Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Almaco to design and install guest and crew areas on SeaDream Innovation

Almaco to design and install guest and crew areas on SeaDream Innovation
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Company will deliver guest and crew cabins, public areas for crew and all catering areas on the ship

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas to offer European summer cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas to offer European summer cruises
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, July 15, 2019

Ship will be revamped before setting sail from Barcelona in May 2020 with new onboard amenities

Meyer Turku to build third Icon ship for Royal Caribbean

Meyer Turku to build third Icon ship for Royal Caribbean
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The LNG-powered vessel is scheduled to be delivered by the Finnish yard in spring 2025

OSK-ShipTech to design two ro-pax ferries for Moby

OSK-ShipTech to design two ro-pax ferries for Moby
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The 2,500-passenger vessels will be built by China's Guangzhou Shipyard International 

Oceanwide Expeditions orders new expedition ship for 2021

Oceanwide Expeditions orders new expedition ship for 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Janssonius will be designed as a sister ship to Hondius, which began operations this June

Knud E. Hansen unveils sail-assisted wind cruise vessel

Knud E. Hansen unveils sail-assisted wind cruise vessel
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Eco-friendly ship aims to offer guests a more intimate experience, docking in smaller, less-visited harbours

Incat Crowther to design high-speed passenger ferry for Korea

Incat Crowther to design high-speed passenger ferry for Korea
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Dolphin Shipping's new vessel will be built by Khan Co. and operate between Pohang and Ulleung-do

Trimline completes extensive refurbishment of Seabourn Odyssey

Trimline completes extensive refurbishment of Seabourn Odyssey
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Modernised ship now features enhanced public areas and passenger suites

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Ship features unique art collection as part of OceaniaNEXT brand enhancement programme

Meyer Turku begins hull assembly for Carnival’s Mardi Gras

Meyer Turku begins hull assembly for Carnival’s Mardi Gras
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Traditional coin ceremony took place on 18 June to mark the start of construction of the innovative ship

Bolidt to supply flooring for Dream Cruises’ Asian ship

Bolidt to supply flooring for Dream Cruises’ Asian ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, June 17, 2019

The synthetic specialist formalised the contract with King Willem-Alexander in attendance in Rostock

Meyer Werft lays keel for P&O Cruises’ Iona

Meyer Werft lays keel for P&O Cruises’ Iona
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 14, 2019

Brands first LNG-powered ship starts to take shape in Germany in preparation for May 2020 debut

T. Mariotti cuts steel for Seabourn’s first-ever expedition cruise ship

T. Mariotti cuts steel for Seabourn’s first-ever expedition cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Seabourn Venture will feature interiors by Adam D. Tihany and debut in the polar regions in June 2021

Spirit of Adventure starts to take shape at Meyer Werft

Spirit of Adventure starts to take shape at Meyer Werft
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Germany shipyard lays first block of keel for Saga's second newbuild vessel

Xiamen Shipbuilding lays keel for Viking Glory

Xiamen Shipbuilding lays keel for Viking Glory
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 3, 2019

Viking Line's new LNG-powered cruise ferry is expected to be delivered at the end of 2020

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Xaler Systems’ mobile workshop makes it an ideal reupholstery and interior design partner for cruise operators across the world

Firm's mobile workshop means it can work on projects around the world

Damen Shipyards Group opens first engineering centre in Finland

Damen Shipyards Group opens first engineering centre in Finland
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

New team will provide concept and basic engineering for large ro-pax and cruise ships

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Line will upgrade all suites, corridors, restaurants and many of other onboard spaces

Spirit of Discovery floats out of dry dock in Germany

Spirit of Discovery floats out of dry dock in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Meyer Werft carrying out final outfitting and trials ahead of delivering ship to Saga this June

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Operator plans to convert fiver ferries to dual-fuel to comply with sulphur cap