Carnival Horizon Presented by Fincantieri

The Carnival Horizon was presented today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone to its ship owner, according to a press release. The ceremony was attended, among others, for the shipowner, by Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation, and Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line, while Fincantieri was represented by Giampiero Massolo, Chairman and Giuseppe Bono,Continue reading “Carnival Horizon Presented by Fincantieri”

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Venice to Ban Large Cruise Ships From City Center

PHOTO: Large cruise ships will be banned from docking in Venice by 2021. (photo via Flickr/Martin Cooper)Venice has taken action against cruise ships in a move that isn’t likely to sit well with future passengers. According to The Independent, an Italian government committee has ruled to ban cruise ships over 60,000 tons from docking in the cityContinue reading “Venice to Ban Large Cruise Ships From City Center”

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Carnival Finalizes Contracts to Build Five New Cruise Ships at Fincantieri

MS Koningsdam sea trials. Photo: Holland America A big weekend for the world’s largest cruise company as Carnival Corporation finalizes contracts with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build five new cruise ships costing more than $3.4 billion. The final order adds a fifth ship to a memorandum of agreement between Carnival and Fincantieri announced in December 2015 calling for theContinue reading “Carnival Finalizes Contracts to Build Five New Cruise Ships at Fincantieri”

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