Thursday, September 18, 2014

Cruise News Daily Headlines for September 18, 2014

* Meyer Werft Cuts First Steel for Ovation of the Seas
Meyer Werft cut the first steel today for the third Quantum-class ship on order. Royal Caribbean took the opportunity to announce they will name the ship Ovation of the Seas.

* Silversea Will Take You Where You Haven’t Been
Who says there’s nowhere new to go? Silversea just released their 2016 programs and among their eight ships they will visit 107 new ports out of their 845 port calls during the year.

* Quantum’s Delivery Getting Closer
Meyer Werft said today that Quantum of the Seas will leave their Papenburg yard on Sunday afternoon to begin its passage down the Ems River to the sea.

* San Francisco Now Has a New Cruise Terminal AND Tony Bennett’s Heart
The Port of San Francisco opened their new $100 million cruise terminal today with the arrival of the first ship, Crown Princess. Instead of fireworks and streamers, it was just the passengers and the ship.

The complete articles appeared in the e-mail edition of Cruise News Daily delivered to our subscribers.

Anthem of the Seas with bow partially attached at Meyer Werft

Photo courtesy of Meyer Werft. All rights reserved. May not be copied or used without permission.