Crystal Cruises has signed a purchase option to acquire the world's fastest ocean liner, the SS United States, with plans to restore her and put her into service, sailing the world.
McCue Marine has been contracted to remaster several of the public areas on Cunard's Queen Mary 2, during a 25 day multi-million-pound dry-dock at the Blohm & Voss Shipyard between May 27-June 21, 2016.
Silversea Cruises appointed one of cruising's highest profile figures, Mark Conroy, as head of the company's Miami office, which has responsibility for the Americas. He is managing director, overseeing North, Central and South America business.
Christine Duffy said she is on the brink of completing visits to all 24 Carnival Cruise Line ships since being appointed president in February 2015. She spoke at a media reception at the Lord Nelson Hotel in The Rocks area of Sydney Thursday.
In a week when MSC Cruises unveiled plans to accelerate its fleet expansion programme, Seatrade Cruise News talked to ceo Gianni Onorato about the lines' strategy for the next five years.
Total ships: 47
Total berths: 149,926
Total Order Book Value:$34,127,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$264,614