In a presentation on the arrival of SuperStar Virgo to Kaohsiung Thursday afternoon, Genting Hong Kong donated 1.5m Taiwan new dollars (US$50,000) to the city's Social Affairs Bureau to aid residents affected by the recent gas explosion tragedy.
Scenic Cruises will introduce 35 new excursions in Europe next year, along with two new 'Space-Ships,' a Bordeaux itinerary, train journeys and evening cocktails in special places.
For the first time, Carnival Pride will operate a series of 10- to 14-day Caribbean cruises round-trip from Baltimore and one-way between Baltimore and San Juan, as well as new five-day Bermuda cruises and six- and eight-day Caribbean/Bahamas voyages, beginning in October 2015.
North Cape Turnaround Port AS, located at Porsanger in Northern Norway is gearing up to welcome its first cruise ship, including turnaround operation, next year.
In a bid to entice new business and raise its profile among European cruise lines, Port Everglades will be exhibiting at Seatrade Med for the first time. The event is scheduled for Sept. 16-18 in Barcelona.
Port of New Orleans commissioners on Wednesday will consider a resolution to authorize the port's president and ceo to sign a new contract with Norwegian Cruise Line, if and when a new agreement is negotiated. There is no contract to be approved, a port spokesman told Seatrade Insider.
The proposed Dolphin Cove on Grand Turk would hurt the economy and cost more jobs than it generates, the Turks and Caicos Islands' former director of environment and maritime affairs told a local newspaper.
The Port of Cork is carrying out a feasibility study as part of its cruise strategy into building a second dedicated cruise berth in Cobh to cater for the increase in vessels calling to Ireland and to facilitate the berthing alongside of the largest cruise ships.
Celebrity Cruises and the World Photography Organisation have teamed up to launch a new photography contest, ‘Global Encounters’, which encourages photographers to capture and share their imagery from across the globe.