Building and refurbishment news, features and events

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

Wight Shipyard to refurbish Red Funnel ferry

Wight Shipyard to refurbish Red Funnel ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The contract will bring Red Jet 3 back to the Isle of Wight for first time since she was built there in 1998

Damen upgrades two ships for Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Damen upgrades two ships for Cruise & Maritime Voyages
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 6, 2017

Magellan and Marco Polo both underwent routine maintenance and upgrade works

Fincantieri holds coin ceremony for MSC Seaview

Fincantieri holds coin ceremony for MSC Seaview
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 3, 2017

Ship is the second in MSC Cruises’ Seaside Class and will debut in June 2018

Carnival Corporation and Fincantieri ink deal for two cruise ships

Carnival Corporation and Fincantieri ink deal for two cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Memorandum of understanding covers one Holland America vessel and one Princess Cruises ship

Trimline releases new whitepaper on interior refits

Trimline releases new whitepaper on interior refits
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 16, 2017

UK firm outlines how it can help operators redesign and rebrand their vessels

Keel laying kicks off World Dream construction at Meyer Werft

Keel laying kicks off World Dream construction at Meyer Werft
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dream Cruises and Genting Hong Kong celebrate milestone in Germany

MV Werften cuts steel for Crystal river cruise ships

MV Werften cuts steel for Crystal river cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Construction starts on two Rhine Class newbuilds at company's Wismar yard in Germany

ABB Azipods to power Crystal and Star Cruises newbuilds

ABB Azipods to power Crystal and Star Cruises newbuilds
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Five ships to have ABB propulsion system, electric power plant, automation and marine software system

Breaking cruise ship repair records in Cadiz

Breaking cruise ship repair records in Cadiz
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Ramón de Lara tells Rebecca Gibson how Navantia Shiprepairs plans to become Europe’s leading cruise ship repair yard

Ramón de Lara tells us how Navantia Shiprepairs will become Europe’s leading cruise ship repair yard

Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry leaves Fayard shipyard

Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry leaves Fayard shipyard
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

M/V Copenhagen will go into operation on Wednesday

DNV GL to classify three Crystal expedition yachts

DNV GL to classify three Crystal expedition yachts
By Rebecca | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

First passenger vessels to be classified according to DNV GL’s new building regulations

Öresund Dry Docks to modernise HH Ferries' vessels

Öresund Dry Docks to modernise HH Ferries' vessels
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Swedish yard will help ABB to convert two vessels into world’s largest emission-free ferries

Fincantieri lays keel for Seabourn Ovation

Fincantieri lays keel for Seabourn Ovation
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, December 5, 2016

Sister to Seabourn Encore will be built at Sestri Ponente yard in Genoa and debut in spring 2018

STX France starts work on MSC Bellissima

STX France starts work on MSC Bellissima
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 1, 2016

French shipyard cuts the first piece of steel for MSC's second Meraviglia class ship

PortMiami to start work on expanding cruise terminal

PortMiami to start work on expanding cruise terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Terminal F is being expanded and modernised to accommodate MSC Seaside

Gibdock refurbishes Thomson Majesty in Gibraltar

Gibdock refurbishes Thomson Majesty in Gibraltar
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Vessel spent two weeks in dry dock undergoing renewal and maintenance work