26 Jan, 2019

Marella Explorer 2 joins the CCS operation

Marella Cruises sixth vessel is joining the COLUMBIA Cruise Services (CCS) operation on 26th of January upon the management handover in Cadiz, Spain. She will undergo a complete technical overhaul and rebranding under CCS supervision at Navantia Shipyard. The eight-week period will be the most expensive refit in the history of CCS so far. The project […]

28 Nov, 2017

MV/BERLIN undocks in Rijeka

COLUMBIA Cruise Services successfully completes 8 dry dockings in three month without  delays As per schedule the MV/BERLIN entered the Viktor Lenac Yard in Rijeka (Croatia) on the 30th of October. Within the last three weeks the 37-year-old vessel under COLUMBIA Cruise Services (CCS) Full Management underwent a technical overhauling and minor refits of passenger […]

23 Nov, 2017

COLUMBIA Cruise Services official IAATO member

COLUMBIA Cruise Services (CCS) joins international organization advocating and promoting the practice of safe and environmentally responsible travel to the Antarctic Founded by seven private tour operators in 1991, the “International Association Antarctica Tour Operators” (IAATO) connects today over 100 member companies from all over the world. Besides providing an expertise-forum to the Antarctic travel […]

3 Nov, 2017

Marella Discovery 2 – Renaming completed in less than 40 hours

Thomson Cruises, the UK’s third largest cruise line, just announced their rebranding to Marella Cruises. Hand-in-hand with the rebranding, all vessels will be renamed and wearing the Marella Cruises brand (Marella is of Celtic origin and means “shining sea”) in combination with their name from now-on, proudly on their bow. COLUMBIA Cruise Services (CCS), being […]