“Stop the engines.” The final command words used to officially ‘kill’ Pullmantur’s Monarch on the beaches of Aliaga, Turkey. In videos filmed by workers both on the ship and in the scrapyard, we can see the final moments unfold as ...

Pullmantur’s Monarch has arrived at Aliaga, Turkey, where the ship will be dismantled and scrapped. The ship had spent the last few days docked in Marsaxlokk, Malta, where the last remaining valuables and heavy goods onboard were salvaged by Royal ...

As the impact of Covid-19 continues to wreck the entire cruise industry, several cruise lines are looking to rid their ageing ships, shed tonnage from their fleet and reduce operating costs as much as possible. This has already resulted in ...

01/07 UPDATE: Since reporting yesterday on the story below, conflicting sources now suggest, Pullmantur’s ships have been sold for scrap. Monarch and Sovereign are both currently at sea ‘for orders’. These sources claim the ships are heading to Turkey where ...

Cruise Investment Holding and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines have announced they have filed for reorganisation of their cruise brand Pullmantur. In a statement made on Royal Caribbean’s corporate website, the company explained they have filed for the reorganisation of their ...