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Norwegian Places Order For Two Additional “Breakaway Plus” Ships

Today, Norwegian Cruise Line announced the order of two additional “Breakaway Plus” ships with Meyer Werft, scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The two new ships build on the current order of...

Carnival Corporation Expected To Place Two Ship Order By August

Robin Farley, a well respected Wall Street analyst for UBS Investment Research, recently predicted a two ship expansion for Carnival Corporation by 2017. In her letter to a group of cruise industry investors, Farley...

Norwegian Introduces Digital Signage Fleetwide

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that they intend to install digital signage fleet wide by 2015. The digital signage was first introduced aboard the line’s newest ship, the Norwegian Breakaway. The new digital signage...

Norwegian Orders A Second Breakaway Plus Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it has confirmed an order for a second “Breakaway Plus” cruise ship to be built  by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany. The ship will have a scheduled delivery date...

Oasis of the Seas Sister Ordered By Blue Star Line

It was announced this morning that Blue Star Line, the cruise line that will sail the Titanic II, will also order a clone of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas from STX Europe. In his press...

Norwegian Breakaway Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Earlier today, the Norwegian Breakaway successfully completed her technical and nautical sea trials which took place off the coast of Norway and Denmark. Over the course of several days beginning on March 25, Norwegian...

Carnival Cancels Various Triumph & Sunshine Sailings To Enhance Onboard Safety

In the wake of recent shipboard incidents, Carnival has decided to cancel sailings onboard two ships in order to enhance their onboard safety systems. The ships receiving the new safety upgrades include the Carnival Triumph, which lost power...

The Man Behind The Front Desk: Meet Hotel Director Stan Kuppens

Stan Kuppens grew up in the town if Nijmegen which is located on the eastern side of the Netherlands. Stan enjoyed watching and sailing on different vessels traveling up and down the rivers Waal...

Carnival Triumph Suffers Fire; Disables Propulsion System

Updates on the Carnival Triumph situation can be found below. To view an update, please click the + sign on the right side of the boxes below. The most recent update is already open....

Royal Caribbean Orders A Third Oasis Class Ship, Option For A Fourth

Royal Caribbean finally put rumors to rest and placed an order today for a third Oasis class cruise ship with a delivery date of mid 2016. Royal also has the option to build a...