Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Astoria became the first cruise ship to use Visby's new berth, operated by Copenhagen Malmo Port (CMP), on the  island of Gotland, Sweden. The CMV ship berthed on Monday, the first of some 90 cruise calls expected this year. 

Backed by local stakeholders in Castellón, a strategy to promote cruise activity is starting to bear fruit with Crystal Esprit announced as the sixth call scheduled at the Spanish Mediterranean port in 2019.

 

Global Ports Holding PLC, the world’s largest cruise port operator, announced the appointment of Martin Brown as investor relations director. He will be based in the UK and will report directly to ceo, Emre Sayın.

With its second ship, Grand Classica, entering service today, new on-board amenities and travel packages and a strengthened sales and marketing team, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line expects to carry 500,000 passengers a year.

Carnival Corp. & plc celebrated the grand opening of Rainforest Adventures' Rockland Estate eco-park attraction in St. Maarten.

Select ships of Star Cruises and Dream Cruises will serve Okinawa delicacies like wagyu beef, agu pork and fresh produce on summer sailings to the Japanese island.

President and CEO Royal Caribbean International Michael Bayley shook his head when asked if he is worried about overcapacity in China.

Following repairs to what MSC Cruises described as 'minor damage,' MSC Armonia resumed its Caribbean cruise after striking the end of the pier at Roatán in Honduras.

Radiance of the Seas will leave Port of Newcastle on April 17 to sail to Sydney and leave as scheduled that evening on a repositioning voyage to Hawaii.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has entered into an agreement with V.Ships Leisure to assist with port operations, CEO Douglas Prothero told Seatrade Cruise News.

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