Cruise Events

Sea Cloud Spirit opens to booking

The delivery of the new Sea Cloud Spirit is expected within the original set terms and therefore passengers can now book the first dates of cruises onboard this magnificent sailing ship with interesting offers. The inaugural trip of the new flagship Sea Cloud Cruises is set for August 29, 2020 from Lisbon to Civitavecchia. Daniel Schäfer […] Read more

Silver Origin: Technical launch in Holland

The Silver Origin, the first ship of Silversea Cruises that was built specifically for an itinerary, has officially had its ship launch from the De Hoop a Lobith shipyards in Holland. With only suites on board and a maximum capacity of 100 guests, the Silver Origin went into the water on December 30th, 2019. The new exploration […] Read more

Le Commandant Charcot: fabulous itineraries

Le Commandant Charcot, the new ship by Ponant that runs on liquefied natural gas (LNG), has officially begun selling its splendid polar itineraries.  During the inaugural season the ship, the first small vessel to run on LNG, will be heading to Antarctica over the winter of 2021-22 and will offer a series of cruises that […] Read more

Maiden Voyage of the Sea Cloud Spirit set for august 2020

The third tall ship for Sea Cloud Cruises, the Sea Cloud Spirit, will be taking its maiden voyage in August 2020. Just like the company’s flagship, the Sea Cloud, and sister ship, the Sea Cloud II, the Sea Cloud Spirit will offer the atmosphere of a private yacht and is indeed the perfect cruise for […] Read more

Norwegian Encore launched

Delivered to Norwegian Cruise Line, the amazing, brand new Norwegian Encore departed on October 31st for its inaugural mini-cruise from Bremerhaven to Southampton. Cruising Journal was on board and will recount in a series of articles all the news and services of this giant of the seas.   “Today we celebrate the delivery of our […] Read more

New inaugural program for the Costa Smeralda

Due to a delay in the construction of the new ship in the Meyer shipyards in Turku, Finland, Costa Cruises announced that the Costa Smeralda will begin its 7-day Mediterranean cruise program from Savona on November 30th, 2019. The Costa Smeralda, the first ship of Costa Cruises powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will begin […] Read more

AIDA Cruises, has begun a joint with Corvus Energy

New project between AIDA Cruises and battery supplier Corvus Energy to bring electric power to cruise ships. AIDA Cruises, part of Europe’s leading cruise provider Costa Group, has begun a joint project with Norway’s marine battery supplier Corvus Energy. They signed an agreement on August 20th, 2019 to begin a project to install lithium-ion battery […] Read more

Costa Toscana, another tribute to Italy

On the 30th of July, the first sheet of the Costa Toscana was cut and its name revealed during the event. The ship, a liquefied natural gas vessel, will join the Costa Cruises fleet in May 2021. Costa Toscana will be the sister ship of Costa Smeralda, already under completion at the same Finnish shipyard […] Read more

A new Riviera unveiled by Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises unveils the renewed Riviera The Ship Has a New Bar and Lounge, Upgraded Suites and Staterooms, Next-Gen Owner’s Suites and Much More Oceania Cruises, a top cruise line and leader in culinary and destination-focused cruises, unveiled their ship Riviera’s impressive new features that were recently completed during a dry-dock in Marseille, France. This […] Read more

Nieuw Statendam: Delivering Ceremony

At the presence of the Italian Viceminister of Infrastructures and Transport Edoardo Rixi, Nieuw Statendam, the new cruise ship of Holland America Line, a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise operator, was presented today at the Fincantieri Marghera (Venice) shipyard. The ceremony was attended for Carnival Corporation by Micky Arison, Chairman, […] Read more