With the impending delivery, albeit one year overdue, of newbuild AIDAprima, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' president and ceo Shunichi Miyanaga felt it was time to publicly explain the reasons behind the company’s troubles with its cruise shipbuilding project for AIDA Cruises.
It is with sadness that Seatrade Cruise News learns of the passing away aged 86, of Italian architect and interior ship designer, Giuseppe De Jorio. He died on February 4 in Genoa.
Anthem of the Seas sailed from Bayonne, New Jersey's Cape Liberty on Saturday evening following repairs to storm damage sustained six days earlier.
Ponant’s Australasia chairman and special advisor, Sarina Bratton, said the company plans to add more ships with a ‘sexy French feel’ to its fleet of five.
In a new partnership with MSC Cruises, the acclaimed French chocolatier and pastry chef Jean-Philippe Maury is bringing new desserts to the buffet, specialty restaurants and the MSC Yacht Club. Plus, the four Meraviglia and Meraviglia-plus newbuilds will have special gourmet sweets venues.
Total ships: 47
Total berths: 149,926
Total Order Book Value:$34,127,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$264,614