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Costa Concordia Recycling Complete

By MarEx 2017-07-07 19:28:21

The dismantling and recycling of the Costa Concordia has been completed in Genoa. The 290-meter (950-foot), 13-deck Costa Concordia ran aground in the waters off Giglio...

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Cruise Tourism On the Rise in UAE

By MarEx 2017-07-06 19:57:12

Cruise tourism is on the rise in the UAE. In Dubai, 625,000 passengers arrived on nearly 160 ships over the course of the 2016/17 season – a 15 percent...

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India to Boost Cruise Infrastructure

By MarEx 2017-07-06 19:53:42

India's Minister of Shipping and  Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari is pushing for the nation to boost cruise tourism infrastructure highlighting that...

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New Zealand Boosts Cruise Biosecurity Measures

By MarEx 2017-07-06 17:21:36

New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced that a trial accreditation program boosting biosecurity for international cruise ships will be expanded...

Norwegian Joy

Cruise Industry Snapshot: Deliveries, Orders and Ports

By MarEx 2017-07-06 02:29:03

Cruise travel is expected to continue to increase throughout 2017, with an estimated 25.3 million passengers expected to sail in 2017, a strong surge from 15.8 million just...

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The Future Caribbean of Asia

By Noel Tarrazona 2017-07-05 21:53:32

Groomed to be one of Asia’s top international cruise destinations, the Philippines is seeing increasing interest from cruise lines as it boosts infrastructure to...

Norwegian Joy Christening

Norwegian Joy Christened

By MarEx 2017-06-27 19:45:20

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened on Tuesday.  The ceremony was held on board the...

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U.S. Cruise Ship Detention Rate Drops

By MarEx 2017-06-27 19:10:39

The U.S. Coast Guard Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has issued its list of the top five deficiency areas it found on cruise vessels in 2016, with detention...

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The Ritz-Carlton Launches Ultra-Luxury Cruise Brand

By MarEx 2017-06-22 20:15:50

Marriott International’s luxury brand The Ritz-Carlton announced Thursday that it is launching an ultra-high-end cruise line. Beginning in 2019, the company will offer...

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Keel Laid for Hapag-Lloyd's First Expedition Cruise Ship

By MarEx 2017-06-21 19:54:56

A keel-laying ceremony was held on June 20 for Hanseatic nature, the first of two expedition cruise ships being built for Hapag-Lloyd. Hanseatic nature's maiden voyage...

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