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  • 20 November 2019

    Valiant Lady is scheduled to debut in May 2021.

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri signed a contract to build a fourth cruise ship for Virgin Voyages.

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virgin Voyages revealed plans to build a home port in Miami to fit its new cruise ship, Scarlet Lady.

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Scarlet Lady was delivered to Virgin Voyages at the shipyard in Genoa Sestri Ponente on February 13.

  • 14 June 2019

    The cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, is set to be delivered in 2020.

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri held a steel cutting ceremony of the second of three cruise ships ordered by Virgin Voyages.

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virgin Voyages’ new cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, touched the water for the first time at Fincantieri’s shipyard.

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri and Virgin Voyages, a part of Virgin Group of companies, have finalized ship construction contracts valued at around EUR 2 billion (USD 2.07 billion). Under the agreement, the first three cruise ships ordered by the cruise line will be built at the shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Genoa, with delivery scheduled for 2020, 2021 […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a keel laying ceremony for the first of three new cruise ships being built for Virgin Voyages, part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. The party-like ceremony, Branson’s trademark, held on Tuesday, October 31 in Sestri Ponente, Genoa, saw Branson arrive at the event in a flying cage. The company also used the […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions for three new 2,800-passenger cruise vessels being built for Virgin Voyages, a part of Virgin Group of companies. The ships, which will be built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, will feature Wärtsilä’s engines, hybrid exhaust cleaning scrubber systems, selective catalytic reduction […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held the steel cutting ceremony of the first of three new cruise ships ordered by Virgin Voyages, a part of Virgin Group of companies, at its Sestri Ponente yard in Genoa on March 22. The new cruise ships, which will feature 110,000 gross tons, are expected to join their owner in 2020, 2021 and […]

  • 4 November 2019

    Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe is just 4 weeks away and we have a FREE pass with your name on it!

  • 28 February 2020

    Cruise ships are struggling to maintain their itineraries amid fears related to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 24 January 2018

    U.S. Coast Guard crews on Tuesday responded to the grounding of the 223-foot Togo-flagged cargo vessel Ocean Spirit I just off the entrance of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor East Gregory Channel, U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    A number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) and the 1988 Load Lines Protocol entered into force or took effect from 1 January 2014. The amendments cover passenger ship safety (in relation to safe return to […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new cruise market entrant Virgin Cruises announced Thursday formation of its cruise liner business with the official launch date yet undetermined. The company will be based in the Miami area and plans to design and construct two modern cruise ships, Virgin said. According to Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder, the new cruise liner will “ shake up […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Richard Branson’s Virgin Cruises has signed a binding letter of intent with Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri for three new mid-size ships, and has selected PortMiami as the home port for its first cruise ship that will set sail in 2020. Virgin Cruises’ three new mid-size ships, of about 110,000 gross tons each, are slated for […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    British billionaire Sir Richard Branson, founder of a new cruise market entrant Virgin Cruises, is being sued by a former chief executive of Norwegian Cruise Line Colin Veitch.  In the lawsuit filed in Miami federal court on Wednesday, Veitch is seeking USD 300 million in damages claiming that Branson took his plans of breaking into cruise industry with a state-of-the-art ultra […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Ben Carson, is approving a disaster recovery plan to help citizens in the U.S. Virgin Islands to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In November, HUD allocated $243 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support long-term recovery efforts. The U.S. Virgin Islands’ action plan approved yesterday is […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vitol Virgin Islands Corporation and the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) are beginning with the Richmond Channel dredging works and dock improvements at the Richmond facility. Dredging activity is anticipated to last for a period of four weeks and will be conducted intermittently in order to accommodate other construction activities. All work will be performed […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region’s tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of Sir Richard Branson , in the British Virgin Islands this weekend and committed approximately $64 million USD to preserve and protect the region’s marine and coastal environment, and accelerate efforts […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has received a permit to construct an ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) power plant in the Virgin Islands of the United States.