Costa will expand their “slow cruising” program to include a third ship, Costa Classica. The 51,000-ton ship will join the program after an extensive refit this fall, when it will be renamed Costa neoClassica.
* Pulling the plug
Several lines have finally decided to pull the plug in the Black Sea. No, that doesn’t mean Black Sea drained; it means they are they have decided Ukranian (or former Ukranian) ports aren’t the place to take tourists right now. Other lines are still mulling over the situation.
* Something Not Often Seen Dry
|One of the propulsion pods from Allure of the Seas as it was being replaced during dry dock last|
month at Grand Bahama Shipyard.
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