Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Maritime News

Passengers Injured as Norwegian Escape Hit by ‘100 Knot Wind Gust’ Off U.S. East Coast

Several passengers aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Escape were reported injured after freak gust of wind reportedly caused the ship to list as much of 45 degrees, causing chairs, tables...

March 6, 2019
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Cruise Ship Window In Rain

Cruise Stocks Sink Ahead Of Irma

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line all tumbled in Tuesday trading as Hurricane Irma threatened to do to the hub of the cruise industry what...

September 5, 2017
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Cruise Ship Margarita Pool

Norwegian Cruise Line Hires Lifeguards After Multiple Child Deaths

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced that the line will begin employing certified lifeguards at all of the family pools across their fleet. The need for Lifeguards aboard cruise ships...

April 19, 2017
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Lines Places 3.2 Billion Euro Ship Order at Fincantieri

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has placed an order for four new next-generation cruise ships at Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the NCL brand. The order includes options for 2 additional ships....

February 16, 2017
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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Maritime News

Norwegian Cruise Line to Keep Fuel Prices at Bay With Hedges

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) — When ship fuel prices sank to the lowest depths on record in January, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. was mindful not to miss the boat....

July 5, 2016
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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Maritime News

Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery of New Flagship

  Norwegian Cruise Line on Thursday took delivery of its largest ship to date, the 164,600 gross ton Norwegian Escape. The delivery from German-shipbuilder Meyer Werft took place during a...

October 22, 2015
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Norwegian Escape Maiden Call at Hamburg

The Norwegian Escape makes it maiden call at Hamburg on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, arriving at the Blohm + Voss shipyard for final construction and inspection before the ship’s delivery...

October 14, 2015
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Monday, October 12, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Norwegian Epic Enters Dry Dock

Norwegian Cruise Line’s enters Damen Shiprepair Brest for a scheduled 3-week refit and maintenance program. The shipyard, located in Brest, France, has recently completed a number of upgrades to prepare the...

October 12, 2015
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Sunday, September 20, 2015

WATCH: Norwegian Escape River Ems Conveyance in HD

The 164,600 gross ton Norwegian Escape on Saturday completed its River Ems conveyance from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany to the North Sea. The conveyance is a unique...

September 20, 2015
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Sunday, August 16, 2015

WATCH: Norwegian Escape Float-Out at Meyer Werft

The Norwegian Escape was floated out of the covered building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Saturday. The 164,600 gross ton cruise ship, part of the...

August 16, 2015
Total Views: 275

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Ship Photo of the Day – Norwegian Escape Ready for Launch

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft is getting ready to for the launch of the 164,600 gross ton cruise ship Norwegian Escape from the covered building dock II area at the company’s shipyard...

August 12, 2015
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Norwegian Cruise Ship Runs Aground Off Bermuda After Steering Failure

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship ran aground on a reef on Tuesday after leaving Bermuda but there were no reports of any injuries, the company said.

May 19, 2015
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ABB Wins Repeat Azipod Order from Norwegian Cruise Lines

Swiss-based power and automation technology company ABB says it has been awarded a contract worth $60 million to deliver Azipod propulsion and power systems to two Norwegian Cruise Line vessels...

March 17, 2015
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Friday, January 16, 2015
permanent magnet tunnel thruster

Norwegian Cruise Liner to Be Outfitted With Permanent Magnet Tunnel Thrusters

Instead of having a shaft or some other geared mechanism connected to a motor, the propeller blades themselves are the the motor which provides the maneuvering thruster to bring Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian...

January 16, 2015
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Carnival, Norwegian Shares Fall as Ebola Forces Lines to Skip Stops

Cruise line stocks fell after Carnival Corp. and a company being bought by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. canceled stops in West Africa over concerns about the spread of Ebola.

October 7, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Keel Laid for NCL’s First ‘Breakaway Plus’ Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line executives and officials from the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg, Germany took part in the Keel-Laying Ceremony of Norwegian Escape on Friday, marking the beginning of the block...

September 21, 2014
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Lines to Acquire Prestige Cruises for $3 Billion

Norwegian Cruise Lines announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Miami-based upper-premium and luxury cruise ship operator Prestige Cruises International for just over $3 billion.

September 2, 2014
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Maritime News

NCL Orders More ‘Breakaway-Plus’ Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ: NCLH) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships, the largest in the company's fleet.

July 14, 2014
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Officials: Norwegian Breakaway Involved in Whale Strike

A dead 45-foot female whale found in New York Harbor Monday morning was hit by a cruise ship that got stuck in the Hudson River over the weekend, authorities said on Tuesday.

May 7, 2014
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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Norwegian Breakaway Towed to Port Following Propulsion Issue

A cruise ship returning to New York from the Caribbean with 4,500 passengers on board had to be towed into port on Sunday after getting stuck in the Hudson River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

May 4, 2014
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