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NCLH unveils ‘Charting the Course’ strategy and updated 2026 financial targets

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) recent Investor Day held at the New York Stock Exchange discussed the new comprehensive ’Charting the Course’ strategy. This included a refreshed vision; strategic initiatives centred around four pillars encompassing people, product, growth platform and performance; and three-year financial and sustainability targets [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:39:42+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Finance|

Cruise Europe’s new Chair

Cruise Europe, the association representing cruise ports across Europe, has elected Simone Maraschi (flanked above by Michael McCarthy and Jens Skrede) as its new Chairperson. With a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to the cruise industry, Maraschi brings a fresh perspective and innovative [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:33:31+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Appointments|

SSA Marine moves into cruising

Independent terminal operator, SSA Marine, has launched a dedicated cruise division, and appointed cruise industry veteran, Stefano Borzone (pictured), as President of the new enterprise. A veteran port operations and development executive, Borzone spent several years in Senior Vice President roles with Carnival Corp, as [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:26:05+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Marketing|

Genoa Blue Agreement extended

A voluntary agreement designed to reduce CO2 emissions from passenger and commercial ships calling at the Port of Genoa, has been renewed. One of the first ports in the Mediterranean to have promoted a pact in full support of accelerating the clean energy transition, since [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:19:52+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Environment|

A&K selects newbuilding architects

A&K Travel Group has announced the signing of a long-term collaboration agreement with naval architects, Giacomo and Loreno Mortola for Crystal’s newbuildings. The father and son paring, trading as Studio Gem, were involved in the refit of ’Crystal Serenity’ and ’Crystal Symphony’ and will spearhead the design of the two [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:17:47+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|

HAL’s ‘Rotterdam’ testing biofuels

Earlier this month, Carnival Corp’s Holland America Line (HAL) announced the start of a long-term biofuel test on its flagship, ’Rotterdam’. The trials leverage 100% low carbon intensity biofuel while sailing within the Norwegian World Heritage Fjords. ‘Rotterdam’ bunkered the biofuel before sailing from Rotterdam on 27th April, [Read more...]

2024-05-28T20:11:29+00:00 May 28th, 2024|Environment|