Costa Luminosa rescued the 11-member crew of a fish carrier on fire off the Aegean Sea.

Belize's long-awaited Stake Bank Cruise Port is a 'go.' The 25-acre island project just off Belize City will shorten the current long tender ride to Belize Tourism Village by providing berths for four cruise ships, plus expedited tours dispatch, beaches, a crafts market and retail, dining, cabanas, over-water bungalows and crew facilities.

A second edition of a training program for shipboard purser, accounting and administration positions developed by a major US university and a seasoned maritime group is scheduled for August 2018.

Carnival Corp. now plans a phased implementation of Ocean Medallion cruising aboard Regal Princess in lieu of the ship-wide launch that was targeted for Nov. 13.

Simwave BV, maritime simulation training centre, signed a contract with Genting Hong Kong to provide crew training and assessements at its simulator centre in Barendrecht in the Netherlands.

The Grenada Tourism Authority is inviting cruise passengers and crew members to submit photos of their adventures on the island for the chance to win a grand prize week-long vacation for two. Vacations will be awarded for the most-liked passenger photo and the most-liked crew photo.