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.
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.
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd today confirmed it has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland government for a proposal led by Carnival Australia and Royal Caribbean International to build a A$100m (US$71m) mega cruise facility at Luggage Point at the mouth of the Brisbane River.
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.
Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas arrived in Cape Liberty Wednesday evening at 21.00 having cut short a Bahamas cruise after experiencing a severe storm off the South Carolina coast.
Total ships: 47
Total berths: 149,926
Total Order Book Value:$34,127,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$264,614