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Viking to build another six

Viking has signed a preliminary contract with Fincantieri to build another six ships to be delivered by 2027. The agreement for the six additional ships, which will be delivered in 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027, respectively, is subject [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|Retail, Ships|

Another two for Ponant

French luxury expedition cruise line Ponant has ordered two more ‘Explorer’ class ships, bringing the total to six. To be named Le Bellot and Le Surville, the two new sisterships are scheduled for delivery in the first and [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|Ships|

CMV buys ‘Pacific Eden’

CMV Travel & Leisure Group has announced the acquisition of the 1994-built ‘Pacific Eden’ from P&O Cruises Australia. Her new name will be announced on 20th March and the vessel will join CMV’s fleet in Singapore in early [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|Ships|

Foreship warns on expedition ship rush

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 said that it believed that a lack of [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|Safety|

Utensil spray to combat norovirus

The quickest and easiest way to introduce bacteria and virus illness to the human body is by placing contaminated silverware inside the mouth, claimed Julia Samaniego of US-based Triple-S Co. Scientific evidence shows that Norovirus cannot be eliminated [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|Safety|