In a troubling incident that raises questions about port security, police broke a blockade of Holland America Line's Zuiderdam at Kiel's Ostseekai terminal Sunday night after a group of local radical environmental campaigners had prevented the ship's departure for nearly six hours. Arrests were made. No injuries were reported.
The Ukrainian master of the Swiss-registered Viking Sigyn, involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat in Budapest on May 29, is also under investigation in connection with the collision of Viking Idun and a Maltese tanker on the Scheldt in April.
Norwegian Getaway completed its first sailing after the ship’s extensive refurbishment, which added new venues and artwork, updated social spaces and refreshed accommodations and decor.
Crystal said its entire fleet will be free of plastic straws by June 8, World Oceans Day.
To mark World Oceans Day, Ponant announced its Ponant Foundation, an initiative set up to promote sustainable tourism.
American Cruise Lines' newbuild, American Harmony, moved under its own power to Chesapeake Shipbuilding's outfitting pier at 5 this morning.