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  • 17 August 2016

    All passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier today, were safely disembarked from the ship and brought to San Juan’s Pier 6, according to the United States Coast Guard’s twitter account. The fire on board the ship started in the morning hours while the Panamanian-flagged ship was some 1 mile off the coast […]

  • 19 August 2016

    A fire which started aboard the 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy on August 17 is still active and the authorities are developing a vessel salvage plan, according to the United States Coast Guard. The fire reportedly began in the engine room of the ship and spread to other compartments on board. A Unified Command team, consisting of the coast […]

  • 21 August 2016

    The 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy was moored at Pier 15 in San Juan Harbor on Saturday as the authorities managed to refloat the vessel late on Friday by shifting sea state, the USCG said. A Unified Command team, consisting of the coast guard, Caribbean Fantasy’s owner Baja Ferries, and other agencies, is developing an assessment and disposal plan for potential hazardous and […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Poor safety culture and maintenance practices led to the 2016 fire aboard the RoRo vessel Caribbean Fantasy.

  • 21 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alphaliner: Maersk Could Sell APM Terminals and Damco Danish shipping major Maersk Line’s container shipping related units, APM Terminals (APMT) and Damco, could be spun-off or divested entirely, following the company’s strategic and structural review, according to Alphaliner… Read More Update: Ferry Runs Aground after Igniting off San Juan All passengers and crewmembers from the […]

  • 13 February 2007

    A barge struck a cruise ship Saturday on the Mississippi River, leaving a 30-foot gash on the ship and forcing the cancellation of a five-day cruise to the Caribbean. There were no injuries reported on Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fantasy ship or the barge, authorities and company officials said.

  • 7 September 2011

    Disney Cruise Line’s new Port Canaveral-bound ship, the Fantasy, reached a major milestone in its construction over the weekend. The final building block of the ship — a 265-ton portion of the ship’s bow — was installed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Building on the classic style of her sister ship, the […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Disney Cruise Line’s new Port Canaveral-bound ship, the Fantasy, reached a major milestone in its construction over the weekend. The final building block of the ship — a 265-ton portion of the ship’s bow — was installed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Building on the classic style of her sister ship, the […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Disney Cruise Line took possession of its newest ship – Disney Fantasy – today from the Meyer Werft shipyard in a traditional maritime ceremony aboard the ship. The Meyer Werft flag was lowered, while the Disney Cruise Line flag was raised, transferring ownership from the shipbuilder to Disney. This final milestone closes the book on […]

  • 17 August 2006

    Carnival Cruise Lines said that by August 2007 it would deploy a second year-round ship to New Orleans. The 2,758-passenger ship named Carnival Triumph would cement Carnival’s status as the number one cruise operator, Carnival said. The company claimed that it would be the only cruise line to operate year-round from New Orleans and, with […]

  • 8 August 2014

    A cruise ship is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages. The voyage is a part of experience, as well as the different destinations along the way. Transportation is not the prime purpose, as cruisers operate mostly on routes that return passengers to their originating port. There are even “cruises to nowhere” or “nowhere voyages” […]

  • 14 December 2017

    The cruise liners are taking the ‘at sea experience’ to another level with innovative amenities.

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise liner conglomerate Carnival Corporation & plc said on Wednesday it will begin welcoming guests at its newly developed Amber Cove port in the Dominican Republic beginning October 2015. Six of Carnival Corporation’s nine brands will call on Amber Cove along the country’s Amber Coast. As explained by Carnival, the new USD 85 million facility represents […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from New Orleans, also known as the Crescent City, this year. Additionally, the cruise line estimates that next year it will welcome its three millionth passenger at the Port of New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Carnival pioneered year-round cruising from New Orleans in […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from New Orleans, also known as the Crescent City, this year. Additionally, the cruise line estimates that next year it will welcome its three millionth passenger at the Port of New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Carnival pioneered year-round cruising from New Orleans in […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New Orleans and Carnival Cruise Lines signed a new agreement that will keep the world’s largest cruise line sailing at least two ships year-round from New Orleans through 2019.   The new agreement supersedes a 2013 three-year extension and offers three one-year options that could guarantee Carnival home ports at least two […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Royal Caribbean International recognizes an important milestone in its 45-year company history as it welcomes its 50 millionth guest onboard its fleet of 21 ships. The momentous occasion kicks off a year-long celebration honoring the cruise line’s guests, business partners, employees and crew. “For more than 45 years, Royal Caribbean’s guiding principle has been […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a sail away celebration, Royal Caribbean International’s (RCI) new ship, the Harmony of the Seas, departed on its maiden voyage from the vessel’s new permanent homeport of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on November 5, 2016.   The cruise ship joined its sister ships, the Oasis of the Seas and the Allure of […]

  • 15 March 2012

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean International has chosen Optimarin to provide BWT systems for three of its flagship vessels.

  • 2 February 2011

    United Solar, a manufacturer of light-weight, flexible thin-film solar modules, announced that their Uni-solar® brand photovoltaics have been installed on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas cruise ship. Royal Caribbean International launched the Allure of the Seas out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with Uni-solar laminates installed by Bam Solar of Miami providing […]