Costa Serena called for the first time at Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, Friday.
MSC Cruises is suspending calls in Ukraine and Egypt for autumn 2015 through to spring 2016, replacing them with a number of Mediterranean alternatives.
Royal Caribbean International's Explorer of the Seas arrived in summer home port of Southampton on Thursday following a multi-million makeover.
Arriving just six months after Quantum of the Seas, sister Anthem of the Seas is very similar—identical, in fact, back of house, according to Royal Caribbean International president and ceo Michael Bayley. The significant changes are in what's being dubbed Dynamic Dining 2.0, the entertainment and the art.
In November, when MSC Divina returns to Miami from this year's Mediterranean season, the ship will sail year-round to the Caribbean.
The news closely follows MSC Cruises' announcement that MSC Seaside will sail full-calendar from Miami after its delivery in 2017.
Total ships: 33
Total berths: 101,546
Total Order Book Value:$24,633,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$274,486