Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Ponant to build two luxury expedition ships for Paul Gauguin Cruise brand

Ponant to build two luxury expedition ships for Paul Gauguin Cruise brand
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Cruise line signs 300 million memorandum of agreement with Fincantieri

Virgin Voyages to name second ship Valiant Lady

Virgin Voyages to name second ship Valiant Lady
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Vessel will sail seven-night Mediterranean itineraries from Barcelona from 2021

MSC Cruises begins construction of Durban cruise terminal

MSC Cruises begins construction of Durban cruise terminal
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Facility is expected to become operational from January 2021

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to refit three ships

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to refit three ships
By Alex Smith | Monday, November 18, 2019

New public areas and cabin enhancements to be added to Braemar, Balmoral and Black Watch

Costa Cruises reopens quay and terminal in port of Savona

Costa Cruises reopens quay and terminal in port of Savona
By Alex Smith | Friday, November 15, 2019

Renovated facility can receive modern cruise ships following investment by port authority and cruise line

Damen Marine Components to supply steering system for SunStone Ships

Damen Marine Components to supply steering system for SunStone Ships
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 14, 2019

The rudders and steering gear will be used onboard the fifth Infinity-class expedition cruise ship

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

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