Friday, August 27, 2021

Wonder of the Seas Sea Trials

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas has returned from its four-day sea trials. Catch up with what went on during the four days in just a minute. 

Friday, August 13, 2021

One Step Closer

Seabourn's first Polar-class expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, passed a major milestone in its construction this week when it was floated out at Fincantieri's T Mariotti shipyard in Genoa. This step really signifies the ship is on the way to completion because it's floating and moving.

The complete story appeared in the August 13 edition of Cruise News Daily.


Photo courtesy of T Mariotti Shipyard. All rights reserved. May not be copied or used without express permission.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

First Peek at Norwegian Prima

Fincantieri has floated out Norwegian Prima at their Marghera shipyard near Venice. 

The 149,500-ton ship is the first of a six-ship order for a new class based on a prototype project developed by Fincantieri.  

Delivery is set for next year. 



Photos courtesy of Fincantieri. All rights reserved. May not be copied or used without express permission.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wonder What's Happening in France?

This construction update (August 2021) on Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas shows the progress toward the March 2022 delivery of the 236,857-gross ton ship with 2,867 staterooms and suites.  

The complete story appeared in the August 11 edition of Cruise News Daily. 


Tuesday, August 3, 2021

It's Mardi Gras Time in Old San Juan

Carnival's new Mardi Gras made its first-ever call at San Juan today which was significant for the ship, but it was even more significant for the port because it was the first cruise ship to call at San Juan in 16 months. 

   This called for Governor Pedro Pierluisi, Mayor Miguel Romero and other local government officials to join Carnival brass for the event at the port. 

The complete story appeared in the August 3 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

With Mardi Gras serving as a dramatic backdrop, Carnival and Puerto Rico officials pose for a photo – from left Mardi Gras Hotel Director Pierre Camilleri, Captain Giuseppe Giusa, San Juan Port Authority Executive Director Joel Piza, Carnival Cruise Line President, Christine Duffy, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi and San Juan Mayor Miguel Romero.
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