A number of potential start-up cruise line projects are pounding the ground this week in Florida and abroad, looking for financing and the opportunity to pick from a limited selection of second-hand cruise ships.
The Far Eastern Federal District in Russia is working with key parties to establish a one-ship cruise line that would homeport in Vladivostok, operating itineraries to Sakhalin Island and the Kamchatka peninsula and south to neighboring countries.
South Korea’s Oceans and Fisheries Ministry earmarked financial incentives in 2017 to help drive cruise tourism in South Korea and is also hoping to help finance a cruise operation which would sail from South Korean ports.
Late last year, the Glory Sea was chartered to the Golden Bridge Cruise Company, a Korean tour operator, to sail a series of cruises from Sokcho.
Cartoon Network came together with key industry players to announce an ambitious plan to offer sailings on a Cartoon Network-branded ship later this year from Singapore. Further details have not been released.
Storylines said it would turn “well-loved” commercial cruise ships into residential communities at sea. The UK-based outfit has renderings of interiors on its website, as well photos of the 1964-built Marco Polo.
Said to be launching later this year, Cruise Retirement “provides an alternative lifestyle choice to people of the 50+ age group that would like to travel extensively.” The company has renderings and photos of the ex-Delphin on its website, which is currently laid up in Eastern Europe.
Alteza Cruises couldn’t make its South America start-up happen, also hoping to charter the ex-Delphin. Now rumors suggest a new group has formed with a similar business plan, with news coming soon.
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