The 2004-built Diamond Princess emerged enhanced and refreshed from an extensive 14-day, multimillion-dollar drydock in Singapore. The project continued Princess Cruises' 'Come Back New Promise,' a $450m fleetwide commitment.
Meyer Werft cut steel for Royal Caribbean International's second 168,600gt Quantum Ultra ship. It was announced this 27th ship in Royal Caribbean's fleet will be called Odyssey of the Seas.
Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a 30-year concession agreement for exclusive cruise port operations in Antigua following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda last November.
Kai Tak Cruise Terminal (KTCT), operated and managed by Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT) achieved a year of significant milestones in 2018, as it marked its fifth year in operation in June 2018, and celebrated the arrival of KTCT’s two millionth passenger on September 23, 2018.
China’s Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal is to offer inbound duty-free shopping by the end of this year. It will be the first inbound duty-free shop in China.