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Genting Hong Kong arranged the equivalent of US$1.6bn in German state-guaranteed loans for its pair of 150,000gt Star Cruises newbuilds at Meyer Werft.
A 120mtr long and 60mtr high block that will make up Royal Caribbean International’s Anthem of the Seas was transferred out of a building hall in Meyer Werft’s shipyard in…
Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven has bagged a major 76-day refit of Phoenix Seereisen’s Artania, including re-engining and adding balconies. The work will take place between September 29 and December 6this year.
P&O Cruises attracts big cheese to culinary line up
P&O Cruises has enhanced its speciality culinary offering on Britannia with the introduction of international cheese judge and expert Charlie Turnbull.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s policy of notifying—but not necessarily citing—speeding vessels in protected areas along the US East Coast was effective in lowering their speeds through sensitive areas,…
Noble Caledonia acquires a third ship
London-based Noble Caledonia has acquired a third sister for its fleet. Joining Island Sky and Caledonian Sky later this year will be Sea Explorer. All three vessels were formerly part…
Forth Ports Cruise welcomed Cunard’s Queen Victoria to its new cruise ship anchorage near Newhaven Harbour, Edinburgh.
Chris Allen, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s associate vp of global deployment and itinerary planning, and John Stoll, vp land programs for Crystal Cruises, have been named as keynote speakers for…
AAPA calls for flexibility with CBP staffing, facilities for cruise ports
The need for Customs and Border Protection to be flexible with staffing and facilities requirements to serve the cruise business was underscored in written testimony by the American Association of…
The 13-knot vessel speed limit in Alaska's lower Glacier Bay will be raised to 20 knots due to a decrease in the number of humpback whales in the area.
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