Meyer Werft Delivers Disney Dream in Official Ceremony, Disney Cruise Line Takes the Helm of Newest Ship

BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY, (Dec. 9, 2010) – Disney Cruise Line took possession of its newest ship – Disney Dream – today from the Meyer Werft shipyard in a traditional maritime ceremony aboard the ship in Bremerhaven, Germany. The Meyer Werft flag was lowered, while the Disney Cruise Line flag was raised, transferring ownership from the shipbuilder… [Continue Reading]

Oceania Cruises’ New Marina Completes Successful Sea Trials

Miami, September 27, 2010 – Oceania Cruises’ 1,250-guest Marina, scheduled to launch in January 2011, successfully completed sea trials on Sept. 26, which included three days of sailing the Mediterranean for the first time.
During the sea trials, technicians and engineers from the Fincantieri shipyard along with Oceania Cruises’ marine and technical teams evaluated the vessel’s… [Continue Reading]

Another Major Milestone For Seabourn Sojourn

MIAMI, April 26: The Yachts of Seabourn’s new Seabourn Sojourn has reached an important maritime milestone with the completion of four days of sea trials in the Mediterranean. The vessel “stretched her legs” and took to the sea for the first time, sailing under its own propulsion power off the coast of Genoa, Italy…. [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Epic Sea Trials A Triumphant Success

Saint-Nazaire, France – Feb 15, 2010 — Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest and most innovative ship to date, returned from her first successful sea trials on Sunday, February 14, 2010, after four days of sailing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. During the sea trials, 300… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship MSC Magnifica Completes Sea Trials

MSC Magnifica – the fourth Panamax cruise ship in the MSC Cruises Musica class – successfully completed her sea trials on Sunday, January 17, returning to the Forme Joubert, Saint-Nazaire, France dock after 72-hours on the open seas.
Despite inclement weather and 50-knot winds on Saturday, MSC Magnifica performed to the satisfaction of the… [Continue Reading]