China's landmark for the shipbuilding sector with its first cruise ship setting sail

China's landmark for the shipbuilding sector with its first cruise ship setting sail

15 January 2024 — Adora Magic City, China's first domestically built cruise ship, completed its first commercial voyage. As the vessel set sail, it signified China's capability to build mega-cruise ship and marked a significant milestone in the nation's maritime ambitions.

An emerging trend of compact luxury cruise ships in the marine industry

An emerging trend of compact luxury cruise ships in the marine industry

6 November 2023 — Several new cruise lines are adopting an underdog strategy, deviating from the trend of launching increasingly larger cruise ships with up to 10 000 people in passenger capacity. While giant ships are a short-term "cash cow" for operators, smaller ships are believed to have distinct long-term advantages.

China built its first cruise ship, initiating an ambitious plan to take a share of the multi-billion industry

China built its first cruise ship, initiating an ambitious plan to take a share of the multi-billion industry

6 October 2023 — After 3 years of hiatus caused by the COVID-19 restrictions, international cruise lines can now resume sailings from China. However, China has moved forward on a 10-year plan with its own cruise line, with the ambition to become a key player in this multi-billion-dollar industry.

China ambitions in cruise sets their agenda for the full value chain

China ambitions in cruise sets their agenda for the full value chain

6 September 2021 — China has been actively moving towards the upstream of the value chain with ambitious plans, leaving the industry pondering what will happen next. In this article we try to shed some light on the implications.