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Viking Ocean Cruises Prepares To Launch Second Ship

The wildly popular Viking Ocean Cruises is preparing to launch their second ship, Viking Sea, hot off the heels of the floating out of their third ship, Viking Sky, at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard. Viking Sea...

Seabourn Celebrates Construction Milestone For Seabourn Encore

Seabourn Encore, the latest ship for luxury line Seabourn, touched water for the first time today, marking an important milestone in the construction of the new ship. Marnie Tihany, the director of business development...

Costa Begins Construction on New Ship, Costa Diadema

Earlier today in Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard, the first block of Costa’s new flagship, the Costa Diadema, was lowered into place. The special event was attended by the CEO of Costa Cruises,  Michael Thamm and the CEO of Fincantieri, Giuseppe...

New Details of Carnival Sunshine Transformation Announced

Carnival Cruise Lines today unveiled additional details of the $155 million makeover that will transform Carnival Destiny into Carnival Sunshine during a 49-day dry dock in Italy. The ship will re-enter service in April...

Carnival and Holland America Line Order New Ships

Carnival Corporation today announced it has reached an agreement for the construction of two new cruise ships – a 99,000-ton ship for Holland America Line and a 135,000-ton vessel for Carnival Cruise Lines. A...

Cruize Cast – Episode 51 – News & Q&A

Here is the latest and one of the greatest episodes from Cruize Cast! Join Kaleigh and James as they tackle some of their listener questions with topics as diverse as what to do on a...

River Cruising Grows Up, 2 Ocean Going Vessels Planned for Viking Ocean

Earlier this month, a Memorandum of Agreement was signed by Fincantieri Shipyards and Viking Ocean Cruises to construct two luxury ocean-going vessels, in laymen’s terms…two luxury cruise ships.  The two ships will both weigh 45,000...