Cruise Events

Viking: Viking Mars delivered in Ancona

She was delivered today in the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona Viking Mars, new cruise ship for Viking Cruises. The unit will position itself in the small unit market segment. Like the twin units, in fact, she will have a gross tonnage of approximately 47,800 tons, will be equipped with 465 cabins and will be able […] Read more

Explora Journeys: laying of the keel of Explora II

Explora Journeys, the new luxury travel brand of the MSC group, today celebrated the laying of the keel of the second of four luxury ships, EXPLORA II, at Fincantieri in Castellammare di Stabia. The 63,900 GT ship will be delivered in summer 2024. The first ship, EXPLORA I, is currently under construction at the Fincantieri […] Read more

Havila Castor from Bergen on her maiden voyage

Havila Voyages‘ new ship, Havila Castor, is the most environmentally friendly passenger ship in the world and will sail the classic coastal route between Bergen and Kirkenes. On Thursday morning, May 5, the ship docked in Bergen for the first time after a long voyage from the Tersan shipyard in Turkey. Havila Castor features an […] Read more

Sarah Wikevand will be Godmother of Emerald Azzurra

Swiss-based Emerald Cruises has named Sarah Wikevand, managing director of ROL Cruise, as godmother of its first ocean-going superyacht, Emerald Azzurra, the company announced today. The official naming ceremony for the 100-guest superyacht will take place in Venice on 28 May, 2022. Emerald Cruises describes ROL Cruise as one of the top performing agents for […] Read more

Silversea unveils innovative Silver Nova details

Silversea Cruises presented the latest news on the 11th ship in the fleet, Silver Nova, whose delivery is scheduled for 2023. Built with a revolutionary asymmetrical design, the new ship will offer guests innovative outdoor spaces for an unprecedented approach to the destination, there will be a completely reinvented and outward facing pool terrace; There […] Read more

50 years of Carnival aboard Carnival Celebration

To celebrate its 50th birthday, Carnival Cruise Line presents The Golden Jubilee, which will celebrate the company’s 50-year history, on its latest ship, Carnival Celebration, which will debut in November. The new bar and lounge will be part of the ship’s final area, which has yet to be announced, and will highlight the evolution of […] Read more

Ambience, first Ambassador Cruise Line ship, departs

Ambience, the first ship in the new British fleet of Ambassador Cruise Line, departs Tilbury today for her maiden voyage. The inauguration and renaming ceremony of the Ambience took place yesterday at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury. The ship, launched in 1991 as Regal Princess, sailed extensively as Pacific Dawn in Australia and purchased […] Read more

A Great Italian Beauty sets Sail for Silversea

Silver Dawn, the third sister in Silversea’s Muse series set sail from Lisbon last month. The 40,700- ton beauty became Silversea’s 10th ship, and the third the ultra-luxury cruise line has launched in just the last 9 months.  She was preceded by Silversea’s purpose-built Galapagos exploration ship, Silver Origin.  And she set sail just months […] Read more

Lindblad presents National Geographic Islander II

Lindblad Expeditions–National Geographic has unveiled the latest addition to its award-winning fleet, National Geographic Islander II. With just 48 guests and the spirit and soul of a private yacht, the all-suite ship will make her maiden voyage to the Galápagos on August 18, 2022 for year-round expeditions to the islands. “I had the pleasure of […] Read more

Ambience: Sally Gunnell will be the godmother

Ambassador Cruise Line has announced that former British athlete Sally Gunnell OBE has been chosen as godmother for their first ship, Ambience. Sally will rename the ship during a special ceremony in London Tilbury on April 19. Setting sail from London Tilbury, the no-fly itineraries offer an authentic, premium value cruise experience primarily aimed at […] Read more