Popular cruise ship builder awarded $90-million Coast Guard contract, 40 new boats

This week at the annual cruise conference (Cruise Shipping Miami) in Miami Beach, popular Italian cruise ship builder Fincantieri announced they were awarded a $90-million dollar contract to construct up to 40 new response vessels for the United States Coast Guard. These new vessels are scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2013. The […]

Princess Cruises: Caribbean Princess Update, cancels 2 sailings

Caribbean Princess experienced a problem with the port propulsion motor which necessitated the ship returning to San Juan yesterday to evaluate the situation. After further review by technical experts, we have confirmed the full extent of the damage to the motor. We now know the time and work required to make the repairs and we […]

Still space aboard Titanic Memorial Cruise on Azamara Journey

With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy a month away, the ill-fated ship is still grabbing headlines from the U.S. to the U.K. and around the world. Ceremonies, remembrances, memorial coins and pendants are in the works and various special events are planned. For perhaps the most educational and enlightening experience to commemorate the […]