Update On Anthem of the Seas.


The Celebrity Summit was turned around in record time today - dropping her ropes from the pier in Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal in Bayonne, NJ at about 4:50 PM. This departure was some 7 hours after arriving. In those 7 hours, 3,000+ people disembarked, their luggage was unloaded, food and supplies were on-boarded, all cabins were stripped, linens washed, beds made fresh, 3,000+ new Passengers embarked, their luggage was put onboard, fuel loaded and exterior maintenance was performed on the ship.

As she left Cape Liberty, the Celebrity Summit hooked a right hand turn heading torward the Verarazano Bridge and passing the stationary Anthem of the Seas - which spent most of her day hovering between Brooklyn and Staten Island. The Celebrity Summit and Anthem of the Seas exchanged horn blows as they passed each other. Both Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean are part of the Royal Caribbean International Family.

Unfortunately the Anthem of the Seas needed…

Anthem of the Seas Pacing In New York Harbor.

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas arrived in New York 1 day late after having to make an unexpected stop in Nassau in the Bahamas, The unanticipated stop was due to a medical emergency which had the ship making the stop between calls at Labadee, Haiti (Private Beach) and New Yoprk / New Jersey.

The Anthem of the Seas was supposed to arrive in New York on Friday but was delayed until 10:50 PM on Saturday night. Passengers spent the night onboard alongside Cape Liberty, NJ and disembarked at 6:00 AM on Sunday (Today).

The Celebrity Summit, of Celebrity Cruises, was supposed to arrive in New York at 7:00 AM Sunday but slowed down significantly from Bermuda to New York to allow the Anthem to disembark passengers first at the terminal. At approximately 9:30 AM this morning the Anthem of the Seas departed from Cape Liberty (empty) and sailed up the Hudson River to around Soho and turned only to sail down the river again to the lower river off Bayonne and Staten Island.

The Celebrity…

Scenic Cruise Announces The Captain Of Their First Luxury Yacht - Scenic Eclipse

Scenic announced the appointment of Captain James Griffiths as the captain of Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first Discovery Yacht, launching August 15, 2019. “Scenic Eclipse is setting an entirely new standard in the Cruise and Expedition industry,” stated Captain Griffiths, “and she is the first cruise ship to truly combine ‘go anywhere/see everything’ ability.”
Captain Griffiths comes to Scenic with an extensive background in expedition cruising, having served as expedition captain with Windstar and captain of Lindblad’s National Geographic Explorer, as well as spending 11 years with Cunard Lines. He was appointed Chief Officer at age 25 on board the RMS Queen Mary 2. In a career that has spanned nearly 20 years, Griffiths has worked on 12 different ships, commanding six of them, and visited more than 105 countries. Griffiths was educated in the U.K. and holds multiple degrees and designations from the Warsash Maritime Academy in Southampton, Middlesex University and the N…

50 Things to Do At Sea.

We have compiled the list of 50 things to do at Sea. I have met with a number of potential first time cruise passengers who have expressed concerns over what to do while having a day at sea. Many ships have experiences and attractions that are unique to those particular ships such as a surfing simulator, Golf simulator, zip lines, cooking classes and more. Our list covers activities that are common to most ships so the list, in some cases, is shorter than the entire list of options.

To review the list of 50+ Activities to Do at Sea at


Cruise Ship Stats - Hurtigrutens Fram.

The exploration cruise ship Fram is an occasional visitor to the port of New York and New Jersey. The boutique sized ship offers seasonal cruises from the Big Apple to New England and Canada. She is ultimately making her way to either the Northern reaches of Canada, Arctic. Iceland, Greenland, Norway, and in the winter she makes her way to South America and Antarctica.

The Fram is a compact ship in which education and exploration are the focus of the experience.

To Learn more about the MS Fram, Check the MS Fram Statistics at


Want to Learn More About Nassau in the Bahamas?

One of the most popular ports from New York and New Jersey is Nassau in the Bahamas. Nassau is located some 90 miles west of Miami and is normally featured on 7 and 8 day Florida and Bahamas cruises.

Nassau offers beaches, casinos, swimming, shopping and more. Guest can also venture over to the Atlantis Resort to use the beach, explore the resort and more. Unfortunately admission to the waterpark and aquarium requires a purchase of a pricey excursion.

To learn more about Nassau and to check out all their is to do, See the Nassau Review on

TO see the full list of Cruises From the Port of New York - New Jersey to Nassau Bahamas check out the cruise schedule on