Cruise Itinerary

Cruise Liner News – Japan’s Venus Line to Shut Down in January 2023 – November 2022

Japan’s Venus Cruise brand will shut down its cruise business in early 2023, according to a statement from the one-ship line. The company said that the 1998 built 720 passenger capacity liner PACIFIC VENUS will sail a farewell voyage at the end of the year, cruising from Kobe on Tuesday 27th December calling in Okinawa …

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Cruise Liner News – COSTA LUMINOSA transferred to Carnival Cruise Line – 08.09.2022

Last Thursday 8th September , the 2009 built 294 metre long cruise liner COSTA LUMINOSA officially joined the Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) renamed as CARNIVAL LUMINOSA flying a PRT flag at Palermo, Sicily, Italy. In Palermo, Costa Capt. Nicolantonio Palombella handed over the ship to Carnival Capt. Adriano Binacchi, with additional leadership team members from …

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Cruise Liner News – VIKING OCTANTIS maiden call at Port Colborne, Canada – 01.05.2022

On Sunday 1st May, 2022 the 378 passenger capacity ship VIKING OCTANTIS stopped in Port Colborne, Canada during her inaugural voyage in the Great Lakes. She is the first of two new purpose-built expedition ships from the Viking Cruise Line . She features a fleet of military pro zodiacs designed for professional use, a fleet …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Cruise liner BOLETTE first 2022 Scheduled Call – 19.02.2022

On Saturday 19th February, 2022 at 0805 hrs the 22 year old lady BOLETTE called again at Grand Harbour, Malta marking her first call for this year 3 months after her maiden call (13.11.2021) Like last November her last port of call was Cartagena, Spain and she proceeded to berth at Pinto 1 and 2 …

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Cruise Liner News – MSC LIRICA to homeport in Piraeus, Greece in Summer 2022

The 2003 built liner MSC LIRICA will use Piraeus, Greece as homeport during Summer 2022. She was originally scheduled to sail from Venice but now she will offer a newly designed 7 night itinerary with 28 sailings between April  and October 2022 calling Kusadasi at Turkey; Haifa at Israel; Limassol at Cyprus and the Greek …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Cruise Liner BOREALIS maiden call – 08.11.2021

The second former Holland America Line cruise liner to call at Malta within 3 days was the 1997 built liner BOREALIS that passed Grand Harbour breakwaters at 0804 hrs coming from Alicante Spain during her maiden call on Monday 8th November in South Easterly weather. She’s the second ship to be named in the Fred …

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Cruise Liner News – Viking Cruises will relaunch Mediterranean cruise with two ships operating from Malta starting from July 2021

The 2021 built VIKING VENUS and the 2016 built VIKING SEA will both homeport at Valletta, Malta and offer two different 11-day itineraries between July and early October. Delivered in April, 2021 the VIKING VENUS is Viking’s newest ocean ship and will be christened in England on 17th May . In fact first time to see her …

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