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Lindblad buys two Galapagos expedition ships

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has added two purpose-built Galápagos expedition vessels to its Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic fleet. The first of the two new ships is a 48-guest configuration vessel, ‘Celebrity Xpedition’, which features two dining venues and 24 outward-facing cabins, including 13 [Read more...]

June 14th, 2024|

Finnlines fleet to get XGIT-FUEL hull coatings

Finnlines has applied GIT Coatings’ XGIT-FUEL, a graphene-based hard foul release hull coating, across its ro-ro and ro-pax fleets. Starting with the first vessel in 2022, Grimaldi subsidiary Finnlines has already applied GIT’s hull coating to four vessels [Read more...]

May 28th, 2024|

MSC throws weight behind Mercy Ships

An agreement signed between MSC Group, MSC Foundation and the charity Mercy Ships International is aimed at the construction of a new hospital ship. It is intended that the hospital ship will offer free surgery and training annually [Read more...]

April 29th, 2024|

‘Queen Anne’ joins Cunard fleet

On 19th April Cunard’s latest vessel, ‘Queen Anne’, officially joined the British owner’s fleet. A delivery ceremony was held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice), in the presence of the Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy, [Read more...]

April 29th, 2024|

Second Princess ‘Sphere’ class cruise ship delayed

Princess Cruises and shipbuilder Fincantieri have announced the mutual decision to postpone the delivery of the next ‘Sphere’ class ship, ‘Star Princess’, under construction for Carnival’s Princess Cruises brand. Following a comprehensive review of the remaining construction milestones, [Read more...]

April 29th, 2024|

Former ‘Braemar’ arrives at Harland & Wolff

‘Villa Vie Odyssey’, formerly Fred.Olsen’s ‘Braemar’, sailed from Rosyth, Scotland on 23rd April, 2024 bound for Belfast. She was sold to Villa Vie Residences earlier this year for conversion into a residential cruise ship. After spending almost four [Read more...]

April 29th, 2024|

NCLH unveils huge fleet expansion project

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has unveiled the most comprehensive newbuilding project in its history. NCLH has ordered eight cruise ships, representing nearly 25,000 additional berths, which will include new classes of ships for each of its brands. [Read more...]

April 14th, 2024|