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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
Total Views: 117

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
Total Views: 198

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
Total Views: 185

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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Friday, August 1, 2008

P&O Pacific Sun – Rough Week for Cruise Ship Passengers

Passengers aboard the P&O cruiser ‘Pacific Sun’ got a little more than they bargained for when the vessel got caught in the middle of a

August 1, 2008
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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Queen Mary 2 – Time Lapse Video

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and

July 29, 2008
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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Cruise Ship “Clipper Pacific” Detained in NY Harbor

Some 1,200 passengers aboard the Clipper Pacific are enjoying an unexpected extended stay in NYC, while the cruise ship is being detained by Coast Guard for

July 16, 2008
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Fastest Ship – The SS United States Faces Uncertain Future

Popular Mechanics updates us on the the World’s Fastest Ship, or at least the vessel currently holding the transatlantic speed record the mighty SS

June 24, 2008
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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Pocket Cruise Ship Grounds in Alaska

The Juneau Empire is reporting: A cruise ship scraped the bottom of the Tracy Arm fjord Wednesday morning, forcing its crew to cut short its trip and call the

June 5, 2008
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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Orders Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ship The US-owned cruise operator, Regent Seven Seas, is taken bids on a brand new ultra-luxury

May 29, 2008
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Monday, May 26, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – Norwegian Spirit

Yesterday the passengers of the cruise ship Norwegian Spirit were, as the Daily News headline reads, “Cruising For A Bruising”, yesterday as the

May 26, 2008
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Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Mass Evacuation Of European Cruise Ship

The BBC tells us: Latvian authorities have begun evacuating hundreds of people from a cruise ship stuck on a sandbank. So far tugs have failed to free the

May 6, 2008
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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Enjoy Central Park, at Sea

Via, The London Daily Mail. The world’s biggest cruise liner is to have a New York-style “Central Park” on the ship, its owners have

April 16, 2008
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Fire Incidents

Queen of the West Fire this AM

An engine room fire at 12:31 this morning forced an evacuation of Queen of the West. From a Coast Guard Media Release: SEATTLE – The Coast Guard, state

April 8, 2008
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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Now That Is An Ugly Ship

CDR Salamander features China’s largest FPSO on Ugly Ship Thursday. He writes; A ship only a Captain could love. I don’t think anyone will be

March 5, 2008
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Monday, February 25, 2008

Historic Ship Independence Barred From Her Adopted State

Photo By Alan Light Built in 1950 the SS Independence and her sister ship the SS Constitution were built to transport passengers between U.S. ports and the

February 25, 2008
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Saturday, February 23, 2008

Notable Captains: Paul Wright, Master Of Cunard’s Queen Victoria

Captain Paul Wright, a Cornishman, is a kind of latter day Henry VIII – a master and commander who moves from one queen to the next in quick succession.

February 23, 2008
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