The four LNG-powered cruise ships for the Costa Group are expected to be 'dramatically more efficient'—overall, as much as more than 40% more efficient.
Cruise Lines International Association appointed a seasoned executive to lead research. Christian Savelli joins as vp research and business analytics, based in CLIA's global headquarters in Washington, DC.
Celestyal Cruises’ 1990-built Celestyal Crystal collided with a laden product tanker, STI Pimlico, in the early hours of Saturday morning off Gallipoli. No injuries were reported. Images show a gash in the cruise vessel's bow, above the waterline, while the tanker was damaged at midships on the port side.
Richard Kilman, who was responsible for Norwegian Cruise Line's strategic partnerships with branded entertainment from Blue Man Group to Legends in Concert as well as the Cirque Dreams dining experiences and Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, is now consulting for Virgin Cruises, Seatrade Cruise News has confirmed.
Virgin Cruises' plan to build 110,000gt ships—which president and ceo Tom McAlpin characterized as 'boutique'—has sparked a lot of chatter.
Total ships: 30
Total berths: 97,852
Total Order Book Value:$23,654,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$266,933