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.
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed that Netherlands-based Boskalis will deploy a transport vessel as a first of its kind “floating dry dock” facility to complete the repairs to Carnival Vista’s two azipods.
Carnival Corporation has announced an adjusted net income of $457 million for the three months to the end of May 31st. The figure is a slight fall from that of $489 million reported in the same period last year.
In keeping with maritime tradition, a keel-laying ceremony has been held at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras. The vessel is scheduled to enter service in August next year.
At a space-themed ceremony, the Canaveral Port Authority and long-time cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line have broken ground for on the new Cruise Terminal 3 complex.
Carnival Corporation has announced United States GAAP net income for the full year of $3.2 billion for 2018, or $4.44 diluted earnings per share.
With its California debut now less than a year away, Carnival Panorama’s exterior completion was celebrated at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, during which a commemorative coin was welded to the ship’s mast in a time-honoured maritime tradition.
The ship becomes the world’s first cruise vessel to be powered at sea and in port by liquefied natural gas and is Carnival Corporation’s fourth new ship of 2018.
The naming of the next ship to join the fleet brings back the name of the first Carnival Cruise Line ship that entered service in 1972 and started the wave of cruise holiday popularity in the United States.
Carnival Corporation has announced an agreement with the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to be the first concession-holder to operate the Canary Islands’ newest cruise terminal.
P&O Cruises has confirmed vice president of marketing, Christopher Edgington, will be leaving the Carnival-owned company. At the same time, Cunard vice president of UK sales and international development, David Rousham, will also depart.