Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam, the sister of 2016's Koningsdam, was launched today with a bottle smash and coin ceremony at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard.
Princess Cruises' fourth Royal-class ship will be named Sky Princess and embody an evolution of the design platform used for Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess.
MSC Cruises inked a deal for two additional and bigger ships from Fincantieri called Seaside Evo (Evolution), for delivery in 2021 and 2023. The slot reservation to build a third Seaside-class ship for 2021 is being replaced by the first Evo ship.
Australian-owned Aurora Expeditions announced that its new ship, which will use patented X-BOW (pronounced ‘crossbow’) technology, is to be named Greg Mortimer to honour the company’s founder.
Celebrity Cruises is upping the ante in the Galápagos by building a dedicated all-suite ship, Celebrity Flora, packed with environmental features and a style similar to Celebrity Edge.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced its second Explorer-class ship will be called Seven Seas Splendor.