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Royal Caribbean Announces Shanghai as Homeport of 5th ‘Oasis Class’ Ship

Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis Class ship, named "Wonder of the Seas", will set sail from Shanghai, China, in 2021.

Piraeus Port Welcomes Newly-built Cruise Ships

The Piraeus port recently welcomed two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Royal Caribbean's "Spectrum of the Seas" and Ponant's "Bougainville".

Heraklion Port Welcomes Last Cruise Ship Of The Year

The Heraklion Port Authority held an event on 20 December to welcome the MSC FANTASIA, the last cruise to dock at the port for 2013.

Last Voyage for “Queen Elizabeth 2”

The world-renowned cruise ship "Queen Elizabeth 2" recently set sail from Southampton for its last voyage around the world. The cruise ship "Queen Victoria" that is on its maiden voyage and will replace the Queen Elizabeth 2 in due course escorts the cruise ship on its final voyage.

Queen Mary 2 Docks in Piraeus

Queen Mary 2, considered the most magnificent ocean liner ever built, docked in Piraeus last month, which is one of the 18 ports of call on its maiden 'Round the World in Less than 80 Days' cruise.

Tall Sailing Ship Runs Greek Island Cruises

As of this summer, the Star Flyer, a tall sailing cruise ship, runs a cruise from Piraeus every Saturday to the islands of Mykonos, Chios, Kusadasi, Patmos, Sifnos and Kea. Its alternate program includes the islands of Hydra, Santorini, Rodos, Bodrum and Paros.