Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft

By Rebecca Gibson | 02 December 2020

Royal Caribbean's newest ship will now undergo interior outfitting ahead of her sea trials next spring 

A perfect partner for building polar ships

A perfect partner for building polar ships
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard is securing a growing number of orders for luxury expedition cruise vessels

Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard is securing a growing number of orders for expedition cruise vessels

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

The two vessels will undergo dry dock work at Trafalgar Shipyard before resuming service in 2021

Brymor Group starts building new cruise terminal in Southampton

Brymor Group starts building new cruise terminal in Southampton

Brymor Group

By Rebecca Gibson | 26 November 2020

New facility will open at Southampton’s Western Docks in time for the 2021 season 

Port of Southampton to build fifth cruise terminal

Port of Southampton to build fifth cruise terminal

Associated British Ports

By Rebecca Gibson | 25 November 2020

MSC Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have also partnered with the port 

American Cruise Lines celebrates launch of American Melody

American Cruise Lines celebrates launch of American Melody

American Cruise Lines

By Rebecca Gibson | 24 November 2020

Chesapeake Shipbuilding will now begin interior outfitting ahead of 2021 delivery

SMS Group continues to deliver repair services during pandemic

SMS Group continues to deliver repair services during pandemic

Andrew Sassoli-Walker

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2020

The company has worked on 12 ships in the past month 

Chantiers de l'Atlantique starts building Celebrity Beyond

Chantiers de l'Atlantique starts building Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 23 November 2020

Celebrity Cruises celebrates construction milestone for third Edge Series ship with a coin ceremony

Fincantieri completes project to lengthen Star Breeze

Fincantieri completes project to lengthen Star Breeze

Windstar Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2020

The all-suite yacht is the first of three Windstar vessels to be modernised at the Italian shipyard

Taking a step towards zero emissions in Copenhagen

Taking a step towards zero emissions in Copenhagen
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 November 2020

Damen Shipyards Group helps Movia and Arriva Denmark to achieve a more sustainable public ferry service in Copenhagen by delivering five battery-powered vessels

 Damen Shipyards Group has helped to achieve a more sustainable public ferry service

ABB to supply Azipod propulsion for five new cruise ships

ABB to supply Azipod propulsion for five new cruise ships

ABB Marine & Ports

By Rebecca Gibson | 17 November 2020

Company secures $150 million order from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri

Bolidt receives orders as cruise industry prepares to restart operations

Bolidt receives orders as cruise industry prepares to restart operations

Bolidt

By Alex Smith | 13 November 2020

Flooring and decking company is completing several newbuild and refit projects for operators

Skyss electrifies 20 ferries in Western Norway

Skyss electrifies 20 ferries in Western Norway

Skyss

By Alex Smith | 12 November 2020

The upgrade will reduce the vessels’ carbon dioxide emissions by around 90 per cent

Incat Tasmania continues construction during challenging times

Incat Tasmania continues construction during challenging times
By Tim Burnell | 11 November 2020

Australian shipyard has made significant progress on three new ferries after introducing enhanced health and safety measures to protect its workers against Covid-19

Australian shipyard has made progress on three new ferries after introducing enhanced safety measures

Construction starts on new CSSC Carnival cruise ship

Construction starts on new CSSC Carnival cruise ship

Fincantieri

By Alex Smith | 11 November 2020

The ship will be the first to be built in China for the Chinese cruise market

Austal Vietnam delivers catamaran to Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Vietnam delivers catamaran to Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Vietnam

By Alex Smith | 06 November 2020

A.P.T. James is the first to be fully constructed at the company’s Vung Tau shipyard

Wärtsilä receives new orders from Fincantieri

Wärtsilä receives new orders from Fincantieri

Fincantieri

By Alex Smith | 05 November 2020

The technology group will provide its solutions for a total of 12 ships currently under construction

Damen launches BC Ferries' third hybrid-powered ferry

Damen launches BC Ferries' third hybrid-powered ferry

BC Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2020

New Island Class vessel is on track to undergo sea trials in Romania next February

Damen to build nine green ferries for Aqualiner-Swets

Damen to build nine green ferries for Aqualiner-Swets

Damen Shipyards

By Rebecca Gibson | 03 November 2020

The passenger vessels will provide a public transport service in the Netherlands from 2022

Silversea takes delivery of Silver Moon from Fincantieri

Silversea takes delivery of Silver Moon from Fincantieri

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 November 2020

The ship is the ninth vessel to join the cruise line’s fleet

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