[Analysis] Dream Cruises Global-Class Renders

UPDATE: Dream Cruises just released this render (via CIN) of the roller coaster that encircles the ships funnel. When you zoom out you also see the entire mid-ships area. This all but confirms the existence...
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UPDATED: Are the Future of Cuban Cruises Really in Jeopardy?

The below originally posted in 2017. You can follow along with the 2019 restrictions here.UPDATE 6/16/2017 PM:The new policy for US-Cuban relations going forward is out. As predicted, it won't interfere with cruise operations too much. The relations will sti...
Carnival Sensation Sailing from Miami ©CruiseInd

All the Details on Carnival at CES 2017

When Carnival Corp CEO Arnold Donald took the stage earlier today at the annual CES show in Las Vegas, he became the first travel industry executive to give a keynote at the show.Carnival went all out t...
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Cuban Cruises and Royal Caribbean’s Subtle Announcement

Empress of the Seas sailing out of Miami in November 2016The biggest takeaway I had from Royal Caribbean’s Q3 2016 Earnings was that Royal Caribbean is opening Empress of the Seas (ex-Empress, Nordic Empre...

Facts & Myths Surrounding LNG and Fuel Cells

There has been a lot of talk about LNG and fuel cells as use on cruise ships, but what does it actually mean. BACKGROUND Thus far, there have been some small ferries, riverboats and some offshore supply vessels that have fully made the switch over to LNG. Th...
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Details on Carnival Corp.’s LNG Powered Ships

Carnival Corp. surprised the industry last year when they not only ordered 9 ships, but ordered most of them with LNG fueled power plants. LNG is still new to the maritime industry with only a handful of commer...

Top 10 Largest Ships in the World

Now that Harmony of the Seas has officially started sailing, let’s take a look at the list of top 10 largest ships in the world and see where Harmony lands on them.I debuted this analysis a few years ago, b...
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[Analysis] Did Crystal Cruises Really Save the SS United States?

via flickr user Don RobsonBy now you’ve heard that Crystal Cruises have partnered with the SS United States Conservancy to help restore the 1952 built ship back to service. First, a bit of history. The United States Lines partnered with the US Government ...