German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced a strong vote of confidence in expedition newbuild Crystal Endeavor, saying she would like to sail on it during today's keel-laying festivities at MV Werften in Stralsund.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to attend the keel-laying for Crystal Endeavor—Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises’ first newbuild—on Aug. 21 at MV Werften's Stralsund yard.

The federal government has put paid to years of speculation and intense lobbying for cruise ships to share Garden Island in Sydney Harbour with the Royal Australian Navy.

Dream Cruises' Genting Dream made its inugural visit to Bintan Island, Indonesia, as part of the ship's year-round itineraries from Singapore across the ASEAN region.

KfW IPEX-Bank is providing approximately €786m to Carnival Corp. & plc for the construction of P&O Cruises' newbuild at Meyer Werft, due for May 2022 delivery. 

The cruise industry is already coping with China's ban on travel to South Korea. As the trade war escalates between the US and China, could the cruise business be impacted?

The Saint-Nazaire shipyard of STX France, which is moving closer to being under Fincantieri’s control, will be known again as Chantiers de l’Atlantique once the deal is complete.

After dropping the ports of Kona and HIlo due to 'uncertain conditions' caused by Kilauea volcano's activity, Norwegian Cruise Line has decided to resume its normal Hawaiian Islands itinerary, starting this weekend.

More than 100 professionals and captains from major international cruise lines, pilot agencies from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia, and government officials participated in the first 'Safe Piloting and Techniques Seminar' in Shenzhen, China.

Carnival Corp. & plc and Meraas, the government-owned Dubai developer, on Monday signed a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the emirate into a major maritime tourism hub.

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