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Launch of Seabourn Venture delayed until 2022

Launch of Seabourn Venture delayed until 2022

Seabourn Venture will now launch next spring, following further Covid-19-related delays to her construction. The Carnival-owned line had initially hoped to debut the new ship in June this year.

Royal Caribbean aims for full return by next spring

Royal Caribbean aims for full return by next spring

The next group of returning ships and itineraries will begin to safely set sail in September with Oasis of the Seas’ first sailing from the New York area. Anthem of the Seas has also extended its UK season.

Cruise sector returns to Puerto Rico

Cruise sector returns to Puerto Rico

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Mardi Gras has docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The arrival marks the new ship’s first port of call on its maiden voyage.

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.