Norwegian Cruise Line Returns to Port Canaveral

800px-Norwegian_Epic_water_chute_2The Norwegian Spirit entered Port Canaveral on Saturday and marked first Norwegian Cruise Line ship based there since 2012.

The 879-foot and 75,338 tons Spirit was constructed for Star Cruises by Meyer-Werft and entered cruise service in 1998 as the SuperStar Leo. When the ship joined the Norwegian fleet in 2004, Continue reading

Search Called off for Woman Who Jumped off Party Cruise Ship

800px-Norwegian_Pearl-2Authorities have officially suspended their search for a South Carolina woman who allegedly jumped into the sea off the Norwegian Pearl last week, in the midst of a Mad Decent Boat deck party.

According to officials, the U.S. Coast Guard called off its search for 24-year old Kaylyn Rose Sommer Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum-Class Ship

-Quantum_of_the_Seas-_and_-Anthem_of_the_Seas--sections_at_Meyer_WerftRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany to order a fifth Quantum-class ship, to be delivered in the fall of 2020. The announcement came on Tuesday, a day before the line’s second Quantum-class ship, Anthem of the Seas, arrived in its permanent homeport of Bayonne, New Jersey, Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Lays Keel for Another Record Size Oasis Class Ship

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternThe STX Shipyard in St. Nazaire, France officially began construction on another record size cruise ship for Royal Caribbean. An official keel-laying ceremony for the fourth vessel in hugely successful Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class series was held on Thursday. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas to Get a Texas-sized Makeover

Liberty_of_the_Seas_La_Spezia_(_Royal_Caribbean_International)Liberty of the Seas will receive what Royal Caribbean International is calling a “Texas-sized makeover” from bow to stern in early 2016, says a recent news release.

After spending a month in dry dock during February 2016, the 3,634 guest ship will emerge with a refurbishment featuring an impressive array of exciting enhancements including Continue reading