Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Royal Caribbean to name Quantum Ultra class ship Spectrum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean to name Quantum Ultra class ship Spectrum of the Seas
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Name revealed as Meyer Werft cuts the first piece of steel for the new cruise ship

Entering new markets

Entering new markets
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

After building its first passenger ferry and securing a second newbuild contract in 2016, Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard is already making a name for itself in the ferry sector

After securing a second newbuild contract, Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard makes a name for itself 

MV Werften officially delivers first-ever newbuild in Wismar

MV Werften officially delivers first-ever newbuild in Wismar
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 7, 2017

Germany-based shipyard handed over Crystal Bach to Crystal River Cruises

OSK-ShipTech to help The Ferry Company Læsø plan a new ferry

OSK-ShipTech to help The Ferry Company Læsø plan a new ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 31, 2017

Passenger vessel will operate between the island of Læsø and Frederikshavn in Denmark

French government nationalises STX France shipyard

French government nationalises STX France shipyard
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 28, 2017

Government aims to renegotiate shares acquisition deal with Italian state-owned Fincantieri

Building expertise

Building expertise
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 28, 2017

Norway’s Fosen Yard offers a range of services for operators wanting to build cruise ships, expedition vessels and passenger ferries


Norway’s Fosen Yard offers a range of services for operators wanting to build cruise ships

CMAL to start sea trials for new passenger ferry this August

CMAL to start sea trials for new passenger ferry this August
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Malakoff shipyard preparing to outfit the newbuild before she starts service in Scotland

Elliott Bay Design Group and Blount Boats to build new NYC ferry

Elliott Bay Design Group and Blount Boats to build new NYC ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 27, 2017

The 400-passenger ferry will operate between Lower Manhattan and Governors Island

Fosen Yard and Hantong Shipbuilding form joint venture

Fosen Yard and Hantong Shipbuilding form joint venture
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 24, 2017

Two shipyards will focus on building cruise ships, ro-pax ferries, and ro-ro vessels

Navantia builds on leading reputation with adaptable approach

Navantia builds on leading reputation with adaptable approach
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Navantia is becoming well-known in the Mediterranean cruise ship repair and refit sector thanks to its high-quality services, location and flexibility

Navantia is well-known in the cruise ship repair sector due to its high-quality services


Disney Cruise Line orders third LNG-powered cruise ship for 2022

Disney Cruise Line orders third LNG-powered cruise ship for 2022
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 17, 2017

New vessel will be built by Meyer Werft and bring total of Disney fleet up to seven ships

Brunvoll signs expedition ship deal with Ulstein Design & Solutions

Brunvoll signs expedition ship deal with Ulstein Design & Solutions
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 14, 2017

Brunvoll to provide propulsion and manoeuvring systems for SunStone Ships’ newbuild

Grand Bahama Shipyard refits 17 cruise ships in the first half of 2017

Grand Bahama Shipyard refits 17 cruise ships in the first half of 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Bahamas-based yard will complete repair and refurbishment projects on another six ships this year

Fincantieri starts work on third Vista class ship for Carnival

Fincantieri starts work on third Vista class ship for Carnival
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 10, 2017

the 133,500gt newbuild will be delivered byt ghe Italian shipbuilder in autumn 2019

Deltamarin secures contract for Viking Line’s new LNG ro-pax ferry

Deltamarin secures contract for Viking Line’s new LNG ro-pax ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 7, 2017

Firm will provide Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry with engineering and construction support services

Brittany Ferries confirms order for new LNG passenger ferry

Brittany Ferries confirms order for new LNG passenger ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Honfleur will be built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellshaft and sail from Portsmouth in June 2019

Spanish yard Barreras to build Ritz-Carlton cruise yacht

Spanish yard Barreras to build Ritz-Carlton cruise yacht
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Luxury hotel chain to hit the waves with first-ever cruise vessel in late 2019

Celebrity Edge takes shape at STX France shipyard

Celebrity Edge takes shape at STX France shipyard
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Celebrity Cruises celebrates as keel is laid for first newbuild in a decade

Vard lays keel for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' new expedition ship

Vard lays keel for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' new expedition ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hanseatic Nature launch in April 2019 and be joined by sister Hanseatic Inspiration in October 2019

CroisiEurope's African Dream to debut this August

CroisiEurope's African Dream to debut this August
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ship built at a yard in Harare will sail on the Chobe and Zambezi rivers in Botswana