SunStone orders third expedition cruise vessel

SunStone Ships has declared option number two for another Infinity class expedition cruise ship at Ulstein, bringing the total on order up to three. The company originally placed one firm contract and nine options on the Ulstein designed and equipped cruise vessel in 2017. With [Read more...]

2018-11-18T15:06:11+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Ships|

RCCL partners with Southern Power

To offset some of its emissions, Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) has signed an agreement with Southern Power, a US wholesale energy provider, for its new 200 MW Reading Wind facility. This initiative, which will offset up to 12% of RCCL’s emissions from 2020, is the [Read more...]

2018-10-28T22:16:37+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|

Work restarts on ‘Titanic II’

Blue Star Line Chairman, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, claimed that work has restarted on the construction of ‘Titanic ll’. The vessel is expected to be put into service on the Southampton/New York service in 2022. She will replicate the 1912-built ‘Titanic’ in length (269 m) [Read more...]

2018-10-28T21:55:23+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|

Tallink goes to Rauma for new ropax

Tallink Grupp and Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) have signed a letter of intent to build an environmentally friendly ropax for the Tallinn/Helsinki service. The €250 mill ship will be built at Rauma shipyard. Along with the signing of the letter of intent, RMC [Read more...]

2018-10-28T21:25:12+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|

MSC to order four luxury cruise ships

MSC Cruises and Fincantieri have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to build four ultra-luxury cruise ships for a total value of over €2 bill.  The ships, the first of which will be delivered in Spring 2023, will each have a gross tonnage of around [Read more...]

2018-10-28T21:18:27+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Ships|