Star and Dream Cruises kicked off roadshows to introduce Explorer Dream to cruise specialists around Australia and New Zealand simultaneously in Sydney, Perth and the Gold Coast on Wednesday night.

Celebrity Millennium has emerged with redesigned staterooms and suites, 30 new accommodations, an exclusive suites lounge and sun deck, reimagined restaurants and bars, a redesigned spa and casino and new designer boutiques.

When Caribbean Princess emerges from drydock in June it will debut the The Reef Family Splash Zone, offering a refined, playful and relaxing area for adults and kids to enjoy the sun and water together.

Seatrade Europe Cruise and River Cruise Convention is coming up this year with its 10th edition taking place in Hamburg from September 11-13. Newly launched and co-located with the event is MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, powered by SMM and in partnership with Seatrade Cruise.

A remarkable transformation of three vessels is taking place at Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, Louisiana. There, a paddlewheeler is being built for American Queen Steamboat Co. (AQSC), and the two coastal vessels of Victory Cruise Lines are being refurbished under the new ownership of AQSC.

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.

Marella Explorer 2, the first adults-only addition to the Marella Cruises fleet, is now on the blocks in Cadiz, Spain, undergoing an eight-week refurbishment.

Media representatives were invited on board Norwegian Jewel at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal today for a special performance of the Australian hit musical ‘Velvet.’

Technical work completed during Queen Elizabeth's drydock at Damen Shiprepair Brest included the installation of twin exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) which, along with all the pipe and ducting work, involved the removal of two staterooms to accommodate the additional equipment.

Rostock-based A-Rosa Flussschiff has launched a multimillion-euro lifecycle program for its fleet trading mainly on the Rhône and Danube rivers. In other news, the line is expanding to the UK with a branch office to be set up there early this year.

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