Seatrade Cruise Review's latest edition profiles Mário Ferreira, who built up Douro River cruising in his native Portugal, acquired Germany's Nicko Cruises and is now forging into the expedition cruise sector.
AIDA Cruises plans to test the use of fuel cells (battery power) starting in 2021.
Allure of the Seas will gain the latest Royal Caribbean brand features and some new twists in a $165m amp-up before its 2020 Europe season.
Hurtigruten's hybrid-powered Roald Amundsen will become the first ship named in Antarctica. And instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, a chunk of ice will be used.
MSC Armonia — which was deployed to PortMiami in December 2018 to initiate MSC Cruises' first Havana sailings from US shores — is going to stay in Florida at least through November 2020 despite the end of US-Cuba sailings.