MIAMI (May 4, 2010) -- Princess Cruises, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), today announced that contracts to build two 3,600-passenger ships have been finalized with Italy's Fincantieri shipyard.
The new ships -- which each will have an all-in cost of approximately 155,000 euros per lower berth -- are scheduled to enter service in spring 2013 and spring 2014. At an estimated 141,000 tons, the as-yet-unnamed ships will be the largest in the Princes... Read More
SEOUL—Investors led by a U.S. firm placed an order with a South Korean shipbuilder for a $1.1 billion Ship conceived as a floating luxury residence that will cruise the world visiting events like the Cannes Film Festival, the Sydney New Year's Eve celebration and Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.
The order, announced last week by Utopia Residences Co. of Beverly Hills, Calif., marks the first time a cruise Ship will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co., the world's second... Read More
Carnival Corporation & plc has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 130,000-ton cruise Ship for its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, scheduled to enter service in spring 2012.
To be built at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard under a U.S. dollar denominated contract, the all-in cost of the vessel is approximately $200,000 per lower berth.
The new 3,690-passenger vessel will offer many of the same innovations featured on the rece... Read More
The “Send us a sea of names” project – an unprecedented initiative whereby Travel Agents, customers and web users all over the world are taking part in the search for the names for the two new flagships set to join Costa Cruises, the largest Italian travel group and Europe’s n.1 cruise line – is coming to a climax.
After having received some 16,000 suggestions submitted by Travel Agencies in over 40 countries, Costa Cruises has come up with a shortlist... Read More
Today, Disney Cruise Line celebrated the keel laying of the Disney Dream, the first of two newly-designed ships destined to expand family cruise options to more people in more places around the world.
“Since our inception, families have come to know and love Disney Cruise Line, and they are looking for additional ways to enjoy all that we have to offer,” Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz said during the ceremony at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenb... Read More