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Emrys Thakkar

Founder and Editor of Cruise Hive which has been online since 2008. Worked on Carnival ships for 8 years and have an insight into cruising from a passenger and a crew members perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles.
Richard Branson

Richard Bransons Virgin Cruises Gets Funding

As Cruise Hive previously reported, British Billionaire Richard Branson has been looking at launching his own cruise line to go along with all his other companies including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Trains and dozens more....

Oil Spill Causing Cruise Ship Mayhem

The oil that spilled into Galveston Bay on the weekend has been causing mayhem for many cruise ships cruising in the gulf of Mexico. there was a collision involving a barge which was carrying almost one...
Norwegian Escape

First Steel Cut For New Breakaway Plus Ship Norwegian Escape

The first steel part has been cut for NCL's upcoming cruise ship the Norwegian Escape at the Mayer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.The steel cutting was watched by cruise line and shipyard executives which...
Carnival Splendor

Carnival Splendor To Sail From Norfolk Virginia In 2015

Today Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the Carnival Splendor is to sail a series of two to seven-day cruises from Norfolk, Virginia in 2015.To go along with the two to seven-day voyages will...
MSC Prototype Ship

Two Large New 167,600 Ton Class Cruise Ships Coming To MSC Cruises

Today MSC Cruises have signed a letter of intent with STX Europe to build two brand new prototype cruise ships. This will be a new brand of vessels built-in France for the European based...
Adventure of the Seas

Adventure of the Seas Has Propulsion Problem With Current Sailing Effected

Royal Caribbean have conformed that the Adventure of the Seas has had an issue with its propulsion which has effected the ships current voyage.There has been a loss of oil from the propulsion pod...
Diamond Princess

Latest From Diamond Princess Drydock In Singapore

Princess Cruises has been keeping everyone up to date on the current upgrades to the Diamond Princess. The ship is currently undergoing a huge multi-million dollar dry dock which Cruise Hive previously reported on.The...
Queen Elizabethvideo

Spectacular Video Of Queen Elizabeth In Yokohama For First Time

This is a spectacular view of Cunard Lines Queen Elizabeth cruise ship departing the Yokohama Port in Japan and then just about fitting under the large bridge. Whats better is that it all happens...
Venice Lagoon

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...
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