With eight new river ships launching in 2019 alone, river cruise companies are...
With eight new river ships launching in 2019 alone, river cruise companies are driving the market forward. This is tying in with travel trends that show the fact that passengers now prefer to spend money on experiences rather than possessions, as well as the ongoing backlash against over tourism. Who are the key players vying to compete with the traditional cruise lines?
Leisure travel company Carnival Corporation has begun the construction of the first cruise terminal at the port of Sasebo in Japan.
Earlier this year, the 157ft El Dorado was sunk to form an artificial reef for divers and fisherman off the coast of Panama City Beach, Florida, US. It’s one of several cruise ships to start a new life at the bottom of the ocean in this way. With cruise liners forming dive spots around the world, Frances Marcellin finds out more.
Shipping companies are using ‘cheat devices’ to avoid International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, which limits the amount of pollution vessels emit into the air, The Independent revealed in an exclusive report; and Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) developed a vessel allocation and cargo loading plan for car carriers in collaboration with its group company MOL Information Systems and Osaka University. Ship-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 2019.
Germany-based shipping line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has received the delivery of the luxury cruise vessel Hanseatic Inspiration from the Norwegian shipbuilder Vard Marine (VARD).
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that single-use plastic bottles will be banned across its fleet of cruise ships.
In 2013, Infligth Service AB contacted HF interior in order to assist in developing a new tax-free shop onboard the m / v Oslofjord operating between Sandefjord,Norway, and Strömstad, Sweden.
The Government of New South Wales (NSW) partners with Port Authority of New South Wales to start a market engagement process for the third cruise ship terminal in Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia.
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