Cruise

  • MSC Cruises announces a second ship in the Mediterranean

    MSC Cruises announces a second ship in the Mediterranean

    2nd March 2021

    MSC Cruises announced on 1 March 2021 that MSC Seaside will be deployed in Europe for the first time since her launch in 2017, joining the Company’s flagship MSC Grandiosa in the Mediterranean from 1 May. MSC Seaside will be…

  • March 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

    March 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

    24th February 2021

    Ships Monthly March 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The major features look at the cruise ships which have been casualties of the Covid pandemic, and the latest new warships to enter service round the world.…

  • MSC takes delivery of latest new cruise ship MSC Virtuosa

    MSC takes delivery of latest new cruise ship MSC Virtuosa

    3rd February 2021

    On 1 February 2021 MSC Cruises took delivery of MSC Virtuosa, the latest highly-innovative, environmentally-friendly ship to join its fleet. A small and private flag ceremony was held at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France between the shipyard and…

  • Cruise ship Magellan to be scrapped

    Cruise ship Magellan to be scrapped

    2nd February 2021

    After acquiring the former CMV cruise ship Magellan at auction for $3.4 million, new owner Seajets have sent the former Carnival Cruise Line ship for scrap in India. The 1985-built, 1,452-guest ship now appears to be heading to India, where…

  • Postponed sailings for Havila Kystruten

    Postponed sailings for Havila Kystruten

    31st January 2021

    Havila Voyages has confirmed that the first two ships in its fleet, Havila Castor and Havila Capella, have been delayed and will be setting sail in Summer 2021. The ships were due to commence operations early in 2021. The ships…

  • February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    26th January 2021

    The February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a special focus on Southampton and how you can get up close and personal with ships from a variety of…

  • Princess Cruises announces Pacific Princess to leave the Fleet

    Princess Cruises announces Pacific Princess to leave the Fleet

    22nd January 2021

    On 21 January 2021 Princess Cruises announced the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer. The sale of the cruise ship is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from…

  • Costa Cruises celebrates float-out ceremony for Costa Toscana

    Costa Cruises celebrates float-out ceremony for Costa Toscana

    21st January 2021

    On 15 January 2021 Costa Cruises marked the float-out ceremony of the new flagship Costa Toscana at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. She will be delivered in December. Costa Toscana, as her sister ship Costa Smeralda, is powered by…

  • Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Dawn floated out

    Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Dawn floated out

    16th January 2021

    On 14 January 2021 Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Dawn touched water for the first time during her float-out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The fitting out phase will now begin, during which Fincantieri’s workforce will fit the…