Authors Posts by Emrys Thakkar

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.
Grand Celebration

4.5 Million Refurbishment For Grand Celebration Cruise Ship

The Grand Celebration cruise ship which is part of Costa Cruises is currently undergoing a major upgrade and refurbishment. The Italian based cruise line is investing 4.5 Million Euro's into the ship. The ship is...
Oasis Class

Fourth Oasis Class Cruise Ship Ordered By Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean have announced that a fourth Oasis class ship has been ordered and to be delivered by 2018. The cruise line announced the news during the keel laying of the third Oasis class vessel...
Cunard Queens

Photos Of All 3 Cunard Ships Off Coast Of Lisbon, Portugal

Cunard Line have released some breathtaking photos of all three Cunard cruise ships just off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal. The photos are taken for the British cruise lines Queen Mary 2's 10th Anniversary. The...
Norwegian Breakaway

Was Norwegian Breakaway Stuck In Hudson River Due To A Whale?

As Cruise Hive previously reported the Norwegian Breakaway was stuck in the Hudson River in New York on Sunday morning (4th May 2014). The ship was delayed getting back to Pier 88 and had...
Legend of the Seas

Legend of the Seas To Sail From Brisbane & Singapore In 2015 & 2016

Royal Caribbean have announced that the 69,130 ton Legend of the Seas is to home port in Singapore throughout the summer of 2015-2016 and then sail from the Australian city of Brisbane for a...
Carnival Paradise

Smoke Seen Coming From Carnival Paradise

It's being reported that there has been some minor smoke coming from the Carnival Paradise cruise ship which is operated by Carnival Cruise Lines. The news apparently came out by twitter user @omasaid which the...

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,...
Carnival Liberty

Carnival Liberty Begins Its Inaugural Cruise From Port Canaveral

Carnival Liberty which is operated by Carnival Cruise Lines has now started cruising from it;s new home port in Port Canaveral, Florida. The ship is now the third Carnival vessel sailing from the growing port...
Norwegian Breakaway

Propulsion Problems Have Delayed Norwegian Breakaway In New York

The Norwegian Breakaway has reportedly been delayed while trying to dock in its home port of New York by propulsion problems. The large cruise ship which is operated by Norwegian Cruise Line had an issue...