Ship Crew News

Is NCLH adding Starlink internet to Its global cruise fleet?

Jan 27, 2023

SpaceX has secured another major contract with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to provide Starlink internet onboard its cruise ships, according to DriveTeslaCanada.

Cruise Ship Experiences Mooring Line Problem in Auckland

Jan 27, 2023

Auckland ferry services have been disrupted for an hour today after a mooring line problem on the cruise ship Noordam. The ship operated by Holland America Line arrived in Auckland this morning and berthed at Princes Wharf.

SH Diana floated out at Helsinki Shipyard

Jan 26, 2023

Swan Hellenic announced on 23 January that SH Diana, one of its newest and largest ships, had sailed from the Helsinki Shipyard. 

SH Diana is currently being fitted out, leaving her on schedule to depart Palermo, Italy for Lisbon, Portugal on April 15 on her first cruise, Mysteries of Carthage and the Moors. 

Celebrity Cruises returns to Antarctica

Jan 26, 2023

Following Celebrity Cruises' return to South America for the 2022-23 cruise season, Celebrity Infinity will also bring back Celebrity Cruises to Antarctica. 

Over the next few days, the ship will offer cruises around Paradise Bay, Gerlash Strait, and Elephant Island as the first Celebrity ship to visit the continent since early 2020. 

Seabourn Cancels Three Cruises On The Venture

Jan 26, 2023

As a result of faulty stabilizers, Seabourn is canceling three cruises aboard the new Seabourn Venture. The recently completed expedition ship will have an unscheduled 35-day dry dock in April this year. 

Spectrum of the Seas Changes Bahamas Registry to Cyprus

Jan 26, 2023

Royal Caribbean International recently made a shift in the national registry of the cruise ship Spectrum of the Seas. The vessel which was previously registered in Bahamas is now flying the flag of Cyprus.

Royal Caribbean informs passengers about smoking ban in Mexico

Jan 26, 2023

Passengers sailing aboard Royal Caribbean ships that sail to Mexican ports-of-call posted a photo that shows a letter by the company, addressing the current smoking policy in Mexico and how this might affect guests if they smoke in public areas and other venues.

Greek brothers named Celebrity Ascent co-captains

Jan 25, 2023

Celebrity Cruises announced today that the newest flagship Celebrity Ascent, will have two brothers as co-captains of the vessel, Dimitrios and Tasos Kafetzis. This will be the first time in cruise history two brothers to co-c

AD Ports Group opens new cruise terminal in Aqaba, Jordan

Jan 25, 2023

AD Ports Group inaugurated a new cruise ship terminal at the Port of Aqaba on Monday.

Gary Barlow Announces Two Charity Concerts Aboard P&O Cruises' Iona

Jan 25, 2023

The singer and songwriter Gary Barlow, will raise funds for two charities by performing on two P&O Cruises voyages, departing Southampton with Iona later this year. He will perform in the Headliner's Theater on a Spain and Portugal cruise leaving October 29 and, on a Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands cruise leaving November 12.