Running aground is the second most common type of accident for commercial ships after collisions, but it is surprisingly infrequent in the cruise industry.
Is it irresponsible to go on a cruise in the post-COVID-19 era?
The Coronavirus pandemic has shaken confidence in the safety of cruising unlike any other event in history, leaving cruise lines scrambling to make this type of holiday safe once more.
Classic cruise ship MV Funchal to be towed to Liverpool for floating hotel refit
The former Portuguese state yacht turned cruise ship, MV Funchal, formerly operating for Classic International Cruises before its bankruptcy in 2011, is to be towed to Liverpool to begin her new life […]
What are the chances of falling overboard on a cruise?
Is the risk of falling overboard on a cruise ship a real threat? With two dozen reports of man overboard incidents from cruise ships annually, what are the chances of this happening […]
Seabourn follows Celebrity with plans for two new ultra-luxury expedition ships
Seabourn has signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of two new ultra-luxury expedition ships with a new partnership between shipbuilders T.Mariotti and Damen (MARIOTTI DAMEN Cruise).
Six new trends in expedition cruise ship design
Radical design thinking is pivotal in for the new generation of expedition ships taking adventurous cruise passengers closer than ever before to the remote wonders of the world, according to YSA Design, […]
Holland America’s most traveled passenger lays coin for Caribbean-bound Nieuw Statendam
Holland America Line has held a coin laying ceremony for its new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, the name of which combines the Dutch word for “new” with the iconic “Statendam,” to celebrate […]
Refit Review: Four things we love about Disney Wonder’s latest refit
Disney Cruise Line’s ship Disney Wonder has had an update – check out the fabulous new experiences on board for kids and grown-ups alike…
Inside the refit and renovation of Queen Victoria – suites redesigned and Chart Room added
Queen Victoria will enter dry dock in Palermo, Italy on May 5, 2017 for a complete bow to stern makeover that will last one month and will extend the 10-year-old ship’s life […]
Former MSC Melody almost capsizes during cold lay up in India
The former MSC cruise ship ‘Melody’ is currently listing dangerously in India after heavy rainfall caused flooding aboard the vessel. The ex-MSC Melody, now named MV Qing, is listing at an approximate […]