Cruise

  • Viking Jupiter maiden call at Tilbury

    Viking Jupiter maiden call at Tilbury

    4th July 2019

    Viking Ocean Cruises’ 47,861gt Viking Jupiter, delivered on 7 February 2019 from Fincantieri in Ancona, made her maiden call at Greenwich on the River Thames on 28 June. The ship stayed at anchor until the night of 1 July as scheduled,…

  • Royal Caribbean’s newest ship makes debut in China

    Royal Caribbean’s newest ship makes debut in China

    5th June 2019

    On 3 June Spectrum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, made her debut in China. The first Quantum Ultra Class ship sailed into Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal in Shanghai after completing a 46-night Global Odyssey that spanned 17…

  • HANSEATIC Nature makes maiden call at Cowes

    HANSEATIC Nature makes maiden call at Cowes

    28th May 2019

    The Isle of Wight’s up-and-coming cruise destination port Cowes Harbour welcome the maiden call of cruise ship HANSEATIC Nature on 27 May 2019. Cowes Harbour Commission held a plaque exchange on board Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new ship HANSEATIC Nature to welcome…

  • Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere

    Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere

    14th May 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has cut the first steel for a 34m Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises, located in England’s Lake District National Park. Damen and Windermere Lake Cruises have planned the vessel construction process in close consultation with…

  • Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    10th May 2019

    The June 2019 issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Full of news and biew, it includes the following features: HMS Cavalier – The career of HMS Cavalier, now on display at Chatham Historic Dockyard, a ship which turned 75…

  • Portland Port welcomes Crown Princess

    Portland Port welcomes Crown Princess

    8th May 2019

    Portland Port welcomed the 3,080-passenger Princess Cruises cruise ship Crown Princess at the end of April. This was another inaugural call by both cruise line and vessel. Princess Cruises is a major US cruise line owned by the Carnival Corporation,…

  • MSC Musica Closes South African 2018-19 Cruise Season

    MSC Musica Closes South African 2018-19 Cruise Season

    4th May 2019

    On 29 April 2019 the cruise ship MSC Musica made her final call to the Port of Durban on 26 April 2018, bringing the port’s 2018/19 cruise season to a close. This was also the final sailing in the South…

  • Inaugural call by cruise ship Zenith at Portland

    Inaugural call by cruise ship Zenith at Portland

    2nd May 2019

    The inaugural visit to Portland Port by Pullmantur’s cruise liner Zenith took place on 29 April 2019. Pullmantur Cruises is based in Madrid Spain, starting operations as an off shoot of the Madrid based travel agency Pullmantur. Zenith is a…