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 signed a memorandum of agreement for the ship to be built at Fincantieri's shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, with an expected delivery date in 2022. The new ship will join Queen Mary 2, … [Read more...]

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 Task Force Atlantic confirmed Saturday that it received a report from the Queen Mary 2 reporting that 26-year-old male crew member had fallen … [Read more...]

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 celebrations. Upon its arrival, the Queen Mary 2 was accompanied into New York Harbor by the Mary A Whalen, oil tanker; the tug Eric R Thornton; John J Harvey Fireboat; Nantucket Lightship, and the … [Read more...]

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 procession began Sunday afternoon as Queen Mary 2 moved into position to lead the fleet out of Southampton Docks and into the the Solent towards the English Channel. After separating … [Read more...]