AIDA Cruises Christens New Fleet Addition

German cruise line AIDA Cruises has christened its newest cruise ship, the 71,300-GRT AIDAstella, in the port of Warnemunde. Entering the harbour in the morning accompanied by a flotilla of boats, the ship was the main highlight for the accompanying carnival held throughout yesterday around the port’s Pier 7, culminating in a fireworks display during … Continue reading

Celebrity Eclipse Named In Southampton

Celebrity Cruises yesterday officially named its newest ship, the 122,000-GRT Celebrity Eclipse, in her homeport of Southampton. British ocean-racing yachtswoman and breast cancer survivor Emma Pontin served as the ship’s godmother, cutting the pink ribbon at a ceremony in the vessel’s theater that released the traditional bottle of champagne against the Celebrity Eclipse’s smokestack. In a day of … Continue reading