Cruise Events

Virgin: Valiant Lady delivery and Resilient Lady launch

A double milestone was reached for Virgin Voyages at the Sestri Ponente shipyard where the delivery of the Valiant Lady and the launch of the Resilient Lady were held, the second and third of the four total cruise ships commissioned from Fincantieri by Virgin Voyages. The Valiant Lady and the Resilient Lady, like their twin ship […] Read more

The Hanseatic Spirit: new ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Vard, a subsidiary of Fincantieri which is one of the main companies in the world for the design and construction of specialty ships, has delivered the Hanseatic Spirit. It is the third unit in the new series of small-sized luxury cruise ships being built for the German company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The Hanseatic Spirit is 138 […] Read more

SH Minerva: the first technical float out for Swan Hellenic

Swan Hellenic announced with satisfaction the technical float out of the SH Minerva, at the Helsinki Shipyard and, on the same day, its twin ship the SH Vega was floated inside the dry dock. A few days before, the production of the steel for the third and largest ship commissioned from Helsinki began, which has […] Read more

MSC Seascape: the future flagship of MSC Cruises

The second ship in the Seaside Evo class and the future flagship of MSC Cruises will be called the MSC Seascape, and is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyards in Monfalcone. The choice of name, announced today on the occasion of the traditional “coin ceremony,” pays tribute to the beauty of the ocean and […] Read more

Seven Seas Grandeur: Regent’s new flagship

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today the name of its future flagship: the Seven Seas Grandeur. The delivery of the sixth ship in the Regent fleet is planned for the fourth quarter of 2023. Jason Montague, the President and CEO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, revealed the name in an emotional video, during which the […] Read more

3 Top Chefs on board with Swan Hellenic

There will be 3 top chefs on board the future Swan Hellenic flagship, the SH Minerva, bringing world class with them: Jörg Lehmann, Andrea Ribaldone and Sang Keun will elevate the gastronomy on board to the highest levels on this ship of the iconic leader of cultural and expedition cruises, Swan Hellenic. The company announced […] Read more

Lindblad presents the National Geographic Resolution

After the enthusiastic resumption of sailing, beginning this week in Alaska and the Galapagos Islands, on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, in Ulstein Verft in Norway, Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, celebrated its new ship, the National Geographic Resolution. This twin ship of the National Geographic Endurance was delivered in 2021 and is the company’s second polar ship. […] Read more

Silver Moon sets sail with its culinary arts program

“Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures”.  In its return to cruising, this quote could not be more appropriate than the Herculean effort put forth by Silversea cruises. In the blink of an eye, Silversea pivoted from its previously announced sailings and created two magnificent itineraries. Sailing from Athens, these 10-day voyages start on June 18th, […] Read more

Ultramarine: polar cruises with Quark Expeditions

Ultramarine, the innovative expedition ship owned by Quark Expeditions, was officially delivered at the Brodosplit shipyards in Spalato, Croatia. “Today we gained more than just a new ship. We officially welcomed into our fleet a revolutionary ship that will soon become an operative base without rival for polar adventures,” declared Andrew White, Quark Expeditions President. […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: sold out inaugural trip

Swan Hellenic announces with satisfaction that the inaugural cruise on board the SH Minerva is completely sold out. This can be seen as a sign of the strong demand from the public who wants to return to cruising but also of the specific interest towards a particular cruise model: expedition cruises that are especially attentive […] Read more