Highlights of Gothenburg's just-opened cruise season will be a call by the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Getaway, the largest ship in passenger capacity ever to visit the Swedish port, and TUI Cruises' new Mein Schiff 6.

The cruise season got under way this week at Port of Vancouver, where higher passenger volumes are expected at Canada Place.

Cruise passenger spending in Maine's most popular port, Bar Harbor, had an economic impact estimated at $20.2m in 2016, according to a new university study.

When the 1,041-foot Celebrity Equinox arrives in New Orleans for the finale of Mardi Gras, it will become the longest cruise ship to visit the port.

Auckland had its busiest cruise ship day on record on February 18 with Seabourn Encore, Norwegian Star, L’Austral and The World in port.

Port Tampa Bay chalked up 814,000 passenger moves in 2016, Paul Anderson, port president and ceo, said during his State of the Port Address Wednesday.

New Brunswick's Saint John expects 66 calls and 144,000 passengers in the 2017 cruise season, making it similar to 2016—a fact welcomed by the port.

The New York City Economic Development Corp. is recruiting for a vice president of cruise in its asset management revenue division.

Royal Caribbean International’s168,666gt Ovation of the Seas dropped anchor in Waitemata Harbour on her maiden visit to Auckland Tuesday morning. Passengers were being tendered to the Viaduct area.

Liverpool is seeking to appoint a design team for its proposed new cruise terminal.

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