Cruise

  • Delayed departure for Variety Voyager

    Delayed departure for Variety Voyager

    25th August 2017

    Passengers spent an unexpected night on board the cruise ship Variety Voyager (2012/1,593gt) alongside Bulwark Quay at the Port of Poole on 14 August after the 68m mega yacht experienced a fault with its on board systems, delaying its departure…

  • Bumper cruise visit weekend in Southampton

    Bumper cruise visit weekend in Southampton

    22nd August 2017

    Over the course of last weekend no fewer than ten cruise ships arrived and departed Southampton. About 55,000 passengers travelled through the port on Saturday and Sunday. With additional traffic expected for Southampton FC’s home match on Saturday afternoon, the city…

  • Queen Elizabeth will play host for QE2 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    Queen Elizabeth will play host for QE2 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    21st August 2017

    In August 2017 Cunard is honouring the 50th anniversary of its longest serving ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, with a special voyage on board the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth. The 50th anniversary of this much-loved ship will be remembered as Queen Elizabeth…

  • Ships Monthly October issue out now

    Ships Monthly October issue out now

    17th August 2017

    In the news, we report on the 500th voyage for Shieldhall, the first LNG offshore construction vessel completed, a new ferry for Carlingford Lough, and a new Stena ship charter. The ferry scene covers Stena buying the Cairnryan Superfast twins,…

  • Cruise ship Variety Voyager visits Poole

    Cruise ship Variety Voyager visits Poole

    29th July 2017

    The mega yacht Variety Voyager arrived at Poole Harbour on the morning of 25 July 2017 having sailed overnight from Holyhead. This was the third of five scheduled calls at Poole in 2017 by the flagship of Greek-owned Variety Cruises…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    20th July 2017

    The September 2017 issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Don’t forget to get your copy from your local newsagent. What to know about classic cruise ships still going strong? Black Watch, Columbus and Ocean Diamond all featured. Russell Plummer…

  • Saga new ship Spirit of Discovery: on board

    Saga new ship Spirit of Discovery: on board

    7th July 2017

    On 5 July 2017 Saga Cruises published more details of their new ship, Spirit of Discovery, with the release of additional artist’s impressions this time featuring the library, spa and theatre. Spirit of Discovery will be Saga Cruises’ first bespoke-built ship launching in…

  • Damen prepares Columbus for summer cruise season

    Damen prepares Columbus for summer cruise season

    26th June 2017

    Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has completed maintenance and repair works on the newest member of CMV’s fleet, the cruise ship Columbus. The full scope of works was concluded within a tight timescale, thus ensuring…