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First Look: HANSEATIC inspiration

German Hapag-Lloyd Cruises newest ship has just entered service. The HANSEATIC inspiration is the second ship in their luxury expedition class.VIEW HANSEATIC INSPIRATION DECK PLANSHapag-Ll...
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Introducing Viking Expeditions

More details have emerged from Viking Cruises new sub brand.Not to be left out of the burgeoning expedition market, Viking ordered two expedition vessels to be built at VARD last April. The two sisters...
Star Clippers

A New Twist on the Flying Clipper Saga

It appears the ship has changed names.According to her AIS (as well as speculative reports in local news), the ship, formerly known as as the s/v Flying Clipper, as been sailing around the Adriatic as ...

The (soon to be) World’s Largest Yacht

File this one under the post-that-became-a-rant...There’s a ‘yacht’ currently under construction at Vard Holdings yard in Tulcea, Romania (same builders as Hapag-Lloyds and Ponant’s luxury explora...

Voyages to Antiquity To Cease Operations

A sad end to one of the few remain companies that sail classic ships.England-based Voyages to Antiquity operate only one vessel, the Aegean Odyssey (ex-Narcis, Aegean Dolphin, Aegean I). She's been pla...

First Look: Take a Tour of the Scenic Eclipse

Australian tour operator Scenic tours have always specialized in land based tours since their inception. They then started getting into the maritime market with the 2014 launch of Emerald Waterways, a four...

Genting Group Announced More Details on Global Class

Genting Hong Kong Announced some more intriguing details on their upcoming mega-ship class, the Deam-class.While at a travel trade show in China, Genting announced that the first of the 208,000gt Globa...
Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Shuffles Ships Around

The Norwegian cruise line will redeploy three vessels.No doubt a consequence of losing out on a government tender to offer coastal voyages along the Norwegian coast, Hurtigruten will convert three coas...

P&O’s Oriana Transferred out of Fleet

A fan favorite of Britain's P&O Cruises has a new home.Last voyage from Southampton for the ship formerly known as Oriana. MV Piano Land off for a refit I guess. @ABPSouthampton pic.twitter.com/fc6pghs...

Ponant to Acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises

French luxury expedition line Ponant have agreed to acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises.Paul Gauguin Cruises, based in Washington state, operate just the 19,200gt m/s Paul Gauguin and sail her year-round in ...