‘World Dream’ sold to Cruise Saudi

The last unit of bankrupt Genting Hong Kong, the 150,700 gt, 2017-built, cruise ship ‘World Dream’, has been renamed ’Manara’ in Singapore by purchaser Saudi Cruise. Her registry was also changed from The Bahamas to the Marshall Islands and she is now believed to be managed [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:19:28+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Ships|

Condor buys ropax

Condor Ferries, part of Brittany Ferries, has confirmed that it has purchased a New Zealand-based ropax. The 125 m, 400 pax, 18.5 kn Bluewater-owned ‘Straitsman’ is still in New Zealand, but is due to be renamed before starting on the UK/Channel Islands route in the [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:18:04+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Ships|

No Joy for Norwegian Cruise Line guests

As reported on 17th January in the Cruisehive by Melissa Mayntz, Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled it’s Norwegian Joy cruises scheduled for early 2024, as “the ship will be undergoing a drydock revitalization during the impacted time period.”. “As part of our commitment to continuously [Read more...]

2023-01-18T09:34:23+00:00 January 18th, 2023|Ships|


MSC Cruises has welcomed MSC Seascape to its fleet as its 21st ship with the line’s newest flagship officially named at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York City. The location was chosen in recognition of the addition of New York as a new homeport in April 2023 [Read more...]

2022-12-08T14:16:23+00:00 December 8th, 2022|Ships|