A 77-year-old female passenger from the Carnival Vista, a cruise ship that is sailing to Belize, has died in a Tulsa Oklahoma hospital from COVID-19 on Monday after several cases, mostly among crew members, were reported on the cruise ship earlier this month.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, the Norwegian Prima was finally floated out, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice recently.
Royal Caribbean, the world’s leading cruise ship operator, which operates some of the biggest cruise ships, such as the Oasis of The Seas and The Symphony of The Seas has announced the full restart of it’s cruising service yesterday (Tuesday) despite the surge in COVID-19 cases due to the new Delta variant around the world, which could potentially disrupt the shipping industry in the coming months.
The largest Chinese cruise ship has just been announced. lian-based company Registro Italiano Navale, also known as RINA, has recently signed an agreement with China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to class the vessel.
Fincantieri, Snam and MSC Cruises have joined hands to jointly develop the world’s first hydrogen powered cruise ship. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in this regard, between the three companies, to mutually establish the conditions for the design and construction of the world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship.
MSC Seashore has received the largest Italy-built cruise ship ever from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. While in Monfalcone, Fincantieri is constructing MSC Seashore’s sister ship MSC Seascape and will be delivered by winter of 2022.