The Australian Cruise Association has reappointed its ceo Jill Abel for a further three years, taking her term to July 2022.

Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services, a global expert in ground handling and port agency services, formed a new partnership with Mercy Ships. This will focus on the charity's training and capacity-building initiatives in countries served by hospital ship Africa Mercy.

Nautilus International Holding Corp. hired Anthony Newman as president of Metro Cruise Services, a nationwide provider of cruise terminal management, ship’s agency, stevedoring, ground services, shore excursions and terminal security services.

Seasoned operations professional Robert Moroney is joining Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services as global port operations manager. He starts Jan. 7.

High water levels on Québec's St. Lawrence River kept Oceania Cruises' Marina from reaching Montréal on Tuesday so the ship turned around at Trois-Rivières instead.