As the violent conflict in Israel continues, Costa Crociere became the latest line to cancel calls at Ashdod and Haifa.
At 11 a.m. Wednesday the Concordia wreck began moving from Giglio, under tow by a pair of tugboats. The convoy is proceeding at a speed of about two knots.
Seatrade Med 2014 is shaping up to be a lively event with 200 exhibitors already confirmed and a total of 3,000 participants and visitors anticipated during the trade show and conference, taking place in Barcelona from September 16-18.
AmaWaterways' christening for its newest river vessel had a traditional Bavarian flair. Godmother Brenda Kyllo arrived by horse-drawn carriage to the Vilshofen pier where an oompah band played and the garlanded AmaSonata was flanked by 14 rugged Böllerschützen (marksmen) in lederhosen.
A woman who claims she was raped on a cruise, a personal injury attorney and a passenger who was aboard Carnival Triumph when the ship lost power after a fire are among the witnesses who will address the Senate Commerce Committee's hearing on cruise ship safety.
Total ships: 28
Total berths: 91,515
Total Order Book Value:$22,105,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$273,472