How Many Old Cruise Ships will Survive?

For fans of classic cruise vessels, nothing quite gets the pulse racing like Queen Elizabeth 2. As the world’s most famous ocean liner, she was always admired for her sleek silhouette, her powerful grace, and her war-time contributions. Unfortunately, Cunard had to retire the liner in November 2008 because of stringent guidelines set forth by […]

Older Cruise Ships Face an Uncertain Future

The era of classic ships creating unique and memorable experiences may dwindle or come to an end by October 2010 if these classic liners are not upgraded to new SOLAS standards. These luxury ships began sailing early in the 1900’s with the interior modeling reflecting those historic times. Many ocean lovers looking for an unforgettable […]

SOLAS 2010

The new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 2010 has recently put into effect new standards of safety for all cruise ships that sail the world. Historic luxury liners such as the Rotterdam, M/S Black, M/S Van Gogh, M/S Sapphire, and many others will be required to comply with all new safety standards outlined in […]