At Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., EVP maritime Harri Kulovaara has recently beefed up his team with a trio of VPs in newly created roles—Bo Cerup-Simonsen (newbuild strategy and portfolio), Tor Svensen (maritime technology) and Constantin Ionesco (fleet modernization).
Costa Fortuna will get €8m in work, including many restyled public areas and new guest services, in Singapore this December before returning to Europe from its Asia deployment.
Naval architecture, design and marine engineering specialist Foreship is transferring a senior member of its management team in Finland to lead its Seattle operation. This move is aimed at expanding West Coast activities and providing a new focus for the company's US cruise ship customer base.
Marella Cruises is set to say goodbye to Marella Spirit on October 21, during her itinerary sailing around Malaga, Barcelona, Toulon and Valencia.
The $100m OceaniaNEXT initiative is designed to elevate every facet of the guest experience aboard Oceania Cruises' quartet of 684-passenger R-class ships.
Silversea Cruises has officially joined the family of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. with RCL's acquisition of a two-thirds stake in the luxury line after receiving regulatory approval.
Carnival Cruise Line will spend nearly $200m to make over its 1999-built Carnival Triumph with the brand's latest food, beverage and entertainment features. The ship will re-emerge as Carnival Sunrise.