Preparations for the entry of the Concordia wreck to Genoa's Prà-Voltri port began at 5 a.m. Sunday after the escort convoy arrived following an approximately 3.5-day transit from Giglio. The distance covered was approximately 200 nautical miles.
Ahead of Norwegian Cruise Line reporting second quarter financial results, Wells Fargo Securities voiced concerns about Caribbean pricing and the diminishing premium spread between the brand's two newest ships and its legacy fleet.
Strong close-in bookings for Europe and Asia pushed Royal Caribbean to a higher than expected second quarter profit, and the company raised its 2014 guidance while also outlining a strategy to achieve a double-digit return on invested capital and double earnings per share.
‘A Date with Death & The Duchess’ is a new cruise itinerary built around mystery and suspense and launched by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines for summer 2015, onboard 880-passenger Boudicca.
As the violent conflict in Israel continues, Costa Crociere became the latest line to cancel calls at Ashdod and Haifa.
Total ships: 28
Total berths: 91,515
Total Order Book Value:$22,105,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$273,472