Building refurbishment news

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

Incat Tasmania to build high-speed ferry for South Korea

Incat Tasmania to build high-speed ferry for South Korea

Incat

By Alice Chambers | 17 January 2022

The new vessel will be operated by Daezer Shipping between Pohang and Ulleung

Fincantieri floats Viking Neptune out of building dock in Ancona

Fincantieri floats Viking Neptune out of building dock in Ancona

Viking

By Rebecca Gibson | 14 January 2022

New Viking ocean ship will undergo final construction and interior outfitting before November 2022 debut

Forging ahead with small-ship luxury expedition cruising

Forging ahead with small-ship luxury expedition cruising
By Alex Smith | 07 January 2022

Niels-Erik Lund explains how SunStone Ships is continuing to develop after the challenges of the pandemic to Alex Smith

Niels-Erik Lund explains how SunStone Ships is developing after the challenges of the pandemic

A sea of opportunity for Northern Ireland-based cruise ship outfitter

A sea of opportunity for Northern Ireland-based cruise ship outfitter
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 December 2021

MJM Marine has weathered the challenges of Covid-19 and is emerging stronger than ever, with a full order book and staff well-being front of mind

MJM Marine has weathered the challenges of Covid-19 and is emerging stronger than ever

How Trimline is taking project management to a new level with TAPP

How Trimline is taking project management to a new level with TAPP

Trimline

By Jon Ingleton | 20 December 2021

Firm completely transforms how it plans and executes marine interior outfitting projects with app

Getting ahead of demand in a challenging situation

Getting ahead of demand in a challenging situation
By Alex Smith | 09 December 2021

Johan Kaasjager tells Alex Smith about how Den Breejen Shipyard is looking to rebound after the challenges of the pandemic

Johan Kaasjager tells Alex Smith about how Den Breejen Shipyard is looking to rebound

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique celebrate milestones

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique celebrate milestones

Bernard Biger/MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 03 December 2021

The partners confirmed that a fuel cell plant will be piloted onboard MSC World Europa

Silversea holds steel-cutting ceremony for Silver Nova

Silversea holds steel-cutting ceremony for Silver Nova

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 December 2021

The cruise ship will be the first to operate emission-free in port with fuel cells and batteries

How Tomas Tillberg Design is conquering Covid-19 challenges

How Tomas Tillberg Design is conquering Covid-19 challenges
By Tomas Tillberg | 02 December 2021

Tomas Tillberg Design has used technology and innovative new processes to empower it to overcome the difficulties of the pandemic and successfully deliver passenger ship projects

The company used technology and processes to deliver passenger ship projects 

Humphree installs steering interceptors on Molslinjen ferries

Humphree installs steering interceptors on Molslinjen ferries

Molslinjen

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

The system will help the ferries approaching and entering Rönne harbour

Bahama Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica enters dry dock

Bahama Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica enters dry dock

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

The ship will receive maintenance ahead of the 2022 cruise season

Swan Hellenic christens new ship SH Minerva

Swan Hellenic christens new ship SH Minerva

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

A ceremony was held at Helsinki shipyard in Finland to mark the completion of construction

Cruise ship order book: Bigger, safer, smarter

Cruise ship order book: Bigger, safer, smarter
By Michele Witthaus | 24 November 2021

High-tech expedition craft and mega ships dominate the order book, signalling a confident return to business. Michele Witthaus reports

High-tech expedition craft and mega ships dominate the order book, reports Michele Witthaus

Transforming vessel design with a digital solution

Transforming vessel design with a digital solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 November 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Brett Crowther about Incat Crowther’s new Digital Shipbuilding solution and how it facilitated the delivery of a record-breaking ferry fleet in New York

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Brett Crowther about Incat Crowther’s new Digital Shipbuilding solution

Celebrity Cruises cuts steel for fourth Edge-series ship

Celebrity Cruises cuts steel for fourth Edge-series ship

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2021

Construction of Celebrity Ascent begins with ceremony at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard

Why Magicman is a reliable renovation partner

Why Magicman is a reliable renovation partner

Magicman

By Rebecca Gibson | 16 November 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Mark Henderson about the company's renowned repair and restoration services and how he expects the post-pandemic refurbishment sector to evolve

Mark Henderson discusses the firm's repair and restoration services and the future of the industry

Fincantieri delivers Silver Dawn at its shipyard in Italy

Fincantieri delivers Silver Dawn at its shipyard in Italy

Silversea Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 15 November 2021

The vessel is the third newbuild to join the Silversea Cruises fleet since the start of 2020

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be based in Galveston in 2023

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be based in Galveston in 2023

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 12 November 2021

The operator’s third Excel-class ship will be named Carnival Jubilee

American Cruise Lines to expand and remodel small-ship fleet

American Cruise Lines to expand and remodel small-ship fleet

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 10 November 2021

The river cruise line’s paddlewheelers will feature new interiors from Studio DADO

Fincantieri begins construction of Seven Seas Grandeur

Fincantieri begins construction of Seven Seas Grandeur

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

By Alex Smith | 09 November 2021

Regent Seven Seas Cruises held a steel-cutting ceremony for the new ship

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