Posts made in September, 2016


Crystal Cruises have unveiled design details of their Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, which will be the first aircraft in their new luxury air division that will launch in 2017. The aircraft will transport 84 guests to some of the world’s most exotic and remote destinations in luxurious first class accommodation for various itineraries that range from 14 to 28 days in duration. The design details that have been revealed include...


Posted By on Sep 21, 2016

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Crystal Serenity has successfully completed the historic voyage through the Northwest Passage by arriving into Manhattan. The voyage lasted 32 days and the ship sailed 7,297 miles to reach it’s final port of call in New York City. It has been confirmed that the voyage is the first of it’s kind completed by a large cruise ship. Master Birger J. Vorland captained the ship during the voyage. Crystal Serenity was escorted by...


Posted By on Sep 20, 2016

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The only French-owned cruise line, Ponant, have revealed the design of their 4 new luxury yachts that will become the pinnacle of expedition cruising. Ponant are renowned for being the world leader in providing luxury expeditions visiting a wide range of unique destinations. Two of the new ships are planned to enter service in Summer 2018 and the other two ships are due for service in Summer 2019. The new Ponant Explorer ships will...


Posted By on Sep 15, 2016

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Hurtigruten cruise line have announced that they will be launching two new hybrid cruise ships in 2018 and 2019. The ships will weigh 20,000 tons and they will accommodate 600 passengers. They will be the first ever cruise ships in the world to utilize hybrid power using a battery system. The hybrid technology will allow for sailing up to 30 minutes on battery-powered propulsion which has been developed by Rolls Royce. It will be...


Posted By on Sep 12, 2016

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ expedition class vessel, ms Hanseatic, has successfully navigated through the Northwest Passage to complete a full transit of the historic route. The voyage will officially end on 10th September when the ship arrives into Nome, having sailed a total of 5,542 nautical miles. Hanseatic embarked on the popular voyage on 16th August 2016 where it was docked in Tromso and sailed to Murmansk in Russia before going...


Posted By on Sep 9, 2016

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