Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is planning to build a new office and parking garage to the south of its current location on Dodge Island at PortMiami, The Miami Herald reports.
TUI UK & Ireland is launching TUI River Cruises, catering to the UK market and for adults only. Three second-hand ships are going to be acquired to operate on the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers starting next April.
New trends for the German market emerged in 2018 with a swing toward longer cruises and a pullback from remote destinations like Asia and the Caribbean in favor of Europe, particularly the Baltic but also the Eastern Mediterranean.
The number of cruise passengers visiting Britain continued to rise for an 11th consecutive year, according to figures recently released by Cruise Britain. Over the course of this period, passenger day calls have risen by a factor of 4.5 to reach 1.642m, including an increase of 16% over 2017.
MBNA Thames Clipper unveiled London Cruise & Yacht as its new branding following a string of new ventures including its latest with Port of Tilbury.
ABB won a contract to supply its power and propulsion technology for Seabourn’s two expedition cruise ship newbuilds.
The biggest European shipbuilders formed Code Kilo, a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform.
Seattle opened its 20th year as a cruise homeport with the arrival of Celebrity Eclipse today to the Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal at Pier 66.
Princess Cruises announced its return to French Polynesia in 2020 when the line deploys the intimate Pacific Princess on a series of Tahiti round-trips. It will be the first time since 2015 that Princess has homeported in Tahiti.
As befits Silversea’s first destination-specific newbuild, the 100-passenger, all-suite Silver Origin will feature the culture, cuisine, history and design elements from Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands.