Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has made a painful decision to abandon its once-ambitious goal of building large cruise ships, after it racked up considerable losses on the project to build two ships for AIDA Cruises.
The CLIA Europe general assembly, has voted to appoint Kyriakos (Kerry) Anastassiadis, ceo of Celestyal Cruises, as the next CLIA Europe chairman, starting Januray 1, 2017.
Most Indians typically associate cruising with Singapore, as their first cruise experience is likely to be a fly-cruise out of there. This is the observation of Nalini Gupta, head of Lotus Destinations which she started in 2010 and gsa for Costa Cruises since 2012.
Virgin Voyages is the new name for Sir Richard Branson's cruise line, originally called Virgin Cruises. The company has firmed its contract for a trio of newbuilds at Fincantieri, and they'll use a clean energy system, Climeon Ocean.
The Hamburg-based Fleet Operations Center (FOC) of Carnival Maritime GmbH is taking over the monitoring and support of all operations of Cunard and P&O Cruises ships, extending its scope to 37 ships.
Total ships: 67
Total berths: 197,796
Total Order Book Value:$47,367,631,647.00
Average Price Per Berth:$314,934