* Regent Seven Seas Orders Long-Awaited Ship
If new ships and additional capacity fuel the industry, Regent Seven Seas did their part today by ordering a new luxury vessel from Fincantieri today.
The 54,000-ton ship, which will be Regent’s largest, will carry 738 passengers (double occupancy) and be named Seven Seas Explorer.
* Halifax Sees Things Differently
Halifax (NS) is the latest port that wants to provide shore power to cruise ships calling there. Actually, the plan to offer it beginning next year was already put in place back in January, but now the power company is working out what to charge cruise line customers and formally proposing a tariff for approval. They seem to be taking a different approach than their counterparts in most ports.
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