Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Miller Boat Line orders new ferry for Ohio's Lake Erie

Miller Boat Line orders new ferry for Ohio's Lake Erie
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 20, 2018

US-based company Fraser Shipyards will build the passenger-vehicle vessel and deliver her in 2019

Nichols Brothers launches National Geographic Venture

Nichols Brothers launches National Geographic Venture
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 17, 2018

Lindblad Expedition's purpose-built expedition cruise ships will undergo outfitting before October delivery

MV Werften lays keel for Dream Cruises newbuild

MV Werften lays keel for Dream Cruises newbuild
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Asia-bound ship will be the biggest cruise vessel to be built in Germany to date

Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co cuts steel for Viking Line newbuild

Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co cuts steel for Viking Line newbuild
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 3, 2018

LNG ship to have interiors by Koncept Stokholm and systems from ABB, Almaco, Deltamarin and Wärtsilä 

Bolidt completes five major refurbishment projects

Bolidt completes five major refurbishment projects
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Synthetic flooring and decking company has seven further jobs slated for the year to come

Can building information modelling work for cruise ships?

Can building information modelling work for cruise ships?
By Guest | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Matthew Jensen, architectural consultant for Fraiserline, takes a look at the challenges and opportunities of using a new type of software during the design and build process

Fraserline's Matthew Jensen explores the use of new software during the design and build process

Lindab simplifies ventilation system installation

Lindab simplifies ventilation system installation
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

New stopping beads and a wider range of materials and surfaces gives engineers more flexibility

MV Werften lays keel for new Crystal Endeavor

MV Werften lays keel for new Crystal Endeavor
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Crystal's luxury polar-class expedition cruise ship will be delivered by early 2020

Setting the Den Breejen quality standard

Setting the Den Breejen quality standard
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Family-run Den Breejen Shipyard has built a mighty reputation in the river cruise sector. Jon Ingleton met with Ilona Kamsteeg-Den Breejen to find out why

Ilona Kamsteeg-Den Breejen tells us why the yard has a a mighty reputation in the river cruise sector

Why experience counts in the cruise and ferry industry

Why experience counts in the cruise and ferry industry
By Sean Dudley | Monday, August 13, 2018

Australian trimaran hull design technology company Austal has recently enhanced its relationship with Fred. Olsen. Sean Dudley reports

Trimaran hull design technology company Austal enhances relationship with Fred. Olsen

Brittany Ferries holds coin ceremony for Honfleur

Brittany Ferries holds coin ceremony for Honfleur
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, August 8, 2018

FSG assembles the hull of the new LNG-powered ferry, showcasing its sustainable design

Nieuw Statendam includes music-inspired sculpture in atrium

Nieuw Statendam includes music-inspired sculpture in atrium
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 3, 2018

Holland America’s new ship will have features created by Adam D. Tihany and Bjørn Storbraaten

Carnival Triumph to become Carnival Sunrise after refit

Carnival Triumph to become Carnival Sunrise after refit
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Ship will be upgraded with new dining venues, bars and entertainment innovations

BC Ferries to build five new eco-friendly passenger ferries

BC Ferries to build five new eco-friendly  passenger ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 27, 2018

Canadian operator opens contract bidding process to local, national and international shipyards

Chantiers de l'Atlantique cuts steel for Celebrity Apex

Chantiers de l'Atlantique cuts steel for Celebrity Apex
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Celebrity Cruises' second Edge-class ship starts to take shape at shipyard in France

Remontowa to build two hybrid ferries for Norled

Remontowa to build two hybrid ferries for Norled
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The vessels were designed by LMG Marin and will primarily operate on electric battery power

Fincantieri to build two LNG ships for Princess Cruises

Fincantieri to build two LNG ships for Princess Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 23, 2018

Carnival Corporation brand has now ordered a total of 11 dual-fuel vessels for four of its brands

Lindblad Expeditions to order new polar expedition cruise ship

Lindblad Expeditions to order new polar expedition cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 20, 2018

New vessel to debut in 2021 to meet customer demand for authentic expedition travel

Norwegian orders fifth and sixth Project Leonardo cruise ships

Norwegian orders fifth and sixth Project Leonardo cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Line exercises option to add two energy-efficient newbuilds to its original four-ship order at Fincantieri

Damen Shiprepair Brest refurbishes Norwegian Breakaway

Damen Shiprepair Brest refurbishes Norwegian Breakaway
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Shipyard worked with contractors like ABB Marine and Brunvoll to complete maintenance work