Tag: vessel

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond
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Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest
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Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal
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Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement
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Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port ... Read More

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions
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Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Aqua Expeditions, a boutique luxury cruise line, officially announces two new additions to its fleet: Aqua Blu and Aqua Nera. ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship
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Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona
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Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker
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Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises
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Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to ... Read More

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship
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Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet
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Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019

Scheduled to begin full operations in November 2019, an explorer class vessel will serve three new destinations with year-round departures. ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list
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5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships
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Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized
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Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway
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Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to ... Read More

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan
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Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

According to Japanese authorities, more than 80 people were injured after a jetfoil ferry incident in the East Sea on ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance
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Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion
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Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship
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Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly ... Read More

Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship
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Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., a global cruise vacation company that controls and operates four global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released
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Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In ... Read More

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf
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Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public and ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick
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Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction
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$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction ... Read More

Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic
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Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

An American company, which had previously planned to dive to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018, announced that it ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors
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African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. ... Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast
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One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on ... Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule
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71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is ... Read More

How Ocho Rios, Jamaica became a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors from Costa Rica?
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How Ocho Rios, Jamaica became a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors from Costa Rica?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

Rerouting of the Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas from Cuba to Ocho Rios, Jamaica meant to be a life-saving Christmas ... Read More

New luxury vessel waiting for tourists in Lan Ha Bay
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New luxury vessel waiting for tourists in Lan Ha Bay

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The new luxury vessel known as Ylang begins her journey from a pier on the small island Cat Hai near ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet
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Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history ... Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers
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Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The Government of Canada takes marine safety and security, and the well-being of all Canadians very seriously. That is why ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners approve bonding for new cruise terminal
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Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners approve bonding for new cruise terminal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) Board of Commissioners today voted to approve a resolution for the issuance of a series ... Read More

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