China’s Yichang Transportation Co. is to jointly develop a 100% electric-powered river cruise vessel with China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. The total investment for this newbuilding project is around RMB90m ($13m).
Galveston-based Carnival Vista has been experiencing an issue affecting its maximum cruising speed. As a result, the June 22 and June 29 sailings are being revised, and the July 6, July 13 and July 20 cruises have been canceled. The ship will be out of service 17 days.
Scanship was awarded contracts from a major European shipbuilder to supply total clean ship systems for two cruise newbuilds.
Newbuild SeaDream Innovation will be equipped with a large battery pack of approximately 4 MWh, enabling silent, emissions-free sailing for up to three hours, with no disturbance to wildlife.
The 38,531gt AIDAcara represents the first full cruise ship application for Nippon Paint Marine's Aquaterras, a biocide-free, self-polishing copolymer (SPC) antifoulant.
Damen Shipyards Group has established its first presence in Finland. The Helsinki office has been set up to take advantage of the depth of engineering expertise that exists in the country.
After its handover from Vard in Norway, Hanseatic Nature — first of three newbuild expedition ships for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises — was presented in Hamburg on Saturday.
Victory Cruise Lines, operated by American Queen Steamboat Co., released design details about its upcoming Ocean Victory and teased an Alaska season overview.