Alaska Marine Pilots Concerned About Royal Princess’ Maneuverability in Alaska

PHOTO: Royal Princess. (Photo courtesy of Princess Cruises) The Southeast Alaska Pilots Association (SEAPA) is concerned with how well one mega-cruise ship will be able to manoeuvre the state this season. Marine pilots from the association tested the limits of four mega-ships – the Norwegian Bliss and its sister ship, Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of theContinue reading “Alaska Marine Pilots Concerned About Royal Princess’ Maneuverability in Alaska”

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Ulysseas project – the new expedition cruise ship design

In March 2015, the major shipbuilder STX France unveiled a revolutionary new expedition ship design named “Ulysseas”. It represents an innovative idea for a small cruise ship (passenger capacity 200, ice-class hull, length 476 ft / 145 m, cruising speed 17 kn / 20 mph / 31 kmh) aimed at the expedition cruising market. The main reason for the Ulysseas projectContinue reading “Ulysseas project – the new expedition cruise ship design”

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