MSC Returns to Chantiers de l’Atlantique for Two More LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

MSC Cruises hsa returned to the France’s Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard for two more LNG-powered cruise ships worth over 2 billion euros.  The two parties on Monday announced that a firm contract has been signed for the construction of two additional MSC World Class ships scheduled for delivery in 2025 and 2027.  The inaugural cruise ship in MSC World Class … [Read more...]

Carnival Corporation to Launch Four News Cruise Ships in 2020

The world’s largest cruise company is getting ready to launch four new ships across four global brands in 2020.  Carnival Corporation on Tuesday gave an update into its ongoing fleet enhancement strategy, which is set to introduce a total of 16 new ships through 2025. This year, Carnival is set take delivery of four new ships across four of its brands:  the … [Read more...]

Watch: Carnival Cruise Ships Collide in Mexico

Two Carnival cruise ships collided in Cozumel, Mexico on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Video posted online show the stern of the Carnival Glory crash into the bow of the Carnival Legend. "Carnival Glory was maneuvering to dock when it made contact with Carnival Legend which was already alongside," Carnival said in a statement. "We are assessing the damage but … [Read more...]

Carnival Lifts 2020 Profit Forecasts

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Cruise operator Carnival Corp forecast 2020 profit largely above Wall Street expectations on Friday and posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and revenue, helped by higher on-board spending. Shares of the Miami-based company, a bellwether for the cruise industry, rose about 5% in early trading. Carnival expects fiscal 2020 adjusted profit … [Read more...]

Carnival Joins Zero-Emission Coalition

The world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation is joining a coalition of companies committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the international shipping industry. The Getting to Zero Coalition is an alliance of over 80 companies and organizations from across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors who have committed to the development of … [Read more...]