Aiming to develop Bahrain’s cruise industry, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently participated Seatrade Europe.

Aiming to enhance maritime safety and operational efficiency within Dubai's territorial waters, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) continues monitoring, inspection and follow-up on the work of floating restaurants.

On August 30, Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm signed an agreement with Oman’s Boskalis Westminister for the construction of a OMR199.1 million (USD496.30 million) liquid bulk berth project at Duqm Port.

Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled Carnival Studio, a state-of-the-art rehearsal venue in Davie, set to elevate entertainment across its fleet.

Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort has launched its handcrafted private cruiser Dhahab, ready to sail the Musandam coast offering the experience of the golden age Arabian voyages.

As a part of its new deployment plans, Royal Caribbean has announced cruises from the US Gulf coast with the anticipated addition of two vessels in the region in 2018.