To mark World Oceans Day, Ponant announced its Ponant Foundation, an initiative set up to promote sustainable tourism.
American Cruise Lines' newbuild, American Harmony, moved under its own power to Chesapeake Shipbuilding's outfitting pier at 5 this morning.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said 2019 adjusted earnings per share could be reduced 35 cents to 45 cents due to the Trump administration's ban of cruises to Cuba from the US.
Silversea Cruises appointed Bill Davis as VP expedition operations and development, based in Miami and reporting to Conrad Combrink, SVP expeditions and destination experiences.
A Brussels-based Transport & Environment report claims Carnival Corp. & plc ships have ‘emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOx) around European coasts than the 260m European cars on the road in 2017.’ It also says Royal Caribbean Cruises emitted four times as much SOx as the European car fleet.
MSC Opera's next cruise, with embarkations scheduled from Bari on June 8 and Venice on June 9, has been canceled as the ship remains in Venice pending the completion of an investigation.
Production began for expedition newbuild Seabourn Venture with a ceremonial steel-cutting in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy. Seabourn President Rick Meadows and T. Mariotti Managing Director Marco Ghiglione presided.