A Carnival Australia spokesman said the company is studying a draft recommendation released by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) that proposes a per call charge at the Overseas Passenger Terminal for larger ships and a per head charge at White Bay.
Chinese artist Tan Ping looked to the phoenix, a mythical bird that's ubiquitious in Chinese culture, in designing the hull artwork for Norwegian Joy.
The Barcelona Port Authority has named Mar Pérez as head of its cruise department, officially taking on the position vacated by Carla Salvadό, who earlier this year joined Global Ports Holding as director of cruise marketing.
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings hired Craig Felenstein as its chief financial officer. He starts Sept. 6, succeeding John McClain, who has held the role since November 2015.
Scenic is redesigning its France-based Space-Ships for 2017, reducing their passenger occupancy while keeping the same crew count, and adding features including a cooking emporium for classes.
Total ships: 59
Total berths: 183,044
Total Order Book Value:$44,247,631,647.00
Average Price Per Berth:$296,360