The holding company of French billionaire François Pinault confirmed media reports it is seeking to acquire Ponant from the private equity firm Bridgepoint.
Pearl Seas Cruises plans to offer a series of seven- to 10-night cultural voyages to Cuba in the spring of 2016. Its 210-passenger Pearl Mist would visit several ports including Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.
New Century Maritime of Hong Kong has entered into a memorandum of agreement to purchase a 1990-built, 23,287gt cruise ship from Hainan Cruise.
Silver Muse is the first in what will be a class of three ships, Silversea chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio said during a steel-cutting ceremony at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente shipyard.
Carnival Corp. agreed to provide features for disabled travelers in 3% of the accommodations on ships belonging to Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line under a settlement with the US Department of Justice.
Total ships: 41
Total berths: 132,148
Total Order Book Value:$30,874,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$260,959