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Oceania Cruises Announces Refurbishment of Riviera and Marina

Apr 14, 2022

Oceania Cruises has announced subtle elements in the upcoming redesign of its Riviera and Marina ships with 1,210 guests. Debuting in December 2022 and November 2023, individually, Riviera and Marina will become what the line calls "better than new". Every surface of every stateroom and suite will be unused, while in the open spaces, the revived color palette will include modern textures, furniture and lighting fixtures.

Crew Pages – a revolutionizing, all-maritime platform

Apr 14, 2022

Crew Pages is a maritime professional network built with one mission - to create equal employment opportunities. This unique platform is designed to bring together all recruiters and crew at one place, making every CV seen. 

Celebrity Cruises cancels Asia season due to the ongoing uncertainty

Apr 12, 2022

As uncertainty remains regarding travel in the region, Celebrity Cruises has made a decision to cancel the entire Asia season 2022-2023 of the Celebrity Solstice. The season was supposed to last from September 2022 to April 2023 with 19 cruises affected. The cruise ship was scheduled to arrive in Japan in September to cruise from Tokyo, Singapore, and Hong Kong. As a replacement Solstice will spend the season to the Mexican Riviera, taking over sailings previously assigned to Celebrity Millennium.

10 Arrested for Smuggling 54 kg Cocaine on MSC Seaside

Apr 12, 2022

The Spanish authorities arrested 10 guests sailing aboard the cruise ship MSC Seaside for attempting to smuggle 54 kilos of cocaine. The smugglers were arrested while disembarking the ship at the port of Valencia last Sunday, following a Transatlantic cruise from Brazil. 

Pacific Explorer Arrival in Sydney Harbour to mark return of cruise ships in Australia

Apr 12, 2022

Pacific Explorer, P&O Cruises Australia flagship is only days away from entering Sydney Harbour, marking the restart of cruising in Australia. Pacific Explorer’s arrival after an absence of more than two years will be embraced by cruise suppliers as a sign that their businesses and livelihoods will soon be in recovery mode with the resumption of cruising based on comprehensive protocols to support its

Pride of America resumes Hawaii year-round cruises

Apr 11, 2022

NCL’s Pride of America is back into service after two years without cruising during the pandemic following the state's end of the Safe Travels Program. The ship set sail on April 9 offering round-trip voyages from Honolulu, with overnight stops in Maui and Kauai.

First Cruise Ship Arrives in Canada After Two-Year Absence

Apr 11, 2022

After a two-year absence, the province of British Columbia, Canada, was set to welcome its first cruise ship in more than two years. Holland America Line's Koningsdam arrived in Victoria on Saturday, April 9 and then sailed to Vancouver on Sunday, April 10.

AIDAcosma baptized in Hamburg

Apr 11, 2022

The godmother of the second LNG cruise ship from AIDA Cruises, eleven-time world champion in track cycling, Kristina Vogel baptized AIDAcosma on April 9, 2022 in Hamburg, Germany. Accompanied by Captain Vincent Cofalka, Kristina Vogel lit up a colorful globe on the Ocean Deck of AIDAcosma. At the same time, the baptismal bottle smashed against the hull of the ship.

P&O Cruises to move Arcadia crew on other ships in the fleet

Apr 11, 2022

P&O Cruises has announced cancelation of sailings on the Arcadia through July 5. The difficult decision comes as a result of lower crew numbers across the fleet and plans to transfer Arcadia’s crew to other ships in order to ease the pressure and workload.

Celebrity Cruises Takes Delivery of Celebrity Beyond

Apr 07, 2022

Celebrity Cruises has officially taken ownership of Celebrity Beyond, the third in the Edge-class which will be 20 meters longer than the first two with new and re-designed spaces. Celebrity Beyond has been constructed at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard and Captain Kate McCue, America’s first female cruise ship captain, will take the helm of the vessel.