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Royal Caribbean Group, formerly known as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is a global cruise holding company incorporated in Liberia and based in Miami, Florida, United States.

Wonder of the Seas cruise ship makes its first stop in Valencia

The Wonder of the Seas cruise ship of the Royal Caribbean shipping company has made its first stop at the Port of Valencia with 4,000 passengers on board,...

Port of Barcelona: home port for the newest and most sustainable cruise ships

This year, the Port of Barcelona will be the home port for some of the most efficient and modern cruise ships in the current world fleet, ships that...

Ravenna port’s new cruise terminal set to receive ships next month

Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) March 16, 2022 – Ravenna port will start welcoming cruises ships next month. The concessionaire, Ravenna Civitas Cruise...

Royal Caribbean Group acquires the concession for the tourist port of Fiumicino-Isola Sacra, Lazio

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) February 25, 2022 – The Royal Caribbean Group has acquired the concession for the tourist port of...

Port of Málaga looks to attract U.S. cruise ship business

Málaga, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2022 – A delegation of parties from Málaga will hold an online promotional event with U.S. cruise ship...

Spain’s Palma port to limit cruise ship visits

Palma, Mallorca, Spain (Ports Europe) December 28, 2021 – The port of Palma, Mallorca, plans to limit the number of cruise ship visits per day to three,...

Ravenna Civitas Cruise Port Srl signs 33-year concession

Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) December 21, 2021 – Ravenna Civitas Cruise Port Srl has signed a €221 million, 33-year ($249.7 million) contract with...

Royal Caribbean Group awarded tender to construct and operate innovative new cruise terminal for Ravenna

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) September 24, 2021 – The Port Authority of Ravenna has awarded the tender for the construction of a new cruise terminal and...

LSCT to start tests for new container facilities

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) August 16, 2021 – Investigations will start soon regarding the possibility of have new dock facilities in Marina del...

Tui Cruises departs from Genoa

The “Mein Schiff 4” of Tui Cruises, a brand born from the agreement between the shipping company Royal Caribbean Cruises and the tour operator TUI, sets...

Port of Ravenna to issue tender for new cruise terminal

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) April 18, 2021 – The Port of Ravenna plans to construct a €26 million ($31.1 million) cruise ship terminal. This will be...

Royal Caribbean Group interested in Ravenna port cruise concession

Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) December 30, 2020 – Royal Caribbean Group has indicated an interest in the concession of the passenger assistance service...

Ports of Genoa: Covid-19 Update – Issue 27/2020 – Green light (with caution) to cruises in Europe

Ports of Genoa: Covid-19 Update – Issue 27/2020 – Green light (with caution) to cruises in Europe – August 7, 2020 The news of the moment is...

Ports of Genoa: Covid-19 Update – Issue 12/2020 – tourism & cruises in search of a new normal

Covid-19 Update – Issue 12/2020 – Ports of Genoa – May 8, 2020 Global Economic TrendsTourism is one of the most affected sectors of the pandemic, in...

Leading cruise ship companies further delay restart

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) May 5, 2020 – Both Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises have announced further delays to restarting operations. Genoa-based Costa...

Galataport Istanbul suspends construction activities

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) April 19, 2020 – Local sources have reported that construction work the that Galataport Istanbul has, been suspended....

Analysis – Cruise ships businesses face hard challenges. COVID-19 takes business “offline”

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 25, 2020 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced it is to extend the suspension of cruise sailings of its...

Royal Caribbean announces voluntary suspension of cruising

Today Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced that it is suspending cruising in the United States for 30 days – March 13, 2020 We understand the gravity...

Leading cruise ship companies welcome Piraeus port development

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 27, 2020 – International cruise ship companies Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean have both welcomed the...

Piraeus port holds inauguration ceremony for Cruise Terminal Expansion project

The inauguration ceremony of the Cruise Terminal Expansion project was held today at the cruise terminal of Piraeus. It is a project with initial budget €120...

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