Thursday, December 5, 2013

Cruise News Daily Headlines for December 5, 2013

* Have They Considered Lowering the Channel?
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the Port of Tampa creating a new cruise ship port on the Gulf of Mexico to the west of the Sunshine Skyway bridge in Pinellas or Manatee County (near St. Petersburg or Bradenton, respectively) so the Tampa metro area could accommodate cruise ships which are too tall to fit under the bridge - which means most of the newest ships, and virtually all the mass market ships on the drawing board. Lately, there’s been a lot of local excitement about that sort of project.

Now the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is considering another option.

* Stepping Back into the Past aboard MSC Divina
MSC Divina is the most modern of Italian ships, and in many ways represents Italian life and culture today. During her Caribbean season this year, passengers on that modern ship have the unique opportunity to also enjoy something of Italy’s past. More

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