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Miami interiors event put back

Due to the current situation in the US, the organisers of the Cruise Ship Interiors & Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America, have moved the event back from the end of this month to 10th and 11th November. There are still restrictions in place for those [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:38:51+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Marketing|

De Wave’s successful 2021

Genoa-based interior outfitter and contractor, De Wave Group, has completed four 2021 outfitting projects on board Fincantieri’s newly built cruise ships. These include Holland America Line’s (HAL) ‘Rotterdam’, MSC Cruises’ ‘MSC Seashore’, Viking Cruises’ ’Viking Venus’ and Virgin Voyages’ ‘Valiant Lady’. Work undertaken on ‘Rotterdam’ focused on the [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:30:25+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Interior Design|

Carnival to market term loan facility

Carnival Corp is to start marketing a first-priority senior secured term loan facility. This has an original principal amount of $1.5 bill and matures in 2028. The company said that it intended to use the proceeds from the facility to redeem a portion of the [Read more...]

2021-10-15T08:28:02+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Finance|

Galataport Istanbul opens for business

Galataport Istanbul’s new cruise terminal received its first ship on 1st October. Around 150 passengers and crew arrived on the ‘SeaDream II’ from Varna, Bulgaria for a two-day homeport stay before sailing back to the Bulgarian port of Burgas. Galataport contains the world’s first underground [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:26:33+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Ports|

Le Havre to get shore power connections

Haropa Port, which manages the Seine region ports, has started a project to enable cruise ships to connect to a land-based electricity supply during their calls at Le Havre. Hangar 13 on the Pointe de Floride will be redeveloped to house high-voltage distribution equipment along with conversion systems to adjust quayside [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:21:59+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Environment|

Ausonia outlines strategy

Newcomer Ausonia Cruise Holdings has formed a Monaco based corporate entity to act as the main governing body for its cruise-industry investment ventures. A team of experienced finance professionals and cruise industry operating executives have been brought together to form special purpose acquisition companies to [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:20:18+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Finance|