Windstar announces new Travel Assurance Booking PolicyThe new Travel Assurance Booking Policy is an extra effort to ensure travelers feel comfortable booking a well-deserved cruise vacation now without fearing loss should they need to cancel.
Samsung Heavy receives 361 bln-won order for three suezmaxSamsung Heavy will deliver three Suezmax shuttle tankers by July 2022. Suezmax refers to the largest ships that are capable of transiting the Suez Canal fully laden.
KSS Line adds another VLGC order at Hyundai HeavySouth Korean shipping company KSS Line has signed an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of another 84,000 cu m VLGC.
Keppel O&M completes FPSO conversion under 7 monthsSingapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine reports that its Keppel Shipyard, has delivered a fast-tracked Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.
Ban of Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic shipping continuesIMO continues its efforts to adopt a ban of Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic by 2021 during a meeting in London.
US Navy deploys new drone-stopping laserThis is the first time a standalone system capable of functioning as a dazzler has been operationally employed on a destroyer.
Hurtigruten makes history in AntarcticaThe world's first hybrid electric–powered expedition ship, Hurtigruten's own MS Roald Amundsen, has traveled the furthest south of any company ship in the expedition cruise line's 127 years of business.
Disney Cruise Line returns to GreeceDisney Cruise Line will visit three first-time ports of call in Greece, Sweden, and Norway.
Ships trading with North Korea will not fly Palau flagVessels which violate the current United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) on trading with North Korea will not be registered with the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).
Holland America Line cancels Asia Westerdam sailingsHolland America Line has cancelled the remaining cruises of Westerdam’s season in Asia.
Cruise ship passengers to be quarantined at military bases in U.S.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Grand Princess cruise ship's American passengers will be carried to military bases in California, Texas and Georgia for COVID-19 virus monitoring and a 14-day quarantine.
Carnival and Norfolk sign 5-year dealCarnival Cruise Line has signed a five-year agreement with the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to operate seasonal cruises.
Royal Caribbean signs agreement for Beach Club in AntiguaRoyal Caribbean International and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda have officially signed an agreement for the company’s first Royal Beach Club.