Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into financing agreements for the first and second Project Icon ships for Royal Caribbean International, scheduled for delivery from Meyer Turku in the first and second quarters of 2022 and 2024.
The response to its 'AMP Up Commission Challenge' in September was so strong Carnival Cruise Line decided to extend the travel agency promotion into a long-term program.
New this year, Sweden's Gothenburg Port Authority is extending the discount period for calls by cruise ships. It will now run through to the end of December.
In a refinancing Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings redeemed all of its outstanding 4.625% senior notes due 2020 at a price of $1,044.41 per $1,000 of outstanding principal amount of notes.
Port Tampa Bay set an operating revenue record of $55.4m for fiscal year 2017, which ended Sept. 30. This eclipses the previous high of $51.3m in fiscal 2015 and is a 12.6% increase over 2016’s $49.2m.
Closing two months of dispute and negotiations between France and Italy, a solution has been found for the new ownership structure of major cruise shipbuilder STX France.
Immediately following Arnold Donald’s announcement that Carnival Corp. & plc had taken a noncash charge for the ‘strategic realignment of the Australian business’ during the company’s third quarter earnings report, major changes were announced for its Australia-based fleet.