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Keel laid for Tallink Grupp’s MyStar by Rauma Marine Constructions

Keel laid for Tallink Grupp’s MyStar by Rauma Marine Constructions
Tallink Grupp
By Alex Smith | 21 September 2020

The event was live streamed from the shipyard in Rauma, Finland

T. Mariotti cuts the steel for Seabourn's second expedition ship

T. Mariotti cuts the steel for Seabourn's second expedition ship
Seabourn
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 September 2020

Ultra-luxury cruise vessel will be a sister to Seabourn Venture and is set to debut in 2022

Wasaline's new ro-pax ferry fitted with ABB Azipods

Wasaline's new ro-pax ferry fitted with ABB Azipods
ABB Marine & Ports
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2020

Technology will cut fuel consumption, while maximising vessel manoeuvrability

Wight Shipyard Company completes largest-ever ferry export order

Wight Shipyard Company completes largest-ever ferry export order
Wight Shipyard Company
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 September 2020

Isle of Wight-based shipbuilder delivers four ferries to Maltese tour operator Captain Morgan

Delivering efficiency in cabin construction

Delivering efficiency in cabin construction
By Gabriele Cafaro | 11 September 2020

Standardisation and prefabrication are just some of the ways that shipowners can improve efficiency and reduce costs when creating onboard spaces

Standardisation and prefabrication are just two ways to reduce costs when creating onboard spaces

Estonia’s first hybrid passenger vessel returns to service

Estonia’s first hybrid passenger vessel returns to service
Port of Tallinn
By Alex Smith | 07 September 2020

TS Laevad’s Tõll has been retrofitted with batteries to allow her to be powered partially by electricity

Interior commentary: Exploring the open seas in luxury

Interior commentary: Exploring the open seas in luxury
By Steve Stilwell | 04 September 2020

There are several unique challenges that need to be met when creating bespoke products for cruise ships

Chesapeake Shipbuilding delivers American Jazz

Chesapeake Shipbuilding delivers American Jazz
American Cruise Lines
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 September 2020

Vessel is the third modern riverboat to join American Cruise Lines' fleet in the past two years

Silversea’s Silver Moon undergoes sea trials

Silversea’s Silver Moon undergoes sea trials
Silversea Cruises
By Alex Smith | 01 September 2020

The ship sailed between Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona and Trieste, Italy

Capitalising on missed cruising opportunities

Capitalising on missed cruising opportunities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 August 2020

Garroni Design’s Vittorio Garroni tells Elly Yates-Roberts how the Swiss lakes are inspiring his latest cruise innovation

Vittorio Garroni explains how the Swiss lakes are inspiring his latest cruise innovation

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen completes Vlieland repair project

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen completes Vlieland repair project
Damen Shipyards Group
By Alex Smith | 28 August 2020

The ferry operates a service for Rederij Doeksen across the Wadden Sea

Design perspective: Collaboration in ship creation

Design perspective: Collaboration in ship creation
By Dariusz Jaguszewski | 28 August 2020

Experienced staff and reliable subcontractors help Remontowa Shipbuilding to successfully design and build passenger vessels

Experienced staff and subcontractors help Remontowa Shipbuilding design passenger vessels

Brittany Ferries’ Galicia to sail between UK and Spain

Brittany Ferries’ Galicia to sail between UK and Spain
Brittany Ferries
By Alex Smith | 26 August 2020

The new ship is nearing completion at CMJL shipyard in Weihai, China

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be named Carnival Celebration

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be named Carnival Celebration
Carnival Cruise Line
By Alex Smith | 25 August 2020

The second Excel-class vessel will debut from PortMiami in November 2022

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to replace older vessels with Bolette and Borealis

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to replace older vessels with Bolette and Borealis
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 24 August 2020

Boudicca and Black Watch will be retired as the company prepares to welcome new ships to fleet

MSC Cruises and Fincantieri float out MSC Seashore

MSC Cruises and Fincantieri float out MSC Seashore
MSC Cruises
By Alex Smith | 21 August 2020

The new vessel will be the cruise line's longest vessel when she is launched in summer 2021

Material expertise for beautiful onboard spaces

Material expertise for beautiful onboard spaces
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 August 2020

Partnering with materials experts during interior design projects enables shipowners to create long-lasting and beautiful onboard spaces. Cruise & Ferry highlights some of the companies that can help

Cruise & Ferry highlights some of the companies that can enable shipowners to create high-quality interiors

Schottel to provide propulsion for new Oceanwide Expeditions ship

Schottel to provide propulsion for new Oceanwide Expeditions ship
Oceanwide Expeditions
By Alex Smith | 11 August 2020

Janssonius is the second expedition vessel the cruise line has ordered from Brodosplit

Design perspective: Taking ships from paper to the seas

Design perspective: Taking ships from paper to the seas
By Antonio Di Nenno | 11 August 2020

Developing new ships for MSC Cruises is challenging, but it can be achieved with a strong design vision, careful consideration of operational requirements and plenty of collaboration

Developing new ships is challenging, but can be achieved with vision and plenty of collaboration

World Heritage Cruises catamaran under construction

World Heritage Cruises catamaran under construction
Incat Crowther
By Alex Smith | 07 August 2020

The Incat Crowther-designed vessel is scheduled to launch before the end of 2020

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