Carnival Corporation News
Gearhart takes seat on Carnival Corporation board
Carnival Corporation has announced that Jeffrey Gearhart has been appointed to the boards of directors, effective immediately. He is the retired executive vice president, global governance and corporate secretary for Walmart.
Police board Ruby Princess in Australia to interview crew
The ship docked and disembarked guests in Sydney three weeks ago, with those passengers now linked to hundreds of Covid-19 cases across the country.
Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes Carnival Corporation stake
Carnival Corporation has seen a sharp rise in its share price following a decision by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia to take a significant stake in the company.
Carnival Corporation successfully raises new capital
Carnival Corporation has successful raised $6.25 billion in new financing as the cruise line battles a slowdown in global travel in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Carnival Corporation seeks to raise US$6bn for Covid-19 battle
Carnival Corporation has sought to raise as much as US$6 billion in new liquidity as the company battles the collapse in global travel following the coronavirus pandemic.
Cunard and P&O Cruises extended sailing suspension until May
Cunard and P&O Cruises have extended the suspension of all voyages as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow around the world. Both Carnival Corporation-owned lines will not set sail again until at least May 15th.
Cunard and P&O Cruises suspend sailings until April
As a result of the continued impact of Covid-19, Carnival Corporation-owned Cunard and P&O Cruises will be suspending new cruises on its ships until April 11th.
Carnival Cruise Line to halt sailings until early April
Carnival Cruise Line will “pause” operations immediately across its fleet of ships based in North America. The organisation said it planned to resume sailings on Friday, April 10th.
Carnival Corporation to debut four ships in 2020
Carnival Corporation will launch four new cruise ships in 2020 across four of its global cruise line brands. On the slipway are Iona for P&O Cruises UK; Enchanted Princess for Princess Cruises; Mardi Gras for Carnival Cruise Line; and Costa Firenze for Italian brand Costa Cruises.
Carnival Mardi Gras debut delayed by two months
Carnival Cruise Line has been forced to delay the inaugural sailing of Carnival Mardi Gras. The ship had been pencilled in to debut on August 31st next year, but will not now take to the water until November 14th, with the loss of eight planned itineraries.
LNG-powered Costa Smeralda delivered in Turku, Finland
Costa Cruises has taken delivery of Costa Smeralda, the brand’s first ship powered by liquefied natural gas. The handover ceremony was held at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, where the new flagship was built.
Costa Firenze floats out in Italy as brand grows China focus
Costa Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have celebrated the official float-out ceremony of Costa Firenze. The ship is the second for the brand designed and built specifically for the Chinese market.