Monday, April 7, 2014

Cruise News Daily Headlines for April 7, 2014

* Deeper into the Caribbean - from Galveston
In most markets, Carnival sails the same schedule year round week after week, or the same pattern consistently. In order to offer some variety to regular customers, they will occasionally schedule some longer cruises that can take the ship to other ports than they could normally reach in their allotted time.

* Regal Princess Moving toward Completion, but ...
Regal Princess is still scheduled to sail her inaugural cruise from Venice on May 20, and work inside the ship is moving closer and closer to completion every day.
   It’s a good sign that completion is coming because Fincantieri told local media that sea trials have now been scheduled for April 16-21, and delivery has been set for May 15, five days before the inaugural cruise. But it’s also a sign that maybe things aren’t running so smoothly and things are running a bit behind. Then there’s another issue ....

* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
CND subscribers also read about a new position and the search is on ... more recognition of the economic benefit of cruise ships ... an infant medevaced from Coco Cay ... and another milestone for Quantum.

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The propulsion pods were added to
Quantum of the Seas last Friday at Meyer Werft.
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