2 Crew Members Dead After River Cruise Ship Hits Bridge

Cruise Hive is sad to report that two crew members have died after a river cruise ship hit a bridge in Germany

One Of The World’s Most Iconic Cruise Ships Begins Major Dry Dock

One of the most iconic and largest cruise ships in the world begins its 25-day multi million pound drydock.

Ovation of the Seas Shines At German Dry Dock

Ovation of the Seas, the third Quantum class ship which is now sailing for Royal Caribbean was shining on April 3.

Turku Shipyard Purchase Could Cause New Cruise Ship Orders

It’s been reported now for several days that several major cruise lines could be on the verge of ordering at least two new large cruise ships each. The German shipyard Meyer Weft which is based in Papenburg is very close to buying the struggling STX Europe shipyard in Turku, Finland

New Video of MSC Magnifica Blasting Out White Stripes Song

A new video has gone viral with up to 2,000,000 views on you tube since it was posted on May 10th 2014. It’s all because of a very unique sound coming from the MSC Magnifica in Hamburg, Germany. On Friday 9th May 2014 the port of Hamburg celebrated its 825th

New Generation Cruise Ship Aidaprima Floats On Water For First Time

German based Aida Cruises upcoming cruise ship the Aidaprima has been floated out on water for the very first time at the Tategami Plant of Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) in Nagasaki, Japan. The float out happened on Sunday May 3rd and is a major construction milestone for

Strong Winds Forces P&O Cruises To Cancel Arcadia Cruise

Today P&O Cruises have announced that due to strong winds in Northern Europe the UK-based cruise line has had to cancel an upcoming two night cruise which was supposed to begin this Sunday. The ship is currently being refurbished in Germany to prepare the ship for a world cruise 2014.

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Ship Float Out

Watch the Norwegian Getaway float out live from the Meyer Weft shipyards in Germany. The ship is in its final stages of construction and is set to be the next big cruise ship to enter service in January 2014. The ship will be sailing from the popular port of Miami,

Quantum of the Seas Construction Taking Shape

Royal Caribbean have released a video showing how the cruise lines upcoming ship the Quantum of the Seas is taking shape. The new class ship is still in its early stages of construction at the Meyer Weft shipyards in Germany. In the video you can see some important parts of