All veranda staterooms, abundant al fresco dining, a sun deck with an infinity pool and a main pool with a fire pit under a retractable dome are features of the 928-berth Viking Star. After three years of planning, steel-cutting for the 47,800gt newbuild is set for June at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard for this first ocean-going entrant in Torstein Hagen’s Viking Cruises.
Carnival Sunshine completed its inaugural 12-day cruise from Venice to Barcelona on Friday after emerging from a $155m transformation at Fincantieri’s Trieste shipyard.
The former Carnival Destiny gained all of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fun Ship 2.0 dining, bar and entertainment features, along with some distinctive innovations and an additional 182 staterooms.
Caribbean Princess became the first cruise ship to tie alongside Orkney's newly extended Hatson Pier at Kirkwall today. This is the first of five visits this season by the 290mtr long Princess Cruises' vessel which arrived on the 385mtr long quay at 8.00 this morning.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. veteran executive Brian Rice, vice chairman and cfo, is transitioning his cfo responsibilities to Jason Liberty as he prepares for retirement in spring 2014. In another financial move, Henry Pujol moved up to svp and controller.
Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard near Trieste on Wednesday hosted a short ceremony to mark the formal start of work on the biggest cruise ship ever built for Britain.
Total ships: 18
Total berths: 56,783
Total Order Book Value:$12,560,800.00
Average Price Per Berth:$264,302