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Rotterdam joins Holland America Line fleet

Rotterdam joins Holland America Line fleet

Holland America Line has taken delivery of Rotterdam, officially making it the eleventh ship in the fleet. A handover ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy.

P&O Cruises begins work on Arvia

P&O Cruises begins work on Arvia

Construction work on P&O Cruises second Excel class ship, Arvia, has started at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Warnemunde, Germany. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in December next year.

Naming ceremony held for Silver Moon in Greece

Naming ceremony held for Silver Moon in Greece

Held aboard the ship in the port of Piraeus, Silver Moon’s official naming ceremony was attended by many esteemed guests, including Royal Caribbean Group chief executive, Richard Fain.

International cruise sector to reopen in UK

International cruise sector to reopen in UK

Transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has confirmed a ban on international cruises docking in the UK will be lifted. The policy has been in place since last July, and is due to be lifted on August 2nd.

MSC Seashore delivered in Italy

MSC Seashore delivered in Italy

The cruise division of MSC Group has officially taken delivery of its new flagship MSC Seashore. The vessel is the largest cruise ship to be built in Italy.

Azamara Quest prepares for August return

Azamara Quest prepares for August return

Azamara Quest has become the first of its ships to depart from Peel Port (King George V Dock) in Glasgow. The fleet has been docked in the Scottish city for thirteen months.