Blog Archives

Coin Ceremony For MSC Seaside Marks Another Milestone For The “Ship That Follows The Sun”

Together with FINCANTIERI, MSC Cruises today marked an important milestone in the building of MSC Seaside with the traditional maritime coin ceremony held at the Monfalcone, Italy shipyard. The first of up to three MSC Cruises’ “Seaside” class of smart

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, MSC Cruises

Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Viking Sea

Viking Ocean Cruises today announced its second ship—the 930-passenger Viking Sea—was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water. The traditional ceremony took place yesterday, June 25, at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard—little

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, Viking Cruises

MSC Sinfonia Enters Dry-Dock For Her Big Stretch

MSC Cruises, MSC Sinfonia has arrived at the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily, to begin her lengthening process – she is the second of the lines four Lirica-class ships to undergo the transformation so far. The work to lengthen and

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, MSC Cruises

Viking Star Float Out

Viking Cruises inaugural Ocean ship, the 930-passenger Viking Star, has touched water for the first time with her float out. The traditional ceremony, which marks the first new cruise line in nearly a decade, took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard outside

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Viking Cruises

Regal Princess Completes Sea Trials

Princess Cruises, Regal Princess, has accomplished another major milestone in preparation for her May 20 debut, with the completion of her sea trials. The new cruise ship set out to sea from her construction dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, Princess Cruises

Costa Mediterranea Enters Drydock For €4 Million Refurbishment

As part of Costa Cruises’ ongoing investment to improve the quality and sustainability of its fleet, Costa Mediterranea will be dry docked at the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo from today, November 21 to December 4 2013, for planned maintenance work.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Costa Crociere, Cruise News

New Cruise Ships On Order

We have enjoyed the arrival of some fantastic vessels this year, Norwegian Breakaway, Royal Princess and Europa 2 just to name a few, but what’s next on the cruise ship calendar? It’s time to once again take a peek at

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, Cruise Ships, General Cruise Articles

P&O Cruises Keel Laying Ceremony

At 1300 hours (local time) today, Wednesday May 15 2013, a ceremony to mark the keel laying of the largest cruise ship ever built for the British market will take place at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

Costa Crociere New Flagship Costa Diadema

I think it’s fair to say 2012 was not the year for Costa Crociere. In January 2012 the world was awoken by the sad news that the Costa Concordia and over 30 passengers and crew had been lost. Just several

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Costa Crociere, Cruise News

Work Begins on P&O Cruises Newest Ship

It is official; work has now begun on P&O Cruises newest ship which will also be the largest ever built for the British market. Yesterday the steel-cutting ceremony was held at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises
Categories
Follow CruiseMiss Cruise Blog on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.