Construction Begins On New Hurtigruten Ships

Construction on Hurtigruten's new expedition ships has started in Norway. The steel cutting for the line's 20,000 GT Roald Amundsen, began at the Kleven shipyard in Norway...

Star Clippers To Build New Vessel

Star Clippers is to build a new 300 passenger tall ship which will launch in 2017. The as-yet-unnamed vessel will be the biggest ship of...

Seabourn Celebrates Float Out Of New Ship

Seabourn's newest vessel, Seabourn Encore, touched water for the first time today. The ship was floated out from the dry dock to the outfitting dock...

Crystal Cruises Unveils Major Fleet Expansion

We've all heard the saying "You wait ages for a bus and then 2 come along at once". Well that's certainly the case for...

Queen Mary 2 Refurb: Stylish New Carinthia Lounge To Be Added

As part of Queen Mary 2's extensive refurbishment next year, Cunard will transform the current Winter Garden lounge into the stylish Carinthia Lounge. Named after Cunard’s much...

Viking Sky Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage

Viking Cruises brand new cruise ship, Viking Sky, has officially set sail on its maiden voyage. The ship departed Civitavecchia on February 25, as part...

Viking Ocean Takes Delivery Of First Ship Viking Star

Viking Cruises has officially taken delivery of its first ocean cruise ship, the 47,800-ton Viking Star. The ship was delivered to Viking's Founder and Chairman,...

Celebrity Cruises To Expand Galapagos Fleet

Celebrity Cruises has announced the acquisition of local tour operator Ocean Adventures, which will see two new ships join the Celebrity fleet offering expedition-style voyages...

Viking Star Suffering From Mechanical Issues In Tallinn

Viking Ocean Cruises' 47,800GT Viking Star is currently stranded in Tallinn, Estonia after developing a mechanical problem. According to CruiseCritic message boards, the ship sailed...

Seven Seas Explorer Delivered To Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent Seven Seas has officially taken delivery of its latest cruise ship, Seven Seas Explorer.  The luxury cruise line took delivery of its new 55,200 GT...

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