With interest in cold-weather cruising to such destinations as the Arctic and Antarctica on the upswing, Québec is about to show off its singular blend of bracing outdoor and vibrant urban winter possibilities to cruise line planners firsthand.
After completing 23 cruise ship dry docks in 2017, Grand Bahama Shipyard eyes an even busier 2018, with 29 cruise vessels scheduled for repairs, refurbishments and revitalizations.
Scanship won contracts from Fincantieri to supply total clean ship systems for Norwegian Cruise Line's four newbuilds.
Charting a new frontier in cruising, Ponant ordered a luxury icebreaker with an electric hybrid system powered by liquefied natural gas, from Fincantieri's Vard. The contract price is approximately €270m.
AIDA Cruises reports the construction of AIDAnova, the world's first fully LNG-fueled cruise vessel, is proceeding according to plan.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings awarded Scanship a two-year service agreement, confirming the continuation of a longtime cooperation for cleaner oceans. It has been 15 years since Scanship installed the first advanced wastewater purification systems on NCL ships.
Nov. 29 update: Silver Cloud has received a missing spare part and is currently on its way to Ushuaia where passengers are expected to embark for the next cruise on Dec. 1.
Silver Cloud is undergoing repairs in Puerto Madryn, Argentina, after a mechanical failure cut short the ship's first expedition voyage to Antarctica.
Silversea Cruises is bringing its technical department in-house, while also forming a new partnership with V.Ships Leisure.
What's touted as the Nordic region's tallest crane at 120 meters/394 feet was raised at Meyer Turku Sunday. It's also the most visible part of the shipyard's €185m in recent investments.