Ship Launches

Norwegian Cruise Line Prima Class sailing on the water

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to add eight new ships across the three brands

The company revealed on Monday, it will be building eight new ships across its three brands.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 9 2024
Queen Anne
Cruise Consumers

One month to go till Queen Anne launches

Dining venues and the Captain’s final uniform fitting have been revealed as Cunard’s Queen Anne gets ready to set sail. 

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 4 2024
A concept drawing of titanic II as imagined by Clive palmer's Blue Star Line

Billionaire Palmer refloats Titanic II concept

Billionaire and Blue Star Line chairman Clive Palmer announces design plans for Titanic ll are back on track with a proposed 2027 launch.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Mar 18 2024
Sun Princess on her sea trials starting to sail

First impressions: 24 hours on the new Sun Princess

Sue Bryant is onboard the new Sun Princess on one of her maiden sailings. But how will the ship convert loyal Princess fans.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Mar 15 2024
Royal Railway Utopia

Utopia of the Seas: Everything we know so far

Utopia of the Seas is set to start sailing next summer, here's what we know about the new ship so far, including new dining experiences.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 8 2024
Sun Princess maiden voyage

Finally! Look inside Sun Princess as she makes her maiden voyage

The Sun Princess officially sailed out this week, making her maiden voyage after two delays.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 29 2024
Silver Ray in the Meditteranean as Silversea celebrates 30 years.

Silver Ray floated out, due for June 2024 launch

Silversea has floated out its second Nova-class ship, the Silver Ray. She is soon due to start sea trials ahead of her June 2024 launch.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 29 2024
Carnival Excels with new ship

Carnival Excels with new ship

Carnival Cruise Line has signed a deal with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build its fourth Excel class cruise ship, launching in 2027.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 15 2024
Royal Caribbean Australia Spectrum of the Seas

Will Australia get a new Royal Caribbean ship?

There has been growing speculation in the Royal Caribbean Facebook pages that Ovation of the Seas will not be returning to Sydney.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 12 2024
Matt Willis and his wife Emma will host the christening of Queen Anne in Liverpool

Cunard’s Queen Anne’s christening returns home to Liverpool

Cunard’s newest ship, Queen Anne will be named on the Mersey waterfront at Liverpool in June.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 6 2024
Sun Princess new build

Princess delays the launch of their new build Sun Princess

Princess Cruises has delayed the delivery of their new-build Sun Princess, two weeks before her maiden voyage.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 30 2024