Tagged: The Bahamas

Cruise Ship Collides With Pier in Nassau, Bahamas

Disney Dream hit the dock after arriving in Nassau this morning (September 30). Photos were posted on social media and show a dent above the water line on the ship’s stern. It is still unknown at this time what caused the ship to hit the pier. One passenger onboard posted that it was foggy this morning in Nassau. (cruisefever.net)




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Grand Bahama Shipyard: 23 Vessels Scheduled for 2017

Grand Bahama Shipyard in FreeportThe Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) is seeing business surge, with 23 vessels scheduled for routine drydocking work in 2017. “Generally, the scope of work includes significant propulsion and technical systems overhauls, hull treatment, accommodations and public spaces upgrades and the addition of onboard attraction facilities,” the yard said, in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Peek at the private island for cruisers that just got a major makeover

Cruising’s original private island, Great Stirrup Cay, is emerging from a major makeover. As can be seen in the photo tour, the 268-acre beach getaway owned by Norwegian Cruise Line has been spruced up over the past year with new and revamped food and drink venues, rebuilt cabanas and expanded areas of powdery soft sand. (usatoday.com)




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New Cruise Port Announced For East Grand Bahama

A NEW cruise port in East Grand Bahama will be constructed on the north shore west of Stat Oil in an area that has been determined to suffer the least devastating environmental effects. Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed that the cruise port will take two years to build and will significantly benefit the island. (tribune242.com)




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Royal Caribbean Finalizes Agreement With The Bahamas To Grow Tourism To The Destination

The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism to the destination, rapidly increase the cruise line’s employment of Bahamian nationals and invest in hospitality training to develop talent in the country.




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MSC Breaks Ground on Ocean Cay

MSC Cruises broke ground earlier this week on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, the line’s new private island destination. Located south of Bimini in The Bahamas, the island is set to become a “natural paradise exclusive” to MSC Cruises guests as of November 2018. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Grand Bahama Shipyard Open for Business

Grand Bahama Shipyard in FreeportGrand Bahama Shipyard has reported minor damage from Hurricane Matthew and confirmed they are open for business and ready to continue serving their customers while assisting and supporting the community recovery. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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