Spectrum of the Seas

First Steel Cut for Spectrum of the Seas

By MarEx 2017-08-16 17:42:43

First steel was cut at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for Royal Caribbean International's new Quantum Ultra ship, Spectrum of the Seas, on...

Sea Princess

Lights Out on Cruise Ship in Pirate Waters

By MarEx 2017-08-09 21:09:50

An Australian journalist has reported that passengers on a round-the-world cruise this year had to spend 10 nights with the ship darkened.  Curtains were drawn, and...


Princess, P&O and Cunard to Offer Same-Sex Weddings

By MarEx 2017-08-03 21:57:48

Three Carnival Corp. cruise lines – Princess Cruises, P&O and Cunard – have announced that they will begin offering ceremonies at sea for same-sex...


Cruise Lines Expand Voyage Offerings

By MarEx 2017-08-03 21:17:30

A number of cruise lines have expanded their voyage offerings recently, with Holland America Line, among them, now offering 19 cruises transiting the lakes and locks of the...

Crystal Skye

Rodriguez Leads Crystal's Fleet and Brand Expansion

By MarEx 2017-08-03 20:14:22

On August 1, Crystal welcomed the newest member of its expanding fleet, the Boeing 777-200LR Crystal Skye. The plane, operated for Crystal AirCruises by Comlux Aruba NV,...

Josh Garcia

Cruise Ships In the Movies

By MarEx 2017-08-03 18:59:21

There have been some memorable popular movies set on cruise ships, and now Carnival Corporation is taking the industry on its own terms after receiving awards for its own...


Panama Maritime Authority Signs for New Cruise Terminal

By MarEx 2017-08-03 18:25:04

Jan de Nul and China Harbour Engineering Co. (CHEC) have won a contract worth $165 million to design and build a new cruise terminal on Panama City's Amador Causeway. The...

Crystal Serenity

New Radar Functionality Boosts Ice Navigation

By MarEx 2017-08-03 17:49:32

Crystal Cruises selected Rutter's sigma S6 Small Target Surveillance (STS) and Ice Navigator systems for its historic 2016 Crystal Serenity voyage. Crystal Serenity...


U.S.-Built Expedition Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Voyage

By MarEx 2017-08-03 16:49:35

On July 29, Lindblad Expeditions' new 100-passenger cruise ship National Geographic Quest headed out for her inaugural voyage. The Quest, built by Nichols Brothers Boat...

Costa Concordia

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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