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EXPLORER Goes Celestyal

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New Louis Cruises division Celestyal’s third ship CELESTYAL ODYSSEY, revealed as the former OLYMPIC EXPLORER, one of the fastest cruise ships in the world. Celestyal Cruises Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: The latest DVD about shipbreaking in Alang, India…

REGAL PRINCESS Gets A Love Boat Welcome, Part One

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Join Peter Knego aboard Princess Cruises REGAL PRINCESS as the ship makes her American debut with a star-studded christening and celebration of the line’s 50th Anniversary. Princess Cruises Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: The latest DVD about shipbreaking in…

The Queen’s Six Years In Dubai by Rob Lightbody

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Rob Lightbody looks back over the past six years since QE2 departed Southampton on her final voyage, and wonders what lies ahead. It is now six years since QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 departed on her final voyage to Dubai after a memorable final season and final day in Southampton.  As she…

REGAL PRINCESS Gala Christening!

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In what may well be its most spectacular christening event to date, Princess Cruises kicked off the American debut of its newest, largest ship, the MV REGAL PRINCESS and launched the line’s 50th Anniversary celebrations in a major, star-studded gala at Fort Lauderdale. Princess Cruises Keep up to date with…

A New UK-Based Explorer

A New UK-Based Explorer

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by Peter Newall Cruise and Maritime Voyages has chartered the 46,052grt GRAND HOLIDAY from the Carnival Corporation for the 2015 and 2016 cruise season. Renamed MAGELLAN she will carry about 1250 passengers and will be the new flagship of the CMV ocean fleet which includes the classic smaller cruise ships…

BAHAMAS CELEBRATION Listing After Striking Underwater Object –Updated

BAHAMAS CELEBRATION Listing After Striking Underwater Object –Updated

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Passengers on a Halloween cruise to the Bahamas got more excitement than anticipated when Celebration Cruise Line’s, 1000-passenger BAHAMAS CELEBRATION struck an unknown object after departing Grand Bahama for Palm Beach. Passengers were called to muster stations with life jackets over their Halloween costumes while the ship returned to Grand…

MARCO POLO Aground In Northern Norway

MARCO POLO Aground In Northern Norway

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A Norwegian coast guard vessel arrived in Gravdal, northern Norway, today to assist the grounded 1965-built, 22,080 gt liner MARCO POLO.  The ship, with some 800 mostly British passengers, is said to be undamaged and no injuries were reported.  A pilot was on board MARCO POLO and two tugboats were attempting to free…

Book Review: QUEEN VICTORIA A Photographic Journey

Book Review: QUEEN VICTORIA  A Photographic Journey

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QUEEN VICTORIA A Photographic Journey by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross with an afterword by Commodore Rynd 120 pages, available in both hard and soft cover Publisher: The History Press With over 200 colour images in the book, this is certainly a thorough photo survey of all of  Cunard’s QUEEN…

Catching Up With LOFOTEN, Part Five

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Peter Knego’s southbound journey aboard Hurtigruten’s dowager LOFOTEN concludes with a nocturnal rescue at sea and visits to Trondheim and Bergen. Hurtigruten Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: The latest DVD about shipbreaking in Alang, India All photos by and…

Princess Cruises Golden Anniversary Celebration In 2015

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 9, 2014) – The 50th anniversary of Princess Cruises will be especially memorable for guests cruising in 2015, as they will be treated to festive onboard celebrations including a themed menu, cocktails and entertainment. “We love helping our guests celebrate their many milestone occasions aboard their…

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