Gunshot Scare Onboard MSC Cruise Ship

Local news in Italy is reporting there was a gunshot scare onboard a MSC Cruise ship while docked in Venice, Italy

Viking Sea Shines During Maiden Voyage

Viking Sea, the new ocean cruise ship by Viking Cruises shines while arriving at Venice, Italy on its maiden voyage from Istanbul, Turkey.

Large Cruise Ships No longer Banned From Sailing Passed Venice

Good news for cruise passengers and cruise lines but bad news for those locals who have been trying to stop large cruise ships sailing passed central parts of the Italian city.

New Route Needed After Venice Bans Large Cruise Ships

Large cruise ships over 96,000 tons have now been banned from sailing near St Marks square in Venice and along the shoreline to the passenger terminal Stazione Marittima on the out skirts of the old city. Banning cruise ships from getting too close to Venice is mainly due to the fragile

Court Suspends Large Cruise Ship Ban In Venice

A regional court in Venice on Monday suspended the ban which stops large cruise ships from cruising down the Venice lagoon near the shore line. As Cruise Hive previously reported, large vessels over 96,000 tons were to be banned from sailing down the lagoon and an alternate route must be

Greatest Cruise Ship Arrival And Departure Views

We’ve put together a guide with some of the most amazing views from a cruise ship when arriving or departing from a port of call.

Large Cruise Ships Now Banned From Venice Lagoon

Government officials in Rome have officially banned all cruise ships over 96,000 tons from sailing through the Lagoon in Venice. The new rule will start from November 2014 which will give cruise lines enough time to make changes. It’s not just the large ships which are effected, Italian officials also