fathom travel

[Analysis] Carnival Creates fathom.

Background Last week, Carnival Corporation & plc launched their 10th brand, fathom (the 'f' is lowercase). They will transfer the 2001-built, 30,277gt Adonia (ex-R Eight, Minerva II, Royal Princess) from...

[Analysis] Changes Made to Oasis in Recent Drydock & Why

The worlds largest cruise ship recently made a stop in drydock last month. The Oasis of the Seas is so large that there are only a select few drydocks cable of handling the 225,282gt ship. Taking place in Rotte...

Analysis: Virgin Cruises, A Reality?

Cruise Industry News is reporting that, according to from rumors they are hearing, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is attempting to secure $1.7 billion in funding from various banks. If successful, he inte...

Mooring Accident in St Kitts

©Times Caribbean BlogTwo longshoremen were killed in St Kitts when their boat capsized while an unmooring maneuver. The two men were in a small boat helping to untie the Independence of the Seas from the e...

One Last Take on the Third Oasis Renders

When STX released these renders last week I dove into some of the changed that they plan to make. Here's one more that I just realized.After looking at the rendering more there’s another difference I noticed. If you look just forward of the lifeboat, i...