After driving the development of Grand Bahama Shipyard into a world-class repair facility, Carl-Gustaf 'Calle' Rotkirch, 65, is retiring as chairman and ceo.
MSC Cruises appointed Massimiliano Mio, who most recently served as RINA's general counsel, as chief legal officer in the company's Geneva headquarters.
Cruising has transformed from a global destination business into a globally sourced passenger business in a remarkably short period, according to veteran sales and marketing executive Mitchell Schlesinger.
Norwegian Cruise Line selected BBDO, Atlanta and OMD, Midwest as its new agencies for creative and media planning/buying respectively, AdWeek reports.
AIDA Cruises and Becker Marine Systems put Hamburg's new LNG cold ironing barge, Hummel, into successful operation Saturday during a call by AIDAsol at the HafenCity cruise terminal. The ship received power supplied by the barge, and several on-board systems were tested to ensure the external power supply works reliably.
Total ships: 30
Total berths: 97,852
Total Order Book Value:$23,654,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$266,933