Viking Cruises confirmed its ship Sigyn was near a Hungarian tourist boat "when it was involved in an incident" on the river at 9 p.m. local time Wednesday
Karnika will operate 29 cruises in total from Dubai (15 4-night roundtrip cruises, and 14 3-night roundtrip cruises).
The Saudi Border Guard received the ships' distress call naval vessels were deployed from the Prince Mohammed Bin Naif naval base in Jeddah.
While leaving port, MSC Orchestra appears in video footage posted on social media, to get caught by the wind and is pushed sideways toward MSC Poesia, which was still alongside.
The ship is being built as close of a replica to the original Titanic as possible, with the addition of modern safety features.
The two female guests who were killed in the accident were among three stuck by the car. The third, a male passenger, suffered serious injuries and is being treated in Oman, according to police reports.
DP World wants to better-target the luxury cruise sector at Port Rashid, with plans to build a fourth terminal solely for use by luxury cruise ships.
The introduction of VAT in the UAE on January 1st, 2018 has been described as one of the most significant developments in the country’s fiscal history, paving the way for a post-oil future and diversifying the government’s revenue streams.
All four cruise ships homeporting in Middle East for 2018 season meet in port at Dubai Cruise Terminal.
Cruise ships homeporting in Dubai’s Mina Rashid Port, as well as other international cruise vessels visiting the Arabian Gulf, have been made exempt from the UAE’s ban on shipping between the country and Qatar.
DP World, operator of Port Rashid and the Dubai Cruise Terminal, is offering major discounts on port charges to cruise lines this coming cruise season.
A new, modern cruise terminal designed to accommodate the largest cruise ships, is scheduled to open in the summer at DP World Limassol port, the Dubai-based company has announced.
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