Crystal Mahler Delivered

By MarEx 2017-09-20 18:57:22

Crystal River Cruises has taken delivery of river cruise ship Crystal Mahler during a handover ceremony held at MV Werften Shipyard in Germany.  The second Rhine...


Whale Slow Down Rule Costing Time and Money

By MarEx 2017-09-17 19:46:35

Last week, Transport Canada issued a $6,000 penalty to the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir William Alexander for allegedly not slowing down in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in...


Rodriguez Resigns from Crystal Cruises

By MarEx 2017-09-15 18:03:29

Edie Rodriguez resigned from her position as CEO of Crystal Cruises on Friday. Rodriguez said her sudden departure was “very amicable,” and she expects to...

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Steel Cut for Costa Smeralda

By MarEx 2017-09-13 19:14:15

Construction work began on Tuesday on Costa Smeralda after her steel-cutting ceremony held at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland.  The new ship will be the...


Cruise Line Offers Lodging to Hurricane Survivors

By MarEx 2017-09-13 17:50:25

The Port of Palm Beach gave permission on Wednesday for Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s MV Grand Celebration to return to port. To support the local...

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Hamburg Hosts Cruise Parade

By MarEx 2017-09-13 17:46:50

The highlight of Hamburg Cruise Days 2017, held last weekend, was the Grand Hamburg Cruise Days Parade – the biggest in the history of the event.  On Saturday,...


Cruise Industry Meets the Challenge of Hurricane Irma

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-09-12 21:27:33

As Florida works to recover from Hurricane Irma, the cruise industry has stepped up with efforts to assist with humanitarian relief. Many home ports and key...


Cruise Ships Join Caribbean Support Efforts after Irma

By MarEx 2017-09-09 19:36:16

Several cruise lines are sending ships to the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma hit the region last week. The vessels are delivering provisions and picking up stranded...


Asia: More Cruisers, More Ships, More Money

By MarEx 2017-09-07 19:55:22

Around 3.1 million Asians took cruises in 2016, 55 percent more than in 2015. Of these, 68 percent or 2.1 million were from mainland China, a market which almost doubled as...


Keel Laid for First Fully-LNG Cruise Ship

By MarEx 2017-09-06 19:25:57

The keel laying ceremony for AIDAnova was held at Meyer Werft on Wednesday.  AIDAnova is the world's first cruise ship that will be operated both in port and at...

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