Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Tallink Grupp receives MyStar ferry from Rauma Marine Construction

Tallink Grupp receives MyStar ferry from Rauma Marine Construction

Semmeli Korhonen

By Amber Hickman | 07 December 2022

The ship will can carry 2,000 passengers and will operate between Estonia and Finland

American Cruise Lines to introduce new ships and destinations in 2023

American Cruise Lines to introduce new ships and destinations in 2023

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 02 December 2022

Three small ships, 10 itineraries and 21 new ports will be debuted in next year’s cruise season

CSIE 2022: Continental exhibits surfaces and upholstery

CSIE 2022: Continental exhibits surfaces and upholstery

Silversea Cruises

By Amber Hickman | 30 November 2022

The surface designer is showcasing some of its options for furniture upholstery

Fincantieri floats out Virgin Voyages’ Brilliant Lady

Fincantieri floats out Virgin Voyages’ Brilliant Lady

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By Alice Chambers | 28 November 2022

The vessel, due to debut in 2023, will accommodate 2,770 guests in 1,400 cabins

Liberty Lines vessels to be powered by EST-Floattech and Rolls-Royce

Liberty Lines vessels to be powered by EST-Floattech and Rolls-Royce

Liberty Lines

By Alice Chambers | 28 November 2022

The nine new hybrid fast ferries will operate between Sicily and Croatia from 2023

Silversea Cruises cuts steel for second Nova-class ship

Silversea Cruises cuts steel for second Nova-class ship

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2022

Silver Ray is expected to be delivered by shipbuilder Meyer Werft in summer 2024

Carnival Cruise Line christens new flagship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line christens new flagship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 22 November 2022

The ship was named at PortMiami as Carnival opened the expanded Terminal F

New MSC Seascape to ‘wow’ guests upon December debut

New MSC Seascape to ‘wow’ guests upon December debut

MSC Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 22 November 2022

MSC Cruises’ Rubén Rodriguez talks with Alice Chambers about the highlights guests can expect to enjoy onboard the latest newbuild in the Seaside EVO class

Rubén Rodriguez of MSC Cruises’ talks with CFR about the highlights guests can expect

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Echandia 

By Alice Chambers | 21 November 2022

Echandia has supplied the batteries for the ferries, which were designed by OSK-ShipTech

Shining a spotlight on Navantia shipyard

Shining a spotlight on Navantia shipyard
By Alice Chambers | 21 November 2022

Alice Chambers details shipbuilder Navantia’s successful business, its repair facilities and projects to date

CFR reports on Navantia’s successful business, repair facilities and projects to date

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis completes refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis completes refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2022

A 14-day project was carried out at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, UK

UK ferry industry to introduce 11 new hybrid-powered vessels by 2027

UK ferry industry to introduce 11 new hybrid-powered vessels by 2027

Discover Ferries

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2022

Further investments will add to the six ferries that have entered service in the past two years

Disney Cruise Line acquires new green methanol-powered ship

Disney Cruise Line acquires new green methanol-powered ship

Disney Cruise Line

By Alice Chambers | 17 November 2022

Firm will work with shipbuilder Meyer Werft to complete the vessel ahead of its debut in 2025

Sunstone Ships is bouncing back to success

Sunstone Ships is bouncing back to success
By Alex Smith | 17 November 2022

Niels Erik-Lund tells Alex Smith how SunStone Ships is successfully coming out the other side of the pandemic and looking to the future with new construction projects

Neils Erik-Lund explains how the firm is looking to the future with new construction projects

MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC Seascape from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC Seascape from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 16 November 2022

The brand's newest cruise ship is the largest ever to be built in Italy

Torghatten Trafikkselskap cuts energy use with Schottel EcoPellers

Torghatten Trafikkselskap cuts energy use with Schottel EcoPellers

Torghatten Trafikkselskap

By Amber Hickman | 16 November 2022

Norwegian line records 25 per cent drop in energy usage on ferry after propulsion system upgrade

Chesapeake Shipbuilding begins work on American Cruise Lines’ new ship

Chesapeake Shipbuilding begins work on American Cruise Lines’ new ship

American Cruise Lines

By Amber Hickman | 16 November 2022

American Liberty will be a part of the brand’s coastal cruise fleet in the USA

Bluestone to fit air lubrication systems on two of Princess Cruises ships

Bluestone to fit air lubrication systems on two of Princess Cruises ships

Silverstream Technologies

By Amber Hickman | 15 November 2022

The upgrades on Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess will help reduce emissions and fuel usage

Valenciaport approves construction of new passenger terminal

Valenciaport approves construction of new passenger terminal

Valenciaport

By Amber Hickman | 14 November 2022

The sustainable facility will cater to different types of ship traffic

Lloyd’s Register launches framework for assessing ship sustainability

Lloyd’s Register launches  framework for assessing ship sustainability

Lloyd's Register

By Amber Hickman | 11 November 2022

The system will assess vessels on how ready they are for operating with zero-carbon fuel

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