American Cruise Lines has signed contracts with Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury to build two more modern riverboats in 2022. The new builds will be the fifth and sixth in the modern series.
American Harmony, one of the American modern riverboats, successfully completed its recent journey from the East Coast to the Pacific Northwest via the Panama Canal.
American Melody, the fourth new ship in American Cruise Lines’ acclaimed modern riverboat series, is on schedule for delivery to the Mississippi River next year.
With over 35 itineraries in 25 states, including many theme and holiday cruises, American Cruise Lines offers river and coastal cruising along the waterways of the United States. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more
American Cruise Lines has confirmed that American Jazz has passed sea trials with flying colours. Following the successful trials, American accepted delivery of the riverboat from Chesapeake Shipbuilding.
Charles B. Robertson has been appointed chief executive of American Cruise Lines. The decision follows the recent death of his father Charles A. Robertson, who was the founder and chief executive of the organisation.
American Cruise Lines has named Susan Shultz-Gelino as the new vice president of trade relations. Shultz-Gelino has been with American for over 20 years and is a cruise travel veteran known throughout the industry.
American Cruise Lines’ latest modern riverboat, American Song, has been selected for Time magazine’s World’s Greatest Places list. The annual list highlights 100 destinations around the world that are breaking new ground, leading industry trends and offering visitors an extraordinary experience, according to Time.
American Cruise Lines continues to accelerate its new build program across its diverse fleet - adding new ships to its new modern riverboat series as well as its fleet of new coastal ships and Victorian-style paddle-wheelers.
American Harmony’s lower bow section has moved from fabrication building number four at Chesapeake Shipbuilding to the assembly launchways.
Underway at 100 per cent capacity, this historic new riverboat is off to a great start and is cruising the Mississippi River on its eight-day inaugural sailing between New Orleans and Memphis.
American Cruise Lines’ brand-new cruise ship, American Constitution, just completed its successful inaugural sailing on Chesapeake Bay.