MSC Cruises to homeport ‘enlarged’ ship in Southampton

MSC Cruises is to lengthen and refurbish one of its ships and homeport it in Southampton for the summer season in 2021. The ship, which has not been named, will go into drydock and re-emerge as “a super-enhanced version” of itself. It will be the first time MSC has based one of its ships inContinue reading “MSC Cruises to homeport ‘enlarged’ ship in Southampton”

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Norway Expected to Step Up Fjord Emissions and Discharge Restrictions Sooner

  While Norwegian authorities have previously announced that they will introduce zero emissions restrictions in their heritage fjords by 2025, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) is expected to introduce restrictions starting already next year (2019) and gradually step up the requirements. In its publication, Navigare, the NMA states that its restrictions will cover air emissionsContinue reading “Norway Expected to Step Up Fjord Emissions and Discharge Restrictions Sooner”

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Saga Sapphire to Leave Fleet in 2020

Saga Cruises today announced the Saga Sapphire will leave its fleet, with the last cruise heading to Norway on a “Musical Norway” sailing in spring of 2020. “For Saga Sapphire’s last foray to the Norwegian fjords, we’re cruising off the beaten track for an in-depth exploration of this country’s beautiful fjords, mountains and villages,” theContinue reading “Saga Sapphire to Leave Fleet in 2020”

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