Finland's Elomatic Ltd and Deltamarin Ltd have signed a large-scale, tri-party engineering contract with MV Werften in Germany for the design of Star Cruises' first 200,001gt Global Class ship.
Carnival Cruise Line's 2018 newbuild will be called Carnival Horizon. The 133,500gt vessel, under construction at Fincantieri's Marghera yard, is the sister of this year's Carnival Vista.
Crystal River Cruises is delaying its entrance into the French market and instead will increase its presence on the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers, deploying four of its planned newbuilds there in 2017 and 2018.
The French Riviera Ports received many messages of support following the deadly Bastille Day attack on the Nice waterfront. Apart from losing two calls immediately after the incident, no further cruise bookings have been dropped, according to Caroline Valadie, cruise development manager, Riviera Ports.
The chance to learn about how people in the destinations really live and to give back to the communities visited are goals of new Carnival Cruise Line shoreside experiences in Cozumel and Amber Cove, Dominican Republic.
Total ships: 59
Total berths: 183,044
Total Order Book Value:$44,247,631,647.00
Average Price Per Berth:$296,360