Topic: Cruise ships

Princess cancels all cruises up to 11 May

The second largest cruise company in the world, Princess Cruises, has cancelled all sailings of its eighteen cruise ships until 11 May due to the coronavirus outbreak. Current voyages underway and that extend beyond 17...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Cruise shipbuilding in 2018 and 2019

The shipbuilding market for cruise ships is booming. In 2018 sixteen cruise ships were delivered, in 2019 24. In SWZ|Maritime’s February cruise special, our editor Gerrit de Boer describes the European cruise shipbuilding landscape. Lists...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

The cruise industry: An industry worth keeping

With last year’s delivery of the Celebrity Flora, a Dutch yard completed a sea-going passenger ship for the first time in 46 years. SWZ|Maritime’s new cruise special shows the cruise shipbuilding industry is very important...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Cruise ship Westerdam welcomed in Cambodia

The cruise ship the Westerdam, with 1455 passengers on board, arrived in the port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on Thursday 13 February at around 07:00 local time. The Westerdam was not welcome in several Asian ports...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Cruises cancelled over coronavirus

Several cruise companies have cancelled trips in Asia due to the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus. The American cruise companies Royal Caribbean and Carnival, among others, keep their ships in port. For Royal Caribbean, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
Mega Yacht for SeaDream

Damen Cancels Its First Cruise Ship Order

SeaDream Yacht Club and Damen Shipyards have decided not to proceed with the building of a new cruise ship for SeaDream. The new ship, SeaDream Innovation, was scheduled to be delivered in September of 2021...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk