cruise ships

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Disney Fantasy & Disney Dream: Steel Cutting Begins In Germany

Today Disney announced the names of their new build cruise ships: Disney Fantasy & Disney Dream. Disney also announced that steel cutting has begun at at

March 11, 2009
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Friday, March 6, 2009
Lifesaving Incidents

MSC Fantasia – Cruise Ship Breaks Mooring in High Winds Strong winds in Palma de Mallorca, Spain caused the cruise ship MSC Fantasia too break away from her moorings,

March 6, 2009
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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Building the World’s Largest Ship (well, world’s largest passenger ship)

(Image: Popular Mechanics) Ever wonder what it takes to construct the world’s largest passenger ship?  Well, Popular Mechanicss takes a step by step

March 3, 2009
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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Ocean Nova Incident Photos – Cruise Ship, Aground in Antarctica

(Photo: Reuters) The Bahaman-flagged cruise ship, Ocean Nova, ran aground in Antarctica’s Marguerite Bay amid high winds and rough seas Tuesday morning

February 18, 2009
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Saturday, February 14, 2009

SS UNITED STATES going up for Sale/Scrap

The classic American oceanliner, SS UNITED STATES appears to be going up for sale: The SS United States Conservancy has learned that the SS UNITED STATES will

February 14, 2009
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Friday, February 6, 2009

Condé Nast’s 2009 List for Top Cruise Ships

Here is the Condé Nast’s annual list for top cruise ships of the year, as voted by more than 11,000 of its readers.  We have taken the top five

February 6, 2009
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

More Hazardous Weather for Cruise Ship Passengers

So the cruise ship industry may be able to offer the lowest prices in 20 years, but one thing that they cannot control is the weather and unfortunately

January 27, 2009
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Cruise Ship In Storm – Cruise Ship Balmoral Hits Rough Seas – Incident Photos

For the full list of gCaptain’s incident photos, CLICK HERE For most, the notion of a bad time on a luxurious vacation aboard a cruise ship is eating

January 27, 2009
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Friday, January 23, 2009

Ship Model Of The Week – Disney Magic

When shipping companies spend millions or hundreds of millions of dollars building a new ship they often follow up with a model that’s a fraction of the

January 23, 2009
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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

10 Predictions For The Cruising Industry has ten predictions for 2009 for the cruising industry according to expert Jane Archer.  She says that regardless of the financial crisis, the

January 7, 2009
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Monday, January 5, 2009

Cruise Ship Sets Off on Historic Voyage

This evening the cruise ship Saga Rose, one of the oldest cruise ships in the world, will set off on a historic voyage from her homeport in Southampton –

January 5, 2009
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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Enchantment of the Seas – Creating A Bigger Cruise Ship

Amazing planet brings us How To Stretch A Ship – Creating A Bigger Cruise Ship. Click HERE to view the photos. While this may photo look troubling to

December 23, 2008
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Maritime Security

Cruise Ship Detours Guests Around Gulf of Aden

Without question, piracy off the soast of Somalia is a problem that is costing time, money, headaches and lives. As of right now there is really no end in

December 9, 2008
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Friday, December 5, 2008

Marine Finance 101: Buying A Cruise Ship

Photo by Crusair Eurodam News, a blog following the construction of the brand new Holland America Lines’ cruise ship M/V Eurodam, recently featured a

December 5, 2008
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Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Maritime Security

Second Cruise Ship Attacked In The Gulf Of Aden – Details Show Organized Efforts By Somali Pirates

OregonLive has accounts from a passenger of the M/V Nautica: Sunday’s attack on the nearly 600-foot long M/V Nautica — one of three ships operated

December 3, 2008
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Friday, October 17, 2008

Q.E. 2 Makes Her Final Visit to New York

(Image Courtesy of New York Times) After 40 year’s in service, the famed Q.E. 2 arrived at Pier 90 early this morning for its 710th and final visit to

October 17, 2008
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Thursday, October 9, 2008

Top 5 Vintage Travel Posters From FFound

A look at vintage travel posters courtesy of

October 9, 2008
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Monday, September 29, 2008

Celebrity Solstice – Celebrity’s Largest Cruises Ship Leaves Shipyard

Celebrity Cruises maiden ship in its new Solstice Class departed Meyer Werft shipyard yesterday in Papenburg, Germany.  The Celebrity Solstice, at length of

September 29, 2008
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Friday, August 22, 2008

Oasis of The Seas Plans Unveiled – Royal Caribbean’s Largest Cruise ship

*Update: According to asap Travel, Royal Caribbean has started taking reservations from members of Royal Caribbean’s Diamond and Diamond Plus Crown &

August 22, 2008
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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Norwegian Dream (Again)

December 10, 2007 – Upon departure from Montevideo on The Rio de la Plata, the M/V Norwegian Dream fully loaded with passengers on a 23 day cruise,

August 19, 2008
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