Monday, September 25, 2017
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Carnival Orders New Cruise Ship for Cunard Line

Carnival Corporation has signed an agreement to build a new cruise ship for its iconic Cunard brand with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The world’s largest cruise company said Monday it has...

September 25, 2017
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Monday, August 17, 2015
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Search Abandoned After Queen Mary 2 Crew Member Goes Overboard

  A search was launched and later suspended this weekend for a crewmember of Curnard’s Queen Mary 2 cruise liner who fell overboard Saturday off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Canada’s Joint...

August 17, 2015
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Queen Mary 2 Sails Into New York Harbor

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into its U.S. home port in New York Tuesday morning escorted by historic ships and Coast Guard vessels as the company continues its 175th Anniversary...

July 14, 2015
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
News

Ship Photos of the Day – ‘Three Queens’ Hit Up Liverpool

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria meet in the company’s “spiritual home” in Liverpool for the very first time as part of the company’s 175th Anniversary celebrations,...

May 26, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
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Ship Photo – Three Grand Queens

Cunard Cruise Lines kicked off its 175th birthday celebration on Sunday with the gathering its Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria at Cunard’s homeport in Southampton. The sailaway...

May 4, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015
News

Cunard Passenger Killed in Boarding Accident

A passenger aboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth cruise has died following an accident while boarding the ship from a tender. The ship was in the Sihanoukville, Cambodia when the accident occurred...

April 2, 2015
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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Amazing Photos Show True Scale of Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the iconic ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary 2, Cunard captain, Captain Kevin Oprey, agreed to go overboard and pose for these amazing photos from the bulbous bow of his massive ship.

March 10, 2014
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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Queen Elizabeth 2 to Anchor Port Rashid Makeover

By Asa Fitch Dubai’s decision to turn the Queen Elizabeth 2 into a floating hotel has ended years of uncertainty about the fate of an asset snapped up at the...

July 3, 2012
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Monday, September 26, 2011
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Cunard Lines Considers Reflag Of Its Ships, But Not For The Reasons You Think…

Unlike most domestic flags, the British-owned and British-flagged fleet of ships has grown since 2000 when the government replaced corporate tax, one that taxed ship owners according to the size...

September 26, 2011
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Friday, December 10, 2010
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Cunard Lines Appoints Its First Female Captain

We have a lot of people come to gCaptain asking us about what conditions are like for women seafarers.  Well, since we’re men, we have no idea.  But, based on...

December 10, 2010
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
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Queen Elizabeth’s Float Out

With just 267 days until she enters service Cunard Line’s latest ship, Queen Elizabeth, has been floated out from drydock for outfitting. The following is video fo the occassion which...

January 19, 2010
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Thursday, November 13, 2008
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Despite Valiant Efforts, QE2 Sets Sail For Dubai

Maritime Journal Online writes of the QE2 entering port early Tuesday morning: On its way into its home port at Southampton the ship ran hard aground on a sandbank at...

November 13, 2008
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Friday, October 17, 2008
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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 New...

October 17, 2008
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Saturday, February 23, 2008
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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. He...

February 23, 2008
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Saturday, January 12, 2008
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Cunard’s Three Queens Visit The Big Apple

Photo by AurelioZen NewYorkology tells us of the first / last ever meeting of its three grand ships; Cunard’s one-time-only royal rendezvous of its three queens — the QE2, QM2...

January 12, 2008
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Thursday, November 1, 2007
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QM2 Arrival – A View From The Sky

November 1, 2007
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Monday, October 22, 2007
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World Largest Cruise Ships – Coming Soon

The Cincinnati Enquirer as us: “As new cruise ships continue to get larger, it begs the question: Is bigger better?” I admittedly don’t know much about cruise ship operations but...

October 22, 2007
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Wednesday, October 10, 2007
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qe3? cunard lines orders a new ship

The BBC tells us: Cunard Lines is to build a 92,000 tonne liner which will be called the Queen Elizabeth. The ship, which will be based at Southampton, will carry...

October 10, 2007
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Tuesday, September 18, 2007
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The Queen Mary II – YouTube Superstar

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and amateur ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and capable. She’s also a YouTube...

September 18, 2007
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