Friday 24 April 2020

Hurtigruten’s onboard credit bonus on Original Coastal Voyages

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Receive between AU$200 and AU$500 per person

Book (or rebook) an Original Coastal Voyage and receive between AU$200 and AU$500 onboard credit to spend onboard as you wish!

“This onboard credit offer is extraordinary value for guests sailing with us on our Coastal Voyages,” says Damian Perry, Managing Director Hurtigruten Asia-Pacific.

Thursday 23 April 2020

Sneak Peak Tour of National Geographic Endurance

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This month, National Geographic Endurance would have been proudly welcoming guests aboard inaugural voyages in the Arctic and beyond. But her grand entrance had to be postponed.

Tuesday 21 April 2020

Update from Oceanwide re: Fleet return to base

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We are relieved and happy to report that after weeks of sailing, Hondius has finally brought the first of our staff safely back to port.

The first of our ships to arrive after the Antarctic season, Hondius reached our home port of Vlissingen without incident yesterday. Plancius and Ortelius are predicted to arrive this Thursday, carrying the bulk of our crew and guides still in the field.

First look at new superyacht Emerald Azzurra and Star-Ship Emerald Luna

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Evergreen’s sister company Emerald Cruises releases a first look at new superyacht Emerald Azzurra and Star-Ship Emerald Luna

Wednesday 8 April 2020

Coral Expeditions’ all Australian-flagged fleet safely home in Cairns

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Responding quickly to the current pandemic and daily changing regulations around port access in the Asia-Pacific region, Coral Expeditions has brought back its four ships to Cairns homeport.

Friday 3 April 2020

Aurora Expeditions escalates attempts to repatriate passengers and crew

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The Greg Mortimer at anchor in Montevideo (Merco Press)

Media Statement relating to the Greg Mortimer

3 April 2020

Yesterday we formally escalated our request to the Uruguayan Ministry of Health to allow us to bring the Greg Mortimer dockside, and urgently map a path to get all passengers and staff, back to their home countries.

Thursday 2 April 2020

RCGS Resolute sinks Venezuelan Navy patrol vessel [video]

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It sounds like an April Fools prank, but reports just in from various sources, including an official statement from the Venezuelan Navy, indicate that one of that country's vessels has been lost after a collision with the former One Ocean Expeditions ice-strengthened expedition vessel, RCGS Resolute, now under the control of the German firm, Columbia Cruise Services.