Tag: vessel

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:03 0

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

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:50 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 0

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

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05 0

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

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 18:03 0

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a fifth Edge-class ship ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019 01:02 0

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

5 places to visit on your bucket list

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12 0

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

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 16:16 0

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

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

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

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 18:21 0

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

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:06 0

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

Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship

Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 23:20 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:08 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 03:45 0

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened almost 300 cruise passengers on ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 00:39 0

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 17:20 0

An American company, which had previously planned to dive to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018, announced that it will be conducting a so-called ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:20 0

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. According to Russia’s Maritime and ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:33 0

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He ... Read More

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

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 08:23 0

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

New luxury vessel waiting for tourists in Lan Ha Bay

New luxury vessel waiting for tourists in Lan Ha Bay

editor editor- December 12, 2018 12:21 0

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

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:23 0

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

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 09:49 0

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

Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners approve bonding for new cruise terminal

Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners approve bonding for new cruise terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 08:03 0

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) Board of Commissioners today voted to approve a resolution for the issuance of a series of bonds up to $117 ... Read More

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