New cruise destinations were unveiled, plus plans for reduced port fees, aspirations for shore power and new tours and attractions were revealed at Norway Day in Southampton last week.
Carnival Cruise Line on Sunday began its longest deployment yet in Norfolk, Virginia, with Carnival Magic embarking on its first sailing of an extended season.
Following a four-year project to transform Nassau's cruise facilities, Nassau Cruise Port and Global Ports Holding plan a May 26 grand opening.
Marella Discovery sailed from Port Canaveral, beginning a series of 26 weekly cruises until November.
Viking Neptune sailed into Dover for the first time on May 7, with Viking planning 60 calls to the British port from now through to the end of 2025.
Riga has joined Cruise Baltic, bringing the network's total number of ports and destinations to 32.
Silver Cloud made its inaugural voyage to Saudi Arabia this month, performing its first turnaround in the kingdom at Jeddah Islamic Port.