Fresh from a $40m refurbishment and conversion into an ice-class expedition ship at Palumbo Malta Shipyard, Silver Cloud set sail this week from Buenos Aires on its first expedition voyage.
SkySea Golden Era gained two conference rooms and its Grand Restaurant was renovated with a new Chinese look at Cosco Shipyard in Zhoushan, China.
Disney Cruise Line continues to invest in its ships and the first, 1998-built Disney Magic, will be getting several new additions in the spring.
All four of the world's largest cruise ships will continue sailing from Florida in 2019 through April 2020, but three will change homeports.
Sea Princess gained Princess Cruises' new livery, more entertainment and dining options and Princess Luxury Beds during a two-week drydock in Singapore.
Open-seating dining and new dining venues, more butler-served penthouses, high-tech conveniences and a dazzling show feature aboard Crystal Symphony following its most extensive drydock. The month-long project took place in Lisbon.
Palumbo Malta Shipyard has completed the two-month conversion of Silversea Cruises' original ship, Silver Cloud, into an ice-class expedition vessel.
Norwegian Jewel will undergo a three-week drydock enhancement in Singapore starting in late October 2018, prior to starting its second Australia/New Zealand season.
Azamara Club Cruises' third ship will enter service in Europe in August 2018 following a 'massive' drydock refurbishment, president and CEO Larry Pimentel told Seatrade Cruise News.