It's official: Astillero Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB) in Vigo won the order for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection's first newbuild, launching a new shipyard and a new brand into the booming cruise sector.

Netherlands-based Hatenboer-Water has been commissioned to supply water treatment equipment for Saga Cruises' one, plus option, newbuild currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Germany.

Seatrade Cruise News readers around the globe are invited to enter the 2017 Seatrade Cruise Awards scheme.

Marlink’s Sealink VSAT is providing what it describes as 'an unprecedented' over 300 Mbps bandwidth for super-fast maritime broadband during the maiden voyage of MSC Cruises’ first next-generation MSC Meraviglia.

Simwave BV, maritime simulation training centre, signed a contract with Genting Hong Kong to provide crew training and assessements at its simulator centre in Barendrecht in the Netherlands.

Fincantieri signed a letter of intent with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), China’s largest shipbuilding conglomerate, and with Shanghai's district of Baoshan, aimed at creating a cruise ship industrial park.

Cruise lines and ports have associations. Why not crew, shoreside employees and suppliers?

The CLIA Summit at Sea 2017 finished Friday morning in Southampton as over 160 delegates, including 18 cruise line executives, disembarked Queen Elizabeth.

Meyer Turku delivered the 99,800gt Mein Schiff 6 to TUI Cruises ceo Wybcke Meier, who praised its on-time completion and 'excellent quality.'

Holland America Line, which is celebrating its 70th year in Alaska, is kicking off Seattle's cruise season with today's Eurodam maiden call at Terminal 91, while Norwegian Cruise Line is gearing up for the opening of its expanded Pier 66 terminal.

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