Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Humphree installs steering interceptors on Molslinjen ferries

Humphree installs steering interceptors on Molslinjen ferries

Molslinjen

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

The system will help the ferries approaching and entering Rönne harbour

Bahama Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica enters dry dock

Bahama Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica enters dry dock

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

The ship will receive maintenance ahead of the 2022 cruise season

Swan Hellenic christens new ship SH Minerva

Swan Hellenic christens new ship SH Minerva

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2021

A ceremony was held at Helsinki shipyard in Finland to mark the completion of construction

Cruise ship order book: Bigger, safer, smarter

Cruise ship order book: Bigger, safer, smarter
By Michele Witthaus | 24 November 2021

High-tech expedition craft and mega ships dominate the order book, signalling a confident return to business. Michele Witthaus reports

High-tech expedition craft and mega ships dominate the order book, reports Michele Witthaus

Transforming vessel design with a digital solution

Transforming vessel design with a digital solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 November 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Brett Crowther about Incat Crowther’s new Digital Shipbuilding solution and how it facilitated the delivery of a record-breaking ferry fleet in New York

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Brett Crowther about Incat Crowther’s new Digital Shipbuilding solution

Celebrity Cruises cuts steel for fourth Edge-series ship

Celebrity Cruises cuts steel for fourth Edge-series ship

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2021

Construction of Celebrity Ascent begins with ceremony at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard

Why Magicman is a reliable renovation partner

Why Magicman is a reliable renovation partner

Magicman

By Rebecca Gibson | 16 November 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks CEO Mark Henderson about the company's renowned repair and restoration services and how he expects the post-pandemic refurbishment sector to evolve

Mark Henderson discusses the firm's repair and restoration services and the future of the industry

Fincantieri delivers Silver Dawn at its shipyard in Italy

Fincantieri delivers Silver Dawn at its shipyard in Italy

Silversea Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 15 November 2021

The vessel is the third newbuild to join the Silversea Cruises fleet since the start of 2020

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be based in Galveston in 2023

New Carnival Cruise Line ship to be based in Galveston in 2023

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 12 November 2021

The operator’s third Excel-class ship will be named Carnival Jubilee

American Cruise Lines to expand and remodel small-ship fleet

American Cruise Lines to expand and remodel small-ship fleet

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 10 November 2021

The river cruise line’s paddlewheelers will feature new interiors from Studio DADO

Fincantieri begins construction of Seven Seas Grandeur

Fincantieri begins construction of Seven Seas Grandeur

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

By Alex Smith | 09 November 2021

Regent Seven Seas Cruises held a steel-cutting ceremony for the new ship

Havila Voyages takes delivery of Havila Capella

Havila Voyages takes delivery of Havila Capella

Havila Voyages

By Alex Smith | 05 November 2021

 The ship is the first of four vessels that will sail along the Norwegian coast for the shipowner

Ferry order book: The continuing march of the E-Flexers

Ferry order book: The continuing march of the E-Flexers
By Justin Merrigan | 03 November 2021

Global interest in Stena RoRo’s adaptable ro-pax ferry concept shows no sign of abating as Justin Merrigan reports

Global interest in Stena RoRo’s adaptable ro-pax ferry concept shows no sign of abating

MacGregor to provide cargo access equipment for two ro-pax ferries

MacGregor to provide cargo access equipment for two ro-pax ferries

Rauma Marine Constructions

By Alex Smith | 02 November 2021

The vessels are being built by Rauma Marine Constructions for operator Spirit of Tasmania

Wightlink plans to operate England’s first all-electric ferry

Wightlink plans to operate England’s first all-electric ferry

Wightlink

By Rebecca Gibson | 28 October 2021

Newbuild is part of UK-based ferry line's strategy to reduce carbon emissions over the next decade

Costa Cruises holds coin ceremony for new LNG flagship

Costa Cruises holds coin ceremony for new LNG flagship

Costa Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 October 2021

Costa Toscana recently completed sea trials ahead of her scheduled delivery in December

New Silversea ships to use fuel cells, LNG and batteries

New Silversea ships to use fuel cells, LNG and batteries
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 October 2021

Vessels will be the first cruise ships to use fuel cells to provide 100 per cent of their power in port

First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry

First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry

CMAL

By Alex Smith | 20 October 2021

The Hyseas III project aims to build Europe’s first sea-going ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cells

SunStone Ships takes delivery of third Infinity-class ship

SunStone Ships takes delivery of third Infinity-class ship

SunStone Ships

By Alex Smith | 19 October 2021

Ocean Victory will begin Antarctica cruises in November 2021 for Albatros Expeditions

Almaco delivers crew areas onboard Crystal Endeavor

Almaco delivers crew areas onboard Crystal Endeavor

Almaco

By Alex Smith | 18 October 2021

Almaco installed all 109 crew cabins and crew public areas onsite at MV Werftern Shipyard

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