Luxury cruise line Seabourn has taken delivery of its first expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, during an official maritime handover ceremony at the T. Mariotti shipyard in Genoa, Italy.
Hurtigurten releases more West African itineraries for 2023/24
Hurtigruten Expeditions has added more West African expedition cruises for the 2023/24 season spanning Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal.
Name and inaugural itineraries revealed for second Seabourn expedition ship
Seabourn has announced its second luxury expedition cruise ship will be named Seabourn Pursuit, and will cruise Iceland, Greenland, Norway and the Northwest Passage during her inaugral season.
Hurtigurten adds Africa to expedition cruise line-up in 2022
The leading Norwegian cruise company Hurtigurten has unveiled an African expedition cruise for 2022 aboard its Hurtigurten Expeditions subsidiary, becoming the only cruise line to do so thus far.
Seabourn Venture floated out just days after inaugural season announced
Seabourn Venture has touched water for the first time, floating out of its construction dry dock at the T. Mariotti shipyard in Genoa, Italy ahead of its April, 2022 debut.
New luxury expedition line Atlas Ocean Voyages to sail maiden cruise from Egypt
The new luxury expedition cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced summer 2021 itineraries for its first expedition ship, World Navigator.
Seabourn Venture hull assembly completed as ship moved to next shipyard
Seabourn Venture has taken a major step forward in her construction with the final assembly of her hull, which has now been transported by barge to a second shipyard for final fit […]
Seabourn cuts steel for second ultra-luxury expedition cruise ship
Seabourn has marked the cutting of the steel for the brand’s second ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship at the T. Mariotti shipyard.
Luxury ships for Hapag-Lloyd and Ponant readied as lines look to post-Covid cruising
Hanseatic Spirit was launched earlier this week for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, while Ponant has taken delivery of Le Jacques Cartier, the latest vessel in its Explorer class series.
Crystal Cruises’ new luxury expedition ship Crystal Endeavour delayed until 2021
The luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has confirmed that its new expedition cruise ship Crystal Endeavour will be delayed until 2021 due to work stoppages at the MV Werften shipyard.
Silversea send new expedition ship for sea trials despite global cruise shutdown
While the entire cruise industry went into lockdown in April, suspending cruises globally and preparing for a long wait for cruises to resume, Silversea forged ahead with plans to bring its new […]
Viking Cruises releases renderings of new luxury expedition cruise ship designs
Luxury cruise line Viking has announced its expansion into the expedition cruise sector, with two new ships Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris debuting in January, 2022 and August, 2022 respectively. Viking Octantis […]
Seabourn reveals unique Bow Lounge for new Seabourn Venture after keel laying
Luxury cruise line Seabourn has revealed renderings for its new Bow Lounge concept, due to debut aboard its new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship, Seabourn Venture in June 2021.
Seabourn’s new expedition fleet to carry luxury submarines with champagne
Seabourn has announced it will offer submarine excursions for the first time aboard its new fleet of expedition cruise ships.
Seabourn reveals first pics and announces name for new expedition ship
Seabourn’s first dedicated luxury expedition cruise ship will be called Seabourn Venture in tribute to the remote destinations she’ll cruise to, the cruise line has announced.
Seabourn enters luxury expedition market with dedicated two-ship fleet
Seabourn has finally entered the expedition cruise market with the announcement of an order for two specialized 264-passengers ships.
Middle East ports featured on both Silversea World Cruises in 2021
Silversea Cruises will call in Salalah and Muscat on its world cruises in 2021 aboard Silver Cloud Expedition and Silver Whisper.
Silversea plan to turn Silver Wind into ice-class ship during polar refit
Silver Wind is to become an ice-class cruise ship, capable of polar cruising, during her upcoming 2020 refit and refurbishment, Silversea Cruises has announced.
Cruise line focus: Silversea Cruises
Silversea is a luxury cruise company with a mainstream cruise fleet and an expedition fleet that explores the most remote corner of the world, it is the world’s most formal cruise line, […]
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, […]