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Weekly Digest: Best Cruise Shows, MSC Seaview, Cruise Ships for Sale, Interview With Peter Knego, and Great News

5 minutes read • May 11th, 2018
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TOP Must-Visit Shows on Cruise Ships

Nowadays cruises combine all the ingredients of an ideal holiday, including multiple destinations, exciting onboard attractions, numerous options for foodies, etc. Besides, cruise companies pay great attention to entertainment: various shows on cruise ships are as good as brilliant Broadway musicals.
Every cruise line seeks to surprise its friends with stunning performance, and we’d like to share with you our list of the TOP must-visit cruise shows! Prepare to be amazed!

shows on cruise ships
A scene from the Mamma Mia! musical
Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean International

One Step Away From MSC Seaview Cruise Ship

Yes, we know that there are still a couple of weeks before the newest MSC Seaview cruise ship begins her career, but we can’t wait that long! We decided to virtually visit FINCANTIERI's Monfalcone shipyard in Italy to check how the construction of the upcoming MSC Cruises’ representative is going on.

MSC Seaside cruise ship
MSC Seaside, the MSC Seaview’s sister, by Dickelbers/Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0

Renovated Carnival Legend is Going to Operate Sailings from Tampa in 2019

Carnival Legend is scheduled to move to Tampa in 2019. Carnival Cruise Line has just announced its intention to add more exciting options for cruise lovers departing from one of Florida’s most popular ports.

Carnival Legend cruise ship
Carnival Legend in Sydney, Australia by Grendelkhan/Wiki/CC BY-SA 3.0

UPDATE. Cruise Ships for Sale: Royal Caribbean International

We continue our series of articles about cruise ships for sale.
Last time we checked the Holland America Line’s vessels that are likely to leave the company’s fleet soon.
Today, we’re going to discuss several cruise liners for sale that might interest you. We found these vessels on S&P broker websites, and they reminded us of well-known representatives of Royal Caribbean International.

Royal Caribbean cruise ships for sale
Photo by 663highland/Wiki/CC BY 2.5

Symphony of the Seas is Going to Get Entire Godfamily

Royal Caribbean International knows how to surprise its friends! The company has just announced that its groundbreaking newbuild, Symphony of the Seas, will be christened by the entire Godfamily. Actors and RCI’s fans Carlos and Alexa PenaVega, along with their 17-month-old son Ocean, will officially name the world’s largest cruise liner.

Symphony of the Seas christening
Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean International

Viking Jupiter Touches Water for the First Time

Yesterday, on May 10, 2018, the Viking Ocean Cruises’ sixth ocean liner touched the water for the first time. Viking Jupiter is scheduled to enter service in early 2019.

Viking Ocean Cruises new cruise ship
Viking Sky by Pjotr Mahhonin/Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0

PETER KNEGO. The Man who Watches The History of Cruise Ships Being Made

The cruise industry is not just about a way of traveling or type of vacation. It’s about the fascinating story of ups and downs, triumphs and defeats, discoveries and losses.
Probably, there’s no person in the world who knows the history of cruise ships better than Peter Knego, a maritime historian, cruise journalist, blogger, and owner of midshipcentury.com.
We have long followed his adventures, and today we’re going to get acquainted with Peter Knego and his fascinating story.

Peter Knego history of cruise ships
Peter Knego with the former RMS WINDSOR Castle in Alang by Kaushal Trivedi
Source: Midship Century

Stay tuned and have a good week ahead!

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