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fathom - a brand new cruise line by Carnival Corporation
Carnival Corporation PLC last night announced that they’ve created a brand new cruise line called “fathom” but it’s not like anything you will have seen before! “fathom” (yes – without a capital f!) is a new line that will be dedicated to someth...

Viking Star Naming Ceremony-First Ocean-Going Ship of Viking Cruises
After a visit to London’s cruise ship mooring facility at Greenwich last week, last night saw the naming ceremony for Viking Cruises’ first ocean-going cruise ship, when the 930-berth Viking Star was christened in Bergen. Trude Drevland, Bergen’s mayor since 2011, served as ...

Carnival Launches Carnival Journeys – Unique Longer Cruises
Carnival Cruise Line has launched Carnival Journeys – a collection of nine- to 15-day cruises starting this fall and including ports the cruise line does not usually go to throughout the Caribbean, Central America, Hawaii and Mexico, along with unique shipboard experiences created especially f...

Genting/Star Cruises Buys Crystal Cruises
Genting Hong Kong today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal Cruises, Inc. from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha of Japan (NYK). The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.   “Crystal Cruises offers the epitome of luxury cruising and th...

Lindblad Expeditions to Build Two New Vessels
Lindblad Expeditions will build “at least” two new cruise ships, according to an investor call on Tuesday to announce the details of the merger between the line and Capitol Acquisition Corp. II, a public investment vehicle formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or simi...

Capitol Acquisition Corp. II to Merge with Lindblad Expeditions, Go Public
Lindblad Expeditions, Inc. and Capitol Acquisition Corp. II, a public investment vehicle formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in a transaction valued at approximately $439 mill...

Recent management changes in P&O Cruises and Carnival UK
P&O Cruises and Carnival UK recent management changes: Out: - Giles Hawkes, head of sales, P&O and Cunard (resigned to go to MSC Cruises) - Carol Marlow, managing director, P&O Cruises (released from duty in September) - Peter Shanks, managing director, Cunard Line (released fro...

The new Royal Caribbean "Anthem of the Seas" ship will be based in Southampton
Royal Caribbean International recently announced that its 167,800-ton Anthem of the Seas, second of its new “Quantum” class ships, will be based in Southampton when she joins the fleet in 2015. One of the themes of the presentation was anthems, of which the UK has more than its fair s...

Canadian-Built Cruise Ship Pearl Mist Is Finally Delivered
The new Marshall Islands-registered cruise ship Pearl Mist has finally been accepted by her owners, Pearl Seas Cruises, after four years of legal disputes between Pearl Seas, a sister company of American Cruise Lines, and her Canadian builders, Irving Shipbuilding Inc of Halifax. A second ord...

P&O Cruises Lays Keel For Its New 141.000 tons Flagship
Last Wednesday a ceremony was held at the Monfalcone yard of Fincantieri to mark the keel laying of the largest cruise ship ever built for the UK market. The 141,000-ton 3,611-berth cruise ship is scheduled to enter service in March 2015. However, Royal Caribbean’s 154,407-ton 3,634-ber...


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