APT, the family-owned Australian company that operates river and ocean cruises, has launched One Tomorrow, a philanthropic foundation chaired by APT Travel Group director, Robert McGeary, son of Geoff McGeary.

The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum takes place in May against a backdrop of impending Greek port privatisations and a return to stability of regional geopolitical hotspots.

Seatrade Cruise Global will feature 200 new exhibitors at this year’s record-breaking event. Marking its 35th year, the show will return to Miami at the newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Center, April 8-11.

Alessandro Carollo has been promoted to director port services Europe, Middle East, Africa and India for Royal Caribbean.

DeCurtis Corp. nailed a partnership with Crystal Cruises to integrate Mobile Assembly Suite (MAS), the company's award-winning e-mustering solution, for a faster, safer and more resilient emergency evacuation process.

Despite the Croatian government saying it cannot endorse a Uljanik shipyard restructuring and against a background of strikes and arrests, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours said long-awaited Scenic Eclipse luxury expedition yacht is to launch August 15, as earlier reported here.

A-ROSA and Concordia Damen have signed a contract for a newbuild river cruise vessel for the northern Rhine region, due to be delivered spring 2021.

Just over a week after the Viking Sky incident off the Norwegian coast, another Viking cruise vessel – this time a river vessel – was in a collision with a tanker on the Scheldt while sailing from Antwerp to Ghent.

Oasis of the Seas will be deadheading from Grand Bahama Shipyard to Cadiz for service after a giant crane toppled over in Freeport's Drydock No. 2, causing damage to the vessel and the dock structure.

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators appointed Brede Valanes as its new marine operations agent. He is a certified master mariner with experience in the coast guard, fisheries, oil and gas industry, as well as tourism.

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