Cunard’s new QUEEN ELIZABETH and P&O’s new AZURA are both being completed at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard in Italy. AZURA’s maiden voyage will depart from Southampton on April 12, 2010 on a 16 night central Mediterranean cruise with calls at Venice and Dubrovnik. The sold out maiden voyage of QUEEN ELIZABETH, will also depart from Southampton on October 12, 2010, with a cruise to the Canary Islands.
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.