Cruise Ships News

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Completes Handover and Departs

Published Jan 28, 2022 6:00 PM by The Maritime Executive

Royal Caribbean Group is celebrating the final handover of its newest cruise ship, which is also the largest cruise ship in the wo...


Royal Caribbean’s Last Original Ship Sold for Scrap After 50 Years 

Published Jan 26, 2022 5:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

The next to last of the 1960s purpose-built cruise ships that helped to build the modern cruise industry was beached yesterday in...


Cruise Ship Extracts Expedition at Risk of Being Stranded in Antarctic

Published Jan 26, 2022 3:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

The new expedition cruise ship SH Minerva boarded eight unexpected guests recently in Antarctica, transporting an expedition team...


Crystal Symphony Diverts to The Bahamas, Avoiding Arrest Warrant

Published Jan 23, 2022 6:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

With judicial seizure awaiting upon her return to Miami, Crystal Symphony has diverted to The Bahamas instead, taking 300 paying p...


Kenya's New Cruise Terminal Sits Idle Due to Omicron Disruption

Published Jan 22, 2022 3:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

The commissioning of an $11 million cruise ship terminal at Kenya’s Mombasa port remains in limbo as the COVID-19 pandemic c...


Crystal Symphony Ordered Arrested for Unpaid Fuel Bills

Published Jan 21, 2022 5:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

The financial problems for Genting Hong Kong and its operating companies are continuing to mount as a U.S. federal judge approved...


China Completes Trials for Largest Electric River Cruise Ship

Published Jan 20, 2022 5:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

China has completed the construction and testing of a new river cruise vessel that is being promoted as the world’s largest...


Crystal Cruises Suspends Operations Due to Genting HK Insolvency 

Published Jan 19, 2022 9:17 PM by The Maritime Executive

Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has become the latest casualty in the insolvency of its parent company Genting Hong Kong. Late...


American Cruise Line to Build 12 Hybrid Catamaran Go-Anywhere Ships

Published Jan 18, 2022 5:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

American Cruise Lines, an operator of small cruise ships on America’s rivers and coastal waterways, is launching a new build...


Fincantieri Floats Out New Cruise Ship for Viking

Published Jan 13, 2022 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

While the cruise industry is working through the operational challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is still making long-term pla...

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