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Cruise Ships Archive

Norwegian Star at sea
Fresh out of dry-dock in March 2015, Norwegian Star, launched in 2001, is more exciting than ever. Passengers familiar with Norwegian Cruise Line will be familiar with the Freestyle Cruising style that provides flexibility for dining and entertainment options...
cruise ship balcony
Cruise ships are huge ocean going vessels almost as high as a towering skyscraper building. Although cruises are scheduled to take advantage of favourable weather, they are built to withstand the force of the mighty ocean in any condition....
ship engine room
Cruise ships use power equivalent to approximately 50,000 horsepower, with one horsepower equal to 746 watts. A ship engine is designed to directly drive huge propellers, or produce electricity that is diverted to drive the propellers. A cruise ship...
Celebrity Solstice in Sydney
Launched in 2008 and refurbished in 2013, the Celebrity Solstice has created waves in the cruise ship industry. Solstice is the largest Celebrity ship, hosting more than 2,800 passengers at full capacity, and everything about the vessel is modern...
are cruises safe?
The vast oceans and waterways of our planet are mysterious and awe-inspiring, but mother nature is a force more powerful than ourselves, and the oceans deserve respect. It’s human nature to adjust the natural balance for our own purposes,...
Oasis of the Seas departs the Bahamas
Cruise ship companies have consolidated their fleets during the past decade, and the majority of cruises are now operated by a handful of premium lines. Royal Caribbean International has continued to expand operations around the world, with guests enjoying...
Cruise ship repairing in dry dock
A cruise ship is truly one of the most impressive structures ever built. A floating island, a hotel out on the water; their sheer size and onboard features are something to be marvelled. One question you may be thinking...
Allure of the Seas leaving Fort Lauderdale
Allure of the Seas was launched as a Royal Caribbean Oasis-class ship in 2010. For six years Allure of the Seas was the largest cruise ship in the world, prior to sister ship Harmony of the Seas being launched...
FlowRider Allure of the Seas
When planning a cruise vacation, a suitable itinerary and appealing destination remain the most important considerations; however, for those who are new to cruising or haven’t been onboard for a while, a lot has changed. The competitive industry has...