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Former 'Boston' Drummer Dies On Cruise Ship

Former drummer of Rock Band, ‘Boston’ Sib Hashian has died on board MSC Divina whilst on her ‘Legends of Rock’ cruise to the Caribbean from Miami. 251 more words

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8 Ship Royal Caribbean Fleet In Europe For 2018

Royal Caribbean have announced that 8 ships within their fleet will be based in Europe for 2018.

The headline act will be the maiden season of Symphony of the Seas which will be based from Barcelona and will offer seven night Mediterranean itineraries. 237 more words

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Virgin Voyages Steel Cutting Commences

Today saw the first steel cut for the first ship for Virgin Voyages which is scheduled for delivery in 2020.  The steel cutting ceremony took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa. 165 more words

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Family upgrades for Caribbean Princess

Despite what the name might suggest, Caribbean Princess is no stranger to British waters and she’s back in Southampton in 2017.

Princess Cruises have recently announced a refit which is scheduled to take place before the 112,000 tonne ship arrives here.   608 more words

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2016: A record year for British cruising.

Figures out from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have revealed that 2016 was a record year for the cruise industry in the UK.

Across the world, more than 25 million people took a cruise in 2016 and 1.9 million of these were British – this equates to almost 3% of the population. 234 more words

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Nieuw Statendam Keel Laying Ceremony At Fincantieri's Marghera Yard

Today saw the keel laying ceremony take place for Holland America Line’s second ‘Pinnacle’ Class ship, Nieuw Statendam.

The first block of the new ship was part of  the central section, measuring 11.3 meters long, 34.8 wide and weighing around 260 tons, 49 more words

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Fred Said No To Minerva

In an interview with TTG Media at the launch of the Fred Olsen Worldwide Cruises 2018/19, Managing Director of Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Mike Rodwell admitted that they had looked at the possibility of purchasing Minerva after the collapse of Swan Hellenic’s then parent group, All Leisure Group in January. 315 more words

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