Keel Laid for Holland America’s New Pinnacle Class

Holland America Line recently celebrated the keel laying of its newest vessel. HAL's newest flagship is being constructed at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy.A 680-ton block was lowered into the...
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Carnival Corp. To Order 2 Ships This Summer?

UBS Investment Research is claiming that Carnival Corp. intends to place an order for 2 ships this summer. That would place them on track for delivery in 2017.It is not expected that this will be delivered to Carnival Cruise Lines however. Carnival, P&...

Passenger Goes Overboard in HAL PR Nightmare

Tradewinds posted: Passengers on the seven-day Mexico cruise had been posting inquiries about the incident for days but the Carnival subsidiary did not break its silence until today. The ship in question was ...

Holland America Alters Noordam’s Summer Med Schedule

 Holland America has announced that they have completely overhauled the summer Mediterranean schedule for their 1,916pax ms Noordam. She was originally supposed to sail Eastern Mediterranean voyages that included Egypt, however due to uncertainty in ...

Holland America’s Prinsendam Stuck in Drydock

  Cruise Critic is reporting that Holland America’s Prinsendam will have to remain longer in its scheduled drydock in October. The extra time will allow shipyard workers to fix a stabilizer issue that’s ...

First Look at Holland America Newbuild

The blurry photo above is an enlarged version of Cruise critics original. Set to debut in February 2016, the 99,000grt vessel will carry 2,600 pax (double occupancy). Shell be roughly the size of a new-pan...

Holland America’s Maasdam Makes Emergency Return to Port

Holland America’s Maasdam had to make an emergency return to port after setting sail on a 10 Day Eastern Caribbean. The case was two medical emergencies onboard. She docked at berth 21/22 and quickly departed again on her voyage. via CruiseCurrents...

Carnival Orders New Ship (and Holland America)

Hot on the heels of NCL’s shocking newbuild order, industry giant Carnival has placed an order for a 135,000grt vessel for Carnival Cruise Lines. Scheduled to launch in 2016, she will represent a new class of v...