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Dame Helen Mirren Christens Scenic Eclipse Cruise Ship



Scenic Eclipse (August 2019, Courtesy Scenic Cruises)In a bright ceremony on an overcast day, godmother Helen Mirren christened Scenic Eclipse, a new luxury expedition vessel from Scenic. In front of cruise line executives, passengers, journalists and other VIPs at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, where the ship was docked alongside Pier 88, the actress spoke passionately about what it meant to be named godmother before reciting the traditional blessing: “May God bless this ship and all who sail on her.” (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Carnival Sunrise Officially Named By Godmother Kelly Arison In New York




Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of Norfolk, the transformed Carnival Sunrise was officially named today by godmother Kelly Arison – daughter of Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine – in an elegant and memorable ceremony at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York City.

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Kelly Arison To Continue Family Tradition And Serve As Godmother Of Carnival Sunrise At May 23 Event



As Carnival Sunrise makes her debut following her $200 million transformation, Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Kelly Arison, daughter of Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine, will serve as godmother for the ship at an invitation-only ceremony in New York on May 23.

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New York Cruise: Gearing Up Capital Projects



Oceania Cruises' Insignia in Manhattan“We are really gearing up on some of our capital projects that will allow us to have larger vessels call and homeport in Manhattan and Brooklyn,” said Matthew Kwatinetz, executive vice president, asset management revenue at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, which oversees the Big Apple’s cruise business. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Cruise ship (Star Pride) arrives in Manhattan after power failure



Star Pride at Rovinj, Croatia on August 20, 2014 (Photo © Elias Balazs at www.shipparade.com)A cruise ship off the coast of Massachusetts has docked safely in Manhattan. The Star Pride, which had 351 people on board, stranded Friday in Buzzards Bay between Woods Hole and Martha’s Vineyard. Windstar Cruises, who operates Star Pride, said the ship experienced a loss of cooling water for the engine systems, causing automatic shutdown of the traction and auxiliary engines. (archyworldys.com)

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Carnival Cruise Ship Cleared for Sailing After Hitting Dock in New York City



While docking in New York City this morning, Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, struck the west end of Manhattan Terminal’s Pier 90. No injuries were reported, and there was little damage to the ship itself — giving it the OK to depart tonight as scheduled, for its next sailing. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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