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Carnival breaks ground on Sasebo terminal in Japan

Carnival breaks ground on Sasebo terminal in Japan

Carnival Corporation has officially begun construction of its first terminal in Japan, located at the port of Sasebo. Building was launched with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by government, business and community representatives.

Sommer to replace Stuart as chief executive at Norwegian Cruise Line

Sommer to replace Stuart as chief executive at Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed Andy Stuart will step down from his roles of president and chief executive of the line at the end of the year. Following the launch of Norwegian Encore, he will be replaced by Harry Sommer, currently president, international for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.

Carnival commits US$180m to two new Bahamas developments

Carnival commits US$180m to two new Bahamas developments

Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.

MSC Seashore celebrates keel laying ceremony in Italy

MSC Seashore celebrates keel laying ceremony in Italy

A traditional maritime coin ceremony took place earlier at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, when the keel was laid for MSC Seashore. At the milestone event, MSC Cruises revealed details of the significantly transformed overall design and new features of the ship.

Rowlett to lead newly-created incident analysis group at Carnival

Rowlett to lead newly-created incident analysis group at Carnival

Carnival Corporation has appointed Sandra Rowlett as vice president of a newly created incident analysis group. She reports directly to Peter Anderson, the newly appointed chief ethics and compliance officer for Carnival Corporation, and is based at the company’s headquarters in Miami.