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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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