Oceans & Islands

Secrets of a Long & Happy Life: Just Keep Swimming!

Feeling all at sea about New Year’s resolutions? No fear! Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. That’s the advice of Gold Coast super fish turned health coach Karla Gilbert. Unrivalled in the surf, Australia’s most decorated Ironwoman – holding two world titles, three national championships and seven series crowns, alongside four stand-up paddle (SUP) Australian titles – …

PONANT Orders the Very First Electric Hybrid Cruise Icebreaker

PONANT, leader in luxury polar expeditions and the only French cruise line, confirmed the order for the first electric hybrid icebreaker, propelled by Liquefied Natural Gas. A very first in the  cruising world. PONANT announced the order for the first electric hybrid cruise icebreaker, with LNG propulsion, the Ponant Icebreaker, therefore reaffirming its place as the …

Satellite Tags Reveal Surprising Whale Shark Movements

  In 2015 guests on-board the adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH teamed-up with marine researchers from Conservation International and started to deploy fin-mounted satellite tags on whale sharks encountered during the ship’s Whale Sharks of Cenderwasih Bay itinerary. And the results have proved to be quite surprising. Each year the revered TRUE NORTH visits biodiverse Cenderwasih which lies …