October 12, 2011: The 2011 cruise shipping season in Kiel ended today
with a visit by the âAIDAcaraâ. The port was visited 120 times this year
by nineteen different ocean-going luxury liners.
Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it has reached agreements for the construction of three new cruise ships â one 132,500-ton vessel for its Costa Cruises brand and two 125,000-ton ships for its AIDA Cruises brand.
The vessel, which on its debut in 1996 was the biggest and boldest cruise ship the industry had ever seen, has since been surpassed in size and in style, but a reported upcoming makeover may well return it to prominence.
Barcelona Port receives 27,200 passengers in only one day with seven cruise ships It is the second busiest day of the year for cruise ships after August 20th, when nine ships with 31,000 passengers are expected.
When the "MSC Opera" was detained in Southampton on May 25 she
had arrived overladen and also was in violation of several international
safety codes that the UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency described as