Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven to renovate AIDAvita

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven to renovate AIDAvita
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 24, 2017

German shipyard will reconfigure several public areas before AIDA ship starts summer season

Havyard Production & Service to do electrical work on Celebrity ships

Havyard Production & Service to do electrical work on Celebrity ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 24, 2017

Norway-based company will work in two out of seven zones on line's four Edge class newbuilds

Fincantieri lays first keel block for Nieuw Statendam

Fincantieri lays first keel block for Nieuw Statendam
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Holland America Line's second Pinnacle class vessel takes shape at Italian shipyard

Vigor is to build two passenger ferries for WETA in San Francisco

Vigor is to build two passenger ferries for WETA in San Francisco
By Rebecca | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Two newbuilds follow on from an earlier order for two passenger ferries at the US shipyard

Sunstone Ships orders four new expedition cruise vessels

Sunstone Ships orders four new expedition cruise vessels
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 20, 2017

Project will involve CMIH, Tomas Tillberg Design International, Mäkinen and Ulstein Design & Solutions

Penang Port and Royal Caribbean to upgrade cruise terminal

Penang Port and Royal Caribbean to upgrade cruise terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 20, 2017

Companies will extend the cruise berths at Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal in Malaysia

Norwegian unveils new Project Leonardo-Class ships

Norwegian unveils new Project Leonardo-Class ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Four 3,300-guest newbuilds will build on Breakaway-Plus Class and launch between 2022 and 2025

Strategic Marine wins two passenger ferry contracts

Strategic Marine wins two passenger ferry contracts
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Shipyard will build one ferry for Scotland's Pentland Ferries and another for an Asian operator

Coin ceremony marks construction milestone for Carnival Horizon

Coin ceremony marks construction milestone for Carnival Horizon
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 13, 2017

Traditional celebration marked the successful completion of Carnival Horizon’s exterior outfitting

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises reveals names of expedition newbuilds

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises reveals names of expedition newbuilds
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 9, 2017

Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration will launch in April and October 2019 respectively

Poole Harbour starts building new £10 million pier

Poole Harbour starts building new £10 million pier
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

New 200-metre quay will be able to accommodate cruise ships when it opens at the end of 2017

Burgess Marine refits passenger ferries for Wightlink and Condor

Burgess Marine refits passenger ferries for Wightlink and Condor
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 2, 2017

Two Wightlink and one Condor ferry underwent extensive maintenance work in Cherbourg

Construction starts on Hurtigruten's first hybrid ship

Construction starts on Hurtigruten's first hybrid ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 27, 2017

Norwegian shipyard Kleven to deliver new ice-class expedition ship in 2018

Four architects bid for Liverpool cruise terminal project

Four architects bid for Liverpool cruise terminal project
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 27, 2017

New facility could handle cruise ships making turnaround calls with up to 3,600 guests

Meyer Werft cuts steel for AIDA's first LNG ship

Meyer Werft cuts steel for AIDA's first LNG ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Newbuild will be delivered by German shipbuilder at the end of 2018

Carnival, Fincantieri and CSSC sign deal for two China-built cruise ships

Carnival, Fincantieri and CSSC sign deal for two China-built cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Binding agreement also includes an option for four additional China-built cruise ships

Hyundai Heavy Industries to use 3D modelling tool to design ships

Hyundai Heavy Industries to use 3D modelling tool to design ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

World's largest shipyard will use NAPA Steel to boost productivity and reduce costs

Saga Cruises releases interior designs for new vessel

Saga Cruises releases interior designs for new vessel
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Newbuild to have all-balcony cabins, speciality restaurants, a spa, a Britannia Lounge and more

Fincantieri to build four newbuilds for Norwegian Cruise Line

Fincantieri to build four newbuilds for Norwegian Cruise Line
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Shipbuilder will deliver one 3,300-guest vessel per year between 2022 and 2025

Meyer Turku marks construction milestones for Mein Schiff 1 and 2

Meyer Turku marks construction milestones for Mein Schiff 1 and 2
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Yard lays the keel for new Mein Schiff 1 and cuts steel for new Mein Schiff 2