Allan E. Jordan


Interview: The Thinking Behind Carnival's LNG Strategy

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-11-30 16:40:57

In the fall of 2017, construction began at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on the world’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ship, the AIDAnova. Due to enter...

Navigator of the Seas

Three Major Lines Expand Short Cruise Programs

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-11-30 15:41:29

The short cruise market, once overlooked by the major cruise lines, is showing strong growth. Reflecting the changing travel patterns of consumers, in 2018 and 2019, three of...


MSC Cruises Orders Two Additional Cruise Ships

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-11-29 21:25:36

MSC Cruises today, as expected, took delivery from Fincantieri Sp.A. of its revolutionary new cruise ship the MSC Seaside. As part of the delivery ceremony, MSC also...

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PortMiami Grows With the Cruise Industry

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-11-29 15:49:17

PortMiami continues to grow with the cruise industry. Having just completed a record fiscal year (ended October 31) handling a total of 5.34 million passengers, PortMiami is...

MSC Seaside

MSC Cruises Takes Delivery of the Revolutionary MSC Seaside

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-11-27 16:56:08

MSC Cruises is taking delivery of its revolutionary new cruise ship the MSC Seaside on November 29, 2017.  Designed by Fincantieri S.p.A., and built at their Monfalcone...

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LNG-Powered Cruise Ships Lead the Way

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-30 23:41:41

The cruise ship and shipbuilding industries marked an important milestone recently with the beginning of construction of the AIDAnova in Germany and the Costa Smeralda in...

Ovation of the Seas

Chinese Cruise Market's Growth Slows

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-30 23:26:36

The delivery of the World Dream from Meyer Werft to Dream Cruises on October 26 in Bremerhaven, Germany, marked the third new cruise ship completed this year dedicated to the...


Continuing Recovery for the Caribbean and Cruise Lines

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-19 11:37:03

In a key step in the Caribbean’s recovery following this fall’s devastating hurricanes, the cruise lines have begun to set timetables for their return to San...

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Cruise Industry Rebounds with the Caribbean

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-01 02:49:40

The cruise industry is successfully rebounding from the hurricanes that left a trail of devastation across the Caribbean. Cruise lines have been able to restart most...

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Cruise Ship Construction Continues Apace

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-01 02:20:16

The rapid pace of new construction is continuing for the cruise industry. In recent weeks, five orders were announced, construction began on three new cruise ships and four...

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