The new ship under construction for Princess Cruises will be based year-round in Shanghai, Carnival Corp. & plc announced late Tuesday. The 143,000gt vessel, to be introduced in summer 2017, will be customized for Chinese travelers.
The 'international' in Royal Caribbean International has never been stronger. More than ever before, newbuilds or new classes of ship are going into service in far-flung markets outside the US.
The Holland America Group plans to move about 1,000 employees from two locations into a new, custom-designed building that is going up a stone's throw from the company's long-time headquarters.
In a significant development that may be encouraging to cruise operators, the US government has approved at least four Florida companies to operate ferry service to Cuba, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
Italy-based global logistics expert Savino Del Bene is laying the groundwork in Cuba should the island open to US cruise operators.
Total ships: 33
Total berths: 101,546
Total Order Book Value:$24,633,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$274,486