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  • 8 August 2007

    The start of a dream holiday has turned sour for more than a thousand passengers set to sail on a cruise ship with a troubled past. The Pacific Star was battered by monster waves after it sailed into stormy weather last month and it has now been delayed by technical problems at Auckland’s Princes Wharf.

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Disney Fantasy, the fourth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened during a star-studded christening celebration at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. On a night filled with celebrity performances from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Cannon and Heather Headley, it was Disney Fantasy godmother, Mariah Carey, who took center […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    YUMEIRUKA (pronounced “yume-iruka”), a coined word meaning dream and dolphin, was chosen to be the name of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) newly developed and constructed by JAMSTEC. Earlier JAMSTEC invited the public to submit names of the vehicle. The name was selected, as it reminds of a dolphin swimming freely in the ocean and […]

  • 19 August 2010

    Cruise Industry News has learned that Pullmantur has temporarily suspended Pacific Dream voyages due to engine problems on the ship while it was in Malaga earlier this week. Various news agencies are reporting that the August 22 sailing from Malaga has also been cancelled, with passengers offered various refund options or similar sailings on Pullmantur’s […]

  • 5 March 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power system integrator, has received an order to power the new cruise vessel of Carnival Corporation, USA carrying the preliminary name Carnival Dream 3. The vessel will be built by the Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard in Italy and its launch is scheduled for August 2011.

  • 4 May 2011

    In 1891 the first passengers to go on a cruise were Germans. It was the idea of the Hamburg ship owner Albert Ballin. At that time most of the passenger steamers were idling in the port of Hamburg during the winter. So Ballin decided to assign one of these ships to the Mediterranean on an […]

  • 18 June 2009

    Operators of a Spanish cruise ship hit by an outbreak of swine flu say the vessel is heading to Aruba, where passengers should be able to disembark. The ship, Ocean Dream, had docked at the Venezuelan island of Margarita, where more than 300 Venezuelans were allowed to leave. Tour operator Pullmantur denied that the ship […]

  • 15 January 2016

    More than one million passengers in 2015 have passed through the Port of New Orleans cruise terminals, up 1 percent compared to 2014, marking the fifth consecutive record year. The port, which ranks the sixth-largest cruise port in the United States, expects that the 2016 cruise season will bring new and larger ships, as Gary LaGrange, Port President and CEO […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The cruise ships planned to be launched in 2012 are all new vessels. Each one is almost identical to existing sister-ships. Brand-new classes won’t be making an appearance until 2013 when Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line will launch Royal Princess and Norwegian Breakaway. Here are some highlights of all upcoming launches: Disney Fantasy, Disney […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Disney Fantasy, the fourth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened during a star-studded christening celebration at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. On a night filled with celebrity performances from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Cannon and Heather Headley, it was Disney Fantasy godmother, Mariah Carey, who took center […]

  • 4 November 2019

    The company has signed a MoU with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

  • 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” […]

  • 21 September 2007

    The man who gave us his United Colours, who revolutionised the Italian fashion business, who made our brains hurt by yoking cheap and cheerful knitwear with images of Aids, prisoners on death row and babies trailing umbilical cords, has built the ship of his dreams. The boat is called Trib, and it is a 50m-long […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marella Cruises launches Marella Explorer following the vessel’s refurbishment process. 

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Walt Disney Company, Disney Cruise Line has entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany to build two additional cruise ships. Each new ship will be approximately 135,000 gross tons – slightly larger than the newest Disney Cruise Line ships, the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and each is currently […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish Port of Helsinki expects the 2017 cruise season to be busier than the previous one, with 270 cruise ships carrying around 440,000 passengers. This year’s cruise season is scheduled to commence on May 3 with the arrival of cruise ship Astor to the Katajanokka Quay and close on October 20 with the visit of […]

  • 6 March 2018

    The first female captain takes the helm of a cruise ship in Germany.

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phoenix Reisen has extended the charter for MS Deutschland, a 1998-built cruise vessel.

  • 5 October 2006

    Phoenix home builder Randall Jackson is expanding his dream ship as he finalizes details with architects and shipbuilders to make the round-the-world condo resort a reality. His company, Residential Cruise Line Ltd., Thursday announced plans to add 12 residences and a world-class tennis court to the Magellan. That will increase ship size from 800 to […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dubai welcomed Mariner of the Seas, a member of Royal Caribbean International’s cruise line fleet, as it made its maiden call to the Emirate on 21st of May. The maiden call, which is another demonstration of Dubai’s increasing prominence on the cruise tourism map, was greeted with a traditionally warm and impressive welcome ceremony at […]

  • 26 August 2019

    Disney Wish is the first of three new ships ordered from Meyer Werft.

  • 27 August 2019
    Vessels

    The U.S.-based Disney Cruise Line has revealed the name of the fifth ship in its fleet and the first of three LNG-powered newbuilds ordered from the Meyer Werft shipyard.