Cruise

  • 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…

  • Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas makes US debut

    Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas makes US debut

    14th November 2018

    On 13 November 2018  Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas made her debut to the US. Fresh from her inaugural Europe season, the world’s largest cruise ship sailed into her permanent, year-round home at Royal Caribbean’s brand new, state-of-the-art…

  • Southampton to host new Norwegian Cruise Line ship

    Southampton to host new Norwegian Cruise Line ship

    12th November 2018

    Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that at least one of its six 3,300-berth Leonardo class ships will be based seasonally in Southampton. The Leonardo class vessels are seen as the halfway vessels between the line’s 2,400-berth Jade class ships and the larger 4,028-berth Breakaway class. Which of…

  • Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    24th October 2018

    Portsmouth played host to one of Viking Cruises’ newest ocean ships, Viking Sun, as she made her maiden visit to the city on Friday 12 October. The ship’s 930 guests began their voyage in Bergen, Norway and were seven days…

  • SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    13th October 2018

    In 2017 Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option has now been declared. The first…

  • Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    29th September 2018

    The south coast Port of Poole lies within Europe’s largest natural harbour and is approached through a narrow, winding shipping channel with a maintained depth of 7.5m therefore limiting the size of vessel that can call. A trust port run…

  • Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    14th September 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY OCT 2018 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, so get your copy from your local newsagent or direct from Kelsey Media. As always, there’s something for everyone in another packed issue. ——————- NEWS – Busy…

  • Cruise ship Astoria makes history at Poole

    Cruise ship Astoria makes history at Poole

    7th September 2018

    The veteran Astoria started her late 2018 operations for Cruise and Maritime Voyages at the end of August and made history by becoming the largest cruise ship to have ever sailed from the Port of Poole as well as the…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    10th August 2018

    Ships Monthly Sept 2018 Ship of the Month: Stephen Payne profiles Reina del Mar, Union-Castle Line’s solitary cruise ship, with an in-depth feature and high quality photos. In the news . . . The latest ULCV makes her debut at…