Scanship entered into a contract with STX France to deliver its environmental technology to another world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis-class vessel.
The prospect of Chinese yards building numbers of cruise ships underpins the unprecedented level of support being given to the development of cruising by the government.
Seatrade Europe, the leading trade event for the European cruise and river cruise industry, registered a 15% increase in attendance to more than 5,000, reflecting the growth of the European cruise market. The show closed Friday in Hamburg.
Karl J. Pojer, CEO, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises and CLIA Germany chairman, was named European Personality of the Year at the Seatrade Cruise Awards 2017, announced Wednesday night at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg.
After a successful debut on Hapag Lloyd Cruises’ Europa, Panomax will install a second 360-degree camera providing high-resolution images, for Europa 2.
Muraspec announced its new Tempus collection of wallcoverings characterised by a series of classic damasks, intricate geometrics, delicate blossoms and silky stripes, in an array of colours and with a vast choice of coordinating textured plains.
Thomson Cruises announced that UK-based The Entertainment Department (ted) will be providing all entertainment on board TUI Explorer and the yet-to-be-named addition, currently sailing as Mein Schiff 2.
Under construction at Portugal's WestSea Viana Shipyard, the 9,300gt World Explorer will carry 200 passengers in mostly all-balcony suite accommodations, with some 'infinity' cabins.
Fincantieri and Mapei, a leader in chemical products for the construction sector with a business line of shipbuilding industry products, signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the area of research and innovation.