With Tropical Storm Erika degenerated into a low pressure trough Saturday morning, PortMiami and Port Everglades returned to regular operations and some cruise ships resumed their original Caribbean routes. In the Pacific, Hurricane Ignacio triggered changes for Norwegian Cruise Line's Honolulu homeported ship.
Abercrombie & Kent has grown in eight years from handling one cruise line to now servicing 17 brands in Australia with award-winning land programmes, David Vass, svp global cruise business and operations, told Seatrade Cruise News.
Higher activity in the newbuild and after-sale segments pushed up second quarter revenue for Scanship, a manufacturer of advanced wastewater purification and waste processing systems, by 57%. The company has a positive outlook based on its increased tendering for ship projects.
A Catholic Mass and celebration of life are set for Friday in Miami for Jennifer Zighelboim, a marketing dynamo who worked for or consulted on numerous projects for Royal Caribbean over 27 years.
Genting Hong Kong reported it acquired Crystal Cruises for an adjusted consideration of approximately $421.4m, an amount subject to the confirmation of NYK, Crystal's prior owner.
Total ships: 41
Total berths: 132,148
Total Order Book Value:$30,874,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$260,959