The Panama Canal Authority's board of directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls system and the regulation for the measurement of vessels, to be effective Jan. 1, 2020. Most market segments are affected.
Effective today, citizens of the US, Canada, Japan and Australia no longer need a visa to visit Brazil. Stays of up to 90 days are allowed with a valid passport, with the possibility to extend up to 180 days.
Fincantieri subsidiary Vard delivered Le Dumont-d’Urville, the fourth ship in Ponant's Explorers series and the ninth in its fleet.
Since first setting sail in 1994, Silversea Cruises has carried almost half a million travelers on approximately 4,100 voyages. Its ships have logged an accumulated total of more than 47,800 cruise days, while passengers have journeyed a combined total of more than 9.4m cruise days.
Yokohama’s Shinko Pier Cruise Terminal and Intercontinental Yokohama Pier 8 hotel are set to open in November. By end of March 2020, an additional attraction in the precinct will be the adjacent Hammerhead Park and Promenade. The park will feature Yokohama's Hammerhead Crane, the first quay crane installed in 1914 which will be the central icon of the park.
The Port of Southampton and PortMiami signed a sister port agreement during a visit from a delegation of officials from the Florida-based port and Miami-Dade County.
To incentivize cruise lines to homeport in Panama, President Juan Carlos Varela issued a decree authorizing reimbursement for the cost of one Panama Canal transit.
A new landing pontoon inside Berwick Harbour’s Tweed dock is now operational and can be reached by cruise ship passengers via tenders.
Victory Cruise Lines is introducing six new itineraries for 2020, building on 2019's 'Splendor of the Great Lakes' (Chicago-Toronto) and 'Canadian Crown Jewels' (Montréal-Boston) routes in 2019.
Holland America Line is targeting multigenerational family travelers during the summer holidays with a 'Who’s in Your Crew?' promotion. Select Alaska and Europe cruise fares are reduced up to 50%, plus third and fourth children or adults in the same stateroom sail free.