Barbados Announces New Cruise Facility

Barbados announced plans this week to open a brand new $300 million cruise terminal in the capital city of Bridgetown. The two-year project will be spearheaded by Barbados Port Incorporated in a joint venture with a consortium comprising Barbadian company SMI Infrastructure Solutions Incorporated and Royal Caribbean Cruise Limited. A minimum of 200 jobs are […]

Costa Ship Pilots Cruise Waste-Management Project

The Sustainable Cruise waste-management project co-funded by the European Commission through the LIFE+ Program, the European Union’s funding instrument for environmental projects, is under way aboard the 114,500-ton Costa Pacifica. With the 3,780-guest Costa Pacifica serving as the first pilot, this project will focus on reducing three main categories of waste: Cardboard boxes, glass bottles, […]

Cruise line cellular company boasts successful service with Carnival Breeze

  MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), the world leader in cellular service to the cruise line and ferry industry,today announced unprecedented services to Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze, during her first month in service. Carnival […]

Royal Caribbean welcomes “Emerging Leaders”

Sailing into the U.S.-based offices of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. this week are 90 students from universities across the country who are embarking on the corporation’s annual summer internship program. Selected from a record-breaking pool of more than 1,300 qualified applicants, the interns will participate in RCL’s “Emerging Leaders” program through July 27, allowing them […]