Posts Tagged ‘The Cruise People’

CMA CGM Tosca Offers Short Western Med Cargo Ship Cruises From Malta (17 nights) And Genoa (11 nights)

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

New Western Med cruising possibilites are offered by CMA CGM’s Medex service, which serves the Middle East and Sub-Continent. As passengers are not allowed beyond Suez on this route, the CMA CGM Tosca is able to offer a choice of two shorter round voyage itineraries from Malta and Genoa.

Two Asia – South America Cargo-Passenger Routes Reinstated After Recent Ship Changes At CMA CGM

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

With all the ship and route changes occurring at CMA CGM this year two South America-Asia routes that had not recently been available have now been revived. One route (ACSA2) connects Chinese ports, Hong Kong and Taiwan with Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Peru and Chile while the other route (SEAS) connects Singapore, Hong Kong and Chinese ports with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

All Change On The Europe-Australia Cargo-Passenger Routes (Again)

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

In April 2016, we announced six new ships, five from CMA CGM, the 10-passenger CMA CGM Bellini and her sister ships CMA CGM Chopin, Mozart, Puccini and Rossini and one from NSB, the 7-passenger MSC Monterey, for the Europe-Australia route from London Gateway via Suez to Australian ports.

Container Ship m.v. Widukind’s Charter Exended On The Europe To Australia & New Zealand Cargo-Passenger Route via Panama

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Cruise People is pleased to announce a six-month charter extension on the m.v. Widukind, running from Tilbury via Rotterdam, Dunkirk and Le Havre to the US East Coast, the Pacific islands of Tahiti and New Caledonia and on to Australia and New Zealand.

Hurtigruten’s Fram Now Offers Atlantic Canada and New England Cruises, With Calls In Newfoundland And The Gulf of St Lawrence

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Hurtigruten's 254-berth FramHurtigruten, who have been running the legendary Norwegian coastal voyage since 1893, will add Atlantic Canada, Newfoundland, the Gulf of St Lawrence and New England to its itineraries starting in April 2018.

Just Released! Cruiseco’s New Back To The 80’s 7-Night Music Cruise On Navigator of the Seas, Departing Southampton May 6, 2018

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Ship: Navigator of the Seas. Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International. Departures: 06 May 2018. Duration: 7 nights. Ports: Bilbao, Vigo, Lisbon, CRUISECO CHARTER. Airport gateway (Arrival) : Southampton. Airport gateway (Departure) : Southampton

CMA CGM Reinstates French West Indies Line Cargo-Passenger Service

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

This spring we announced that CMA CGM had moved its four 12-passenger “Fort” class cargo ships from the French West Indies Line to the Eastern Caribbean Service. Now, however, the same ships are being moved back to the original service for which they were built.

New CMA CGM And NSB Services Make Singapore Into A Hub For Australia, Europe and Indian Ocean Cargo-Passenger Services

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

With CMA CGM’s addition of four passenger-carrying container ships to the AAX Singapore-Port Kelang-Fremantle-Sydney-Melbourne-Adelaide-Fremantle-Singapore service and the addition of the Buxhansa to Singapore-Reunion-Tanzania-Maurtius-Singapore service by NSB, more connections are available over the major Southeast Asian port.

NSB’s Buxhansa Opens 56-Day Indian Ocean & East Africa Service

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

NSB Freighter Cruises advised today (May 24th) that the m.v. Buxhansa has joined a new Southeast Asia – Indian Ocean – East Africa – Southeast Asia service, with the following port rotation: Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Pointe des Galets, Reunion – Tamatave, Madagascar – Maputo, Mozambique – Beira, Mozambique – Nacala, Mozambique – Port Louis, Mauritius – Singapore.

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.