Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard and member of DIV Group, in partnership with Fincantieri Group, have submitted a bid to restructure the troubled Uljanik Group including the Uljanik and 3 MAJ shipyards.
The Port of Galveston finalized a new agreement with Disney Cruise Line extending preferential berthing agreement rights for an additional 10 years with an option to renew for two additional five year periods, effective Nov. 1, 2018.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises ordered a third ship in its 750-passenger series at Fincantieri. The sister of Seven Seas Explorer and of 2020's Seven Seas Splendor is scheduled for 2023 delivery.
MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade County inked a letter of intent outlining a big increase in passenger throughput and two new cruise terminals, or one large enough to handle two huge ships at the same time. MSC would design, build and operate the facilities at its own expense.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced an order for the next generation of ships for Oceania Cruises. The Allura-class pair will be built at Fincantieri for delivery in 2022 and 2025.
Carnival Corp. shares tumbled more than 9% Thursday as the company delivered a better than expected fourth quarter on a third consecutive record year but gave disappointing earnings guidance.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages canceled the vast majority of its calls to Amsterdam in summer 2019 and 2020, following the recent announcement by the City Council of Amsterdam to levy a new €8 head tax on ocean cruise tourists starting this January.