The Navigator of the Seas: the World’s Longest Water Slide at Sea, The Blaster, Will Run for 800 Feet

As part of a $115-million makeover the huge water slide on the Navigator of the Seas will include a section that extends out from the side of the ship.

Navigator of the Seas will be the first Royal Caribbean vessel to receive a major renovation this year.

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Cruise Ship Itinerary Change Rescues Two Men

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship change of the itinerary in an attempt to avoid bad weather leads to а miracle at sea a few days ago. Its crew rescued two men who were stranded at sea for 20 days between Grand Cayman and Jamaica, a Royal Caribbean representative confirmed.

Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas modified its itinerary due to bad weather and sailed near the original ports of call. The crew spotted a small fishing boat and rescued two Costa Rica fishermen who had ran out of gas 20 days earlier.

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Navigator of the Seas Cleared to Sail After Repairs

Royal Caribbean says Navigator of the Seas has ‘received all necessary clearances and approvals’ to resume its cruise.

Following an unscheduled stop for repairs and inspection at the port of Vigo, north-west Spain, Navigator of the Seas has been cleared to resume its itinerary. Continue reading

Carnival Horizon, Newest and Largest in Fleet, Arrives in PortMiami

Carnival Horizon, the newest ship in the cruise line’s fleet, arrives in PortMiami this month.

Horizon is the newest and the largest ship in Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet and the second Vista class ship and the 26-th ship for Florida-based cruise operator. The cruise ship was built by Italian shipyard Fincantieri. The first ship in class, Carnival Vista, built by the same firm, was delivered in April 2016. Continue reading

Norwegian Sun Completes First Season of Cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral

Norwegian to return for Cuba cruises at Port Canaveral in 2019.

Norwegian Sun will complete her first season of cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral, Florida with the last sailing on September 3, 2018. Then, she moves to Miami for select sailings then repositioning to South America for her fall-winter season, officials announced for the company.  Continue reading