Carnival Cuts 2019 Profit on Cuba Travel Ban, Weak Europe Demand

June 20 (Reuters) - Carnival Corp cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday, anticipating a hit from the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and weakening demand in Europe over political uncertainty, sending its shares down over 7%. The company's profit warning also dragged down Carnival's rivals, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd and Royal Caribbean … [Read more...]

AIDAnova Makes Maiden Call in Canary Islands as World’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

Carnival Corporation has marked the start of its operation of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Cruise Terminal in the Canary Islands with the maiden call of AIDAnova, the world's first fully LNG-powered cruise ship. Carnival Corporation recently announced an agreement with the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to be the first concession-holder to operate the Canary … [Read more...]

Carnival Corp. to Launch Four New Cruise Ships in 2019

The world's largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation, will launch four new cruise ships in 2019 as part of its ongoing fleet enhancement with 20 new ships scheduled for delivery through 2025. The ship's scheduled to launch next year will be delivered across three of Carnival's global brands – Carnival Cruise Line, America’s Cruise Line; Costa Cruises; and Princess … [Read more...]

World’s First Fully LNG-Powered Cruise Ship Delivered in Germany

Carnival Corporation has taken delivery of the world's first cruise ship to be fully powered by cleaner-burning liquified natural gas both at sea and in port. The ship, AIDAnova, joins the fleet of AIDA Cruises, Germany’s leading cruise line. Delivery took place Wednesday during a celebration in Bremerhaven, Germany. Constructed by Meyer Werft at its Papenburg shipyard, … [Read more...]