Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex
By Alex Smith | 30 March 2020

Executives accepted command of the vessel via video conference

Improving cruise operations with passenger movement data

Improving cruise operations with passenger movement data
By Matthew Jensen | 27 March 2020

Paromat can help operators maintain brand loyalty by improving the onboard experience

Sealink Travel Group launches new ro-pax ferry

Sealink Travel Group launches new ro-pax ferry
By Alex Smith | 26 March 2020

Nairana was designed by Incat Crowther and will operate route to Bruny Island, Australia

Steel cutting ceremony held for Sylvia Earle in China

Steel cutting ceremony held for Sylvia Earle in China
By Alex Smith | 24 March 2020

New vessel for SunStone Ships is under construction at CMHI’s shipyard in Haimen

SunStone Ships launches Ocean Victory

SunStone Ships launches Ocean Victory
By Alex Smith | 20 March 2020

Ceremony held at the CMHI Haimen yard for the third ship in the Infinity series

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials
By Alex Smith | 19 March 2020

New P&O Cruises ship is being conveyed along the river Ems before conducting tests on the North Sea

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel
By Alex Smith | 17 March 2020

New ship for Changjiang Cruise Overseas Travel will be powered by electric motors

Trimline completes Mein Schiff 4 refurbishment

Trimline completes Mein Schiff 4 refurbishment
By Alex Smith | 13 March 2020

11-day refit saw renovation of two restaurants, bar and lounge

MAN Energy Solutions to supply engines for Tallink Grupp newbuild

MAN Energy Solutions to supply engines for Tallink Grupp newbuild
By Alex Smith | 12 March 2020

Dual-fuel engines will power MyStar when she enters service in 2022

Havila Voyages to outfit new ships with Norwegian furniture

Havila Voyages to outfit new ships with Norwegian furniture
By Alex Smith | 11 March 2020

All public areas, cafes and restaurants onboard the vessels will be furnished by Norwegian companies

AmaWaterways to build new river cruise ship

AmaWaterways to build new river cruise ship
By Alex Smith | 10 March 2020

AmaDahlia will sail voyages along the Nile River from September 2021

Holistica Destinations to develop Bahamian locations

Holistica Destinations to develop Bahamian locations
By Alex Smith | 06 March 2020

Venture between Royal Caribbean Cruises and ITM group will invest US$300 million in project

Keel laid for Russia’s first LNG-powered passenger ship

Keel laid for Russia’s first LNG-powered passenger ship
By Alex Smith | 03 March 2020

River vessel has been built as part of an action plan signed by Gazprom and Zelenodolsk Plant 

Hydro to deliver aluminium solution for Havila Kystruten cruise ships

Hydro to deliver aluminium solution for Havila Kystruten cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 03 March 2020

Lightweight alternative will be used to the upper sections of cruise line’s new ships

Celebrity Silhouette completes extensive refit

Celebrity Silhouette completes extensive refit
By Alex Smith | 02 March 2020

The ship is the fourth to be modernised as part of ‘The Celebrity Revolution’ renovation programme

TT-Line cancels contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft

TT-Line cancels contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft
By Alex Smith | 02 March 2020

Rauma Marine Constructions has signed an agreement to construct new Spirit of Tasmania ships

Austal reveals Queen Beetle trimaran ferry

Austal reveals Queen Beetle trimaran ferry
By Alex Smith | 28 February 2020

The 83-metre vessel is under construction for Japanese operator JR Kyushu Jet Ferry

Piraeus begins cruise terminal expansion project

Piraeus begins cruise terminal expansion project
By Alex Smith | 28 February 2020

The Greek port inaugurated the development with a ceremony at the terminal

Regent Seven Seas Cruises christens Seven Seas Splendor

Regent Seven Seas Cruises christens Seven Seas Splendor
By Alex Smith | 27 February 2020

Godmother Christie Brinkley blessed the ship at a ceremony featuring a concert by singer Seal

Nippon Paint Marine provides coating for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Nippon Paint Marine provides coating for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
By Alex Smith | 26 February 2020

A-LF-Sea antifouling system will be applied to 13 ships operating for the cruise company’s brands

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