Cruise Events

Ultramarine: polar cruises with Quark Expeditions

Ultramarine, the innovative expedition ship owned by Quark Expeditions, was officially delivered at the Brodosplit shipyards in Spalato, Croatia. “Today we gained more than just a new ship. We officially welcomed into our fleet a revolutionary ship that will soon become an operative base without rival for polar adventures,” declared Andrew White, Quark Expeditions President. […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: sold out inaugural trip

Swan Hellenic announces with satisfaction that the inaugural cruise on board the SH Minerva is completely sold out. This can be seen as a sign of the strong demand from the public who wants to return to cruising but also of the specific interest towards a particular cruise model: expedition cruises that are especially attentive […] Read more

Silversea Cruises: success for the World Cruise 2023

Silversea’s Astonishing “South Side Story – All The World’s A Stage”  Breaks Box Office Records When Silversea announced its’ World Cruise 2023, the luxury cruise line created a spectacular 27- minute video production that has been viewed by at least 7,892 people. That’s the latest number provided by YouTube where you can still see the […] Read more

Ponant presents Le Commandant Charcot

Ponant presents Le Commandant Charcot: the first LNG powered hybrid-electric polar exploration ship and the new itineraries for 2021/2022. Le Commandant Charcot is the first hybrid-electric polar exploration ship to use liquified natural gas and is the new flagship of Ponant, the world leader of expedition cruises using luxury ships. This innovative ship was designed […] Read more

Discovery Princess float out: interior fittings underway

Discovery Princess, the sixth Royal class unit built for Princess Cruises by Fincantieri, was floated out today in Monfalcone. Today at the Fincantieri shipyards in Monfalcone, Italy, the ceremony was held for the technical float out of the future flagship of Princess Cruises, a Carnival Corporation brand. Discovery Princess will have a tonnage of 145 […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: SH Minerva quickly takes shape

The SH Minerva, the first ship build scheduled in the new Swan Hellenic fleet, continues to take shape and is even ahead of schedule. In fact, the company has announced that the hull sections and deck modules have been completed ahead of schedule. The shipyard is now working on creating the cabins, the renderings of […] Read more

Oceanwide Expeditions: Janssonius technical float-out

Janssonius, the new expedition ship and twin of the Hondius: technical float-out in Croatia for the Oceanwide Expeditions unit. A new ship but with the same spirit. “It doesn’t happen every day that we have such an important reason to celebrate, but today is one of those days,” declared Oceanwide Expeditions. They are celebrating the […] Read more

Coral Geographer is delivered to Coral Expeditions

Coral Geographer was delivered today by the Vard shipyard to the owner, the Australian expedition company specialized in small ships cruises along the Australian coast, Coral Expeditions. This is the third unit for the small but modern Australian company. The Coral Geographer is in fact the twin ship to the Coral Adventurer, which recently joined […] Read more

Viking Aton: a new river cruise ship on the Nile

VIKING ATON: VIKING RIVER CRUISES ADDS A NEW ADDITION TO ITS BUCKET-LIST CRUISES Viking River Cruises has just announced the addition of a second vessel in its fleet of Nile River itineraries. Viking Aton will join her identical sister ship Viking Osiris and Viking’s first owned and operated ship, Viking Ra, when Aton will debut […] Read more

Costa Toscana: Costa’s future flagship is floated out

Costa Toscana touched the cold Finnish waters off the Meyer Werft shipyards of Turku  for the first time today. The future flagship of Costa Cruises will enter into service in December 2021. Costa Toscana, like its twin unit the Costa Smeralda, is powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), and is part of Carnival Corporation’s expansion […] Read more