Cruise lines around the world, a comprehensive list


Cruise lines around the world

A list of all major cruise lines around the world. Scroll down to see a number of posts on cruises and sailing.

Cruise linesOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
American Cruise LinesOperational USABased in Guilford, Connecticut, offers coastal cruises and paddle-steamer cruises
Aurora ExpeditionsOperational AustraliaOperates arctic cruises with Polar Pioneer
Azamara Club CruisesOperational USAOwned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise LineOperational USAFormed by former executives from the defunct Celebration Cruise Line, operates the Grand Celebration
Birka LineOperational FinlandSubsidiary of Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö, operates the Birka Stockholm
Bohai Cruises[7]Operational ChinaState owned,owns Chinese Taishan.
Carnival Cruise LineOperational USA/ United KingdomOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Celebrity CruisesOperational USAOwned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Celestyal CruisesOperational CyprusPreviously named Louis Cruises
Compagnie du PonantOperational FranceBased in Marseille, operates yacht cruises
Costa CruisesOperational ItalyOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Cruise & Maritime VoyagesOperational United KingdomOwned by South Quay Travel & Leisure Ltd.
Crystal CruisesOperational United StatesOwned by Genting Hong Kong
Cunard LineOperational United KingdomOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Disney Cruise LineOperational United StatesHeadquartered in Celebration, Florida
Dream CruisesOperational Hong KongOwned by Genting Hong Kong
Fred. Olsen Cruise LinesOperational United Kingdom
FTI CruisesOperational GermanyCruise branch of Bavarian travel company FTI Group, operates MS Berlin
Hansa TouristkOperational GermanyPrivately owned (Kilian family), offers ocean cruises with MV Ocean Majesty and river cruises
Hapag-Lloyd CruisesOperational GermanyOwned bei TUI Group
Holland America LineOperational USA (originally  Netherlands)Owned by Carnival Corporation & plc
HurtigrutenOperational NorwayAlso marketed as Norwegian Coastal Express
Iceland ProCruisesOperational  SwitzerlandOperates arctic cruises with MV Ocean Diamond
Jalesh CruisesOperational IndiaOperates MS Karnika via Zen Cruises
Majestic International CruisesOperational Greece
St Hilda Sea AdventuresOperational United KingdomDunoon (Scotland), offers Scottish island cruises
The Majestic LineOperational United KingdomDunoon (Scotland), offers Scottish island cruises
Mano MaritimeOperational Israel
Marella CruisesOperational United KingdomOwned by TUI Group
MSC CruisesOperational  Switzerland /  ItalyPrivately owned (Aponte family)
Mystic CruisesOperational PortugalHas yet to receive its first of three new builds
Nanhai Cruises[8]Operational ChinaState owned, exclusively run South China Sea cruises
Nicko CruisesOperational GermanyWill operate the new build MS World Explorer in Northern Europe
North Pacific ExpeditionsOperational USAPrivately owned (Teevin family), offers Alaska cruises with M/Y Sea Star
Norwegian Cruise LineOperational USA (originally  Norway)
Oceania CruisesOperational USAOwned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd
One Ocean ExpeditionsOperational CanadaOperates arctic cruises with MS Akademik Ioffe
P&O CruisesOperational United KingdomOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
P&O Cruises AustraliaOperational AustraliaOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Pampa CruisesOperational ArgentinaOperates cruises with MS Salamis Filoxenia
Paul Gauguin CruisesOperational United StatesBranch of Regent Seven Seas Cruises till 2010, offers South Pacific cruises
Pearl Seas CruisesOperational United StatesOffers Great Lakes, New England and Cuba cruises
Phoenix ReisenOperational GermanyPrivately owned (Zurnieden family)
Plantours KreuzfahrtenOperational GermanyOperates MS Hamburg and several river cruise ships
Polar CruisesOperational USAOperates arctic cruises with MS Ocean Atlantic
Poseidon ExpeditionsOperational United KingdomArctic cruises with nuclear icebraker 50 Let Pobedy
Princess CruisesOperational USAOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
Pullmantur CruisesOperational SpainOwned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Quark ExpeditionsOperational USAExpedition cruising
Regent Seven Seas CruisesOperational USAOwned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd
Royal Caribbean InternationalOperational USA (originally  Norway)Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Saga CruisesOperational United KingdomOwned by Saga Group
Seabourn Cruise LineOperational USAOwned by Carnival Corporation & plc
SeaDream Yacht ClubOperational NorwayPrivately owned (Atle Brynestad)
Silversea CruisesOperational MonacoPrivately owned (Lefebvre family)
Star CruisesOperational Hong KongOwned by Genting Hong Kong
Transocean ToursOperational GermanySince 2014 German branch of Cruise & Maritime Voyages
TUI CruisesOperational GermanyOwned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and TUI Group
UnCruise AdventuresOperational USA
Variety CruisesOperational GreeceYachts and small cruise ships
Vidanta CruisesOperational MexicoOwned by Grupo Vidanta
Viking LineOperational Åland ( Finland)
Viking Ocean CruisesOperational USABranch of Viking Cruises
Windstar CruisesOperational USAOwned by Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc.
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