The first cruise ship being built for the Carnival China Cruise Shipping joint venture was floated out last week at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.
Carnival Corporation’s expansion into China under the new CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping (Carnival China) subsidiary will lead to significantly more competition for European shipbuilding in the coming years.
Wonder of the Seas will no longer be cruising from Dubai next year as previously anticipated, due to the cancellation of her Asian cruise season.
The first cruise ship being built for Carnival Corporation’s joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation is halfway complete, with much of her hull and superstructure now assembled.
MSC Cruises has announced its new Meraviglia Plus-class cruise ship MSC Virtuosa will homeport in China in 2022, after sailing her first Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
Costa Cruises has taken delivery of its new cruise ship Costa Firenze, the fourth of its Vista-class, with three more on order from the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Royal Caribbean’s new Oasis-class mega cruise ship Wonder of the Seas won’t be cruising from Dubai in 2021 after all, the cruise line has confirmed.
Costa Cruises has announced changes to its cruise itineraries for new ships Costa Firenze and Costa Toscana as parent company Carnival Corporation moves to delay new ship deliveries, impacting scheduled Dubai cruise […]
New pictures have emerged on social media showing the construction progress of Royal Caribbean’s fifth Oasis-class cruise ship Wonder of the Seas, which will be the largest cruise ship in the world […]
Major cruise lines homeporting in China have announced that they are pulling their ships from the region amid reports that the coronavirus may be more contagious than initially thought.
Italian cruise giant Costa Cruises and China-based Astro Ocean have both announced new measures to prevent passengers bringing coronavirus aboard their ships sailing Asian itineraries, while also rolling out refund options.
Costa Cruises’ new Vista-class cruise ship Costa Firenze has touched water for the first time as she was floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
The world’s largest-ever cruise ship is highly likely to cruise from Dubai in 2021.
Costa Cruises has announced that Costa Firenze will cruise from Dubai in September instead of October, 2020, as part of a regional re-juggling of its Mediterranean fleet commitment for the summer.
India’s cruise source market could exceed China’s in the coming years if more cruise lines homeport in Mumbai, according to Nalini Gupta, Head of Costa Cruises India.
P&O Cruises announced back in June last year that it was selling its oldest and smallest ship, the 1995-built Oriana, out of the fleet, but the buyer was never revealed, until now.
Royal Caribbean has announced that Quantum of the Seas will homeport in Singapore for an additional cruise season from October, 2020 to April, 2021.
Costa Cruises has announced that it’s upcoming new Vista-class cruise ship will be named Costa Firenze and will cruise from Dubai in 2020, like her sister ship Costa Venezia did this year.
A major milestone for the regional cruise industry in the Arabian Gulf went largely unnoticed Sunday as Spectrum of the Seas cruised from Dubai, becoming the largest cruise ship in the world […]
The Dubai cruise market is growing at a phenomenal rate, with eight cruise ships homeporting in the Arabian Gulf in the coming cruise season, but an increasing number of brand new cruise […]