Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $226.7 million for the second quarter of financial 2018, or earnings per share of $1.01. The figures are an increase on $198.5 million or $0.87 in the prior year.
Seabourn has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico, with cruise bookings now open. The world’s ultra-luxury cruise line will start with a 12-day cruise aboard Seabourn Sojourn departing Miami on November 4th next year.
Brittany Ferries has welcomed a second milestone in the build of its next ship, Honfleur.
The River Royale will be going out of service in October and will undergo an extensive transformation to become S.S. Bon Voyage, resuming service on the Dordogne and Garonne rivers as Uniworld’s sixth super ship in April.
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed plans for a nearly $200 million bow-to-stern makeover for Carnival Triumph in the spring of 2019 that will include renaming the ship to reflect its significant transformation.
The companies announced today they have closed on Royal Caribbean’s acquisition of a two-thirds stake in Silversea after receiving final approval from regulators.
Princess Cruises has unveiled new details and features onboard the 3,600-guest ship Sky Princess, including the first-ever Sky Suites. The suites are centrally located on the top decks of the ship and have the largest private balconies ever offered by the line.
Red Funnel’s new hi-speed flagship has been officially named Red Jet 7 by the Duchess of Cornwall at a prestigious ceremony in Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
The vessels will be based on a next-generation platform designed and are slated to be delivered in late 2023 and spring 2025.