Cruise

  • Royal Caribbean celebrates Spectrum of the Seas keel-laying

    Royal Caribbean celebrates Spectrum of the Seas keel-laying

    19th November 2017

    On 10 November 2017 an important milestone in the development of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, took place when her keel was lowered into place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany. The keel-laying signifies the beginning…

  • Lindblad order new polar vessel from Ulstein Verft

    Lindblad order new polar vessel from Ulstein Verft

    8th November 2017

    Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., the global expedition cruises and adventure travel experience company, has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new expedition ship. The vessel will be built in Ulsteinvik, Norway and is…

  • Virgin Voyages lays keel for first ship

    Virgin Voyages lays keel for first ship

    4th November 2017

    The keel for the first ship of the new Virgin Voyages cruise line was laid on 31 October at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. Completion of the vessel is due in 2020 with two others following in 2021 and 2022. All…

  • Record-breaking cruise season in Copenhagen

    Record-breaking cruise season in Copenhagen

    3rd November 2017

    Figures for 2017 show that Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has hosted 325 ships and 850,000 passengers at Copenhagen, a new passenger record, which is partly the result of the ships being larger. “Last season we welcomed 15 larger ships, each…

  • Arcadia and Oceana to be refitted 

    Arcadia and Oceana to be refitted 

    1st November 2017

    P&O Cruises has announced details of multi-million pound refits for two of its ships – Arcadia and Oceana. For Arcadia, interior design practice RPW Design have been employed to update and improve cabins, suites, public areas, bars, main dining restaurants and…

  • Celestyal Cruises announces Aegean itinerary

    Celestyal Cruises announces Aegean itinerary

    31st October 2017

    Celestyal Cruises has announced details of its 2018 seven-day cruises of the Aegean. The cruise ship Celestyal Crystal will sail from 30 April until 15 October 2018 and combine calls and shore excursions to the Greek isles. The itinerary has…

  • Cunard returns to Alaska with Queen Elizabeth

    Cunard returns to Alaska with Queen Elizabeth

    27th October 2017

    In May 2019 Cunard have scheduled cruises for Alaska for the first time in more than 20 years. The 90,901gt Queen Elizabeth will sail from Japan to Alaska and then remain in the region until the end of June. The ship will…

  • December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    19th October 2017

    Ships Monthly December 2017 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. It includes all the latest news you won’t find anywhere else, as well as exclusive features on a variety of ships from the latest warships to classic…

  • Ships Monthly December 2017 issue out now

    Ships Monthly December 2017 issue out now

    19th October 2017

    Ships Monthly December 2017 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. It includes all the latest news you won’t find anywhere else, as well as exclusive features on a variety of ships from the latest warships to classic…