Below you will find the latest cruise news and where ships familiar to New York and New Jersey are located. The cruise ship location section will be updated weekly to reflect the latest ship movements. Believe it or not - the ships are still changing locations. Idle ships deteriorate more quickly. The cruise ships need to move to assure the mechanical, technical and hotel operations continue to function. Check back weekly to find out where your favorite ships is now.
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Cruise Lines, frustrated with the CDC's lack of detail and not allowing cruising from the US to resume, cruise lines chose nearby international ports.
It has been one year since a cruise ship arrived or departed from the Port of New York and New Jersey due to the Coronavirus - March 2020 Flashback.
Annex Tours' Blue Sapphire will sail for Russia's Selectum Blu Cruises cruising to the Greek Isles, Eastern Mediterrean and Black Sea in Summer 2021.
Small ship operator American Cruise Line resumes sailing on 100 Passenger Independence sailing on cruise from Amelia Island to Charleston.
Cunard has announced that cruises through late summer and fall canceled in favor of short Southampton based cruises on Queen Elizabeth.
MSC Cruises MSC Lirica has a small fire onboard while in warm layup in Corfu. Limited Damage reported and investigation into cause occuring.
The oldest cruise ship still operating, the Astoria produced no bidders at March 1, 2021 Auction. The starting bid is $10 Million Euros.
Royal Caribbean's newest Quantum Class ship Odyssey of the Seas is to sail short cruise from Haifa, Israel visiting the Greek Island and Cyprus.
Seajets has sold the Columbus to scrappers after being purchased at auction in October 2020. In an unexpected event the Columbus is now heading to Duqm Oman.
Reportedly sold for scrap the Satoshi - the ex Regal Princess / Pacific Dawn - left Colon Panama to Malta. Next steps are to be determined.
Premium cruise line, Oceana Cruises' announced that the 180 day, 2023 World Cruise Onboard the Insignia sold out in 1 day exceeding company's expectations.
Royal Caribbean unveiled their 2022 and 2023 short Caribbean cruises from Florida and Texas to the Caribbean. No Oasis Class ships in the line-up.
The former Sea Princess of Princess Cruise has re-emerged as Foresee Cruises' Charming sporting her new hull art and some details about her Asia Program.
Meyer Werft reveals outlook for cruise ship delivery and the slump in new cruise ship orders expected in the upcoming years as COVID still causes impacts..
Meyer Werft takes the next step in delivering the Odyssey of the Seas to Royal Caribbean - as the ship completed its convergence down the Ems River to the Ocean.
Norwegian Cruise Line reveals some details on the steps and time intervals associate with their return to service. It all hinges on the CDC approval to resume.
Seajets has sold the Columbus to scrappers after being purchased at auction in October 2020 from the Cruise and Maritime Voyages liquidators.
P&O Cruises has released the name of their newest Excel class ship currently being constructed at Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany .
Fred Olsen Cruises has announced that in 2022 the Braemar will repeat her record breaking 2019 cruise through the Corinth Canal in 2022 - Video.
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Sunstone Shipping has announced that 2 of their X-Bow Exploration Cruise Ships - the Ocean Victory and Ocean Explorer have successfully completed Trials.
Reports are circulating Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cruises along with the CLIA are trying to save the Alaska and New England / Canada 2021 season
Reports are circulating that Norwegian Cruise Line is sending non-essential crew home due to further delays in the return to cruising worldwide.
The oldest cruise ship still operating, the Astoria is reportedly being auctioned off on March 1, 2021. The starting bid is $10 Million Dollars.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Bremen re-emerges as Viva Cruises' Seaventure. Seaventure will sail Northern European itineraries through September 2021.
Remembering American President Line's President Roosevelt and the ship's great history. From a troop transport to cruise ship this ship has been through many renovations.
MSC Cruises takes delivery of the new MSC Virtuosa from France's Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The MSC Virtuosa is the newest Meraviglia Class Ship.
Princess Cruises announced that the Island Princess will sail on a 111 Night journey around the globe in 2023. Tickets available starting this month.
Ships continue to arrive at the beaches of scrappers on the shores of Turkey & India. The Costa Victoria & Magellan are the latest ships impacted by the pause.
Havila Cruises has announced the Delay in delivery of their 2 new ships until later in the year. Havila is expected to start operations in Summer of 2021.
Princess Cruises announced the sale of the Pacific Princess to unidentified buyers. NYCruiseInfo speculates potential purchasers for the boutique sized ship.
Princess Cruises announces the sale of the long time favorite, Pacific Princess to unidentified buyers. The boutique sized ships is expected to sail again.
Royal Caribbean has announced the sale of their Azamara Brand to Sycamore Partners - an investment company. See what is included in the deal.
With mounting losses and no sign of returning to cruising until the fall, cruise lines continue to sell off older ships to scrappers to generate cash to survive.
State of the Cruise Industry - massive financial losses, shedding of ships to raise cash, CDC hurdles and no where to go are just some of the challenges
MS Funchal currently owned by Signature Living will be sold at auction on January 29, 2021 in London, Ship currently idle in Lisbon Spain
In the past month the number of cruise ships being scrapped has increase significantly with India being the dominant buyer. Ships enroute to India
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Wishing all our loyal readers Happy Holidays and all the best in 2021. Please check back with us starting January 4th 2021 for catch up news stories and more.
Cunard Line extends the pause in operation now to May-June 2021 for the Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria Due to COVID-19.
Multiple Cruise Lines Extend Pause into March, Pauses cruises longer than 7 days for foreseeable future, Meeting the CDC Regulations Challenging.
Bar Harbor Maine considers restricting cruise ship calls and passenger counts allowed on shore. Official vote to happen in early 2021.
Royal Caribbean has announced the sale of the Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas to Asian Interests. Empress of the Seas New York Cruise Canceled
Carnival Cruises cancels the Carnival Magic's 2021 New York Cruise Season citing COVID & delayed dry-docking. Cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda & Canada.
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With the temporary suspension of cruise operations, cruise lines are being forced to lay ships up in various locations world wide. With the majority of the ships located off the coast of Florida and between the islands of the Bahamas, many of the ships continue to move and sail. Those charged with maintaining the ships while not carrying passengers stated that ships in motion are easier to monitor and less likely to encounter mechanical or structural issues. All of the operations (including the plumbing) on board the ship is being exercised. In addition, ships need to periodically go to sea (deep water) to create water for consumption and use on board.
Are you curious where your favorite cruise ship is now? We will periodically update the section below with the latest locations for Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas. Empress of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas; Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Encore, Norwegian Gem and Norwegian Pearl; Carnival Cruises' Carnival Sunrise, Carnival Victory/Carnival Radiance; Cunard's Queen Mary 2; and Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Summit. Read below for the ship's latest location. The Cruise Ship locations will be updated twice per week.
Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas is docked in Point Blanche, St. Maarten. Currently the Adventure, Rhapsody and Enchantment of the Seas are docked together.
Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas is anchored in a cove 2 KMs off the coast of Poole, England. THe sole ship is awaiting her orders to return to service.
Carnival Cruises' Carnival Sunrise is currently sailing about 15 KMs south of Freeport in the Bahamas. Expected to return to Freeport on Tuesday 2/23/21.
Unchanged: The Carnival Victory is docked in Cadiz, Spain. It appears work is slowly starting on her conversion since exterior scaffolding is now appearing.
Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Summit is idle at anchorage 80 Miles South of Freeport with the Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Carnival ships awaiting for orders.
Royal Caribbean's Ex. Empress of the Seas is now docked in Ad Duqm, Oman awaiting a return to service under the Cordelia Cruises Banner on June 5, 2021.
Norwegian Cruise Line's 168,000 ton, Norwegian Bliss is docked in Portland UK. On the opposite side of the quay is Marella Cruises' Marella Explorer 2.
Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Encore is sailing about 80 miles south east of Marseille, France. Docked in Marseille is also the Norwegian Getaway & Epic.
Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem is docked in Miami. The Gem is staying close to Miami and could possibly be one of the first NCL ships to return to service.
Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Pearl remains docked along-side in Aruba with sister-brand Oceana Cruise's Insignia and the Church of Scientology's Freewinds.
Royal Caribbean's 226,838 ton Oasis of the Seas is idling in place about 70 miles north of Nassau, Bahamas. Oasis of the Seas is awaiting orders to return to service.
Cunard's 149,000 ton Queen Mary 2 idling off of Torquay, UK approximately 2 miles off shore. Her sister, Queen Victoria is about 15 miles off shore of Torquay.
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