Celebrity’s 2022 cruises from Southampton will sail to some of Europe’s most coveted destinations, the Mediterranean, the stunning Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia, Russia, Iceland, Ireland and the Canary Islands. (more…)
Albatros Travel Group – the Scandinavian travel and expedition company with a global wingspan. Founded Copenhagen 1986 and covering the polar regions with three expedition ships : Ocean Victory, Ocean Atlantic and Ocean Albatros. (more…)
“It’s really useful to travel, if you want to see new things”– Jules Verne “Around the World in Eighty Days”. The year 2023 will mark the 150th Anniversary of the publication of the French author Jules Verne’s famous classic adventure novel “Around the World in Eighty Days.”(more…)
“I hope to make people realise how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us,trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs” – James Herriot – Famous British Veterinary Surgeon and Author (1916-1995). (more…)
On Friday 22nd May ACL parent Grimaldi Lines announced at its Naples passenger office that “it has been decided to suspend passenger service on ACL, G4 vessels until the end of 2020.” After several weeks of valiantly trying to maintain its weekly passenger service between Hamburg, Antwerp and Liverpool and Halifax, New York and Baltimore, the complications caused by Covid-19 have finally made it impossible to continue.
The entry of the 101,662-ton deadweight container shp Conti Annapurna to Ocean Network Express’s EC-1 TranspacifIc East Coast service alllows holders of ESTA’s (as opposed to full B1/B2 visas, can enter the US at Savannah, Jacksonville, Charleston or Norfok on her round voyages to and from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong and Hong Kong. (thecruisepeople.wordpress.com)
Polish Steamship Company have announced that there will be two more sailings this year from IJmuiden. Destination ports will be Cleveland, Ohio, and Burns Harbor, Indiana and full service details and passage fares are available here. Both vessels feature an Owners Cabin on the Bridge Deck plus double and single cabins.
We are pleased to announce the return of CMA CGM to the Europe-Australia route along with the 10-passenger CMA CGM Rhone and three 4-passenger ships (with two Owners Cabins each), the APL Danube, APL Detroit and APL Phoenix, from APL. These ships have now entered Europe-Australia route from London Gateway via Suez to Australian ports, in what is called the North Europe Mediterranean Oceania Express (Nemo) Line.
A Crystal Esprit Greek Isles cruise departing August 11, 2019, is now available as a charterer has cancelled. Mediterranean sailings this summer are all very busy so this is a great opportunity for you to sail on Crystal’s stunning yacht this summer.
Two new ships joining CMA CGM’s Pacific Australia Direct route mean we have two upcoming double cabins available from London Gateway terminal to Australia and New Zealand. The Nordpacific (built 2018) is set to sail on or about March 20 and the Nordserena (2016) on April 28.
The 6-passenger NSB sister ships Zim San Francsco and Zim Ontario have recently changed from Zim Lines’ Halifax – Panama – Hong Kong run to a new route between Seattle and Vancouver, China and Malaysia, Suez, Israel and the Black Sea. These are the only ships in the Zim fleet to carry [assengers and offer two very long round voyages that can also be booked one-way as part of a round-the-world itinerary.
CMA CGM advises that it has five cabins available on the Liberty Line for its January 13 departure from Le Havre to New York. This was once the route of the Paris, Ile de France, Normandie, Liberté and France, among other well-known ocean liners of the past.
Last year, on December 1, Maersk Line purchased Hamburg-Sued and closed down the German line’s passenger services. One of the areas worst affected by this was New Zealand, which lost its passenger service from both coasts of North America. Service to and from Europe had closed earlier when the ships serving that route had changed.
CMA CGM has just extended the duration of its PEX 2 and PEX 3 Round-the-World services from 77 days to 83 days. The PEX 2 service features two 8-berth ships, the CMA CGM Jacques Joseph and CMA CGM Lisa Marie via Mexico and the Caribbean and PEX 3, five ships via the US Gulf and Florida, of which the CMA CGM Cendrillon and CMA CGM La Scala are 7-berth ships, the CMA CGM Lamartine and CMA CGM Maupassant are 6-berth ships and the APL Scotland carries one passenger only.
CMA CGM and subsidiary APL have combined the Columbus PNW route and Cimex 1 into a single operation, Cimex 1 Columbus PNW Line. APL has placed six 2012-built 10,600 TEU container ships into the new through service from the Pacifiic Northwest to Dubai, with passenger capacity also offered by three CMA CGM ships.