Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Meyer Turku floats out Costa Toscana in Finland

Meyer Turku floats out Costa Toscana in Finland

Meyer Turku

By Rebecca Gibson | 18 January 2021

Costa Cruises celebrates construction milestone for newest LNG-powered ship

Silver Dawn floated out by Fincantieri at Ancona shipyard

Silver Dawn floated out by Fincantieri at Ancona shipyard

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 15 January 2021

Silversea’s new ship is scheduled for delivery in November 2021

Holland Shipyards Group to build three hybrid ferries for SFK

Holland Shipyards Group to build three hybrid ferries for SFK

Holland Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 14 January 2021

The vessels will help the city of Kiel achieve its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050

Meyer Turku cuts first piece of steel for Carnival Celebration

Meyer Turku cuts first piece of steel for Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line

By Rebecca Gibson | 14 January 2021

New Carnival Cruise Line ship is set to debut in November 2022

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

The vessel will sail on routes between the Scottish towns of Gourock, Dunoon and Kilcreggan

Newest Brittany Ferries vessel launched at CMJL shipyard

Newest Brittany Ferries vessel launched at CMJL shipyard

Brittany Ferries

By Alex Smith | 12 January 2021

Salamanca will be the first LNG-powered ferry to operate from the UK

Broadcast journalist Anne Diamond to be godmother of new Viking ship

Broadcast journalist Anne Diamond to be godmother of new Viking ship

Viking

By Alex Smith | 11 January 2021

Viking Venus is currently scheduled to be delivered in spring 2021

Stirling Design and Piriou Shipyard design ferry for French Atlantic coast

Stirling Design and Piriou Shipyard design ferry for French Atlantic coast

Stirling Design International/Piriou Shipyard

By Alex Smith | 08 January 2021

The vessel will operate a service to Yeu Island for the French regional authority

MV Werften resumes production of Crystal Endeavor

MV Werften resumes production of Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Cruises

By Alex Smith | 07 January 2021

Crystal Cruises’ new expedition vessel is set to debut in summer 2021

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona
By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

Work is progressing fast at the Port of Tarragona’s new Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Work is progressing fast on the Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Turning to remote prefabrication for superstructures

Turning to remote prefabrication for superstructures

Almaco

By Jussi Laimi | 18 December 2020

Jussi Laimi of Almaco discusses the advantages of the new model for shipbuilders

Mardi Gras delivered to Carnival Cruise Line

Mardi Gras delivered to Carnival Cruise Line

Meyer Turku

By Alex Smith | 18 December 2020

The ship is scheduled to enter service from Port Canaveral, USA, in April 2021

Wight Shipyard Company completes refit for Wightlink ferry

Wight Shipyard Company completes refit for Wightlink ferry

Wight Shipyard Company

By Alex Smith | 17 December 2020

Wight Ryder 1 underwent its annual refit at the Trafalgar Shipyard in Portsmouth

Princess Cruises extends MedallionClass Experience

Princess Cruises extends MedallionClass Experience

Princess Cruises

By Alex Smith | 08 December 2020

The cruise line's global fleet has been upgraded to make use of new touchless technology

Building luxurious river cruise vessels for the future

Building luxurious river cruise vessels for the future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 December 2020

Den Breejen Shipyard is looking ahead by appointing a new board member and taking a creative approach to adapt ships to handle social distancing measures

Den Breejen Shipyard is looking ahead by taking a creative approach to adapting ships

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Embla

Stena Line takes delivery of Stena Embla

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 03 December 2020

The third E-Flexer ferry was handed over at a ceremony at CMI Jinling Weihai shipyard

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft floats out Odyssey of the Seas in Germany

Meyer Werft

By Rebecca Gibson | 02 December 2020

Royal Caribbean's newest ship will now undergo interior outfitting ahead of her sea trials next spring 

A perfect partner for building polar ships

A perfect partner for building polar ships
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard is securing a growing number of orders for luxury expedition cruise vessels

Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard is securing a growing number of orders for expedition cruise vessels

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink to carry out upgrade work on two FastCat ferries

Wightlink Ferries

By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2020

The two vessels will undergo dry dock work at Trafalgar Shipyard before resuming service in 2021

Brymor Group starts building new cruise terminal in Southampton

Brymor Group starts building new cruise terminal in Southampton

Brymor Group

By Rebecca Gibson | 26 November 2020

New facility will open at Southampton’s Western Docks in time for the 2021 season 

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