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There’s always something new and exciting happening at Nauticus. Here you can view and download current news releases and campus images free for promotional/news projects.

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nauticus News

Press Releases

December 1, 2022
Cruise Giveaway Celebrates Carnival Partnership

Free cruise for two awaits one lucky WinterFest on the Wisconsin guest. Norfolk, Va. (Dec.1, 2022)— To celebrate the recent announcement that the Carnival Magic  will sail from Norfolk for six months in 2023, Nauticus and Carnival Cruise Line…

November 14, 2022
CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT EXPANSION IN NORFOLK TO BRING HIGHEST GUEST VOLUME IN PORT’S HISTORY

Carnival Cruise Line today announced it will more than double the fun and the cruises it offers from Norfolk, Virginia, in 2023, and extend sailings to a consecutive…

October 5, 2022
New Holiday Marina Experience Highlights WinterFest on the Wisconsin

Tickets on sale NOW for the area’s largest waterfront light show! Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 5, 2022) — More than 1 million lights and the all-new Mistletoe Marina  will usher in the holiday season…

August 1, 2022
Nauticus To Host Inaugural SailFest

New event to raise funds and awareness for Sail Nauticus. Norfolk, Va. (July 28, 2022) – Nauticus announces the launch of the first-ever SailFest  to celebrate their signature program, Sail Nauticus. On September 24, 2022, the community is invited to…

July 21, 2022
Nauticus Welcomes First Ever Director of Education and Community Engagement

Nate Sandel brings to Nauticus more than a decade of experience in STEM education. Norfolk, Va. (July 21, 2022) – After a nationwide search, Nauticus is delighted to announce the hiring of Nate Sandel as the Director…

June 16, 2022
High-Flying Exhibit Lands at Nauticus Father's Day Weekend

Plus! Battleship  Wisconsin to host a unique golf experience. Norfolk, Va. (June 16, 2022) – Perhaps no other emerging technology has captured the public’s imagination quite like unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as…

June 2, 2022
Have a "Round" at Nauticus' Battlechip and Sip

Make Father’s Day memorable at a unique waterfront golfing experience. Norfolk, Va. (June 1, 2022) – For the first time in the history of Nauticus, guests will have the opportunity to drive biodegradable golf balls off the historic…

May 12, 2022
Largest Cruise Ship to Sail from Norfolk Arrives Sunday

Carnival resumes operations with 4,000-passenger vessel Photo Credit: GLF Investments Norfolk, Va. (May 12, 2022) — Mid-Atlantic cruisers will have their first chance to sail from Norfolk since 2019 as the 4,000-passenger Carnival Magic…

May 5, 2022
Nauticus Lands National Drones Exhibition

A high-flying examination of the past, present, and future of remotely controlled pilotless aircraft opens Father’s Day Weekend. Norfolk, Va. (May 5, 2022) – Perhaps no other emerging technology has captured the public’s imagination quite like…

April 8, 2022
Nauticus Cruise Season Accelerates With Back-To-Back Ship Calls

Inaugural call of the Norwegian Gem set for Sunday; Norwegian Getaway returns on Monday Norfolk, Va. (April 8, 2022) — More than 5,000 cruise ship passengers are planning their Norfolk arrival over the coming days as Nauticus…

April 7, 2022
Battleship Wisconsin to Open New Spaces on 78th Birthday

Guests will enjoy new renovations and interpretations. Norfolk, Va. (Apr. 7, 2022) — Thanks to a successful second year of WinterFest on the Wisconsin and the community’s support, Nauticus is excited to announce…

March 23, 2022
Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Partnership with Norfolk

World’s largest cruise line presents cake to Norfolk City Council Photo Credit: Nathalie Silva Ariz Norfolk, Va. (March 23, 2022) — On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Carnival Cruise Line presented a special birthday cake to Norfolk City…

March 16, 2022
Women in STEM Are Making Waves at Nauticus

Free virtual event on March 25 with special guest Tracy Edwards, MBE. Norfolk, Va. (March 16, 2022) — Stop over at Nauticus for their Women in STEM Day during Women’s History Month on March 26, 2022. Enjoy a fun-filled day of science, technology…

March 14, 2022
Nauticus’ Introduces New Summer Camp Aboard Historic Ship

Spend the summer on the waterfront taught by award-winning instructors Norfolk, Va. (March 14, 2022) – Registration is now open for Nauticus’ Summer Camps. Choosing from three different camp experiences, this will be your child’s…

February 18, 2022
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sunday Arrival Launches Norfolk’s Busiest Season

First large-scale cruise ship since pause in port operations arrives at Nauticus on Sunday Norwegian Getaway. PC: NCL Norfolk, Va. (February 18, 2022) – Nearly two years after the Covid-19 pandemic paused the global…