List of cruise lines

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This is a list of cruise lines, including those lines that are operating, no longer operating cruise ships and defunct.

In operation[edit]

Name Status Headquarters Notes
AIDA Cruises Operational  Germany Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
AmaWaterways Operational  USA River cruises in Europe, Asia and Africa
American Cruise Lines Operational  USA Based in Guilford, Connecticut, operates six ships
AvalonWaterways Operational  USA River cruises in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America
Azamara Club Cruises Operational  USA Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Birka Line Operational  Finland Subsidiary of Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö, operates the Birka Paradise
Carnival Cruise Lines Operational  USA Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
CDF Croisières de France Operational  France Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Celebration Cruise Line Operational  USA Operates the MS Bahamas Celebration
Celebrity Cruises Operational  USA Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Compagnie du Ponant Operational  France Based in Marseille, operates yacht cruises
Costa Cruises Operational  Italy Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Cruise & Maritime Voyages Operational  UK Started by Cruise & Maritime Services International, after German based Transocean Tours (for whom they were the UK representative) filed for Bankruptcy.
Crystal Cruises Operational  Japan
Cunard Line Operational  United Kingdom Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Disney Cruise Line Operational  USA
European Waterways Operational  United Kingdom River cruises
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Operational  United Kingdom
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Operational  Germany
Holland America Line Operational  USA (originally  Netherlands) Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Hurtigruten Operational  Norway Also marketed as Norwegian Coastal Express
Iberocruceros Operational  Spain Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc and Orizonia Corporation
Kristina Cruises Operational  Finland
Louis Cruises Operational  Cyprus
The Majestic Line Operational  Scotland
Mano Maritime Operational  Israel
MSC Cruises Operational   Switzerland
Norwegian Cruise Line Operational  USA (originally  Norway) Partially owned by Star Cruises
Oceania Cruises Operational  USA
Orion Expedition Cruises Operational  Australia
P&O Cruises Operational  United Kingdom Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
P&O Cruises Australia Operational  Australia Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Paul Gauguin Cruises Operational  United States
Peter Deilmann Cruises Operational  Germany
Phoenix Reisen Operational  Germany
Polar Star Expeditions Operational  Canada
Poseidon Expeditions Operational  United Kingdom Expedition cruises
Princess Cruises Operational  USA Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Pullmantur Cruises Operational  Spain Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Quark Expeditions Operational  USA Expedition cruising
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Operational  USA Previously Radisson Seven Seas Cruises
Royal Caribbean International Operational  USA (originally  Norway) Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Saga Cruises Operational  United Kingdom
Seabourn Cruise Line Operational  USA Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
SeaDream Yacht Club Operational  Norway
Silversea Cruises Operational  USA/ Italy
Star Cruises Operational  Malaysia
Swan Hellenic Operational  United Kingdom
Thomson Cruises Operational  United Kingdom
Transocean Tours Operational  Germany
TUI Cruises Operational  Germany Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Uniworld River Cruises Operational  USA
Un-Cruise Adventures Operational  USA
Viking Cruises Operational  USA Formerly known as Viking River Cruises until May 2013 and since then, offering ocean cruises embarking in 2015
Windstar Cruises Operational  USA

Shipping lines no longer operating cruise ships[edit]

Name Status Headquarters Notes
Blue Star Line No Ships so far, Getting The Next One in 2016  England Owner of the Liner "Titanic 2" coming in 2016
Club Cruise No longer operates cruise ships  Netherlands Continues to charter cruise ships to other companies
EasyCruise No ships in operation.  Greece
Far East Shipping Company No longer operates cruise ships  Soviet Union
Finnlines No longer operates cruise ships  Finland
Ocean Star Cruises No ships in operation.  Mexico MV Ocean Star Pacific laid up, as of 2012.
Silja Line No longer operates cruise ships  Finland

Defunct[edit]

Name Status Headquarters Notes
American Classic Voyages Defunct  USA Bankruptcy
Baltic Shipping Company Defunct  Soviet Union
Black Sea Shipping Company Defunct  Soviet Union
Chandris Cruises Defunct  Greece Was merged and re-branded into Celebrity Cruises in 1988
Classic International Cruises Defunct  Australia Liquidated on 20 December 2012[1]
Commodore Cruise Line Defunct  USA
Crown Cruise Line Defunct Unknown
Cruise West Defunct  USA Ceased operations September 18, 2010
Dolphin Cruise Line Defunct  Greece Merged into Premier Cruise Line
Effoa Defunct  Finland
Festival Cruises Defunct  Greece
Hamburg Atlantic Line
German Atlantic Line
Hanseatic Tours
Defunct  Germany Merged into Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Home Lines Defunct  Italy Merged into Holland America Line
Imperial Majesty Cruise Line Defunct  USA Became Celebration Cruise Line in 2009.
Island Cruises Defunct  UK
Italian Line / Italian Cruises Defunct  Italy
Majesty Cruise Line Defunct Unknown Merged into Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian America Line Defunct  Norway Merged into Cunard Line
Norwegian Capricorn Line Defunct  Australia Merged into Star Cruises
Ocean Village Defunct  United Kingdom Operations ceased in 2010.
Orient Lines Defunct  USA
Premier Cruise Line Defunct  USA
Renaissance Cruises Defunct  USA
Royal Viking Line Defunct  Norway Merged into Cunard Line
Sally Cruise Defunct  Finland Merged into Silja Line
Shaw, Savill & Albion Line Defunct  United Kingdom
Sitmar Cruises Defunct  Italy Merged into P&O Cruises/Princess Cruises
Swedish American Line Defunct  Sweden
Van Gogh Cruises Defunct  United Kingdom
White Star Line Defunct  United Kingdom Merged with Cunard Line
Windjammer Barefoot Cruises Defunct  USA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Classic International Cruises Pty Ltd". Press Release. Lawler Partners. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2013.