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MSC Cruises Suspends Shore Leave For MSC Seaside Crew

Jun 13, 2022

Just days after MSC Cruises announced revoking of some of the crew privileges onboard the MSC Seaside, because of the rise of Covid cases, the crew are now facing additional restrictions. Yesterday they received the news that the company is restricting shore leave in all ports the ship is visiting. 

Holland America Line Full Fleet Back In Service

Jun 13, 2022

Holland America Line’s tenth ship has continued its passenger cruises, as Westerterdam is leaving the port of Seattle today.

Costa Fortuna Resumes Cruises

Jun 13, 2022

The cruise ship Costa Fortuna set sail on its first voyage after more than two years due to the pandemic. On June 11, the ship of the Italian cruise company Costa Cruises again greeted guests in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Royal Caribbean plans to add Starlink next generation high-speed internet on cruise ships

Jun 13, 2022

Royal Caribbean Group is looking to adopt SpaceX’s next-generation high-speed satellite internet system Starlink onboard its ships. Starlink is a high-speed broadband Internet service from SpaceX that connects to the constellation Low Earth Orbit (LEO). SpaceX intends to provide affordable internet with sustainable speeds anywhere and anywhere in the world.

COVID Cases Rise on MSC Seaside - Crew Members Face Restrictions

Jun 11, 2022

Due to the increase of Covid cases aboard the cruise ship MSC Seaside, MSC Cruises is revoking some of the crew privileges and access to public areas. Moreover, the company is restoring the possibility to disembark crew towards ashore facilities in order to contain the number of positive cases on board within limits that can be acceptable by different port health authorities.

NCL Cancels Norwegian Escape Voyages in September

Jun 11, 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line canceled four voyages on the Norwegian Escape because the ship is going through an unplanned dry dock in September.

According to the letter sent to passengers and travel agents, the ship built in 2015 will be out of use for more than a month due to the obligatory visit to the shipyard.

MSC Cruises Redeploys MSC Bellisima to the Med

Jun 11, 2022

MSC Cruises is adding another vessel to the Mediterranean to meet the growing demand in the region. MSC Bellissima, currently based in the Middle East, will return to Europe and begin summer voyages this July. MSC Bellissima will no longer be located in Doha, Qatar and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates as it will start sailing the Mediterranean from July 9, 2022.

Disney Cruise Line Takes Delivery of the Disney Wish

Jun 10, 2022

Disney Cruise Line has officially taken over its fifth cruise ship Disney Wish. The vessel was handed over to the Meier Verft shipyard to a cruise company during today's ceremony in Germany. Disney Cruise Line President Thomas Mazlum and Meyer Verft CEO Jan Meyer signed official documents transferring ownership of the shipbuilder to Disney.

Virgin Voyages Delays Launch of Resilient Lady

Jun 09, 2022

Just two months before the scheduled first voyage of its third cruise ship, Virgin Voyages announced that it had decided to postpone the launch of the ship for nine months. The brand, which has promised to shake up the cruise industry, highlighted the achievements in the 10 months since it was launched despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, while saying it would use the time to prepare and complete the next round of funding.

NCL cancels Norwegian Sun winter cruises in Asia

Jun 09, 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line canceled the winter in Asia season of the Norwegian Sun, and the ship will be deployed to the  the Canary Islands 

Norwegian Cruise Line released the following announcement regarding the cancelations in Asia.