Fincantieri subsidiary Vard delivered Le Dumont-d’Urville, the fourth ship in Ponant's Explorers series and the ninth in its fleet.
American Cruise Lines' newbuild, American Harmony, moved under its own power to Chesapeake Shipbuilding's outfitting pier at 5 this morning.
Production began for expedition newbuild Seabourn Venture with a ceremonial steel-cutting in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy. Seabourn President Rick Meadows and T. Mariotti Managing Director Marco Ghiglione presided.
Fincantieri officially confirmed what Australian cruise operator Coral Expeditons earlier announced: that its Vard subsidiary is building Coral Geographer, a sister of the recently delivered Coral Adventurer.
China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) signed a contract with Miami-based SunStone Ships to build a seventh Infinity-class expedition vessel.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has firmed the order for a second yacht at Astillero Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB) in Vigo, Spain. The keel-laying is scheduled to take place this year, with delivery in 2021.
Genting Cruise Lines held hosted the 'Greater Bay, Greater China, Greater Opportunities' event in Hong Kong Friday on board World Dream at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. Part of Genting Cruise Lines’ 25th anniversary activities, the event recognized the partnerships and support of the ports and cities that developed the Greater Bay region as a cruise destination.