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Pictures that we think are worthy of front page news. Here is a selection of past pictures.

QM@ and HMS Elizabeth
7 November - Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 experiences a rare meeting in New York Harbour with HMS Queen Elizabeth

Crystal Diamond
26 September - Crystal Cruises gives the world the first glimpse of its new Diamond Class ships

Majestic Princess in Sydney
15 September - Majestic Princess ‘lands’ in Sydney

Majestic Princess in Singapore
3 September - A Majestic sight in Singapore

Red Arrows tribute to Cunard queens
10 August - Red arrows salute Queen after Queen after Queen

Scarlet Lady of Virgin Voyages
23 July - Now Scarlet Lady will take to the waves

T25 cruise terminal
22 June - Celebrity unveils its first ever brand-designed cruise terminal, T25, at Port Everglades in Florida

Harry and Meghan's wedding
20 May - Here comes the royal bride ... on just one of Princess Cruises’ 17 ships

15 March - Norwegian Cruise Line’s new ship Norwegian Bliss heads for her life in Alaska

Celebrity Edge float-out
24 January, 2018 - Celebrity’s new ship Celebrity Edge is coaxed in to open water at her float-out in France

8 December - The spectacle of HMS Queen Elizabeth from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

10 November - Port Everglades cruise terminal undergoes state-of-art transformation

Carnival Horizon Dreamscape
21 October - Child’s play that has created one of the most amazing atriums at sea

11 October - No wonder Royal Caribbean call this the Ultimate Family Suite

Princess bed launch in Sydney
4 October - How Princess Cruises launched its new luxury bed - which promises “the ultimate night of sleep at sea”

Turnaround Day, The Ultimate Pit Stop with Royal Caribbean

Hanseatic Nature and Inspiration
29 August - How Hapag-Lloyd’s new ice maidens Hanseatic Nature and Inspiration will look

Queen Elizabeth ships
10 July - HMS Queen Elizabeth and Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth meet off the coast of Scotland

Le Soleal in Bordeaux
13 June Le Soléal cuts a fine figure as she cruises through the vineyards of Bordeaux in April

Norwegian Joy on the River Ems
April 2 Slow progress for Norwegian Joy at the start of her epic journey down the River Ems en route to China

Norwegian Joy float-out
7 March - Norwegian Joy being floated out at the Papenburg shipyard in Germany

Royal Caribbean three ships
7 November -  Three of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis class giants in unique get together

Norwegian Bliss in Alaska
31 October - New Norwegian Bliss to homeport in Seattle from summer 2018

11 October - Royal Princess has become the first ship in the Princess fleet to bear the new hull design

MSC Meraviglia
1 October - MSC Meraviglia is seen for the first time at its float out from dry dock in France

2 September - QM2 makes a wave with her first ever Transatlantic Fashion Week

Francis Ford Coppola on QM2
July - Hollywood legend Francis Ford Coppola with his wife, Eleanor, on an eight-night transatlantic crossing on Queen Mary 2

Aidaprima fireworks
11 May - AIDA Cruises welcomes new flagship AIDAprima to its fleet

Queen's birthday on Queen Elizabeth
21 April - The crew of Queen Elizabeth wish Her Majesty a happy 90th birthday

Now Ponant ships
16 March - Ponant places order for four new expedition ships, and here’ what they’ll look like

Lewis Pugh Hurtigruten cruises
26 February - Pioneer swimmer and ocean advocate Lewis Pugh will be joining two Hurtigruten voyages in 2016

new Princess cruises livery
9 February - Majestic Princess shows off her new livery in Monfalcone

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' CEO Karl Pojer
27 January 2016 - Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ CEO Karl Pojer shows off the company’s new branding

The Verandah on Queen Mary 2
11 December - Cunard’s legendary Verandah Grill is making a comeback on the Queen Mary 2

October 7 - Hapag-Lloyd’s new video explores cruising with the children on Europa 2

Norwegian Escape negotiates Ems River
18 August - Norwegian Escape is floated out of Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II in Papenburg

Crystal Esprit
20 July - Crystal Esprit, the new kid on the Crystal Cruises block

Cunard 175th anniversary fireworks
5 July - Sparkling firework finale signals the end of Cunard’s 175th anniversary party

Quantum of the Seas enters Hong Kong
22 June - Quantum of the Seas becomes the biggest ever ship to berth in Hong Kong en route to Shanghai 

Queen Elizabeth Anzac service
24 April - Herb Christophers places a wreath during a moving Galipoli memorial service on the Queen Elizabeth on the eve of Anzac Day

Queen christens Britannia
11 March - The Queen names P&O Cruises’ new ship in Southampton

Victoria world send-off
January 2015 - Queen Victoria, fresh from a three-week refit, sets sail to a fusillade of fireworks in Southampton at the start of her 103-night World Voyage

P&O Cruises' Aurora in her new livery
17 December - Aurora heads for home sporting P&O Cruises’ new livery

Robert Lloyd painting the QM2
3 December - Robert Lloyd painting the Queen Mary 2 in the Grand Lobby on a transatlantic crossing

Quantum of the Seas ion New York
11 November - Quantum of the Seas arrives home for the first time at Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne

sacred soil
9 October - QM2 brings home ‘sacred soil’ from WWI cemeteries

Celebrity wine tower
3 September - Celebrity Cruises’ wine storage solution proves to be a towering success

Queen Victortia in St Raphael
7 August - Queen Victoria is the belle of the Cote d’Azur

Video: Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth’s facelift

Cunard's Queen Victoria in Liverpool
3 June - Fireworks light up the Liverpool sky to celebrate Queen Victoria’s visit

Queen Mary 2
9 May - Queen Mary 2 on her way into Southampton for her 10th birthday celebrations

cruise ship Regal Princess
28 April - Regal Princess during sea trials in preparation for her inaugural cruise

cruise ship Queen Elizabeth in Vietnam
11 April - Queen Elizabeth makes her maiden call at Halong Bay in Vietnam during her Round the World voyage 

Cruise Maritime Voyage April's Fool
2 April - Cruise Maritime Voyage lit up April Fool’s Day with a cracking story of Marco Polo passengers viewing the Northern Lights in Amsterdam

Dolphin escort for QM2
14 February - WAY TO GO - Dolphin gives QM2 a special escort in Oz

Tom Daley dive on Allure of the Seas
30 January - British Olympic diver Tom Daley takes to the high board on Allure of the Seas

Britannia with Union Flag esign
17 January, 2014 - How P&O Cruises’ new ship Britannia will look with the Union Flag livery

Louis Cristal
20 December - Louis Cristal looks spectacular as she sails off Antilla on her inaugural Cuba cruise

Getawasy on the Ems
18 November - Norwegian Getaway negotiates her way along the Ems River en route to Holland

Norwegian Getaway float out
6 November - Norwegian Getaway gets her first look at the world as she is floated out of Meyer Werft’s covered building in Papenburg, Germany

Norwegian Getaway cheerleaders
17 October - The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders who will be christening the new Norwegian Gateway in February

10 October - The National Symphony Orchestra takes a bow on the Queen Mary 2 before performing on a transatlantic crossing

27 September - Canadian rower Mylène Paquette gives the Queen Mary 2 a wave after a mid-Atlantic rescue mission

Costa Diadema front
6 September - New ship Costa Diadema shapes up at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard as the fore-end block is lowered into position

Sun Princess atrium
13 August - A brand new atrium is one of the major elements of Sun Princess’s major makeover in Singapore

Captain Olsen of Cunard
2 July - Captain Inger Olsen takes in the view of Torshavn from the bridge of Queen Victoria

Floating of Norwegian Getaway
5 June - Norwegian Getaway during her recent initial floating at the Papenberg shipyard where she is being built

Royal Princess
8 June - Royal Princess arrives in Southampton for her christening by the Duchess of Cambridge

P&O Cruises keel laying
17 May: Carnival UK’s David Dingle and P&O’s Carol Marlow beneath the newly laid keel of P&O Cruises’ biggest ever ship

norwegian breakaway
1 May: Ellie Simmonds christens the Aqua Park on board Norwegian Cruise Line’s new ship Norwegian Breakaway

Christening of MSC Preziosa
27 March: MSC Preziosa makes a sparkling entrance in Genoa

Queen izabeth and Queen Mary
March 9: Cunard’s iconic Queen Mary and the new Queen Elizabeth meet for the first time in California

Norwegian Breakaway
28 February - Norwegian Breakaway becomes the very first ship to emerge bow first from her covered dock at her float out in Papenburg

legend of the seas
12 February - Legend of the Seas emerges from a month-long $50m drydock in Singapore with an array of new features

Vertigo waters;lide on MSC Preziosa
February 6 - The spectacular Vertigo waterslide on the soon-to-be christened MSC Preziosa

Carnival Sunshine WaterWorks
14 November 2012 - This is how the all-new water park Waterworks will look on Carnival Destiny when she emerges from her $155m transition as Carnival Sunshine in April 2013

17 October, 2012 - Fred Olsen’s Boudicca sets sail for the Med at the start of her winter season of sailings from Portsmouth

20 September - Celebrity Cruises’ new ship Celebrity Reflection makes an incredible journey - backwards - to the North Sea as she prepares for her maiden voyage on 12 October

Norwegian Breakaway art
September 5 - Norwegian Cruise Line unveils how its new ship Norwegian Breakaway will look, with signature hull artwork by America’s most popular living artist, Peter Max

Celebrity Reflection see-all shower
August 16 - Celebrity Cruises releases an exclusive preview of the all-glass signature shower on Celebrity Reflection

Three Cunard Queens in the Solent
July 14 - Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria leave Southampton in single file down the Solent

P&O Cruies fleet in the Solent
The entire fleet of P&O Cruises makes its way down the Solent at the end of the company’s 175th anniversary celebrations

Darcey Bussell on P&O cruise ship Azura
July 5 - Ballet star Darcey Bussell looks every bit a P&O captain

June 28 - Sisters Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria side by side in Norway

iGrandeur of the Seas
June 2 - The Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas emerges from her stem-to-stern refurbishment in Spain

MSC Divinas christening
May 27 - MSC Divina is christened in Marseille in elegant, and aerial acrobatic, style

Cunard's first wedding at sea
May 11 - Making a wave ... Cunard’s first wedding couple say “I do”

QM2 and Sydney Opera House
March 10 - The iconic Queen Mary 2 and the world’s most recognisable opera house in Sydney

Royal Princess Atrium
February 12: This will be the stunning spectacle awaiting guests as they arrive on the new Royal Princess

Commodore Rynd on the QM2
February 8 - Cunard Commodore Christopher Rynd is dwarfed by the QM2’s funnel in this amazing photoshoot in Freemantle, Australia

Les Gauguines entertainers of Paul Gaugin cruises
February 7, 2012 - Les Gauguines, Paul Gauguin’s own troupe of Polynesian entertainers, welcome guests to Motu Mahana

Silver Explorer at Elephant Island
January 28, 2012 - History made as Silver Explorer guests set foot on Elephant Island

Minerva Observation Lounge
January 14, 2012 - The new observation lounge on Swan Hellenic’s Minerva

Spirit of Fred Olsen lifeboat
December 29 - The RNLI’s Spirit of Fred Olsen lifeboat

December 19 - Video of the Week: P&O’s new-look Oriana after her major makeover

Queen Mary's Queens Grill Lounge
December 11 - The QM2’s mouthwatering Queens Grill Lounge

December 3, 2011 - the moment a Royal Navy vessel thwarted an attack by pirates on a Spanish fishing vessel

Nigel Liongard of Fred Olsen with William Gibbons
November 23, 2011 - Fred Olsen’s marketing chief Nigel Lingard, left, shares a joke with PSA director Bill Gibbons during his farewell reception

Splendour of the Seas at Navantia
October 29, 2011 - Splendour of the Seas arrives in Cadiz for a fresh start

Minerva negotiates the Corinth Canal
October 21, 2011 - Tight squeeze! Minerva passes through narrow Corinth Canal

Breakaway ships of Norwegian Cruise Line
September 14, 2011 - An artist’s impression of how Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Breakaway-class ships will look

Silver Whisper and Silver Cloud sailing up the Solent
September 7, 2011 - Silver Whisper and Silver Cloud sailing up the Solent towards Southampton

Hebridean Princess passing under Tower Bridge
August 24, 2011 - Hebridean Princess passing under Tower Bridge on her visit to London

Silver Cloud sails under Tower Bridge
July, 2011: Silversea’s Silver Cloud sails under Tower Bridge as she leaves London on her northern European cruise  ©seaviewcruises

The naming of Seabourn Quest
June 21, 2011: Fireworks light up the night sky above Seabourn Quest at the naming ceremony

May 8, 2011: SeaDream I appears to be armed to the teeth as she sits alongside HMS Belfast in London ©seaviewcruises

The naming of P&O Cruises' Adonia
May 22, 2011: Photographer Mike O’Dwyer captures P&O Cruises’ Adonia beneath a canopy of fireworks during her naming celebration

February 23, 2011: Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 in a unique double act in Sydney Harbour

February 4, 2011: Ahoy there, Little and Large, as QM2 and RMS St Helena cross paths

January 13, 2011: Fireworks as New York celebrates first meeting of three Cunard Queens

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