March 1: Celebrity Cruises CELEBRITY ECLIPSE, the third in the line’s trendsetting SOLSTICE series, has emerged from the building dock at Papenburg, Germany’s Meyer Werft Shipyard. The ship is fitting out for her maiden season, which will begin after an introduction and naming at Southampton in late April.
MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland. Martin is the co-writer of the book “Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company” published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum has commissioned artworks and collected his photographs.