Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced an interactive new app to assist its guests in making the most of their cruise experience. The app is of use both while on board Fred. Olsen’s four ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – and during time ashore.
Scenic has revealed the appointment of dame Helen Mirren as the godmother for Scenic Eclipse. The maiden voyage of this ultra-luxury vessel is scheduled for August 15th, departing Reykjavik Iceland on a 13-day discovery sailing, ending in Quebec.
This year’s CLIA River Cruise Conference will include four ship visits and an overnight stay onboard, organisers have revealed.
Princess Cruises has revealed that an escape room at sea will feature on its two newest ships, the 3,660-guest Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess.
The FarSounder 1000 Series will provide real-time 3D images of the terrain and activity along the ship’s route up to 1,000 metres ahead of the vessel and to a depth of up to 50 metres, with a mapping range up to eight times the water’s depth.
The Chobe Princesses has debuted a range of stunning new updates and refurbishments. Classic like their matriarch, with a touch of fun, the Chobe Princesses offer an intimate picturesque safari experience.
Carnival Corporation will seek to significantly eliminate its purchase and consumption of non-essential single-use plastics by the end of 2021. The effort to reduce single-use plastics across its nine global cruise line brands is part of an expansion of Operation Oceans Alive.
To be chartered from Stena, Brittany Ferries’ third liquefied natural gas vessel, Santoña, is part of the company’s €550 million fleet renewal programme, with a clear focus on sustainable development.
The duchess of Cornwall has become godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery, in Dover, Kent. The vessel becomes the first cruise ship to be named at the port of Dover for over a decade.
Abercrombie & Kent is expanding its 2020 portfolio of expedition cruises with Cruising the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen to St. Petersburg. The new package offers a comprehensive voyage that explores the cultures and complex relationships between Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Russia.
ASGC has been appointed to construct the new Dubai Cruise Terminal at Dubai Harbour, the first ever dedicated cruise port in the region, which when complete, will be the most advanced of its kind in the Middle East.
Royal Caribbean Cruises has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, respectively – in Royal Caribbean International's fleet.