The Briefing on Cruise
The latest news, trends and data from the cruise industry
News in Numbers
The reported unpaid fuel bill leading to the seizure of two Crystal Cruises ships in Bahamas waters
The anticipated number of calls in 2022 by cruise ships at The Port of San Sebastian de La Gomera
The capacity of the newly acquired cruise ship by Ambassador Cruise Line, which will enter service in 2023
The year Disney Cruise Line will introduce a new Pixar Day at Sea experience on nine select Disney Fantasy sailings
The cost of a new modular terminal being built by Global Ports Holding in Tarragona, Spain, following the award of a 12-year concession by the Tarragona Port Authority
Hurtigruten Expeditions has added three pole-to-pole cruises to its 2023 programme.
Source: Cruise Adviser
Virgin Voyages has celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of Terminal V at PortMiami.
Source: Cruise Industry News
Crystal Cruises no longer exists, and an assignee has been appointed to develop a liquidation plan for the benefit of creditors.
Source: Seatrade Cruise
MSC Group’s cruise division has joined the Green Marine Europe Label, a voluntary certification programme intended to allow shipowners to demonstrate their environmental performance in Europe.
Norwegian Cruise Line is rolling back its onboard mask policy and part of its vaccination policy from March.
Source: The Points Guy
Cruise ships have never been more dangerous for workers
"For crew members, the indignities have been worse, even in an industry notorious for its poor treatment of workers. The stories have brought me back to the hellish summer when I worked as a buffet steward on a passenger cruise a few years ago."
Writing for The Washington Post, Lissette Marquez recounts her experiences as a cruise worker.
Source: The Washington Post