Oceanwide Expeditions ordered a sister ship to the recently delivered Hondius. Janssonius will be built at Croatia's Brodosplit for delivery in October 2021.
China’s Yichang Transportation Co. is to jointly develop a 100% electric-powered river sightseeing vessel with China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. The total investment for this newbuilding project is around RMB90m ($13m).
Oceania Cruises' 684-passenger Sirena was originally scheduled to sail a winter and spring season of voyages to Cuba. Instead, it will now extend its 2020 European season and spend winter/spring 2020/21 on in-depth explorations of Egypt, Israel, Turkey, the Arabian Peninsula, India and Southeast Asia.
In cutting its 2019 earnings guidance, Carnival Corp. & plc said its Continental Europe brands have been facing heightened geopolitical and macroeconomic headwinds that are impacting this year's performance.
At a festive, kid-friendly event held Thursday at Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s Hank Kline Club, longtime supporter Norwegian Cruise Line announced it will donate an overnight aboard Norwegian Encore for the nonprofit organization’s 13th annual 'Wild About Kids' Gala.
Galveston-based Carnival Vista has been experiencing an issue affecting its maximum cruising speed. As a result, the June 22 and June 29 sailings are being revised, and the July 6, July 13 and July 20 cruises have been canceled. The ship will be out of service 17 days.