The biggest cruise ship in the world, Wonder of the Seas is sailing to Marseille to complete finishing touches before she officially joins Royal Caribbean. The 236.857 gross tons vessel left from the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, where her construction was started two and a half years ago
A court in Marseille fined an American master mariner US$ 110,000 for using fuel with a sulfur content measuring 0.18 percentage points above a disputed limit. It is the first ruling of its kind in France, and it is contrary to the French government's previous stance on sulfur content rules for cruise ships.
Two Frenchmen arrested in Marseille on Tuesday planned an “imminent and violent attack” ahead of the first round of the presidential election on Sunday, France's interior minister said. France's internal intelligence agency, which had been looking for the two suspects for more than a week, had warned main candidates in the election that there was a threat to their security, campaign officials said.