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Marella’s latest ship unveiled

‘Marella Explorer’, the latest addition to the Marella Cruises fleet, was recently redelivered to the former Thomson Cruise brand, having been docked for a full upgrade at Navantia’s shipyard in Cadiz. She was formerly ‘Mein Schiff 1’, ‘Mein Schiff’, ‘Celebrity Galaxy’ and built at Meyer [Read more...]

2018-05-21T08:59:23+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Refurbishment|

Carnival Corp opens Barcelona Helix Terminal

Carnival Corp has officially opened its second cruise terminal at Barcelona. During the ceremony, the company revealed that Helix cruise centre will be the name of its new 12,500 sq m terminal. Costing over €46 mill, the Helix terminal and the company's existing terminal at [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:31:00+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|

Visby cruise quay opens

A new cruise quay in Visby was officially opened with the visit of the ‘AIDAdiva’. The initiative is a collaboration between Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) with Region Gotland building the quay and CMP taking responsibility for the operations. At the same time, [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:29:00+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Destinations|

JAXPORT and Carnival extend cruise service deal

Carnival Cruise Line has agreed to extend its cruise service from Jacksonville through at least May, 2021 and potentially through 2027, following an agreement with the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). Image Courtesy: The Jacksonville Port Authority The new contract extends the cruise line’s service from [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:19:44+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|

Miami passenger bridges transported by sea

Heavy lift transport specialist, AAL, together its new Spanish representative, Marítima Davila of Grupo Davila, has shipped giant port infrastructure components from Barcelona to PortMiami. The cargo comprised of two large tailor-made and fully assembled seaport passenger boarding bridges (SPBB), destined for PortMiami’s newly renovated [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:12:57+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|

Trimline completes another Seabourn refit

Interior refurbishment specialists Trimline has just completed a six-day drydock refit in Genoa, enhancing the ultra-luxury ‘Seabourn Quest’. The Trimline team of 200 skilled trades carried our flooring, joinery, decoration, upholstery, plumbing, tiling, electrical and fine finishing works to upgrade all public areas, passenger suites [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:05:40+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Refurbishment|