Archive for the ‘Cruise Industry’ Category

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest
P&O Cruises Ventura at Damen Shiprepair Brest The P&O Cruises Grand-class cruise ship Ventura has just completed a two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest. Launched in 2008, this was the first visit of the 290-metre, 116,000 DWT vessel to the yard, where she underwent a regular docking together...
April 9th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | Read More

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush
Markus Aarnio, Chairman, Foreship. Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture and engineering company Foreship has warned.   The consultancy, which has more cruise ship construction,...
February 28th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip  Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment
Terje Borkenhagen, VP of Survitec Marine Solutions Survitec has been awarded the contract to provide rescue boats and safety equipment for a number of new Ponant cruise vessels set to be delivered in 2018. The 10,000 gross ton expedition ships will be designed and constructed by Norwegian-based VARD....
February 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IB USA announces CMI as a new client

IB USA announces CMI as a new client
Jim Barreiro de León and Alessandro Canepa IB USA Inc. and Cruise Management International Inc. (CMI) have signed an agreement to implement the InfoSHIP® EVO ship management software on CMI’s managed fleet IB USA, a member of RINA, is a provider of ship management software solutions to the cruise...
January 18th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

NCLH chooses InfoSHIP EVO for its fleet

NCLH chooses InfoSHIP EVO for its fleet
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings confirms its trust in IB group and takes another step forward with InfoSHIP® EVO – ERS Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, has just stated its intention to migrate from the current...
December 21st, 2017 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications | Read More

Cruise Industry Outlook report

Cruise Industry Outlook report
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Releases 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends (WASHINGTON, DC, BRUSSELS, December 15, 2017) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018...
December 15th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Reports | Read More

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services
Nisomar has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, with port agency at its core, has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, parent company of Norwegian...
December 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced the Majesty will conclude its successful charter with Thomson and will contribute to the extension of the 2018 Celestyal Cruises season: the Majesty will sail approximately one month of 3- and 4-day Iconic Aegean cruises, from 30 March 2018 until...
November 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises extends its 2018 cruise season

Celestyal Cruises extends its 2018 cruise season
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Revised Schedule Includes More 3-Day and 4-Day Iconic Aegean Cruises Celestyal Cruises today announced it will extend its 2018 cruise season with two extra 3-Day Iconic Aegean cruises, departing November 2nd and November 9th, and with two extra 4-Day Iconic Aegean cruises, departing...
November 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

YSA Design vision for fast-changing cruise market

YSA Design vision for fast-changing cruise market
The World Stage theatre on board Holland America Line’s Koningsdam was a recent landmark for YSA Design. With its two-story, 270-degree wraparound LED video canvas and reconfigurable central stage, the theatre is unique in the cruise industry Strong design vision and comprehensive project management...
October 9th, 2017 | Communication, Cruise Industry, Holidays, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises appoints new vice-president commercial, Europe

Celestyal Cruises appoints new vice-president commercial, Europe
Andrew Magowan Celestyal Cruises has announced the appointment of Andrew Magowan as the company’s new Vice President Commercial, Europe. Andrew will be responsible for commercial strategy and the development of Celestyal Cruises’ presence and sales distribution in the European region, with a specific...
September 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

Celestyal Cruises partners with Hays Travel

Celestyal Cruises partners with Hays Travel
Celestyal Cruises today announced a partnership with Hays Travel. The new partnership will see Hays Travel selling Celestyal’s complete product range which includes six different 3 to 7-day Aegean cruises and the 7-day Cuba Cruise. Celestyal Cruises is one of the leading cruise lines serving the Greek...
September 12th, 2017 | Cruise Industry | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | Read More

CELESTYAL CRUISES announces one-year extension of the Thompson Spirit charter to Thompson Cruises

CELESTYAL CRUISES announces one-year extension of the Thompson Spirit charter to Thompson Cruises
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced a one-year extension of the Thomson Spirit charter to Thomson Cruises of TUI Travel plc for the 2018 season. The Thomson Spirit has been chartered to Thomson since May 2003; per the terms of the charter, the ship will operate as a Thomson Cruises...
July 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Markets | Read More

New photos show Off extensive enhancements to Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam

New photos show Off extensive enhancements to Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam
The Westerdam off Santorini 20 June 2017 —  When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet:...
June 20th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism 2017: Greece is open for cruise industry, says Kouroumplis

Posidonia Sea Tourism 2017: Greece is open for cruise industry, says Kouroumplis
Greece’s Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis at the podium GREECE IS OPEN FOR CRUISE INDUSTRY BUSINESS SAYS GREEK MINISTER  AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Infrastructure improvements and China’s vast feeder potential hold key to Greece’s success in the sector The Greek government has...
May 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Adventure cruisers offered MissionEase

Adventure cruisers offered MissionEase
.. Vestdavit is bringing its MissionEase multiple-boat handling system to a new passenger ship audience, citing concerns that conventional launching and retrieval could compromise safety for a generation of expedition ships heading for remote locations. Increasingly, those onboard expedition yachts and...
May 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Launches its New Website!

Celestyal Cruises Launches its New Website!
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Comprehensive Portal Features, Streamlined Booking Process, Compatible with All Browsers and Mobile Devices, Rich & Refreshed Content in English, French, Greek and Spanish, Celestyal Cruises’ new website Invites Passengers to “Recharge, Renew, Relax” Celestyal Cruises,...
May 19th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-May-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 MAY 2017 Worldwide FIRST CRUISE SHIP THROUGH NEW LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 7-20 May 2017 Saturday, May 6, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 May (Mon) – Bank Holiday...
May 6th, 2017 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints new Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints new Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions
ISS has announced the appointment of Jasem Zaiton as Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has announced the appointment of Jasem Zaiton as Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions. In his previous role Jasem...
April 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017
…Celestyal’s winners! Annual Ceremony Celebrates Excellence in Travel & Tourism Piraeus, Greece — Celestyal Cruises, the only home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent sea cruise line serving Greek destinations and the island of Cuba, today announced it won five...
March 24th, 2017 | Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More