Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Almaco to outfit new staterooms on Carnival Elation

Almaco to outfit new staterooms on Carnival Elation
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Project will be undertaken during refit at Grand Bahama shipyard in March 2020

Driving the rise of the river cruise sector

Driving the rise of the river cruise sector
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, November 11, 2019

Den Breejen Shipyard is driving industry uptake by building luxury vessels that help cruise operators provide the best experience

Den Breejen Shipyard is building luxury vessels that help cruise operators provide the best experience

BC Ferries orders four more hybrid ferries from Damen Shipyards

BC Ferries orders four more hybrid ferries from Damen Shipyards
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 8, 2019

Ferries will be able to sail as electric vessels in future when electric charging technology has matured

Costa Cruises floats out new Costa Firenze in Italy

Costa Cruises floats out new Costa Firenze in Italy
By Alex Smith | Friday, November 8, 2019

Ship is scheduled for delivery from Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard on 30 September 2020

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2019

Bajamar Express and Bañaderos Express are currently under construction at Austal’s shipyard

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to invest in Alaskan cruise market

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to invest in Alaskan cruise market
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2019

Cruise company enters into berthing agreement with Ward Cove and acquires waterfront in Juneau

Spoilt for choice in a packed cruise order book

Spoilt for choice in a packed cruise order book
By Michele Witthaus | Wednesday, November 6, 2019

With 118 cruise ships worth nearly US$70 billion currently on order across a broad spread of cruise ship types and sizes, the outlook for newbuilds has never been healthier. Michele Witthaus reports on several upcoming deliveries

Michele Witthaus reports on the outlook for newbuilds, with nearly 118 cruise ships on order

Saga Cruises to build boutique cruise ship for European rivers

Saga Cruises to build boutique cruise ship for European rivers
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 4, 2019

Spirit of the Rhine will debut in spring 2021, sailing in Holland and on the Rhine, Danube, Main and Moselle 

Marintec China

Marintec China
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 31, 2019

3-6 December 2019; Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China

Exhibitors will showcase products and services spanning the entire shipbuilding supply chain

Norwegian Spirit to undergo major refit in late 2019

Norwegian Spirit to undergo major refit in late 2019
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 31, 2019

Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature 14 new venues, additional staterooms and an expanded spa

Viking Glory to feature range of eco-friendly innovations

Viking Glory to feature range of eco-friendly innovations
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Ship will consume 10% less fuel than smaller predecessor Viking Grace

Austal to build new catamaran for Molslinjen

Austal to build new catamaran for Molslinjen
By Alex Smith | Monday, October 28, 2019

High-speed ferry will be the largest Austal has ever built

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group is broadening its horizons by becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries, creating bespoke equipment along the way

Damen Shipyards Group is becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to name first ship Evrima

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to name first ship Evrima
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The vessel, which will have interior by Tillberg Design of Sweden, will be delivered in June 2020

Windstar reaches milestone in Star Plus Initiative

Windstar reaches milestone in Star Plus Initiative
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, October 22, 2019

New 84-foot midsection to be inserted into Star Breeze to make space for extra suites

Chesapeake Shipbuilding floats out American Jazz five weeks early

Chesapeake Shipbuilding floats out American Jazz five weeks early
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 17, 2019

US yard will add three upper decks and outfit American Cruise Lines' third modern riverboat

AIDA Cruises holds keel-laying ceremony for new AIDAcosma

AIDA Cruises holds keel-laying ceremony for new AIDAcosma
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Brand's second LNG ship is taking shape at Neptun Werft's yard in Germany ahead of 2021 delivery

Deltamarin provides RMC with design services for Tallink ferry

Deltamarin provides RMC with design services for Tallink ferry
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The company will produce designs for the hull, machinery and electrical systems for new vessel

Holland America Line launches section of Ryndam

Holland America Line launches section of Ryndam
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Forward lower section of new ship is now afloat at Fincantieri’s Palermo shipyard

How Blohm+Voss became fit for the future

How Blohm+Voss became fit for the future
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, October 11, 2019

After two years of restructuring and the introduction of a new business model, Blohm+Voss is ready for the future. Managing director Ralph Petersen says there is plenty to look forward to

Managing director Ralph Peterson has a positive outlook after two years of restructuring

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