In a major boost for the tourism industry, the world’s largest cruise line – Carnival Cruise Lines – has announced that it will base one of its cruise ships fulltime in Australia.
The 88,500 tonne Carnival Spirit will be the largest cruise ship ever to sail year round from Australia when she arrives in Sydney in October 2012 to operate a schedule of 8-12 day voyages to the Pacific Islands.
The move – announced globally in Sydney today – repr... Read More
The Silver Spirit was delivered to Silversea Cruises in a ceremony at the Ancona shipyard on Saturday, Dec. 12. Present were the Chairman of Silversea Cruises Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, while Fincantieri was represented by the Chairman, Corrado Antonini, and the Chief Executive Officer Giuseppe Bono.
At 36,000 tons and 195 meters long, the Silver Spirit is the largest vessel in the Silversea fleet. There are eight decks, and the ship has a cruising speed of 20.3 knots.... Read More
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- January 6, 2009) Silversea announced today that its newest ultra-luxury ship, Silver Spirit, is set to debut in lavish style with a Grand Inaugural Voyage on January 21, 2010. On this extraordinary 91-day journey, dubbed "The Spirit of South America," Silver Spirit will sail from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles and twist back to New York on a fascinating itinerary highlighted by a visit to Rio de Janeiro in time for Carnival, a journey around... Read More