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MSC Seaside Floated Out of Drydock

1 Year Countdown to Welcoming the “Ship that Follows the Sun” to Miami in December 2017 November 26, 2016 – MSC Cruises and FINCANTIERI today celebrated the float out of MSC Seaside, one of two new groundbreaking mega-ships that MSC Cruises is bringing into service between June and December 2017. The ceremony took place this […]

Carnival Vista Arrives in U.S.

Also Included Ship’s Official Naming with Miss USA Deshauna Barber –- First Member of the U.S. Military to Hold the Title – Serving As Godmother November 4, 2016 – Carnival Cruise Line held an overnight gala event today in New York to celebrate the arrival of the Carnival Vista to the United States.The gala event […]

Carnival Names 2nd Vista-class Ship “Carnival Horizon”

New 3,934-Passenger Vessel Scheduled to Enter Service in Spring 2018 July 29, 2016 – Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Carnival Horizon will be the name of its new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to be delivered in March 2018. Currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon will be the line’s second Vista-class […]

Royal Caribbean’s “Ticket To Adventure” Promo for Harmony Of The Seas With Free Cruises and More!

June 23, 2016 – There are approximately 214 million registered drivers in the United States, all of whom inevitably find themselves circling the block or lot looking for a parking spot. Seems easy enough to park a car, but who hasn’t returned to their vehicle to find a ticket affixed to their front windshield, or […]

Harmony Of The Seas Sets Sail On Inaugural Voyage From Barcelona

June 8, 2016 – Royal Caribbean International’s brand new Harmony Of The Seas left Barcelona today on it’s official inaugural cruise. Here at we are big fans of this class of ship, and Harmony combines some great features of both the Oasis and Quantum class ships to make it a truly amazing vessel. The […]

Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas Makes Her World Debut

Featuring the Tallest Slide at Sea, The Ultimate Abyss! May 17, 2016 – The port of Southampton, U.K. was bustling today as onlookers gathered to be among the first to see the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, upon her first arrival into port. After 32 months of construction, the ship’s arrival marks […]

Carnival Vista Delivered

Carnival’s Newest, Largest and Most Innovative Ship Set to Debut from Trieste, Italy, May 1 April 28, 2016 – At a traditional maritime ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista. The 3,954-passenger ship will reposition to Trieste, Italy, where it will depart […]

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Named Godmother of ms Koningsdam

12th Holland America Line ship to be christened by a member of the Dutch Royal Family April 18, 2016 — Holland America Line’s tradition will continue when Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christens Holland America Line’s new Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam, in a ceremony in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 20, 2016, on board […]

Princess Cruises Continues Global Growth and Expansion with Two New Ship Orders

New Builds are the Fourth and Fifth Iteration of Royal-Class Vessels April 4, 2016 — Princess Cruises has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new ships, entering into service in 2019 and 2020. The finalization of the contract follows the announcement late last year of a memorandum of agreement between […]

Construction Begins For 2nd Breakaway Plus Vessel the “Norwegian Bliss”

September 16, 2015 – In a historic week in New Build history for Norwegian Cruise Line, the first piece of steel was cut at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany on Tuesday, September 15 to mark the construction of the second ship in the line’s Breakaway Plus class, set for delivery in spring 2017. The line […]