Bodrum Port Receives ‘Largest Cruise Ship’ Call Ever

Bodrum Cruise Port received its largest cruise ship call when Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas docked this week, reports Cruise Industry News.

Largest cruise ship call

The Odyssey of the Seas arrived in Bodrum for the first time ever on August 25 and its guests, mainly American, British, and German, visited the city center, as well as castles and ruins tours in the area, according to the port.

We will be seeing more large ships like Odyssey of the Seas in Bodrum waters from next year. Bodrum...

https://mfame.guru/bodrum-port-receives-largest-cruise-ship-call-ever/

Royal Caribbean buys former Crystal Endeavor for $275 million

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) reports that it has received court approval to acquire the ultra-luxury cruise ship Endeavor (ex-Crystal Endeavor). Originally delivered to Crystal Cruises in 2021 by German shipbuilder MV Werften, the ship will be renamed Silver Endeavour when it officially joins the wholly owned Royal Caribbean subsidiary, Silversea Cruises’ fleet, this month.

Crystal Cruises (and MV Werften) were all caught up in the Genting Hong Kong liquidation mess and Crystal Endeavor was...

https://www.marinelog.com/passenger/cruiseships/royal-caribbean-buys-former-crystal-endeavor-for-275-million/

New Royal Caribbean Ship “Utopia Of The Seas” Reaches First Major Milestone

New Royal Caribbean Ship, Utopia Of The Seas

It is full steam ahead on Royal Caribbean International’s upcoming ship, Utopia of the Seas, as construction reaches the first major milestone. A keel-laying ceremony for the first LNG-powered ship of the industry-defining Oasis Class took place at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The event celebrated the official start of Utopia’s physical construction ahead of the ship’s bold introduction in spring 2024.

“The keel laying for Utopia of the Seas represents the...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/new-royal-caribbean-ship-utopia-of-the-seas-reaches-first-major-milestone/

World’s Largest Cruise Ship ‘Wonder Of The Seas’ Arrives For European Debut

The world’s newest wonder, Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas, arrived in Barcelona, Spain, to kick off a summer full of memorable holidays in Europe. The fifth in the cruise line’s revolutionary Oasis Class line-up sets course for the Mediterranean on 7-night cruises from Barcelona and Rome beginning Sunday, 8th May. With a combination of brand-new thrills and signature favourites on board, Wonder is the getaway where holidaymakers of all ages can make memories as they sail to...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/worlds-largest-cruise-ship-wonder-of-the-seas-arrives-for-european-debut/

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