Cruise

  • Port of Seattle completes biggest cruise season yet

    Port of Seattle completes biggest cruise season yet

    26th August 2019

    The Port of Seattle, celebrating 20 years of serving the cruise industry, welcomes its biggest cruise season yet with an estimated 1,204,170 revenue cruise passengers this year, breaking last year’s record of 1,114,888. The results of a new economic impact…

  • Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

    Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

    24th August 2019

    Hurtigruten continues to move boundaries for green technology. Following makeovers, three Hurtigruten vessels will be transformed to premium, hybrid-powered expedition cruise ships. Equipped with battery packs and other green technology, the three ships will operate year-round expedition cruises along the…

  • Port of Tyne welcome Holland America cruise ship

    Port of Tyne welcome Holland America cruise ship

    12th August 2019

    Port of Tyne welcomed Holland America Line’s latest cruise ship, Nieuw Statendam, arriving off the mouth of the River Tyne at 7am this morning (Tuesday 6 August). Launched in December 2018, Nieuw Statendam is the sister ship of Koningsdam, which…

  • Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    9th August 2019

    Ships Monthly Sept 2019 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Holland America – Profile of the new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, which is maintaining Holland America’s cruising heritage, and a look back at some of the…

  • Berlin calls at Portland Port

    Berlin calls at Portland Port

    1st August 2019

    FTi Berlin made her inaugural call to Portland Port on 26 July 2019. Built in 1980 and measuring 139m by 18m, she is one of the smaller cruise ships to visit the Port. She is known as one of the…

  • Busy times with cruise ships at Portland Port

    Busy times with cruise ships at Portland Port

    25th July 2019

    Britain’s newest cruise ship made her inaugural call to Portland Port. The long-awaited new Spirit class from Saga Cruises, Spirit of Discovery, was officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall on Friday 5 July at Dover, before setting sail around Britain on 10 July.…

  • Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    22nd July 2019

    Ships Monthly August 2019 SHIP OF THE MONTH – Review of Holland America Line’s 1959-built liner Rotterdam, the last great Dutch ship of state, which had a dual-purpose design and enjoyed an illustrious history. D-DAY ANNIVERSARY – Led by the…

  • World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica

    World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica

    18th July 2019

    Hybrid powered expedition cruise ship Roald Amundsen will be named in the autumn, as Hurtigruten announced the first ever ship naming ceremony in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming…

  • 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,…