Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Line will upgrade all suites, corridors, restaurants and many of other onboard spaces

Palumbo Shipyards refits vessels for several operators

Palumbo Shipyards refits vessels for several operators
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 3, 2019

The firm is gearing up for more projects after a successful start to the year

Almaco to exhibit at SMM’s Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Expo

Almaco to exhibit at SMM’s Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Expo
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, April 29, 2019

Multiple exhibitors from the interior design, equipment and technology industries will attend 

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

Ship has now been transported to Hardinxveld, the Netherlands for its final outfitting

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

New E-Flexer ferry will sail between Belfast and Liverpool when it enters service in spring 2020

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 5, 2019

Shipbuilder will construct seven fully electric ferries for use in Copenhagen, Denmark

Windstar Cruises celebrates steel-cutting for ship renovations

Windstar Cruises celebrates steel-cutting for ship renovations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 4, 2019

Project is part of the line’s US$250 Million Star Plus Initiative to extend half of the vessels in its fleet

Almaco to transform SuperStar Virgo into Explorer Dream

Almaco to transform SuperStar Virgo into Explorer Dream
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Refurbishment will refresh all cabins and build a new VIP galley on deck 10 

Meyer Werft and Saga Cruises celebrate steel-cutting of new ship

Meyer Werft and Saga Cruises celebrate steel-cutting of new ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 29, 2019

Construction has officially begun on Spirit of Adventure which will enter service in 2020

Incat Crowther designs new Samso Rederi ferry

Incat Crowther designs new Samso Rederi ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 25, 2019

The vessel will sail between Aarhus and the island of Samso and boost the island’s tourism economy

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trimline, Magicman, SMC Design and Bolidt are among the exhibitors attending the event

Holland America celebrates steel-cutting of new Pinnacle Class ship

Holland America celebrates steel-cutting of new Pinnacle Class ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Newbuild is being built at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard and is due for completion in 2021

MSC Cruises confirms order for four luxury ships with Fincantieri

MSC Cruises confirms order for four luxury ships with Fincantieri
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 18, 2019

The 421-suite, 64,000gt cruise vessels will enter service between 2023 and 2026

Hurtigruten to transform Finnmarken into expedition ship

Hurtigruten to transform Finnmarken into expedition ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Engines, accommodation and public spaces will all be upgraded

Quark Expeditions celebrates steel-cutting of new ship

Quark Expeditions celebrates steel-cutting of new ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Vessel will offer comfort and will be made from recycled construction materials 

MV Werften to acquire Neptun Ship Design

MV Werften to acquire Neptun Ship Design
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 25, 2019

Two companies will build on their past collaborations to develop and design complex vessels together

Almaco to build accommodation and more on Viking Line’s new ship

Almaco to build accommodation and more on Viking Line’s new ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, December 14, 2018

Climate-smart newbuild will also use Almaco’s Galley Energy Management system

MAN Cryo develops first liquefied hydrogen fuel system for ships

MAN Cryo develops first liquefied hydrogen fuel system for ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, December 6, 2018

The cleaner fuel system has been designed in collaboration with Fjord1 and Multi Maritime 

Hurtigruten’s Fram to undergo first refurbishment since 2007 launch

Hurtigruten’s Fram to undergo first refurbishment since 2007 launch
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 29, 2018

The expedition ship will also be retrofitted with environmentally friendly engines

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The US$250 million Star Plus initiative will impact all aspects of the onboard experience