Posts Tagged ‘The Cruise People’

Salerno Exchange Port For Israel For Passengers From The US, Transatlantic By CMA CGM And Transmed by Grimaldi Lines

Friday, May 19th, 2017

With an increase in the number of passenger-carrying container ships working CMA CGM’s Amerigo Express Transatlantic service to four, Salerno has become the new exchange port for Israeli-bound passengers from the US.

New Southeast Asia /Australia Cargo-Passenger Service Opened With Four Former Round The World Container Ships

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

CMA CGM subsidiary Australian National Line has opened a new Southeast Asia / Australia passenger service using four 5,100 TEU container ships transferred in from the Pacific Express 3 round-the-world service to join the AAX service.

Travel From North America To Japan By Sea – New Cargo-Passenger Route From CMA CGM Features 355 sq ft VIP Suites On One Ship

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

With the annoucement by CMA CGM of its new Columbus PNW service, North America is regaining a regular sea travel connection to Japan. Effective this spring, three French-flag ships will be sailing from Seattle and Vancouver to Yokohama on a regular basis. As other carriers have been turning down Japan-bound travellers this will be a first of a kind for Japan for several years.

Los Angeles And Oakland Gain CMA CGM Columbus Loop Cargo-Passenger Route While Seattle And Vancouver Get A Branch Line

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Until recently, the well-known Columbus Loop service ran from the North American East Coast to Asia via the Cape of Good Hope and on to Seattle and Vancouver, with return to New York via Asia and Suez.

The Ocean Liner Society 2017 Annual Cruise On Celestyal Nefeli, 7 Nights From Athens (Lavrion) on September 29

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The Celestyal Nefeli (Courtesy of Celestyal Cruises)The 2017 Ocean Liner Society cruise is planned for the 19,093-ton Celestyal Nefeli, the former Gemini, operated by Celestyal Cruises of Piraeus. This 7-night cruise will depart Athens (Lavrion) on September 29, making calls at Santorini, Izmir, Nafplion, Crete, Rhodes, Cesme and Mykonos.

CMA CGM’s Amerigo Express Now Offers Four Container Ships And Liberty Bridge One For 29 Passenger Berths On The North Atlantic

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

With two ships being transferred in from its Liberty Bridge service and two more from Pacific Express 3, CMA CGM’s Amerigo Express service is now up to four passenger-carrying ships running between Mediterranean ports and US ports between New York and Miami.

New Canaries Cargo-Passenger Service Between Antwerp And Las Palmas By The Tim S – 10 Days Each Way

Friday, March 24th, 2017

For years now, since Safmarine’s “Big Whites” disappeared, passengers have sought a means of travelling by sea to and from the Canary Islands. But cargo ships have only offered round trip voyages between north Europe and the islands.

Spirit of Lisbon Added To The Liberty Bridge Transatlantic Service: Passengers Carried Only Between Bremerhaven And New York

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Rickmers’ 50,249 dwt tonne Spirit of Lisbon (aside) has recently been added to the CMA CGM Liberty Bridge Transatlantic service and is offering the Owners Cabin (260 sq ft) and one Single cabin (170 sq ft) for passages.

Just Released: Bravo UK 2018! A 7-Night Cruise Of The Performing Arts On Board Celebrity Silhouette

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Cruising aboard modern luxury in the Celebrity Silhouette, “Bravo! A Cruise of the Performing Arts” will be departing Southampton for seven glorious nights, May 19-26, 2018. Plus more than fifteen other stars who will perform around the ship morning, afternoon and evening. In Bilbao, passengers will have an exclusive visit to the stunning Guggenheim Museum.

New Fortnightly Round-Trip Cargo-Passenger Cruise From Liverpool to Portugal

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The Cruise People Ltd is pleased to announce a new fortnightly cargo-passenger service from Liverpool to Dublin and Bristol, Leixoes, Algeciras and Setubal with a return call at Leixoes on the northbound voyage. Two Single Suites, £1,210 Each For 14 days.

Cruiseco Announces Its Exclusive Rock the Boat Cruise For 2017, From Newcastle on board CMV’s Magellan

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

7 nights round trip departing Newcastle onboard the luxurious CMV Magellan. September 2-9, 2017. Ports include Aberdeen, Isle of Skye, Liverpool, Dublin & Invergordon.

Last Minute Polsteam Cargo Ship With Open Cabins From Amsterdam To The Great Lakes, Second Half September, From $1,640 Plus Taxes

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

For those wanting to return to North America this autumn by sea, or sail into the Great Lakes we have an extra sailing by Polsteam’s m.v. Isadora, scheduled from Amsterdam/IJmuiden for Cleveland, Ohio, and Burns Harbor, Indiana, in the second half of Septober.

Around The World In 77 Days By CMA CGM: From Houston, Mobile, Miami and Jacksonville

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The latest news from CMA CGM brings good tidings for those looking for a single voyage round the world. Round-the-world voyages will now be available from Houston, Mobile, Miami and Jacksonville, which has not been available since Rickmers stopped carrying passengers through the Suez Canal in 2011.

CMA CGM Expands North Atlantic Passenger Capacity On Its Liberty Bridge and Victory Bridge Services

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

The CMA CGM Jamaica (which has a swimming pool)CMA CGM’s changing deployments are going to add significant passenger capacity to the Transatlantic business, where it is often difficult to get space.

CMA CGM’s New Kingston Container Terminal Could Presage A Return Of Cargo-Passenger Routes To And From Jamaica

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Jamaica. Historic Falmouth: the Court HouseCMA CGM’s intention to make Kingston, Jamaica, into a Caribbean hub port has raised the possibility of a revival of a regular passenger links between Europe and Jamaica as well as service between Jamaica and the Far East.

Boutique Riverboat Louisiane Makes Her Way Slowly South From Portland, Oregon, To Her New Home Port Of New Orleans

Monday, July 4th, 2016

The 150-passenger Louisiane makes her way slowly South from Portland, Oregon, to her new home port of New Orleans (Courtesy French America Line)Last Friday evening, June 24, saw the 347-ton ocean tug Jack Brusco pick up her tow of the 150-berth boutique river cruiser Louisiane, loaded and secured on board the deck of the semi-submersible barge Columbia Newark, which can also double as a container barge.

P&O Australia’s South Pacific – Now Packaged With UK Flights From London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle And Glasgow

Friday, June 10th, 2016

P&O Cruises Australia - Pacific Pearl (Photo credit John Wilson at Shipspotting.com)For the first time ever, P&O Cruises Australia is available with full flight round trip packaging from the UK. Here are details of just four such possibilities between October 2016 and March 2017.

This Summer Book One Of Crystal’s New Getaway Voyages: Perfect For Those Who Just Want A Short Break Away

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Tilbury to Bordeaux – 6th August 2016 – 7 nights in Crystal Symphony. Guests will love this beautiful Atlantic itinerary on board the magnificent 960-berth Crystal Symphony this summer.

Around The World In 84 Days By CMA CGM Container Ship From Ensenada, Mexico, or Caucedo, Dominican Republic, Via Ports In Asia

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Our latest update from CMA CGM brings some good news for those looking for a single voyage round the world, something that has not been available since Rickmers stopped carrying passengers through the Suez Canal.

Free Flights On Azamara Quest Montreal To New Orleans Cruise Offer Ends on 10th June – Or Ask About Montreal To Miami

Monday, June 6th, 2016

The Azamara Quest (Courtesy Azamara Club Cruises)UK residents interested in Cruiseco’s exclusive charter on Azamara Club Cruises’ Azamara Quest from Montreal to New Orleans this autumn have until next Friday 10th June to take advantage of the free flights offer from major UK airports to Montreal and back to the UK from New Orleans.

Cruiseco Signs Exclusive Charter On Ponant’s L’Austral For A Circumnavigation Of Australia, Departing Sydney January 25, 2018

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Cruiseco, the Australia and UK-based provider of worldwide cruising options,has just announced the exclusive charter of Ponant’s 264-berth L’Austral for a unique 40-night Australian circumnavigation, departing Sydney’s iconic harbour on January 25, 2018.

Passenger Capacity To Australia Tripled As CMA CGM Mozart and CMA CGM Rossini Join CMA CGM Bellini On London-Sydney Route

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The only direct cargo-passenger service between Europe and Australia in recent months has been a single-ship service by the 10-passenger CMA CGM Bellini, but we now have good news for travellers to and from Australia.

New American River Cruises by French America Line’s Louisiane

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The 150-passenger Louisiane (Courtesy French America Line)Introducing boutique river cruiser Louisiane’s exciting inaugural program, from August to December 2016.

Good News For Sea Travellers Between Europe And Australia – Last Minute Voyage Possibilities On Board CMA CGM Bellini And MSC Ilona

Monday, February 15th, 2016

While a regular direct service between Australia and Europe has not been available recently through either Panama or Suez, we now have good news for cargo ship passengers wanting to travel through Suez.

Grimaldi Lines Announces Rome To Baltimore Passenger Dates

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Grimaldi Lines last year announced a new cargo-passenger service between Civitavecchia (for Rome) and Baltimore, which will eventually also serve Halifax and Antwerp.

New Connection To Australia: Container Ship Europe To Port Kelang Then P&O Australia Cruise Ship Between Singapore And Australia

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Now that direct cargo-passenger service is no longer available between Europe and Australia, and Singapore has become a base port for P&O Cruises Australia, we will be using P&O Australia to offer connecting services between Singapore and Australian ports.

Once-Only Voyage From Europe To South America By The MSC Flaminia As She Repositions To The US East Coast-South America Run

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

The passenger-carrying container ship MSC Flaminia will change service, leaving Northern Europe for the East Coast of South America in late January for a single voyage before phasing into the US East Coast – South America East Coast route with sister ship MSC Geneva.

New Monthly California-Europe Cargo-Passenger Service Begins Between Long Beach and Oakland And European Ports

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

The NSB container ships MSC Cordoba and MSC Monterey are phasing in to MSC’s “USA West Coast Express” service with immediate effect. The full round voyage is 56 days, and while other ports can also be booked, as examples the voyage from Felixstowe to Long Beach is 26 days while that from Oakland to Felixstowe is 28 days.

Why Travelers Are Choosing Cargo Ships Over Cruise Ships

Friday, October 30th, 2015

The CMA CGM Marseille (Courtesy of CMA)Travelers who want to travel the world by sea have a new option: voyage by cargo ship. There’s even a cargo ship that goes to Tahiti. (abcnews.go.com)

Grimaldi Lines Introduce New Cargo-Passenger Service Between Civitavecchia (Rome), Baltimore and Halifax NS

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

One of the Grimaldi Lines' cargo-passenger ships for the Mediterranean areaBack in January, Grimaldi Lines, one of the world’s largest ro-ro operators with a fleet of more than 100 ships, launched a direct service from Civitavecchia, near Rome, to Baltimore and Halifax, the first direct car carrier connection between the Mediterranean and North America.

MSC Monterey Now Booking Passengers On MSC’s Australia Express Service From London Gateway To Australian Ports Via Suez

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

NSB’s MSC Monterey, one of several container ships it has on charter to MSC, is to join the new Australia Express Service, sailing from Europe to Australia via Suez and the Indian Ocean, with calls at Mauritius and Réunion on the southbound leg and Singapore and Colombo on the return.

Cruiseco Announces Its Exclusive Signature River Cruises For 2016 – A Choice Of 7, 10, 14, 17 Or 24 Days On The Danube, Rhine And Rhone

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

The 180 passengers BellejourCruise to the Black Sea, or along the Rhone, Danube or Rhine rivers in 2016 aboard an exclusive Cruiseco charter, where guests travel in comfort, with all the inclusions that offer a sensational value for money cruise holiday experience.