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Carnival Unveils First-Ever LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Corporation’s AIDA brand has debuted one of the most anticipated new ships in some time. It’s the new AIDAnova, and it’s the world’s first cruise ship to be powered both at sea and port by …

Holland America’s New Ship Moving Closer to Debut

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line’s highly-anticipated Nieuw Statendam cruise ship is making progress toward its planned debut in December. The new ship has successfully completed two sets of sea trials off the coast of Italy, with plans …

A Country Music Cruise in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Love country music? Love the Caribbean? This is for you. Carolina Country Music Fest is launching a new country music cruise next year, a five-night cruise that will sail out of Charleston, South Carolina and …

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princess cruises new ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is expanding with another new ship: Enchanted Princess. The company officially debuted the ship’s name this week, with plans to launch in 2020. Enchanted Princess’ arrival will be followed by another …

new port canaveral terminal

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida is getting another state-of-the-art cruise terminal, this time on the Space Coast. Following high-profile projects by major cruise lines to build new cruise terminals at PortMiami, another Florida port, Port Canaveral, has announced an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s newest cruise port is seeing significant growth this summer, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Amber Cove port, which is located in Puerto Plata, saw a total …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has completed the refurbishments of three of its cruise ships, the company announced this week. The company has completed bow-to-stern enhancements on Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Star and Norwegian Breakaway. The upgrades are …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and the Guy Harvey Research Institute are planning another ocean conservation-themed cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line. NCL and renowned conservationist Guy Harvey have announced plans to partner on the second …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is planning a significant transformation of its Carnival Triumph ship next year, the company announced this week in a statement. The cruise line plans to spend nearly $200 million on a bow-to-stern makeover of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning some major upgrades on its newest cruise ship, Sky Princess. The new cruise ship, which is slated to debut in the Caribbean in 2019, will include the cruise line’s first-ever “Sky …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing very strong cruise numbers in 2018, according to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello — and the island is even breaking records. The island actually set a new record for cruise passenger …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises has launched construction on its newest ship, Celebrity Apex, a the Chatiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. The second ship in Celebrity’s Edge series, Celebrity Apex comes in the wake of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Virgin Voyages cruise ship has gotten a name. Richard Branson’s highly-anticipated new adults-only cruise line has named its first ship Scarlet Lady, Branson announced this week. “Scarlet is the embodiment of everything this …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is adding more options to cruise the Panama Canal, Caribbean Journal has learned. Next year, the company will be positioning its Norwegian Joy cruise ship to Los Angeles for a season of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Port Zante just set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals, welcoming its 1 millionth passenger of 2018 in just the seventh month of the year. Officials said the milestone gave the island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government has approved a new sea walk floating pier for cruise ships in the historic town of Port Royal. The $7.4 million project will cover the supply, installation and commissioning of the sea walk …

Norwegian Cruise Line

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its fleet. Again. The cruise giant announced that it has ordered two new “Project Leonardo”-class ships with shipbuilder Fincantieri. The two ships are slated for delivery in 2026 and 2027. …

MSC Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the lead of Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, cruise giant MSC has announced plans to build a new terminal of its own at PortMiami. MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade County have signed an agreement …