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Updated T6 Heavy Escort Carrier Comparison List, Revised Impressions of the Alita

Having finally having a chance to outfit and fly each of the new Heavy Escort Carriers (ok, ok, they’re not all HEC’s  – but lets not quibble… 1,449 more words

A Star welcome - Viking's new ocean-going ship arrives in London

Viking’s first ocean-going ship called in to London today on the way to its christening in Norway on Sunday.

The 930-passenger Viking Star moored on the Thames at Greenwich, home of some of Britain’s richest maritime history. 217 more words


Hands on First Impressions on Pilot Ships - Federation Icarus ~ Bug Ship?

Introducing the Icarus
hands down – the closest the federation will get to having a Bug Ship.

Full disclosure – I purchased the Pilot Escort Mega Bundle… 965 more words

We’re not Love Boat - we have to change the face of cruising, says Royal Caribbean’s British boss

Royal Caribbean has to show the world it’s about fun and adventure, not the sedate, outdated images of cruising its competitors perpetuate, says the company’s UK and Ireland MD Stuart Leven. 760 more words

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A new Anthem! Royal Caribbean's new baby is christened

Royal Caribbean’s new baby has been christened. Travel agent Emma Wilby named the 167,800-ton Anthem of the Seas in Southampton after winning a singing talent contest to be the ship’s godmother. 314 more words

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Wonder what MSC's new ship will be called? It's Meraviglia


The name of MSC’s new Vista-class ship has just been revealed – it’s Meraviglia, which means wonder or marvel.

The announcement was made at the ceremonial steel-cutting for the start of construction at the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. 308 more words


Holland America's new president introduces Koningsdam - and says travel is a force for good

Holland America may be gearing up to launch another ship – but its new president is just as keen to talk about the destinations it will take passengers… and how travel should be a force for good. 460 more words