Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Tersan Shipyard delivers electric ferry to Fjord1

Tersan Shipyard delivers electric ferry to Fjord1

Tersan Shipyard

By Rebecca Gibson | 16 September 2021

Rødvenfjord was designed by Multi Maritime and will transports cars and passengers on routes in Norway

First hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferry launched by All-American Marine

First hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferry launched by All-American Marine

All American Marine

By Alex Smith | 15 September 2021

The zero-emission, high-speed vessel is being built for Switch Marine

Damen Shipyards completes North America’s first all-electric ferries

Damen Shipyards completes North America’s first all-electric ferries

Damen Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 14 September 2021

Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV will operate on Lake Ontario in Canada

Sea Cloud Spirit officially christened in Palma de Mallorca

Sea Cloud Spirit officially christened in Palma de Mallorca

Sea Cloud Cruises

By Alex Smith | 10 September 2021

The full-rigged ship will enter service with a maiden voyage from Rome

Fincantieri begins construction of new Sphere-class ship for Princess Cruises

Fincantieri begins construction of new Sphere-class ship for Princess Cruises

Fincantieri

By Alex Smith | 07 September 2021

The new class of cruise vessels will be the largest to be built in Italy

Eksfin provides almost NOK 10 billion of loan guarantees for green shipping

Eksfin provides almost NOK 10 billion of loan guarantees for green shipping

Ponant/Nicolas Dubreuil

By Alex Smith | 06 September 2021

The Norwegian export credit agency has helped to finance the construction of 35 vessels

CMAL appoints consultancy for small vessel replacement programme

CMAL appoints consultancy for small vessel replacement programme

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

By Alex Smith | 24 August 2021

Navalue will investigate the feasibility of designing low-emission ferries in line with government targets

Deltamarin to design three new Stena E-Flexer ferries

Deltamarin to design three new Stena E-Flexer ferries

Stena RoRo

By Alex Smith | 23 August 2021

The vessels will be chartered from Stena RoRo by operators Marine Atlantic and Brittany Ferries

Oliver Design completes conversion project for Lord of the Highlands

Oliver Design completes conversion project for Lord of the Highlands

Oliver Design

By Alex Smith | 23 August 2021

Naval design firm sells ship to Hebridean Island Cruises after taking ownership during the pandemic

Holland Shipyards Group to build additional electric ferry for Kiel

Holland Shipyards Group to build additional electric ferry for Kiel

Holland Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 18 August 2021

The new vessel is part of Schlepp- und Fährgesellschaft Kiel’s fleet renewal programme

Polar Pioneer undergoing refurbishments for 2022 return

Polar Pioneer undergoing refurbishments for 2022 return
By Alex Smith | 17 August 2021

The expedition ship is being modernised by a group of Scandinavian investors

New Norwegian Cruise Line ship floated out by Fincantieri

New Norwegian Cruise Line ship floated out by Fincantieri

Norwegian Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 16 August 2021

The milestone for Norwegian Prima was marked by a ceremony at the Marghera shipyard

Seabourn holds launch ceremony for Seabourn Venture

Seabourn holds launch ceremony for Seabourn Venture

Seabourn

By Alex Smith | 13 August 2021

New expedition ship’s inaugural season will begin on 10 April 2022

Tallink Grupp’s MyStar christened at Rauma Shipyard

Tallink Grupp’s MyStar christened at Rauma Shipyard

Tallink Grupp

By Alex Smith | 12 August 2021

The LNG-powered vessel was officially named by the Estonian president Kersti Kaljulaid

Austal to build catamaran ferry for French Polynesia

Austal to build catamaran ferry for French Polynesia

Austal

By Alex Smith | 12 August 2021

Work on the high-speed vessel will begin in August 2021 at Austal Vietnam shipyard

American Cruise Lines takes delivery of American Melody

American Cruise Lines takes delivery of American Melody

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 06 August 2021

American Symphony and American Serenade set to follow in 2022

Vard delivers Le Commandant Charcot to Ponant

Vard delivers Le Commandant Charcot to Ponant

Vard

By Alex Smith | 04 August 2021

The hybrid polar exploration vessel is the cruise company’s seventh ship

Construction begins on new P&O Cruises ship

Construction begins on new P&O Cruises ship

P&O Cruises

By Alex Smith | 03 August 2021

Arvia is set to be delivered from Meyer Werft shipyard in December 2022

Second Viking expedition ship floated out in construction milestone

Second Viking expedition ship floated out in construction milestone

Viking

By Alex Smith | 02 August 2021

Viking Polaris is scheduled to debut in summer 2022 with Arctic and Antarctic voyages

Holland America Line takes delivery of Rotterdam

Holland America Line takes delivery of Rotterdam

Holland America Line

By Alex Smith | 02 August 2021

The 11th ship in the cruise line’s fleet was handed over at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard

Theme picker