New York & New Jersey Cruise Information

NYCruiseInfo.com your single source of information on Cruises from New York and New Jersey is temporarily changing format. Due to world events and the uncertainty of the upcoming one - two years, NYCruiseInfo will now turn to providing you with the latests cruise news. Our new emphasis will be on the positive side of the cruise industry and historical perspective of New York ship travel. There will be an occasional reference to the Coronavirus outbreak - but at NYCruiseInfo.com don't want to make that the focus of our coverage. We all can use a little good news and remembrance of the way thing were - until things return to semi-normal.

Below you will find the latest cruise news and where ships familiar to New York and New Jersey are located. The cruise ship location section will be updated weekly to reflect the latest ship movements. Believe it or not - the ships are still changing locations. Idle ships deteriorate more quickly. The cruise ships need to move to assure the mechanical, technical and hotel operations continue to function. Check back weekly to find out where your favorite ships is now.

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Fall 2021 / Winter 2022 Cruise Schedule

Norwegian Breakaway NCL

We have just published our Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 Cruise Schedule from New York / New Jersey to Florida and the Bahamas; Eastern Caribbean and Southern Caribbean Cruises. Ships departing from New York and New Jersey this winter include: Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas; Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Epic; Cunard's Queen Mary 2 and Crystal Cruise's Crystal Symphony.



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Norwegian Breakaway NCL

Norwegian Breakaway Departs NYC

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway Sailed From New York Bound for Bermuda. This sailing is the first time in 18 months that an NCL ship sailed from NYC.

Breakaway Departs»

Crystal Cruises Crystal Symphony to Bermuda

Crystal Symphony Sails to Bermuda

Crystal Cruises Crystal Symphony sailed from New York on the first of Nine 7-day cruises to the Royal Dockyard in Bermuda. Fares Starting a $2,099 pp.

Crystal Symphony NYC»

New York Skyline Witnessed By Cruise Passengers

Three Cruise Ships In NYC

The First Sign Of Cruising Returning to New York and New Jersey is Happening - As the Big Appple Played Host To Three Large Cruise Ships Not Seen Since October 2019.

The Port Hosts 3 Ships»

Enjoymnet of Bermuda Beaches Threatened due to COVID

Bermuda Sees Spike In COVID Cases

The Popular Cruise Destination From New York - Bermuda - Is Seeing a Spike In COVID Related Cases - See The Precautions The Island Nation Is Putting In Place.

Bermuda COVID Spike»

Scarlet Lady Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady Leaves New York

Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady Departed New York Harbor After Spending Just Under One Week In the Port Showcasing The New Ships To The Media and Travel Partners.

Scarlet Lady Departs»

Norwegian Breakaway NCL

Norwegian Breakaway Arrives In NYC

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway Arrived in New York On Sunday Ushering In NCL's Return to Cruising From The Big Apple. Next Sailing Sunday.

Breakaway Arrives»

Scarlet Lady Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady New York Arrival

Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady makes her New York Harbor Debut - Sailing past the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan before docking in Cape Liberty Bayonne.

Scarlet Lady NY»

Oasis of the Seas New York City Test Cruise

Oasis of the Seas Test Cruise

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas conducts first test cruise from Cape Liberty Bayonne to Coco Cay in the Bahamas. Learn more details about the sailing.

Oasis Test Cruise»

Cruise Ships Resume Sailing

Cruise Lines Attempt to Resume Cruising

Cruise Lines, frustrated with the CDC's lack of detail and not allowing cruising from the US to resume, cruise lines chose nearby international ports.

Alternate Ports»

Norwegian Cruise Line Ship NYC

New York One Year Without Cruising

It has been one year since a cruise ship arrived or departed from the Port of New York and New Jersey due to the Coronavirus - March 2020 Flashback.

1 Year No Ships»

Annex Tours Blue Sapphire

Blue Sapphire Sails for Selectum Blu

Annex Tours' Blue Sapphire will sail for Russia's Selectum Blu Cruises cruising to the Greek Isles, Eastern Mediterrean and Black Sea in Summer 2021.

Blue Sapphire»

American Cruise Line Independence

American Cruise Line Resumes Service

Small ship operator American Cruise Line resumes sailing on 100 Passenger Independence sailing on cruise from Amelia Island to Charleston.

American Cruise Line»

Queen Elizabeth Cunard Line

Cunard Short UK Cruises. Pause Extended

Cunard has announced that cruises through late summer and fall canceled in favor of short Southampton based cruises on Queen Elizabeth.

Cunard UK Cruises»

MSC Lirica MSC Cruises

Fire Onboard MSC Cruises MSC Lirica

MSC Cruises MSC Lirica has a small fire onboard while in warm layup in Corfu. Limited Damage reported and investigation into cause occuring.

MSC Lirica Fire»

Astoria Cruise and Maritime Voyages Livery

Astoria Auction Ends In No Bidders

The oldest cruise ship still operating, the Astoria produced no bidders at March 1, 2021 Auction. The starting bid is $10 Million Euros.

Astoria No Bids»

Royal Caribbean Odyssey of the Seas

RCL's Odyssey Of the Seas Israel Cruises

Royal Caribbean's newest Quantum Class ship Odyssey of the Seas is to sail short cruise from Haifa, Israel visiting the Greek Island and Cyprus.

Odyssey of the Seas »

Columbus in Cruise and Maritime Livery

CMV Columbus Enroute to Duqm Oman

Seajets has sold the Columbus to scrappers after being purchased at auction in October 2020. In an unexpected event the Columbus is now heading to Duqm Oman.

Columbus Enroute to Oman »

Ocean Builders Satoshi Is Headed to Malta

Ocean Builders Satoshi Enroute to Malta

Reportedly sold for scrap the Satoshi - the ex Regal Princess / Pacific Dawn - left Colon Panama to Malta. Next steps are to be determined.

Satoshi To Malta »

Insignia Oceana Cruises

Insignia 2023 World Cruise Sells Out

Premium cruise line, Oceana Cruises' announced that the 180 day, 2023 World Cruise Onboard the Insignia sold out in 1 day exceeding company's expectations.

Oceana World Cruise Sold Out »

Royal Caribbean Short Caribbean Cruises

RCL 2022-2023 Short Cruises - Florida/Texas

Royal Caribbean unveiled their 2022 and 2023 short Caribbean cruises from Florida and Texas to the Caribbean. No Oasis Class ships in the line-up.

RCL 2022-23 Short Cruises»

Foresee Cruises Charming

Charming Emerges With New Livery

The former Sea Princess of Princess Cruise has re-emerged as Foresee Cruises' Charming sporting her new hull art and some details about her Asia Program.

Ship Renamed Charming »

Meyer Werft Shipyard

Meyer Werft Outlook For Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft reveals outlook for cruise ship delivery and the slump in new cruise ship orders expected in the upcoming years as COVID still causes impacts..

Meyer Werft Looking Forward »

Royal Caribbean Odyssey of the Seas

RCL's Odyssey Of the Seas Convergence

Meyer Werft takes the next step in delivering the Odyssey of the Seas to Royal Caribbean - as the ship completed its convergence down the Ems River to the Ocean.

Odyssey of the Seas »

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Cruise Line Return to Service

Norwegian Cruise Line reveals some details on the steps and time intervals associate with their return to service. It all hinges on the CDC approval to resume.

When Will NCL Return »

Columbus in Cruise and Maritime Livery

CMV Columbus Sold For Scrap By Seajets

Seajets has sold the Columbus to scrappers after being purchased at auction in October 2020 from the Cruise and Maritime Voyages liquidators.

Columbus Sold Scrap »

P&O Cruises Arvia

P&O Cruises Names Newest Ship Arvia

P&O Cruises has released the name of their newest Excel class ship currently being constructed at Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany .

Arvia P&O Newest Ship »

Fred Olsen Cruises Braemar

Braemar 2022 Corinth Canal Cruise

Fred Olsen Cruises has announced that in 2022 the Braemar will repeat her record breaking 2019 cruise through the Corinth Canal in 2022 - Video.

Corinth Canal Cruise »

Where are cruise ships sailing now

UPDATED: Where are the Cruise Ships Now?

Find out where your favorite New York Cruise Ship is Now. Where is the Anthem of the Seas? Norwegian Encore, Oasis of the Seas, Celebrity Summit & More.

Ocean Victory - Ocean Explorer

Ocean Victory / Ocean Explorer Sea Trials

Sunstone Shipping has announced that 2 of their X-Bow Exploration Cruise Ships - the Ocean Victory and Ocean Explorer have successfully completed Trials.

Sunstone Sea Trials »

Adventure of the Seas New England Canada cruises

RCL & Celebrity Trying to Save Alaska Season

Reports are circulating Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cruises along with the CLIA are trying to save the Alaska and New England / Canada 2021 season

RCL Alaska »

Norwegian Encore to assist with delivering crew home

Norwegian Cruise Line Sends Crew Home

Reports are circulating that Norwegian Cruise Line is sending non-essential crew home due to further delays in the return to cruising worldwide.

Norwegian Crew Home»

Astoria Cruise and Maritime Voyages Livery

Astoria To Be Sold at Auction In Early March

The oldest cruise ship still operating, the Astoria is reportedly being auctioned off on March 1, 2021. The starting bid is $10 Million Dollars.

Astoria Auction»

Seaventure Viva Cruises

Viva Cruises Seaventure Set For an April Debut

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Bremen re-emerges as Viva Cruises' Seaventure. Seaventure will sail Northern European itineraries through September 2021.

Viva Cruises' Seaventure»

President Roosevelt American President Lines

President Roosevelt on President's Day

Remembering American President Line's President Roosevelt and the ship's great history. From a troop transport to cruise ship this ship has been through many renovations.

Remember President Roosevelt»

MSC Virtuosa Arrived

MSC Virtuosa Delivered To MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises takes delivery of the new MSC Virtuosa from France's Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The MSC Virtuosa is the newest Meraviglia Class Ship.

MSC Virtuosa Delivered»

Princess Cruises Pacific Princess

Island Princess to Sail 2023 World Cruise

Princess Cruises announced that the Island Princess will sail on a 111 Night journey around the globe in 2023. Tickets available starting this month.

Island Princess World »

Magellan Cruise and Maritime Voyages Scrap

Magellan and Costa Victoria Beached.

Ships continue to arrive at the beaches of scrappers on the shores of Turkey & India. The Costa Victoria & Magellan are the latest ships impacted by the pause.

Magellan/Costa Victoria Scrap»

Havila Cruises Havila Cantor / Havila Capella

Havila Delays Start Up To Summer 2021

Havila Cruises has announced the Delay in delivery of their 2 new ships until later in the year. Havila is expected to start operations in Summer of 2021.

Havila Cruises Start»

Princess Cruises Pacific Princess

Who Purchased The Pacific Princess?

Princess Cruises announced the sale of the Pacific Princess to unidentified buyers. NYCruiseInfo speculates potential purchasers for the boutique sized ship.

Pacific Princess Sold»

Princess Cruises Pacific Princess

Princess Cruises Sells the Pacific Princess.

Princess Cruises announces the sale of the long time favorite, Pacific Princess to unidentified buyers. The boutique sized ships is expected to sail again.

Pacific Princess Sold»

Azamara Cruises Logo

Royal Caribbean Sells Azamara Brand.

Royal Caribbean has announced the sale of their Azamara Brand to Sycamore Partners - an investment company. See what is included in the deal.

Azamara Brand Sold»

Cruise Ships Beached Turkey

More Ships Beached in Turkey & India.

With mounting losses and no sign of returning to cruising until the fall, cruise lines continue to sell off older ships to scrappers to generate cash to survive.

More Ships To Scrap»

Carnival Cruises Mardi Gras

State Of The Cruise Industry.

State of the Cruise Industry - massive financial losses, shedding of ships to raise cash, CDC hurdles and no where to go are just some of the challenges

State of the Cruise Industry»

Portuguese ms Funchal Offered for Sale

MS Funchal For Sale Auction 1/29/21.

MS Funchal currently owned by Signature Living will be sold at auction on January 29, 2021 in London, Ship currently idle in Lisbon Spain

Legendary Funchal For Sale»

More Cruise Ships Sold For Scrap

More Ships Headed to Indian Breakers.

In the past month the number of cruise ships being scrapped has increase significantly with India being the dominant buyer. Ships enroute to India

Cruise Ship Scrapings »

Prediction for the Cruise Industry Post Coronavirus

When Will Cruising Return To The US?

When will cruising return to the United States? What are the challenges? When will cruising return to New York? CDC Guidelines, COVID Vaccine & more.

Cruise Industry Future »

Happy Holiday

NYCruiseInfo Pauses For The Holidays

Wishing all our loyal readers Happy Holidays and all the best in 2021. Please check back with us starting January 4th 2021 for catch up news stories and more.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS»

Cunard Queen Mary 2 Revised World Cruise

Cunard Extends Pause - QM2 & QE

Cunard Line extends the pause in operation now to May-June 2021 for the Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria Due to COVID-19.

Cunard Extends Pause »

Cruise Lines Extend Pause

Multiple Cruise Lines Extend Pause Update

Multiple Cruise Lines Extend Pause into March, Pauses cruises longer than 7 days for foreseeable future, Meeting the CDC Regulations Challenging.

US Pause Extends»

Bar Harbor May Restrict Cruise Ship calls in 2021

Bar Harbor May Restrict Cruise Visits

Bar Harbor Maine considers restricting cruise ship calls and passenger counts allowed on shore. Official vote to happen in early 2021.

Bar Harbor 2021 Cruises »

Cruise Lines Extend Pause

RCI Sells Ship; Empress NY Cruises Canceled

Royal Caribbean has announced the sale of the Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas to Asian Interests. Empress of the Seas New York Cruise Canceled

Royal Caribbean Sells Ships»

Carnival Cruises Carnival Magic Not to Sail from New York in 2021

Carnival Cancels Magic NY Sailings

Carnival Cruises cancels the Carnival Magic's 2021 New York Cruise Season citing COVID & delayed dry-docking. Cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda & Canada.

Carnival Cancels Magic »

Worldwide Cruise News

Cruise News- Week In Review

Cruise News, Virgin Miami Cruise Terminal, Odyssey of the Seas News, Emerald Azzurra Launched, AIDA Resumes Sailing, Norwegian Spirit Down Under, More.

Cruise News Weekly Review »

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