 2019 issue out now

    13th December 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY Jan 2019 WATERFRONT NEWS In the news, Wallenius Wilhelmsen has been restructured, preserved vessel RML 497 goes to Hartlepool Museum, wind power on ships gets another look, and Damen tugs tackle the Northern Sea Route. The ferry scene…

  • Royal Caribbean embarks on Alaskan adventure in 2020

    Royal Caribbean embarks on Alaskan adventure in 2020

    18th November 2018

    In November 2018 Royal Caribbean International announced its 2020 Alaska summer season. The return of Ovation of the Seas, the largest cruise ship to sail the Gulf of Alaska, alongside two Radiance Class ships, Serenade of the Seas and Radiance…

  • Third expedition cruise vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

    Third expedition cruise vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

    16th November 2018

    Ship owner SunStone Ships declared the first option at the CMHI yard in the INFINITY class series of expedition cruise vessel designs in November 2018. The ship owner has now declared option number two. The total amount of CX103 designed…