Mark Kempa, who has served as interim chief financial officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings since March, was appointed EVP and CFO.
Harbormaster Brett Milutin moved up to director of port operations at the Port of Galveston, reporting directly to Rodger Rees, CEO/port director.
Even before Florence bulked up into a potent Category 4 hurricane on Monday, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph/220 km/h, several cruise ship itineraries were adjusted to avoid large swells affecting Bermuda and portions of the US East Coast.
The Canadian Coast Guard has ended its search operation for a man who went overboard from AIDAluna in the early hours Sunday off the coast of Newfoundland.
Later this week Celebrity Cruises will be giving media a first look at the revolutionary Celebrity Edge, under construction at Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire.
The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council announced a commitment of $3.9m in grant funding for cruise terminal improvements and $108,075 for security at PortMiami.
The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded a total of $1.149m in federal and state grants for port security operations and cybersecurity systems.
A Topeka, Kansas man made his initial appearance in court on an indictment charging him with murdering his girlfriend during a January cruise on Carnival Elation.