With the touch of a button, Hurtigruten ceo Daniel Skjeldam officially started the construction of Roald Amundsen, which the company touts as 'the greenest cruise ship the world has ever seen.'
Minas Miliaras is the new vp cruise fleet operations at Carnival Maritime, the marine service unit of the Costa Group based in Hamburg.
Meyer Werft cut steel on Tuesday for the first of two next-generation AIDA Cruises ships that can run completely on liquefied natural gas.
Windstar Cruises appointed Holland America Group veteran Paul Barrett to vp technical operations, overseeing safety and regulatory compliance, inventory control and purchasing, shipyard projects and refits, as well as the engine department.
Scanship has been selected to supply its total clean ship systems for three Virgin Voyages newbuilds at Fincantieri.
National Geographic Orion is being transported to Europe for repairs aboard Rolldock Storm, a heavy load carrier owned by the Netherlands' Roll Group.
The technical faults with Norwegian Star’s Azipod propulsion system were repaired in Melbourne and the ship was cleared to sail at 2 p.m. Tuesday local time.
Repairs to Norwegian Star's Azipod propulsion system are under way now that the ship is alongside at Melbourne, Australia.