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Adam Goldstein of Royal Caribbean Cruises is Appointed New CLIA Chair

The Board of Directors of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Adam Goldstein as Chairman as of 1 January 2015.
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Heraklion Port Attends Costa Crociere’s “Think Tank Day”

Italian cruise giant Costa Crociere included Heraklion, Crete, on the list of international cruise ports to attend the company's workshop held today, 11 April, at its headquarters in Genoa, Italy.
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Heraklion To Hold Discussions With Leading Cruise Companies At SeaTrade Miami

Heraklion, Crete, is participating for the third time in the SeaTrade Miami international cruise shipping exhibition with a series of proposals and high expectations for the coming year.
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Heraklion Optimistic On Greek Cruise In 2013

Heraklion, Crete, is expecting the number of cruise liner stopovers at its port this year to increase by 51.8 percent compared to 2012, according to data released today, 14 February.
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2nd Posidonia Forum To Focus on Cruise, Yachting, Passenger Shipping

For two days, Athens will be the meeting place for discussions and debates on the cruise sector’s growth challenge for Greece, Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea, organizer Posidonia Exhibitions said in regards to this year’s 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.
Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards 2012
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Heraklion Port Honored At Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards

Heraklion Port shined during the leading cruise industry event Seatrade Med 2012, held 27-29 November at Marseille, France, as it came in second in the “Port of the Year” category at the sixth edition of the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards.

WTM 2012 – Heraklion Port Attracts Interest Of Royal Caribbean Cruises

“We have regained our credibility and companies are now listening to us. We are on track,” Ioannis Bras, the chairman and managing director of the Heraklion Port Authority, recently said following talks with US cruise giant Royal Caribbean at the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in...

More Coastal Shipping Mergers And Alliances

Talk around the Piraeus harbor area these days centers on a plethora of meetings being held in a general effort to form new coastal shipping alliances and merges, such as the rumored alliance between Attica Enterprises (Superfast Ferries) and Minoan Lines. Then there's the merger...

Superfast And Costa Crociere Alliance

Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries, and cruise company Costa Crociere, owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, signed signed a letter of intent to create two joint ventures in cruise and ferry operations.

Blue Star Paros Launched

The first of two new ultra modern ferry vessels for the Cyclades routes slid gently into the waters outside of the Daewoo Shipyards in Korea last month. Christened Blue Star Paros, the first vessel now undergoes its inside dressing stage with some of the most luxurious...