Meyer Werft handed over Norwegian Cruise Line's first ship for the China market during festivities in Bremerhaven. President and ceo Andy Stuart called Norwegian Joy 'a ship that is historic for us' and 'an exciting milestone.'
A two-level competitive racetrack snakes across the top deck of the soon-to-be delivered Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line's first ship custom-built for Chinese travelers.
American Constellation has left Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland, with construction complete ahead of schedule for its inaugural season.
Silversea Cruises is advancing the design for its first expedition newbuild, chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio told Seatrade Cruise News in a wide-ranging interview aboard Silver Muse that touched on destination development, the luxury sector, China and geopolitical issues.
Just hours after taking delivery of Silver Muse from Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente, Silversea on Monday embarked top travel agent partners and media for a shakedown cruise from Genoa. Each found a hard hat in their stateroom.
Silversea Cruises' ninth ship and its first newbuild in eight years was presented Sunday in a ceremony at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente yard. The official delivery of Silver Muse is set for Monday morning.