Crown Cruise Line is planning to build a 250-passenger luxury liner, along the lines of Sea Goddess, according to Captain Hagerup, vice president of operations. He said the line is currently negotiating with Wartsila, Aalborg, and a German yard. The new ship is scheduled to enter service withing the next two years, and will sail seven-, 10- and 14-day cruises in the lower Caribbean...

Chandris Fantasy Cruises is planning to build a 1,600-passenger ship, most likely in Germany, according to Harry Harambopoulos, executive director of Chandris. Further details are expected to be released soon.