Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem Barentsz enters service

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem Barentsz enters service
Riderij Doeksen
By Alex Smith | 06 July 2020

Ferry has made debut on the route between the Dutch islands of Vlieland and Terschelling

Harland & Wolff to upgrade six Stena Line vessels

Harland & Wolff to upgrade six Stena Line vessels
Stena Line
By Alex Smith | 03 July 2020

The ferries will dry dock at the shipyard in Belfast over the summer

Austal launches first vessel at Vietnam shipyard

Austal launches first vessel at Vietnam shipyard
Austal
By Alex Smith | 02 July 2020

The 94-metre catamaran was constructed in 20 months following the opening of the shipyard

Team building at Royal Caribbean group

Team building at Royal Caribbean group
By Jon Ingleton | 02 July 2020

Building innovative ships is a team effort. Jon Ingleton speaks with Paris Swann and Sascha Lang of the Royal Caribbean group about their collaborative approach

Paris Swann and Sascha Lang explain the cruise company’s collaborative approach to ship design

Construction starts on two new Stena Line ferries

Construction starts on two new Stena Line ferries
Mild Design/Stena Line
By Alex Smith | 01 July 2020

The two large E-Flexer vessels are now being built at CMI Jinling Weihai Shipyard in China

How Austal is delivering evolutionary design

How Austal is delivering evolutionary design
By Alex Smith | 26 June 2020

Australian shipbuilder Austal is improving upon its tested trimaran design with new features onboard Fred. Olsen Express’s Bajamar Express

The shipbuilder is improving upon its trimaran design with Fred Olsen Express’ Bajamar Express

Deltamarin to carry out design work for new Finnlines ferries

Deltamarin to carry out design work for new Finnlines ferries
Finnlines
By Alex Smith | 24 June 2020

The two Superstar vessels will be constructed at China Merchants Jinling shipyard

Wärtsilä to design and equip battery-powered ferries

Wärtsilä to design and equip battery-powered ferries
Wärtsilä
By Alex Smith | 23 June 2020

Zero-emission ships will be built for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö

Delivering unparalleled cruise expertise

Delivering unparalleled cruise expertise
Bernard Biger/Chantiers de l'Atlantique
By Mats Olsson | 22 June 2020

Equipment suppliers like MacGregor are quickly becoming technical partners who can help cruise lines develop their ships from the earliest design stages

Suppliers like MacGregor are quickly becoming partners who can help cruise lines develop their ships

Knud E. Hansen announces new Phoenix World Village design

Knud E. Hansen announces new Phoenix World Village design
Knud E. Hansen
By Alex Smith | 17 June 2020

Expedition cruise vessel is the sister ship to the Phoenix World City design from the 1980s

OSK-ShipTech designs new KiwiRail ferries

OSK-ShipTech designs new KiwiRail ferries
OSK-ShipTech
By Alex Smith | 12 June 2020

The two Interislander vessels will be able to carry twice the number of passengers

ABB partners with Vigor for Washington State Ferries newbuilds

ABB partners with Vigor for Washington State Ferries newbuilds
Vigor
By Alex Smith | 10 June 2020

New Olympic-class vessels will feature a hybrid-electric propulsion solution

Silversea Cruises takes delivery of Silver Origin

Silversea Cruises takes delivery of Silver Origin
Silversea Cruises
By Alex Smith | 09 June 2020

Ceremony in Rotterdam is the first in-person cruise ship delivery since the beginning of lockdown

Keel laying ceremony held for Oceanwide Expeditions’ Janssonius

Keel laying ceremony held for Oceanwide Expeditions’ Janssonius
Oceanwide Expeditions
By Alex Smith | 05 June 2020

Milestone for new vessel celebrated at Brodosplit’s shipyard in Split, Croatia

Wärtsilä to provide propulsion solutions for new Molsinjen ferry

Wärtsilä to provide propulsion solutions for new Molsinjen ferry
Austal
By Alex Smith | 05 June 2020

The equipment will be delivered to shipbuilder Austal’s yard in The Philippines

How Den Breejen Shipyard is delivering shipbuilding satisfaction

How Den Breejen Shipyard is delivering shipbuilding satisfaction
By Alex Smith | 04 June 2020

Den Breejen Shipyard continues to dominate river cruise construction with a busy schedule and an eye for the future

The shipyard continues to dominate river cruise construction with an eye for the future

Supporting the cruise industry bounceback

Supporting the cruise industry bounceback
By Ian Nash | 04 June 2020

Ian Nash from SPS Technology discusses the need for riding squads to carry out essential work on ships

P&O Cruises’ Iona arrives in Rotterdam

P&O Cruises’ Iona arrives in Rotterdam
P&O Cruises
By Alex Smith | 02 June 2020

Inspection work will be carried out by Meyer Werft on the newbuild

KiwiRail to procure new generation of Interislander ferries

KiwiRail to procure new generation of Interislander ferries
KiwiRail
By Alex Smith | 01 June 2020

Operators issues international tender to find a shipyard to build two ships

Stefano Pastrovich designs new X-Expedition ship

Stefano Pastrovich designs new X-Expedition ship
Pastrovich Studio
By Alex Smith | 28 May 2020

Layout for superyachts and cruise ships features Wärtsila HY hybrid power module

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