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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 27, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | January 27, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 27, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils 5 Ship Summer 2017 Season in Europe
Starting in summer 2017, Norwegian Cruise Line will position five of its ships in Europe, marking the largest deployment to the region in the company's history.

ExploringCircle Presents Two Family-Oriented Itineraries
for Small-Ship Cruises of Alaska This Summer

Environmental crusader ExploringCircle is recommending two small-ship cruise itineraries in Alaska for meaningful family travel.

City of Ketchikan Prepares 2016 Cruise Season Calendar
The City of Ketchikan Port and Harbors Department is working on the 2016 cruise ship calendar, and the first ship of the season will be the Crystal Serenity.

Bureau Veritas to Class Luxury Polar Expedition Cruise Vessel
International classification society Bureau Veritas is set to class Scenic's forthcoming new Scenic Eclipse luxury yacht.


VC2 Capital will acquire Haimark Ltd, Haimark Line, Ltd., Haimark S.A., Ltd. and Haimark Affinity Travel, Ltd., together known as the “Haimark Companies."

The Seatrade Cruise Global conference will feature a new 2016 State of the Global Cruise Industry four-one-three rolling panel format moderated by CBS News Travel Editor, Peter Greenberg.

In 2016, Port of Kiel is anticipating 400,000 cruise passengers from 116 calls.

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) will modify and maintain 6 Viking River Cruises vessels before the 2016 season.

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line are boosting their sales leadership team with Shane Riley as director of retail partnerships and Nathaniel Sherborne as director of national partnerships.


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