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Cruise MSC MSC World Europa completes sea trials ahead of Arabian Gulf season

MSC World Europa, the newest and largest cruise ship in the MSC fleet, has completed her sea trials and will now head for final fit out and finishing ahead of her delivery and debut in the Middle East. The giant LNG-powered cruise ship completed her first set of sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean, testing the performance of th… read more

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Cruises Ritz Carlton Ritz-Carlton cruise ship delayed again, this time due to strikes in Spain

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection can’t seem to get a break, after delaying the launch of its first cruising superyacht Evrima several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and supply chain shortages, it has now delayed the delivery of the vessel again. This time, the luxury cruise line, a subsidiary of the global hotel chain of the s… read more

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Cruise MSC MSC World Europa culinary experiences revealed ahead of Dubai season

MSC Cruises has announced that MSC World Europa will feature more than 30 different international and immersive food and beverage concepts when she launches in Dubai later this year.

The new MSC cruise ship, the largest ever built for the cruise line, and the second-largest class of cruise ship in the world after Royal Caribb… read more

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Cruise Costa Costa Luminosa will tranfer to the Carnival fleet

Carnival Cruise Line announced that Costa Luminosa will join the Carnival fleet in September and will start guest operations as Carnival Luminosa in November 2022 from Brisbane, Australia. The acquisition of Luminosa is an update to the previously announced plans for Carnival to take Costa Magica, which will now remain at Co… read more

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Cruise Carnival Corp Carnival Cruise Line holds coin ceremony for new ship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line has held a coin laying ceremony for its new cruise ship Carnival Celebration, at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland where the ship is being built.

The coin ceremony, a maritime tradition dating back several hundred years, and intended to bring good luck to the vessel, is considered a major construction m… read more

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Cruise Cruise Cruise industry seeks partnership with governments to reach decarbonisation goals

Cruise industry leaders convening in Genoa at the industry's first European Summit devoted to the decarbonisation of cruise have called on governments to join in the effort by creating the right regulatory framework and investments to match the industry's commitment to accelerate the development and delivery of sustainable maritime fuels and tec… read more

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Cruise Silver Sea Silversea reveals Arabian and African maiden calls for 2023 and 2024

Silversea Cruises has released its full selection of cruise itineraries for 2023 and 2024, with 280 voyages to 690 destinations in 125 countries, including maiden calls in Arabia and Africa. With Saudi Arabia continuing to blaze a trail onto the global cruise destination stage, Silversea will be calling in the kingdom’s Farasa… read more

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AA Travenews Cape Town cruises for 2022/23 season

While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.

The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 forced many cruise lines to cancel their planned homeporting seasons in Cape Town, and when MSC Cruises pushed… read more

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