Tag Archive: New Builds

Jun 05

MSC CRUISES AND STX FRANCE CONFIRM ORDER FOR LNG-POWERED WORLD CLASS CRUISE SHIPS

  Today at the MSC Meraviglia Flag Ceremony, where MSC Cruises took delivery of the latest next-generation cruise ship built by STX France, the two companies signed a new memorandum of understanding firming up the order of two 200,000 GRT, LNG-powered mega cruise ships, with options for two additional vessels. The four ships will become …

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Dec 17

New 133,500-Ton Vista Class Ship To Join Carnival Cruise Line Fleet In 2019

    MIAMI, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A new 133,500-ton cruise ship, which will be the third vessel in the company’s Vista class series, will join the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in late 2019.  The ship, under contract with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, was originally designated for the P&O Cruises Australia brand. In conjunction with this …

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Oct 14

Princess Cruises Seventh Designs and Key Features Unveiled For Newest Ship in the Growing Fleet

  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 24, 2016) – Princess Cruises today unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural voyage, a five-day Adriatic Sea cruise roundtrip from Rome with stops in Kotor and Corfu. …

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Oct 14

POWERED BY LNG AND FUEL CELLS, ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL’S NEW SHIPS WILL RIDE THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE

New Icon-class design to advance clean-power technologies at sea MIAMI, Oct. 10, 2016 — The newest class of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and introduce the use of fuel cell technology, ushering in a new era of shipbuilding that will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The ships …

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The Fine Art of Cruising: Royal Caribbean Celebrates The Wonder Of Our World On Harmony Of The Seas

Jun 05

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES EXPANDS OASIS AND EDGE-CLASS

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with French Shipbuilder STX France to build a fifth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the Spring of 2021 and two additional Edge-class ships scheduled for delivery in the Fall of each of 2021 and 2022. “The response to the …

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Jun 05

The Tallest Slide at Sea on Harmony of the Seas Delivers Top Thrill Factor

  Thrill Engineer and University Professor Brendan Walker Concludes Royal Caribbean International Will Astound Adrenaline Junkies MIAMI, May 23, 2016 – Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, claims another record as home to the tallest slide and most exhilarating adventure at sea: Ultimate Abyss. The hair-raising, 10-story slide is …

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Jun 05

VACATIONS REINVENTED AS THE WORLD’S LARGEST CRUISE SHIP SAILS INTO SOUTHAMPTON

  Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas Makes Her World Debut, Featuring the Tallest Slide at Sea, The Ultimate Abyss MIAMI, May 17, 2016 – The port of Southampton, U.K. was bustling today as onlookers gathered to be among the first to see the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, upon her …

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Jun 05

Carnival Vista’s Two-Deck Cloud 9 Spa: A Seagoing Oasis Of Tranquility And Relaxation

  Infrared Sauna and Hammam Chamber Among Array of Options for Personal Pampering and Rejuvenation MIAMI, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — For those looking to unwind and relax, the new Carnival Vista has a lot to ahhh about. The luxurious two-level Cloud 9 Spa features an array of chill-worthy amenities, including Carnival’s first infrared sauna …

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Jun 05

Holland America Line Looks to the Future and Honors the Past by Naming Next Pinnacle Class Ship ms Nieuw Statendam

Sister ship to ms Koningsdam is scheduled to set sail in Fall 2018 Seattle, Wash., May 20, 2016 — Holland America Line announced today that the name of the next Pinnacle Class ship set for delivery in fall 2018 will bems Nieuw Statendam. Honoring the company’s past while keeping its eyes on the future, Nieuw …

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